Andrea Carlevaris


  • International litigation and arbitration, as arbitrator and counsel, with particular focus on:
    • international contracts, particularly concerning tenders, energy and M&A
    • international investments
    • international private law
    • international public law
    • international civil procedure

Foreign languages: English, French, German, Spanish


  • Member of the International Arbitration Focus Team
  • Country Partner for Scandinavia
  • Joined as a partner in 2017
  • President of the Italian Arbitration Association
  • Member of the:
    • steering committee of the Arbitration Commission of Union Internationale des Avocats
    • executive board of the Italian Association for Arbitration
    • board of directors of the European Forum for Investment Law and Arbitration
    • founding member of the advisory board of ArbIt (the Italian forum on international arbitration and ADR)
    • ICC International Court of Arbitration
    • International Bar Association
    • International Council for Commercial Arbitration
    • Italian Society of International Law
    • editorial board of the European International Arbitration Review
    • editorial board of Rivista dell’arbitrato
    • board of directors of Diritto del Commercio Internazionale
    • board of directors of Giustizia Civile
    • board of directors of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)
    • board of directors of the Francarbi association
  • Formerly he was:
    • Secretary general of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and director of the ICC Dispute Resolution Services (2012–2017)
    • Partner at BonelliErede (2010–2012)
    • Member of the ICC Commission on International Arbitration (2009–2012)
    • Member of the council of the ICC Institute of International Business Law (2012-2017)
    • Member of the board of the International Federation of Commercial Arbitral Institutions (2012-2017)

Ranking and Awards

The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directory listed Andrea as an expert in dispute resolution in Italy.


  • Professor of international and EU law (since 2014)
  • Adjunct professor at Sciences Po School of Law, Paris (since 2017)
  • Visiting scholar at the Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law of the New York University (January 2015, May 2017)
  • Visiting professor at Tuscia University, Viterbo (2009-2010)
  • Lecturer at La Sapienza University, Rome (1994-1999)
  • Lecturer at LUISS University of Rome (1994-1999)
  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Ph.D from La Sapienza University
  • Law degree from La Sapienza University

Knowledge Sharing

A New Code of Conduct for Arbitrators in Investor-State Disputes

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) adopted the Code of Conduct for Arbitrators in International Investment Disputes during its 56th annual session at the end of July. The code was drafted jointly with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disp …

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Initial comments on the arbitration reform

On December 9 the framework law to reform  civil proceedings was published in the Official Gazette. Some of the proposed changes introduced in the world of arbitration, such as granting arbitrators powers to order interim relief, are of historic importance, whilst others appear less significan …

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Achmea: the future of investment arbitration in Europe

The European Court of Justice’s controversial judgment in Achmea v Slovak Republic has cast serious doubt on the continued viability of arbitration under intra-EU bilateral investment treaties. In an interesting webinar available here, our four i …

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BonelliErede announces an important arbitration presence in its Rome office - 31 October 2018

As of October 1st, partner Andrea Carlevaris moved to the firm’s Rome office to consolidate the activities of the International Arbitration Focus Team in a location where BonelliErede has developed numerous clients in the practice. Andrea Carlevaris returned to BonelliErede in July 2017, havi …

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Two new partners join BonelliErede’s international arbitration practice - 25 July 2017

BonelliErede announces the strengthening of its international arbitration practice with the arrival of two partners on 1st September 2017: Laurence Shore and Andrea Carlevaris. Laurence Shore has been a partner in the New York City office of Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was head of the pub …

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