Nicolò Schillaci received his law degree from La Sapienza University of Rome in 1975. He has been an active member of the Rome Bar Association since 1980.

He has been a member of the Italian Sportive Court of Federal Justice since 2007 and he is currently member of the Court of Appeal of Sportive Federal Justice.

He is an expert in sports law and regulations with practice in relations between sporting incorporated and national federations and protection of sport-related rights.

He has been a member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Italian National Soccer League since 1991.

He was Vice President of the Disciplinary Committee of the Italian National Soccer League from 2003-2007.