Cian Derder

MCE Avocats (Lausanne)
Rue du Grand-Chêne 1
Case postale 1106
1001 Lausanne


Trainee lawyer
CAS in Regulation of Global Sport

Cian Derder obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Swiss law from the University of Lausanne in 2019, completing his 3rd year in mobility at the University of Zurich. He then completed a bilingual Master of Law, awarded in 2021 by the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne, with distinction cum laude. In June 2021, he will complete a CAS in World Sport Regulation.

In parallel with his studies, he worked as a student assistant at the University of Lausanne, in the field of sports law arbitration.

Multilingual, he works mainly in French, English, German, Swiss-German and Portuguese.

In addition to his work as a lawyer, Cian Derder played semi-professional ice hockey until 2021. In particular, he took part in National League B matches and represented Switzerland at the 2019 University Olympic Games in Russia.

Cian Derder joined our firm in 2022 as a trainee lawyer after working as an ad hoc clerk at the Lausanne District Court for a year.

Languages :

  • French
  • German
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Swiss-German

Practice areas  :

  • Civil litigation
  • Criminal litigation
  • Immigration law
  • Town and country planning
  • Sports law

Professional activities  :

  • Since 2022 : Trainee lawyer at MCE Avocats & Second Secretary of the Trainee Conference
  • 2021 to 2022: Ad hoc clerk in criminal and labour cases, District Court of
  • 2020 à 2021 : Student assistant to Prof. D. Mavromati, Centre for Comparative, European and International Law (CDCEI), University of Lausanne
  • 2016 à 2021 : Semi-professional ice hockey player

Education :

  • Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Regulation of Global Sport, University of Lausanne
  • Master of Laws, Joint-Degree of the Universities of Zurich and Lausanne, cum laude
  • Bachelor of Law, University of Lausanne – Bilingual German specialization

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