Areas of Practice

Sport

The multi-disciplinary legal team specialized in the sports field is composed of high-profile and dynamic professionals, driven by a true passion for sports.

The Firm gives continuous assistance,in a wide range of sectors, to Sports Federations, sports clubs and associations, shareholders, investment companies, agents, professional athletes,

Our remarkable experience, proficiency and specialization allows us to offer highly customized and dedicated services in the following matters, including but not limited to: contract negotiation, sponsorships, M&A and joint ventures, intellectual property, arbitrations, mediations, licenses and regulatory compliance,labour law,insurance, civil offences, tax law and litigation.

Business Strategies and Market entry planning
Our lawyers are often requested to assist clients in identifying and selecting strategic partners in the Italian market, as to create business synergies or to detect target companies that could be of interest for foreign operators.

The Firm gives high-standard and tailored assistance to allow the client to define the entry strategy to the Italian market according to its expectations and to its financial, human, technical and product available resources.

Due Diligence and related agreements
Preliminary legal, tax and accounting due diligence. Contractual documentation related to the transaction.

Sports Rights
Assistance and consultancy on intellectual property rights concerning teams, athletes and sports events.

Agreements
Assistance on drafting and negotiation of all commercial agreements concerning sports law, entertainment, lifestyle, gaming and betting (e.g. sponsorships, advertising, transfer of players, sports facilities management, agreements between athletes and sports companies, etc).

Sport Authorities
Relationship with national sports Authorities for the relevant activities.

Business and Matchmaking
Introduction and identification of business partners and opportunities.

M&A
Consultancy and assistance on M&A, sale and purchase, cross border and domestic transactions, regarding sports clubs,with specific expertise in football clubs.

Legal and Regulatory compliance
Sound assistance to national and international companies in complying with applicable rules and regulations as well as on day-by-day activity management.