Lawyer (avvocato), born in London (England) in 1955, a dual national (British and Italian), is resident in Florence and admitted to practice in Italy; enrolled in the College of Advocates of Florence (Albo degli Avvocati di Firenze) since 1983; also admitted to represent clients before the Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione).
Education: University of Florence, Degree in Laws (Hons.) 1978; Queen Mary College (University of London) LL.M. 1979; fellow researcher, European University Institute, San Domenico (Fiesole) 1981 – 1983.
Areas of practice: on-going business legal consultancy and advice, company and commercial law (including business compliance and acting as member of supervisory boards pursuant to Legislative Decree 231) , contract law, international business and trade law, real estate and construction law, as well as dispute resolution services in these areas.
Editor, Handbook on Cross-Border Industrial Sub-Contracting, Kluwer Law International (The Hague, London, Boston) 2001, 656 pages (AIJA series), ISBN 90-411-9826-1; speaker at congresses, conferences and law courses in Italy and abroad on topics of international business and trade law, international contracts and foreign investments in Italy.
A Member of the Executive Committee of the UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats, www.uianet.org) since the year 2000, at present I hold the position of Director of Publications (since 2015), formerly Director of Legal Education (2010 – 2015), Director of Legal Projects – Seminars (2005 – 2010); former National Vice-President for Italy of the AIJA (Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats) from 1997 to 1999, and now Honorary Vice-President, AIJA. Director, management committee, UIA (Italian Committee) School of Higher Specialist Training in International Law (1st 2 years Course on International Business Law and Commercial Contracts 2019-2021) and European Union Law. Accredited mediator, enrolled in the list of mediators of OCF – Organismo di Conciliazione di Firenze (www.conciliazionefirenze.org).
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