Professor Antonio Rigozzi

  • Professor, University of Neuchâtel;
  • Partner, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler


Antonio Rigozzi, born in 1969, teaches sports law and arbitration law at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and is a partner in the law firm Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler. His research and teaching focuses on international arbitration and sports law, and everything in between. Author of a comprehensive treatise on sports arbitration, he also is the editor in charge of the sports law section of the Swiss law journal JusLetter, a member of the sports law scientific board of the Swiss Lawyers Association and of the Swiss Arbitration Association. He has been a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School and holds a summa cum laude Ph.D., a Master of Laws and a J.D. from Geneva University Law School; he also graduated from the Graduate Institute of International Studies.

Key works:

  • Arbitrage international: droit et pratique à la lumière de la LDIP, with G. Kaufmann-Kohler, Bern: Weblaw, 2006, 381 pages.
  • L'arbitrage international en matière de sport, Basle: Helbing&Lichtenhahn, 2005, 904 pages.
  • Die Revision von Schiedssprüchen nach dem 12. Kapitel des IPRG, with M. Schöll, Basle: Helbing&Lichtenhahn, 2002, 72 pages.