Claudio Tesauro


  • EU law
  • Competition law, with particular expertise in representing clients in cases concerning:
    • concentrations
    • restrictive agreements
    • abuse of dominant position
  • Foreign languages: English, French


  • Member of the Banks Focus Team
  • Member of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Focus Team
  • Member of the Competition Litigation Task Force
  • Country Partner for the United States California
  • Partner since the firm was founded
  • President of Save the Children Italia
  • Board member of Save the Children International

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Claudio as an expert in Italy in antitrust law.


“Claudio Tesauro is one of a kind; he is a deep connoisseur of the sector, pragmatic, gets straight to the point, finds solutions, and is tenacious and creative.”

(The Legal500 EMEA)


  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Master’s in comparative law from New York University
  • Law degree from Federico II University of Naples

Knowledge Sharing

The ECN+ DIRECTIVE: Main features and potential impact on Italy’s legal system

On 4 December 2018, the Council of the European Union approved the ECN + Directive, with the aim of empowering the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market: the ECN+ Directive want t …

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Another first in Italy: BonelliErede launches its Competition Litigation Task Force - 10 February 2021

BonelliErede has drawn on its strengths in civil litigation and competition law, its expertise in competition-related damages actions, and its proven track record to set up a new task force dedicated to competition litigation – the first of its kind in Italy. The Competition Litigation Task F …

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A new team leader for the Healthcare and Life sciences Focus Team: Vincenzo Salvatore - 10 January 2019

BonelliErede renews the leadership of its Healthcare and Life sciences Focus Team with the appointment of Vincenzo Salvatore as the new Team Leader. Vincenzo Salvatore, Full Professor of European Union Law, joined BonelliErede in 2015, bringing his specific regulatory and compliance skills in t …

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On the move: a new Rome office for BonelliErede - 19 December 2016

BonelliErede’s team in Rome moved to the historical Palazzo Menotti at 39 Via Vittoria Colonna today – just a stone’s throw away from the Supreme Court. Designed by the 19th century entrepreneur and politician Carlo Menotti, the namesake building is in the heart of one of the oldest neigh …

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