Enrico Vergani


  • Maritime law
  • project financing related to shipping, transport and infrastructure including planning of complex financial transactions
  • litigation and international arbitration
  • shipbuilding/ship conversion
  • Foreign languages: English


  • Team Leader of the Shipping & Transport Focus Team
  • Member of the International Arbitration Focus Team
  • Joined the firm in 2019
  • Founding partner of Studio Legale Garbarino Vergani from 1994-2019
  • Previously collaborated with an important Italian law firm
  • Worked at top London shipping firms (1991-1993)
  • Arbitrator in domestic and international disputes including ICC Arbitration
  • Member of the Propeller Club, Port of Genoa, Port of Naples, member of the board of directors of Italian Association of maritime law (AIDIM) and of the new Board of Directors of Stazioni Marittime
  • Contributor to various maritime law publications


  • Member of the Italian Bar admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione)
  • Law degree from the University of Genoa (1990)

Knowledge Sharing

International travel and the IATA Travel Pass: current trends and perspectives

With Covid-19 persisting, governments need to be confident that they are effectively mitigating the risk of spread if they are to re-open borders/lift travel restrictions and that they can receive and process accurate information on passengers’ Covid-19 health status. But travellers are facin …

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“Ever Given” casualty - so, what’s next?

The Vessel has been refloated after six days of salvage operations and the traffic related to the Canal of Suez is expected to resume on a regular basis shortly. However the prolonged blockage of the Canal will require a careful consideration of the interests at stake. This case may well inv …

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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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Angelino Alfano and Enrico Vergani made partners at BonelliErede - 30 January 2021

BonelliErede’s partnership has expanded with the appointment of Angelino Alfano and Enrico Vergani as partners, both of whom were formerly of counsel at the firm. The two appointments, effective as of 1 January, were approved at the partners’ meeting yesterday. Angelino joined BonelliErede …

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Enrico Vergani and Marco Mastropasqua join BonelliErede’s Shipping and Transport Focus Team in Genoa - 8 October 2019

The multidisciplinary Shipping and Transport Focus Team, which was set up in 2015 to enhance BonelliErede’s renowned expertise in these areas, expands with two key hires: Enrico Vergani, who will lead the focus team, and Marco Mastropasqua. Enrico Vergani, 52, joins BonelliErede as of counsel …

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