Andrea specialises in national and international sports law and his work covers the entire spectrum of sport law activities. Andrea is based in Milan, where he focuses on sports law, having joined Osborne Clarke as a partner in September 2017.
Before joining the firm, Andrea worked for several years for two global law firms in London and Milan, as well as for a football club as General Counsel.
In recent years he has been engaged in a variety of matters, ranging from representation of athletes and clubs within the contest of negotiation and drafting of transfer/employment contracts and commercial contracts, to legal assistance in pre-contentious and contentious disputes involving clubs, FIFA intermediaries and/or athletes.
Andrea is adjunct professor for the LL.M organised by the IE University (Madrid), and lectures sports law at the Global Master in International Sport Law organised by Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (Madrid).
Andrea is an Italian qualified lawyer, holding a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2006), as well as a Global Executive Master in International Sports Law from the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (Madrid, 2015).
He read Law at the Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, and graduated summa cum laude (2004).