Stefano is a prominent international litigator, admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court, representing clients in domestic and international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. His background as International and EU Law professor with the University of Bergamo School of Law has allowed him to represent both as lawyer, as well as an arbitrator, many Italian and international clients when litigating in and outside of Italy. He is regularly appointed as an arbitrator, in both domestic and international proceedings, including ICC.

He has significant experience in international trade law, international economic laws and competition law, providing highly qualified support to both the globalization processes of Italian businesses and investments in Italy by foreign entities, especially in the textile, chemical, energy, mechanics, automotive, construction, real estate, logistics, large retail, publishing, and press sectors.

For over 25 years, Stefano has been closely working with entrepreneurs and financial institutions, allowing him to develop a highly skilled strategic vision, coupled with a solid experience in corporate governance, shareholders’ relations, and structured finance transactions.

Stefano is member of the Board of Directors of Board of Statutory Auditors in a number of listed and private companies, either as independent or representing the shareholders.

Stefano's experience includes:

  • Assisted an Italian agricultural machinery manufacturer in ICC arbitration commenced by the Romanian government for the machinery supply agreement
  • Acted as the primary counsel in a LCIA arbitration for a Swiss engineering company against an Indian pharmaceutical conglomerate with reference to the litigation arising from the construction agreement for a vitamin C plant in India
  • Acted as arbitrator (ICC) in a copyright case between a worldwide famous designer and a furniture company
  • Obtained an antitrust clearance in a EU and national multi jurisdiction case with major undertaking
  • Acted as counsel in a criminal seizure case regarding a photovoltaic plant in Italy

  • University of Milan, J.D.
  • Italian Society for International Organizations, Master’s in International Studies
  • University of Milan, Ph.D., International Law


  • Italy

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