Dr. Paul Fischer

Dr Paul Fischer has been working as a sports lawyer since 2016 and has completed his doctorate on the autonomy of sports federations. He advises sports federations (national/international) in all matters of Association Law and regularly advises and represents sports federations, clubs, athletes and agents in national and international proceedings before internal dispute resolution bodies and arbitral tribunals (e.g. FIFA Football Tribunal, CAS) as well as before state courts. In addition, being a certified data protection officer, he heads Lentze Stopper’s data protection team, which advises a variety of companies from sports start-up industry. Clients value his high-quality, efficient and reliable work. Dr Paul Fischer serves as an honorary judge on sports association courts and lectures on Dispute Resolution in Sports at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich.


  • Since February 2020 Lawyer at Lentze Stopper Rechtsanwälte
  • 2016 to 2020 Lawyer at Martens Rechtsanwälte
  • 2014 to 2016 Trainee lawyer at Higher Regional Court of Munich with seats at Lentze Stopper Rechtsanwälte, German Football Association (DFB), FC Bayern München AG and Bird & Bird LLP
  • 2012 to 2017 Doctorate on the autonomy and exclusive structure of sports federations
  • 2011 to 2014 Research assistant and lecturer on Civil Law at the University of Augsburg
  • 2006 to 2011 Law degree from the University of Augsburg as scholarship holder of the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes”, including an abroad-internship in Beijing, China


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