Sports and Entertainment Law

The Firm has been regarded, for a long time, as the leading Italian law firm in national and international Sports Law. Several members of the Firm are constantly involved, as attorneys or arbitrators, in a number of sports-related cases before national or international arbitration panels (such as the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne). The Firm has been assisting and advising clubs, athletes, leagues, federations, National Olympic Committees, anti-doping organizations, as well as the Italian Government, with regard to sports such as football, motorcycling, car racing, cycling, basketball, rugby, winter sports, etc. One of the name partners of the Firm – Mr. Massimo Coccia – has been the Interim Vice-Commissioner of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) in the season 2006-07, where he performed the difficult task of cleaning up the Federation and reforming its rules. Entertainment is the natural companion of sport. The Firm has developed an important expertise in the fields of cinema, music, theatre and television, advising some prominent movie and theatre producers as well as directors and artists of national and international standing.