Flavio specializes in international commercial and investor-State arbitration. He has been involved (as counsel, secretary or assistant to arbitral tribunals and arbitrator) in about 40 arbitrations subject to various rules (ICC, ICSID, LCIA, Swiss Rules, CAM, UNCITRAL), including high-profile matters in the energy sector involving state and state-owned entities.
Flavio’s recent experience as counsel includes representing
Flavio’s other recent experience includes
Flavio is recognized in Who’s Who Legal rankings “Arbitration Future Leaders” and “Italy: Arbitration” since 2018, as well as in Expert Guides “Rising Stars – Commercial Arbitration” since 2019.
Flavio holds a Ph.D. in International Law from the Catholic University of Milan, with a thesis on the res judicata effects of foreign judgments and international arbitral awards. From 2013 to 2019 he assisted Professor Radicati di Brozolo with his courses of Private International Law and Law of International Arbitration. Flavio is a member of the board of editors of the Italian law review Diritto del Commercio Internazionale. The Law of International Trade.
Flavio is EMEA member of the YSIAC (Young Singapore International Arbitration Centre) Council, and was member of the Executive Committee of AIA-ARBIT-40 (the Italian under 40 arbitration group) from 2019 to 2022.
In 2014, he took part in the International Academy for Arbitration Law held in Paris where he was awarded the runner-up prize for the laureate of the Academy. He graduated summa cum laude from the Law School of the Catholic University of Milan in 2012. Before joining ArbLit, Flavio was a trainee for a year in the corporate and M&A practice group of Bonelli Erede in Milan.
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“Flavio has an impressive academic background”
“He is a very convincing advocate”
“He has the ability to tackle any legal issue his clients may encounter with knowledge and audacity”