Michele focuses on commercial and investment arbitration and international litigation. He regularly assists and advises Italian and foreign clients in complex arbitrations on contracts involving private and public parties and different sets of rules (ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, EDF).
Michele has acquired a specific experience in construction disputes and in FIDIC contracts where he assists clients from the preparation of claims to the Engineer, to adjudication before DABs and arbitration.
As to investment treaty arbitration, Michele is currently co-representing with Luca foreign investors in UNCITRAL proceedings on a renewable energy dispute and two groups of Italian bondholders in two ICSID arbitrations against the Republic of Argentina.
He has also been appointed sole arbitrator by the Milan Arbitration Chamber and by the ICC in international and domestic arbitrations.
Michele coordinated the Section on international arbitration of the main Italian commentary on arbitration, the second edition of which is in preparation, and is on the board of editors of Diritto del Commercio Internazionale, for which he
co-edits a biannual review of international arbitration cases.
From 2002 to 2007 he was a research assistant of Public International Law at the University of Viterbo and in 2006 a research assistant at the Tulane University Law School.
The most significant experience of Michele Sabatini as counsel includes the following cases.