BIOGRAPHIE

BIOGRAPHIE

ROMAIN SOIRON

ASSOCIÉ

Romain conseille les clients évoluant dans le secteur du sport et des médias, et tout particulièrement les fédérations, ligues et autres organisateurs sportifs, dans l’ensemble de leurs problématiques de droit des affaires. Il partage également son activité entre le droit des sociétés et la protection des données personnelles, dans le domaine du sport et en dehors.
Intervenant régulier au sein des Masters 2 de droit du sport des université d’Aix-Marseille et Panthéon Sorbonne

 

Formation

  • DEA Commerce international et Européen – Paris X Nanterre
  • DESS Droit du sport – Aix-Marseille

 

Classements

Legal 500 – édition 2021 : « Leading individual » dans la pratique Media ans Entertainment : Sports – TIER 1 : « Recognised for its proficiency in advising on media rights and sports events organisation, Joffe & Associés acts as strategic adviser to some of France’s highest profile leagues and federations including the French Handball League, the French Professional Football League and the French Athletics Federation. The full-service offering at the firm means the team is able to advise on a wide variety of matters ranging from assisting investors with the acquisition of French football clubs, to representing the FFF in litigation brought against third-part ticket resellers. Romain Soiron is the key name, working exclusively on sports matters, with good experience negotiating sponsorships and broadcasting rights. »

Legal 500 – édition 2020 – SPORTS : Joffe & Associés‘ Romain Soiron is full-time dedicated to advising sport industry clients. He is a key adviser to major leagues and federations including the French Professionnal Football League, the French Football Federation and the French National Handball league. Soiron also regularly assists clients with strategic matters, such as negotiations of sponsorship and broadcasting rights contracts. The representation of clients in proceedings launched to stop illegal sport event streaming and ticket resale practices are another busy line of work. Major sports events organisation also forms part of the caseload, with the advice to the Organising Committee for the Women’s World Cups 2019, which was held in France, as a prominent recent example. The group was also retained by a high-profile football team. Associate Aude Benichou provides key support. As part of a full-service firm offering, the practice can rely on complementary expertise from other teams, including the litigation and employment practices.

Chambers 2016 (band 2) : Romain Soiron moves up the rankings following laudatory feedback from interviewees. « He is extremely committed and strategic, » a client enthuses before adding: « He finds the right balance between defending our interests and avoiding conflict. What I appreciate is that he doesn’t litigate for the sake of it. He shows good judgement. » « He is a very young but remarkable guy. He really delivers and I never have to double-check his work, » an interviewee also reports, while another adds : « I find him extremely reliable and trust him on the most complex and politically sensitive issues. »

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