Scientific board



Members of the Scientific Board are:

Felix Majani: International Sports Lawyer and guest speaker at the University of Tilburg's sports law course.

Michele Colucci: Member of the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber, International sports law professor at ISDE in Madrid and the University of Tilburg. Director of the Rivista di Diritto ed Economia dello Sport and the European Sorts Law and Policy Bulletin, and founder of the International Platform of Sports Law Journals.

Jean-Michel Marmayou: chief editor of the Cahiers du droit du Sport, France's leading sports law journal and Director of Professional Master of Sports Law.

Alexandre Durand: founder of droitdusport.com SARL, France's leading sports law web editor.

Diederick Jankowitz: Consultus Chambers. sports lawyer, practising as an advocate(barrister) of the High Court of the Republic of South-Africa.

Jean-Christophe Lapouble: Senior Lecturer, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux, member of the research center "Les Afriques dans le monde", Attorney.

Sarah Solemale: Lawyer and governance expert from Paris. A graduate of Paris-1 Pantheon Sorbonne University in Business Law, of Shanghai Normal University in Chinese Law & Economics and of the University of Zurich in International Sports Law.
In 2013, Sarah joined Federation Internationale Football-Association (FIFA) in Zurich. She started in the Players' Status Department as Legal Counsel in charge of transfers of players and contractual disputes between football stakeholders. She also represented FIFA before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in her capacity of litigator.
Since 2018, Sarah has been in charge of governance-related matters, acting predominantly on the African continent, to ensure the implementation of good governance principles for the betterment of the governance structure of FIFA member associations.
Sarah is additionally lecturing in several sports law programs in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean region. Sarah is active in a number of associations promoting the involvement of women in sports.



Assistant to the Scientific Board and chief editor: Antonella Frattini