Giulio Ponzanelli


  • Civil litigation, with particular focus on:
    • product liability in automotive and food fields
    • calculation of damage to property
    • medical and healthcare liability
    • environmental liability
    • contractual liability
    • insurance liability
    • non-profit organisations liability
    • faulty products


  • Foreign languages: English, French


  • Member of the Environmental Sustainability Focus Team
  • Member of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Focus Team
  • Partner from the founding of the firm to 2018 and Of Counsel in 2019
  • Founding member of Bonelli e Associati in 1992, which evolved into BonelliErede
  • Director of the journal “Danno e Responsabilità
  • Member of the editorial board of “La Nuova Giurisprudenza Civile Commentata
  • Member of the scientific committee of “Contratto e Impresa
  • Member of committees and research units whose task it is to formulate new rules within the field of personal injury

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners international legal directory listed Giulio as one of Italy’s major experts in corporate litigation and insurance.


“He is modern and service-minded”
(Chambers & Partners)


  • Professor of private law at Cattolica university (since 2007)
  • Professor at the University of Brescia (1994-2007)
  • Professor at the University of Pisa (1990-1994)
  • Professor at S. Anna University of Pisa (1986-1990)
  • Professor at Bocconi university (1982-1985)
  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Specialisation course at S. Anna University of Pisa
  • Law degree from the University of Pisa

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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