Andrea La Mattina


  • In- and out-of-court advice to companies
  • Maritime law and transport law
  • Insurance law
  • Private international law
  1. Key sectors:
    1. Shipping and transport
    2. Insurance
  • Foreign languages: English


  • Member of the Art and Cultural Property Focus Team
  • Member of the Insurance Focus Team
  • Member of the Shipping, Transport & Logistics Focus Team
  • Member of the Africa Team
  • Country Partner for Greece and Turkey
  • Joined the firm in 2002
  • Seconded to Ince&Co in London (2010)
  • Appointed as panel counsel for two of the most important insurance companies in Italy
  • Member of the Western Ligurian Sea Port Authority Management Committee
  • Member of the scientific board of the journals Il Diritto Marittimo and LexTrasporti
  • Member of the editorial board of the journals Diritto del commercio internazionale and La giurisprudenza arbitrale
  • Member of the Working Group “Restatement of the Lex Maritima” established by the Comité Maritime International – CMI
  • Member of the IBIA – International Bunker Industry Association
  • Author of books, reports, articles and op-eds for numerous Italian and foreign law journals and newspapers on:
    • Shipping and transport law
    • Private international law
    • EU law
    • Insurance law

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners international legal directory lists Andrea as one of Italy’s major experts in shipping law.


“Andrea demonstrated to us a high level of sophistication as well as a strong commercial vision.”

(Chambers & Partners)


  • Associate Professor of Navigation Law at the University of Naples Federico II (since 2021)
  • Professor of Navigation Law at the University of Genoa (from 2006 to 2018) and at the University of Pisa – Accademia Navale di Livorno (from 2018 to 2021)
  • Qualified as Full Professor of Navigation Law (2018)
  • Lecturer for the Polytechnic University of Milan master’s in Advanced Loss Adjustment at the CINEAS – Consortium for Structural Engineering Construction in Europe
  • Lecturer for various Master’s at the University of Pisa, LUISS, Chieti Chamber of Commerce, University of Genoa and IPSOA
  • Member of the Italian Bar, admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court
  • PhD in transport and logistical services from the University of Genoa
  • Law degree from the University of Genoa

Knowledge Sharing

Maritime disputes and arbitration during Covid-19: current trends and future prospects

Which is the impact of the COVID-19 emergency in international arbitration? Our Shipping & Transport Focus Team and International Arbitration Focus Team give an overview of the measures adopted by the arbitral institutions, including those specialized in maritime disputes, to facilitate …

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