Stella Riberti

Senior associate | Milan

Secretary Marta Valente


Track record

Compliance with UEFA FFP Regulations

Successfully assisting a top European club in relation to highly sensitive UEFA Financial Fair Play matters

Investment in professional football clubs

Assisting foreign investors on the envisaged takeover of Italian professional football clubs.

International football transfers

Advised on multimillion international transfers of numerous football players and coaches.

Football coach

Advised a football coach in an international arbitration proceeding against a foreign football club and subsequent enforcement of the award.

Sports law study

Advised as a national expert in favour of the institute that successfully tendered for a sports-law study launched by the European commission.

Italian first division club

Advised an Italian first division football club in an international arbitration proceeding against an English first division football club.


  • 'Gli investimenti dei fondi di private equity nel calcio', Sport Digital Days, Milan, March 2021

  • 'Novit√†, riflessioni ed esperienze in materia di doping - il doping tecnologico', Milan Bar Association, November 2020.

  • 'Sport and arbitration: a marriage for love or of convenience?' ,CEA VII Annual Cyber Seminar 2020, October 2020).

  • 'The bankruptcy of the Mens Sana Siena basketball club - sustainability of basketball and professional sports', Professional Lawyer Association, Milan, January 2020.

  • 'The rules out of the pitch - law economics and common practice of sport', Milan Bar Association, October 2019,

  • 'La lex sportiva - Internationality of law and sport', Cuneo Bar Association, May 2019.

  • 'The reform on the Italian Football Agents Regulations', Italian Young Lawyers Association, Monza, April 2019.

  • 'The amendments to the FIFA RSTP of June 2018' Albanese Football Federation, Tirana, January 2019.