Career and Professional Experience


Raffaele is a partner at TKL Abogados – Think Legal and the coordinator of the Italian desk in the firm.


His professional activity is focused on the commercial and sports law, with wide experience providing advice to his clients at the beginning and during the development of the business activity in Spain and Italy.


In Spain, he began his career at the law firm Lexland Abogados in 2002, where he worked as a lawyer in the Department of Commercial Law and Sports Law until 2008. Afterwards, he joined the law firm DLA Piper, where he worked in the commercial practice until December 2018, carrying out, in addition, coordination activities between the Madrid office and the Italian offices of this law firm.


Likewise, Raffaele works as a lawyer at the Italian Embassy in Spain and at the Italian Consulates in Madrid and Barcelona. In March 2017, he was appointed Cavaliere dela Stella d’Italia.


He has a vast experience in contractual and corporate matters, as well as in the field of acquisitions and mergers, having provided advice in many business deployment and consolidation processes in Italy and Spain. In parallel, he has developed the sports practice in law firms where he has worked, currently leading such sports practice at TKL Abogados.




Raffaele holds a law degree from Università degli Studi de Salerno (2002), with Honours. In 2001, he pursued postgraduate studies at Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, where he published the thesis “Il Sistema delle invadilità contractual nell’ esperienza spagnola”.


Teaching Experience


He frequently collaborates with the Foundation for Research on Law and Business (FIDE), where he has been a speaker in relation to different subjects.




Raffaele speaks and writes Italian, Spanish and English.

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