Ombudsman Office

The Ombudsman office is a professional and confidential first point of contact for athletes and other stakeholders in sport who have information regarding planned match-fixing activities, or may have witnessed these being discussed or prepared.

Ombudsman Office Play Fair Code

Attorneys at law 
Niederhuber & Partner

Reisnerstraße 53
1030 Vienna


  • 24/7
  • E-mail or phone
  • Confidential
  • Anonymous
  • Free of charge

The Ombudsman Office advises and offers guidance on how to best handle suspicious and potentially dangerous situations in relation to match fixing.

The Ombudsman office is situated at law firm Niederhuber & Partner, which is obligated to treat all received information confidentially.

The Ombudsman Office is permitted to contact and inform the Play Fair Code, but only in close cooperation with the informant and with the informant’s explicit consent.
Play Fair Code acts as an information platform for sporting associations. In cooperation with the associations Play Fair Code offers solutions in line with the relevant legal provisions.
The Ombudsman Office may be contacted by e-mail or phone 24 hours a day. The Ombudsman Office also handles anonymous enquiries.
The consultation is free of charge.

Peter Sander | Attorney at law