Giovanni Minuto


  • International arbitration and litigation, with particular focus on:
  • tenders
  • investment arbitration
  • commercial contracts
  • international private law
  • Key sectors:
    • major industrial works and plants
    • engineering
    • fashion, luxury goods and design
    • services

Foreign languages: English


  • Member of the International Arbitration Focus Team
  • Member of the Sports Law Focus Team
  • Joined the firm in 2007
  • Seconded to Slaughter and May in London (2013)


  • Contract professor of international private law at the higher school of legal studies, Cattolica University of Milan
  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Law degree from Cattolica University of Milan


Knowledge Sharing

Ethiopia ratifies the 1958 New York Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

The worldwide-known New York Convention has been recently ratified also by Ethiopia. This is a significant step forward in Ethiopia’s path towards a more arbitration-friendly environment and a fundament tool which will strength international business in the country. With its basic and e …

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Why arbitration is becoming the preferred dispute resolution method in the luxury industry?

Luxury and fashion companies are often involved in cross-border operations and disputes arising from such transaction are therefore likely to involve companies from different jurisdictions. A smooth management of such disputes is paramount also to preserve commercial relationship with the diff …

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