Attorney-at-Law, Ph.D. in Law, LL.M., M.B.A.
Dr. Despina Mavromati is a widely recognized expert in international sports law and an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). She provides legal advice to clubs, athletes and federations in contractual, disciplinary and governance matters and assists them in recognition and enforcement proceedings of arbitral awards. Dr. Mavromati is a UEFA Appeals Body Member and has previously been appointed as an arbitrator to several tribunals of international federations (World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal; International Tennis Federation Independent Tribunal; Gymnastics Ethics Foundation; International Powerlifting Federation Doping Hearing Panel). She co-authored (with M. Reeb) the Commentary on the CAS Code (2015, Wolters Kluwer) and is a lecturer at the Law Faculty of the University of Lausanne (Sports Arbitration and Sports Contracts). She has been ranked as a WWL Thought Leader – Sports and Entertainment every year since 2018.
12, avenue des Toises
P.O. Box 5410
1002 Lausanne, Switzerland
Despina Mavromati is a leading name in sports law according to market commentators, who describe her as “an amazing lawyer with immense knowledge and expertise when it comes to disputes before the CAS.
Who’s Who Legal Switzerland 2023
Despina Mavromati enjoys a strong reputation as “a very well-known sports lawyer” with significant experience representing clubs and athletes in complex disputes.
Who’s Who Legal Switzerland 2022