Laura McCallum joins Lombardi Associates

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Lombardi Associates are pleased to announce that Laura McCallum has joined the firm.

Laura is a Scottish solicitor, having qualified in 2013.  Prior to joining Lombardi Associates, Laura was a solicitor at two major city law firms in Glasgow. Her legal experience to date spans a variety of practice areas including general dispute resolution, housing law, medical law, personal injury, professional negligence and sports law.

Laura has a keen interest in sports-related legal matters and is due to graduate in July 2018 with a Master degree in International Sports Law, from Spanish educational institution, Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (ISDE).  Laura provides advice to sport clients across a variety of matters including regulatory, governance and contractual issues. She has a specialist interest in football-related matters, with knowledge of foreign jurisdictions. She regularly contributes to a number of sports law issues, she writes her own blog and commands a large Twitter following, tweeting about important regulatory developments across the sports sector under the name “Laura Sports Law”.

Paolo Lombardi, Managing Director of Lombardi Associates said: “We are delighted to be joined by Laura. She brings a lot of enthusiasm and an exciting new dynamic to a steadily expanding company.”

Laura McCallum says “I am thrilled to be joining Lombardi Associates. Having been aware of their work over the past few years, I am excited to be joining a firm which deals with so many important FIFA and CAS cases and with such a variety of international clients. I look forward to contributing to all aspects of the company’s work.”


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