Litigation

Litigation can be a traumatic ordeal for a commercial enterprise. Regardless of its size and complexity, a commercial dispute has the potential to disrupt a business, requiring the diversion of valuable time and resources which could be better spent on more profitable endeavours. Oftentimes, litigation may well threaten a company’s survival. We meticulously review every matter in order to provide our clients with a clear understanding of the risks, costs and timescales involved in litigating or defending a claim.

We also oversee third-party investigations and work closely alongside court-appointed experts.

In our view, the foundations of a strong defence lie on mutual trust and close collaboration with our clients.

Our approach has often proved a winning strategy in pinpointing our clients’ objectives and achieving their goals. We strive to be more than just legal advisors, but seek to guide our clients towards the best litigation strategy by identifying the right questions to ask, the right type of proceedings to pursue and the right time to settle. All this stems from our in-depth knowledge of the law and outstanding ability to prioritise individual needs and goals.

In addition to assisting larger companies and groups both in Italy and abroad, we also advise smaller businesses and individuals involved in corporate disputes (directors and auditors), as well as private clients (often for inheritance disputes).

We have extensive experience in banking and insurance litigation and are renowned for our effective, quality and competitively-priced service.

 

Here’s what sets us apart

  • Litigation is one of our main practice areas, with over 50 litigation experts. Furthermore, our International Arbitration Focus Team is unique in Italy for its size and experience in assisting companies in complex international disputes
  • We have handled many prominent domestic cases involving corporate, bankruptcy and environmental law

Case Studies

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Achmea: the future of investment arbitration in Europe

Litigation can be a traumatic ordeal for a commercial enterprise. Regardless of its size and complexity, a commercial dispute has the potential to disrupt a business, requiring the diversion of valuable time and resources which could be better spent on more profitable endeavours. Oftentimes, li …

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Third Party Funding: a useful tool to know in international arbitration

Litigation can be a traumatic ordeal for a commercial enterprise. Regardless of its size and complexity, a commercial dispute has the potential to disrupt a business, requiring the diversion of valuable time and resources which could be better spent on more profitable endeavours. Oftentimes, li …

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©Luca Campigotto, Rome, 2014

Caught in the “Crossfire”: quantum calculations in international arbitration

Litigation can be a traumatic ordeal for a commercial enterprise. Regardless of its size and complexity, a commercial dispute has the potential to disrupt a business, requiring the diversion of valuable time and resources which could be better spent on more profitable endeavours. Oftentimes, li …

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©Luca Campigotto, Rome, 2014

Arbitration clauses in intra-EU BITs are not compatible with EU law: a momentous decision by the European Court of Justice

Litigation can be a traumatic ordeal for a commercial enterprise. Regardless of its size and complexity, a commercial dispute has the potential to disrupt a business, requiring the diversion of valuable time and resources which could be better spent on more profitable endeavours. Oftentimes, li …

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Insights

Raffaele Cassano joins BonelliErede partnership

BonelliErede further strengthens its ranks with new administrative law partner – Raffaele Cassano. Raffaele (43) will join the Rome office in September, following many years at other major national and international law firms. He is expert at protecting clients’ interests in litigation and …

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beLab, innovation according to BonelliErede

A research centre to develop new working models and methods by exploiting cutting-edge technologies and, at the same time, a project to both enhance some of the legal services already offered and introduce new ones. These are the key pillars of BonelliErede’s beLab, which is not only an innov …

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BonelliErede announces three new partners

On 2 December 2017, BonelliErede’s partners’ meeting approved the appointment of three new partners: Antonio La Porta, Matteo Maria Pratelli and Enrico Vaccaro. Antonio La Porta, 41, joined BonelliErede in 2015, after stints at major Italian and international law firms, and the legal depart …

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