JT LEX Tognon Law Firm

  • The firm’s mission is problem solving and a tailor-made approach to all types of events brought to the attention of professionals.
  • With many years of experience in servicing customers of all kinds, JT LEX is able to meet the needs of each interlocutor, through the examination and study of the issues submitted.
  • JT LEX is a young and dynamic structure that combines quality in the depth and search for solutions and attention to every customer.
  • JT LEX, in addition to its founder lawyer Jacopo Tognon, employs motivated young professionals and collaborators and consultants who are experts in the various subjects dealt with by the firm.

Jacopo Tognon, solicitor

  • Cassazionista, solicitor, has been practising for 26 years with particular reference to civil and labour law, as well as sports law, the developments of which he has been following for many years as a scholar and enthusiast of the subject.
  • A lecturer at the University of Padua since 2004, he is currently in charge of the teaching of European Sport Policies and Integrity (Degree Course in Sport Sciences, funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus + Jean Monnet programme), and of Law and Management of Sport Activities (Degree Course in tertiary sector law at the School of Law).
  • He was awarded 4 European Jean Monnet modules during his university career and a Research and Information activities from the EU Commission.
  • Expert in sports law in both consultancy and litigation, lecturer of the subject in various university Master’s courses and further training courses, including for sports managers. He has participated as a speaker in over 280 Conferences and Seminars in Italy and abroad.
  • Author of more than 25 essays, articles and monographs, he published the volume ‘Sports Law and Policies in the European Union: Social Role, Economic Dimension and Integrity’ for CLEUP in 2016; he was recently in charge of the sector on International Sports Law and its in-depth study, as well as editing the preface, of the text ‘Sports Law’, published by Giappichelli in 2020. He has also commented on Article 50 of the FIGC Code of Justice, ESI, and is editor of the chapters on Sport Justice in Cycling and the Court of Arbitration for Sport in the volumes ‘Justice in Sport’, 2022.
  • He has been a member of the CAS-TAS, Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, since 2007, with particular specialisation in doping and football litigation having handled over 160 international arbitrations. He was a member of the Ad Hoc Divisions for the World Cup in 2014 in Brazil and 2018 in Russia and the Euro 2020 European Football Championship.

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