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Lombardi Associates offer advice and support to professional sports clubs, players, coaches, intermediaries, associations, regulators and investors worldwide. We offer unmatched insights into often complex regulations, providing clear and understandable advice for our clients worldwide.

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Our Services

For Clubs

Dispute resolution, transfer negotiation, transfer contracts

For Players

Legal representation, dispute resolution, disciplinary and doping

For Coaches

Dispute resolution, representation, contract enforcement

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For Intermediaries

Representation agreements, employment contracts, contract enforcement

For Associations & Leagues

Expert advice on FIFA Regulations and UEFA Regulations

For Investors

Regulatory issues for investors, access to international networks

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Lombardi Associates operates in English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and French. If you have a football or sports related dispute or issue, we can help you.  

Sinisa Mihajlovic

I have worked with Paolo and his team for a number of years and they have worked tirelessly on my behalf and obtained excellent results for me. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to anyone.

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Former Player, Coach

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Football Legal
Financial Fair Play

The Impact of Financial Fair Play on the Transfer Market

The January transfer window is open and while many fans are hopeful of arrivals, Financial Fair Play is mentioned daily as a reason why a number of clubs must first look to sell. In October last year, our Director, Philippa Lombardi, analysed the impact of Financial Fair Play on the transfer market in an article for Football Legal.

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The team is led by CEO Paolo Lombardi, who after more than eight years working at the home of football, FIFA, founded Lombardi Associates in 2010.

Lombardi Asscociates football legal specialists

Edinburgh Sports Conference

The Edinburgh Sports Conference is a biennial football conference bringing together world class speakers and key footballing stakeholders. The 2019 event was entitled “The Future of Football Transfer and Players’ Agents” and included Fabio Capello, Neymar Senior, Emilio Garcia, Marcos Motta and Omar Ongaro.

Rex Sport

Rex Sport is an organisation founded in Barcelona in 2002 with the purpose of promoting education in the sports law area, with a particular focus on football. It organises educational programmes both at Masters level and professional development conferences.

Football Legal

Football Legal is an international platform dedicated to Football Law, publishing a range of materials such as analysis of important cases and the impact on jurisprudence, news updates and thought leadership pieces. It is widely recognised as an industry leader.

Edinburgh Sports Conference

The Edinburgh Sports Conference is a biennial football conference bringing together world class speakers and key footballing stakeholders. The 2019 event was entitled “The Future of Football Transfer and Players’ Agents” and included Fabio Capello, Neymar Senior, Emilio Garcia, Marcos Motta and Omar Ongaro.

Rex Sport

Rex Sport is an organisation founded in Barcelona in 2002 with the purpose of promoting education in the sports law area, with a particular focus on football. It organises educational programmes both at Masters level and professional development conferences.

Football Legal

Football Legal is an international platform dedicated to Football Law, publishing a range of materials such as analysis of important cases and the impact on jurisprudence, news updates and thought leadership pieces. It is widely recognised as an industry leader.