Paolo Daino


  • Corporate/M&A
  • Commercial contracts, with particular focus on supply and construction contracts
  • Litigation
  • International arbitration, as both counsel and arbitrator
  • Key sectors:
    • energy sector (electricity and gas)
    • infrastructures
    • engineering and construction
    • real estate
    • consumer goods
    • fashion and luxury goods

Foreign languages: English


  • Team Leader of the Construction & Engineering Focus Team
  • Member of the Infrastructure, Energy & Ecological Transition Focus Team
  • Member of the International Arbitration Focus Team
  • Made partner in 2005
  • Joined Bonelli e Associati in 1996, which evolved into BonelliErede

Ranking and Awards

Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 EMEA international legal directory list Paolo one of Italy’s major experts in international arbitration, real estate and construction


‘Paolo Daino is available and brilliant in a way that is out of the ordinary.’
(The Legal 500 EMEA)


  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Law degree from Cattolica University of Milan

Knowledge Sharing

First edition of the "Conditions of Contract for Underground Works" (FIDIC Emerald Book)

At the World Tunnel Congress last May, the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) launched the first edition of “Conditions of Contract for Underground Works”, commonly known as the Emerald Book. The Emerald Book is exclusively dedicated to the regulation of th …

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New edition of the FIDIC suite of contracts

After almost 18 years, FIDIC has updated its Rainbow Suite of Contracts, which is widely used in major construction projects worldwide. Find here more details on the new co …

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BonelliErede teams up with Global Arbitration Review for the 7th Annual GAR Awards Ceremony - 10 April 2017

BonelliErede’s International Arbitration Focus Team partnered with Global Arbitration Review for the 2017 GAR Awards Ceremony on 29 March in Milan. Launched in 2006, GAR is the leading resource on international arbitration news and community intelligence. Now in its 7th edition, the GAR Award …

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BonelliErede and the Best Friend sponsor at the 4th ICC MENA Conference on International Arbitration in Dubai - 11-13 April 2016 - 9 October 2016

We, together with our Best Friends, is among the sponsors of the 4th ICC MENA Conference on International Arbitration in Dubai. Paolo Daino, from our International Arbitration Focus Team, is among the speakers. Taking place in English and Arabic, this fourth annual conference is a “must atten …

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