David Casserly is a barrister and attorney (Bar of Ireland; Bar of England & Wales; Bar of New York) specialised in the areas of sports law and international arbitration. He is a partner in the Swiss law firm Kellerhals Carrard.
Mr Casserly acts for a wide range of clients, including prominent football clubs (English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1, Chinese Super League, Brasileirão etc.) and some of the world’s largest sporting organisations. He is particularly recognised for his expertise as an advocate before the Court of Arbitration for Sport and his experience and knowledge of the football industry.
In addition to his role as counsel, he is an Arbitration Fellow (CIArb) and an accredited mediator and regularly sits as arbitrator or mediator in commercial and sports-related disputes. He also lectures on sports law and international arbitration in several universities and has leadership roles within a number of international arbitration and sports law organisations.
David Casserly is a contact person for the firm’s Sports Law Group, and is ranked as a leading sports lawyer by every major international legal directory.