Federico joined ELSA LEX in 2018 after having gained experience in the field of sports law at international law firms in England, Switzerland and Italy

He advises athletes, agents, coaches, clubs, leagues and federations in relation to the drafting, negotiation and conclusion of sponsorship contracts, merchandising, transfers of players, as well as in connection with national and international regulatory issues.

He also assists clients in national and international arbitration proceedings, before the dispute resolution bodies of FIFA, the Court of Arbitration for Sport of Lausanne Sports (TAS-CAS) and the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT). He provides advice on image rights to well-known athletes and show business figures


Sports Law, media and entertainment law, reputation.


Italian, English and Spanish


Registered at the BAR of Milan 2015


The Sports Law Review -– Italy, 4th Edition. Ed. Andràs Gurovits, Law Business Research, 2018. Click here for the publication.

Key sports law cases and developments to watch in 2018 – Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia” in LawInSport.com

International Players’ Transfers; in “Diritto Sportivo” ed. Giappichelli II edition, forthcoming 2018

Football Related Arbitration; in “Sports Contract and Sport’s dispute resolution systems”, ed Wolters Kluwer 2017.

Disciplinary Regulations in the Olympic Movement; (with Mr Lucio Colantuoni) Andreotti/Geraldo (Eds), Justiça Desportiva Nacional, Internacional e Comparada;

Sports Law in Russia KMSLA Edition, RUSSIA 2016;

The International Tennis Federation; in Giustizia Sportiva Internazionale; (Michele Colucci, Sport Law and Policy Center) – May 2015;

Sport Justice in the International Olympic Committee (co-author with Mr Lucio Colantuoni) in Giustizia Sportiva Internazionale; (Michele Colucci, Sport Law and Policy Center) – May 2015;

The Statement of Appeal in CAS jurisprudence: analysis on the interpretation of the requirements ex Art. R48 in Rivista di Diritto ed Economia dello Sport, 1/2014 (Michele Colucci, Sport Law and Policy Center) – April 2014;

Image Rights. The Italian position, In Sports Law Administration and Practice, UK, December 2013, Volume 20, Number 6 – December 2013

Social networks’ liabilities in the sport system: juridical issues – in Rivista di Diritto ed Economia dello Sport, 2/2013 (Michele Colucci, Sport Law and Policy Center) – September 2013


CSDS (Sport Law Research Center in memory of Lucio Colantuoni), founder

AIAS (Italian Sports Lawyers Association)

ISDE SLA – Sports Law Alumni


Lecturer at the Master in “Design Construction and Management of Sports Facilities” at University Politecnico, Milan.

Lecturer at postgraduate course in “Sport Law and Sport Justice”, University of Milan


LL.M Master in International Sports Law – ISDE Madrid, Spain

Postgraduate in Sports Law and Sports Justice; University of Milan

Master’s degree in international law University of Milan

LL.B. in International Law, University of Siena