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
  • 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

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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