Silvio Martuccelli

Silvio Martuccelli





  • Rome
  • Milan


+39.02.72157.402 - +39.06.466.221


Professor Martuccelli advises Italian and international clients on class actions and other complex civil, commercial, corporate, banking and insurance law matters, both in court and arbitration proceedings. Recognized as an Arbitration law expert, he is appointed arbitrator in ad hoc arbitrations and institutional arbitrations. He also provides out-of-court consultancy on Private Law with a focus on commercial contracts, corporate acquisitions, corporate disputes, national and international commercial arbitration, investment arbitration, and bankruptcy and pre-bankruptcy proceedings. Entrusted with the appointment under the Bank of Italy, he has been member of Surveillance Committees in the context of extraordinary administration proceedings (Banca Etruria e del Lazio S.p.A.; Prisma SGR S.p.A.). He acted as Chairman of the Commission for the Bar Exam 2017 at the Rome Court of Appeal. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of ITA Airways S.p.A., where he also chaired the Compensation and Nomination Committee. He is member of Guarantee Tribunal at the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI). He is a member of the Board of Directors of R.F.I. S.p.A. (Rete Ferroviaria Italiana) and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the company.

Silvio was ranked by Legal 500 as Leading Lawyer and by Benchmark Litigation as Litigation Star for Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Sector; furthermore, in 2021, he has been awarded as Italian Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year during the Benchmark Litigation Europe Awards.

Professional experience

Silvio Martuccelli joined the Firm in 2008 and became a Partner in 2010.

Membership in professional associations

  • Member of the CONI Sports Agents Examination Commission, 2020 and 2021 sessions

  • Member of the Rome Bar (Italy)


  • Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court, Italy



  • Graduated in Law, With Honours

    Sapienza University of Rome, 1991

  • LL.M., Master of Laws

    Columbia University Law School, New York, 1993

  • Ph.D, Civil Law

    University of Turin, 1998

Academic activities

Full Professor of Private Law since 2001, he is currently tenured at the University of Rome LUISS Guido Carli, Law Department, where he teaches Private Law and European Private Law; he also teaches Private Law at the Business Management Department and has taught Principles of Civil Law (in English) at the Economics and Finance Department of the same University. He has taught Civil Law, Contract Law and Legal English (in English) at the Law School of the University of Parma and Private Law at the University of Teramo, where he was Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Law and Director of the Department of Private Legal Sciences.
He is a Member of the Italian Civil Law Association, of the Union of Private Law Scholars and of the Italian Society of Civil Law Scholars, of which he was a member of the Board of Directors.
He is the author of many monographs and articles on Private Law.


Italian, English

Silvio Martuccelli