Francesco is an Italian Advocate and a world-wide ADR expert. He is a highly accomplished member of the ASM Plus team and a skilled ADR practitioner, commercial lawyer and linguist.
Francesco is a qualified Italian Advocate based in Rome. He speaks English, Italian and French fluently and has a good working knowledge of Spanish. At the start of his career he dealt with criminal cases involving false accounting, bankruptcy and corruption. Subsequently he joined a large and very successful commercial Rome-based firm and ever since has undertaken high profile contractual cases, many with an international dimension. He also frequently appears as an advocate in the Italian Supreme Court and maintains a considerable interest in the charitable sector.
As well as establishing himself as a highly renowned commercial and international lawyer, Francesco has developed an interest in ADR. He has subsequently developed a very extensive practice as an arbitrator, mediator and adjudicator. He is an accredited arbitrator at ANAC (Autorità Nazionale Anticorruzione), the supervising authority monitoring public contracts, at the Bar of Rome and at the Chambers of Commerce of Venice and Florence. He is also an accredited and successful mediator.
Francesco works in Europe and internationally. With two other professional firms he provides assistance to Italian companies that want to do business in the US and to Americans who need legal and fiscal assistance in Italy. Furthermore, he is strongly involved in the activities of ABA (the American Bar Association) and IBA (International Bar Association). He has extensive Public Law expertise, notably in the field of governmental procurement contracts. This includes undertaking work involving complex national and international regulatory and administrative frameworks. He is also a highly regarded FIDIC (the International Federation of Consulting Engineers) practitioner.
Like the rest of the ASM Plus team, Francesco is committed to providing a flexible and timely service and to providing excellent value for money. Particularly in high end, complex ADR matters, his unique skill set means that he secures very good outcomes and in keeping with the ASM Plus ethos, he really makes a difference.