An interview with Despina Mavromati, sports lawyer, former CAS managing counsel & co-founder of WISLaw
Published 31 October 2017 | Authored by: Sean Cottrell
In this interview Despina Mavromati, principal of SportLegis, former Managing Counsel at the Court of Arbitration for Sport and co-founder of Women In Sports Law (WISLaw) speaks to LawInSport's CEO, Sean Cottrell (@spcott) about her career, sports arbitration and need for greater female representation in sports law. You can follow Despina on Twitter @d_mavromati and Women In Sports Law @WISLaw_
Despina addresses the following questions in the interview:
1:47: Please can you tell us more about Women in Sports Law?
11:02: How did you get into sports law?
11:40: Given that you are originally from Greece, what brought you to Switzerland?
17:02: How did your career progress?
18:24: What all are you doing now?
22:23: How many students are on the course?
25:04: What are you looking to do next? What is the plan next?
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- Tags: Arbitration | Careers | Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) | Dispute Resolution | Switzerland
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