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Ettore Mazzilli is an Italian lawyer registered with the Bar Association of the City of Bari (Italy) since 1994. From 2012 to 2015, Ettore was also registered with the Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA) of England and Wales as European Registered Lawyer.
Ettore is specialised in the field of sports and entertainment law. Among others, he holds a Specialisation Course in Entertainment Business Management from the LUISS School of Management in Rome (Italy), a Post-graduate Course in Sports Law and Economics at the University of Teramo (Italy), a Master in Sports Organizations Management (MEMOS) from the Claude Bernard University of Lyon (France), and a Master Honoris Causa in International Sports Law LLM from the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (ISDE) in Madrid (Spain).
Having established his law office in Italy in 1994, Ettore, in July 2018, became the Founding and Managing Partner of MCA Sports Law LLP, with offices in Doha (Qatar). He regularly represents clients before the Football Tribunal of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), judicial bodies of football confederations as well as at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Since March 2005, Ettore has served as Legal Director for the Qatar Football Association (QFA). Ettore is also Co-Founder and President of Rex Sport Association, a renowned association of prestigious sports lawyers from around the world, a member of AIAF-Association Internationale Des Avocats Du Football and of AIAS-Associazione Italiana Avvocati dello Sport.
Ettore – who speaks Italian, English and Spanish – is a part-time professor in sports law and sports management. He has written numerous publications pertaining to sports law.