Michela D’Avino


  • International arbitration, with particular focus on:
  • M&A and corporate affairs
  • construction
  • international contracts
  • Key sectors:
    • fashion and luxury goods
    • services
    • systems and infrastructures
    • energy

Foreign languages: English and French


  • Member of the International Arbitration Focus Team
  • Member of the Shipping & Transport Focus Team
  • Joined the firm in 2006
  • Seconded to Cravath, Swaine and Moore in New York and London (2011–2012)


  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Master’s from the University of Oxford
  • Law degree from LUISS University of Rome

Knowledge Sharing

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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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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