Alessandra Pandarese is a partner at BSVA Studio Legale Associato. Her career progression developed abroad and at the family law firm, where she was partner until 2009. Prior to BSVA Studio Legale Associato, she was partner at Carnelutti Studio Legale Associato in Milan.
Alessandra is known for her in-depth knowledge in sport law and sport events management. She has gained extensive experience in the organization and implementation of international sporting events over a period of almost thirty years, (she has been General Counsel of teams and organizing bodies for the America’s Cup and other various events since 1989. She is currently General Counsel within the organizing body for the America’s Cup 2021). Her experience includes the management of institutional issues (relationship with event organizers, procedural, regulatory and disciplinary issues), as well as legal and commercial issues (contracts for athletes and teams, sponsorship and merchandising contracts, television and new media rights, licenses and trademark protection, sports regulations and related litigation).
Alessandra also assists national and international companies, in the field of commercial law and contracts, and assists insurance companies in the sector of the surety policies. She has worked extensively abroad (USA, New Zealand, Spain, Belgium, France and the United Arab Emirates), where she has honed her knowledge in the area of European Law, International Private Law and International Contracts.
She is a member of the Milan Bar Association since 1991 and is authorised to practice before the Italian Supreme Court since 2005.
She is a member of the Collegio di Garanzia C.O.N.I. and is a guest speaker at conferences on sport law.
Alessandra is native Italian and has a perfect command of English and French.