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 Healthcare and Life Sciences Focus Team
  • Partner since the firm was founded
  • President of Save the Children Italia
  • Board member of Save the Children International

Ranking and Awards

  • Legalcommunity Corporate M&A Awards named Claudio Lawyer of the year – Competition Antitrust in 2016
  • The Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Claudio as one of Italy’s leading experts in competition and telecommunications law


“He is very structured and finds suitable solutions with a strong rationale, always giving rounded advice.”

(Chambers and Partners)


  • 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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A new team leader for the Healthcare and Life sciences Focus Team: Vincenzo Salvatore

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

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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