Audrey BRUIN graduated in law from the University Aix-Marseille and holds a Master’s Degree in Private law (University of Aix-en-Provence), a University Degree in Sports law (University of Montpellier) and a University Degree in Comparative Law (University of Ottawa – Canada).
During her time as a trainee lawyer, she was an intern to the Hon. Judge Alexander W. Hunter, Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York (Appellate Term, First Judicial Department – NYC, USA).
Audrey BRUIN was admitted to the Lyon Bar in 2012 and worked as a lawyer in France for 3 years before joining the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), in Zürich – Switzerland, where she worked as a Legal counsel within the Players’ Status Department where she expertly dealt, in particular, with contractual disputes, solidarity contribution and training compensation litigation.
In 2018, she left FIFA to return to France to work as a lawyer in sports law and labour law. Since then, Audrey BRUIN has been practicing law as a member of the Bar of Aix-en-Provence.
As a lawyer, she has assisted several international players, coaches, agents and clubs, before national courts and decision-making bodies (labour courts, appeal courts, CNOSF, AFLD, Conseil d’État…) as well as international judicial bodies and legal committees : FIFA, CAS, national federation, such as the United Arab Emirates Football Association where she successfully defended an international football player.
She works in 4 languages: French, English, Spanish.
Degree in Sports law, University of Montpellier (2015)
Master of law (LLM) in Judicial Careers, University of Aix-Marseille (2008)
Post graduate in Comparative law, University of Ottawa, Canada (2009)
FIFA Pro bono counsel:
Member of WISLaw (Women in Sports Law)
Member of AADS (Association of Sports Lawyers)
We speak: French, English, Spanish