Nicola specialises in domestic and cross-border commercial disputes and criminal law matters. He is specialised in international sports law and regularly represents clients before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). He has also experience in advising private clients on marital and employment law matters.

Current memberships

  • Member of Association Suisse de Droit du Sport (ASDS)
  • Deputy Member of the Ethics Committee of the European Boxing Association (EUBC)

Career history

  • Senior Associate, LALIVE, Zurich, 2024 – present
  • Associate, LALIVE, Zurich, 2023 – 2024
  • Partner, Lexarte, Zurich, 2023
  • Associate, Planta & Planta, Zurich and Lausanne, 2017 – 2023
  • Associate, OLF Legal, Rome and Lausanne, 2016 – 2017
  • Legal Trainee, Planta & Planta, Zurich and Lausanne, 2014 – 2015
  • Legal Trainee at the District Court Bern-Mittelland, Bern, 2013 – 2014
  • Legal Trainee at the Public Prosecution of the Canton of Bern, Thun, 2013

Academic qualifications

  • Master of Law (MLaw), University of Bern, 2013
  • Bachelor of Law (BLaw), University of Bern, 2011
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Practices

  • Asset Recovery & Insolvency
  • Corporate Commercial Advisory
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment
  • ESG
  • Private Client

Sectors

  • Sports

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Admission

  • Switzerland, 2016