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Ennio Bovolenta

Ennio Bovolenat is an Italian lawyer based in Switzerland, specializing in international sports law and with years of experience in the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). He is experienced in contractual disputes between football players, clubs and coaches, as well as in sports related commercial contracts and proceedings before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

As former FIFA’s Head of Integrity, he is also expert in implementing programs to promote and protect the integrity of sport, as well as in conducting investigations into corruption and match-fixing incidents.
Ennio currently serves as Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector for the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), remaining dedicated to upholding integrity in sports.


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Ennio Bovolenta

Curriculum Vitae

  • Of Counsel at VALLONI Attorneys at Law (since May 2024)
  • UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector (since 2023)
  • Head of Integrity at FIFA (2020-2022)
  • Group Leader / Legal Counsel at FIFA Players’ Status (2016-2020)
  • Associate at Studio Legale Morelli – Milano (2010-2016)
  • Admitted to the Italian Bar, Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano (2012)
  • Università degli Studi di Milano: Advanced course in Sports Law and Sports Justice (2010)
  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano: MLaw (Laurea Magistrale in Giurisprudenza) (2009)

English, Italian, Spanish, French


  • Italian Bar Association, Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano, Italy
  • Associazione Italiana Avvocati dello Sport (AIAS)
  • Member of the Boxing Independent Integrity Unit Tribunal (BIIU)


“Strict liability in match-fixing disciplinary proceedings”, ECA Law Journal, 2023