Ida Linda Reitano
Lawyer in Italy and Spain, PhD in Sports Law, F.I.G.C. (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio) Sports
Justice Commission, Football exec. manager
International Contracting, Corporate Law, Sports Media and Entertainment
Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Serbian, Croatian, Russian.
Lawyer Spec. in International Corporate Law, Sports Media and Entertainment.
She is Head of the International Sector of Gitto Law Firm and of the Departments of Commercial,
Corporate, Media&Entertainment and Sport Law and directs the branches of Belgrade and Novi
Expert in Sports Law and international contracting, she defends athletes, clubs and federations in
front of national and international sports justice bodies and provides advice also in extrajudicial
matters to different national and international federations, sports clubs and professional athletes,
mainly in football, waterpolo, boxing and rugby.
- Master School of Internal and International Sports Law – Università di Verona, 2017.
- Postgraduate Course in Sports Law and Sports Justice "Lucio Colantuoni", Università degli Studi di Milano (A.A. 2017-2018)
- Mater Oficial en Derecho Internal Deportivo y Internacional of the University of Lleida (biennial, A.A. 2017-2019) and a PhD in Sports Law at the same University
Sport manager, since 2016 member of the board of directors in the football Club
Calcio Catania s.p.a., with responsibility for legal and international affairs.
Member of F.I.G.C. Sports Justice Permanent Commission
Member of F.I.G.C. Commissione Accordi Economici per il Calcio Femminile – C.A.E.F. (Commission for Women's Football Economic Agreements) court of first instance competent to judge on all disputes regarding economic agreements arising between players, collaborators, coaches and the Clubs.
Speaker at numerous conferences and courses organized by Universities and Institutions and
prestigious legal seminars, both Italian and foreign.
She conceived and created the “First International Sport Symposium” - event accredited by the
Council of the Order of Lawyers, the Association of Accountants and Accounting Experts and
Journalists, which also include Sports Medicine - annual meetings of the top experts and
comparison of the performance of the international sport movement.
Lawyer of the Court of Catania and ICAM Madrid since 2010.
She is a member of AIAS - Italian Association of Sports Lawyers and of WISLaw - Women in
She is member of the Scientific Committee and Scientific Director of the "Master in Sport Law and Management" at Legal&Business School in Catania (https://www.lbschool.it/executiveprogrammesport)
She is Italian mother-tongue and fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Serbian, Croatian and