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Practice Areas

Cecilia practices national and international, commercial and investment arbitration, acting as counsel and as arbitrator. Cecilia is further active in international commercial litigation, especially in arbitration-related proceedings.

She is also active in the field of M&A, corporate transactions and commercial contracts.

She is responsible of the Legance German desk, with a focus on German speaking countries and Eastern Europe.

Cecilia is pro bono partner at Legance coordinating the corporate social activities of the Firm.


Cecilia is in Legance since 2009 and partner since 2011. She was previously partner in another top tier Italian firm.

In 2005 she obtained a Ph.D. in Comparative and International Private Law in Berlin.

She was researcher in comparative commercial law at the LUISS Guido Carli University from 2006 to 2016.

In 2000 she was a Visiting lawyer at Hengeler Mueller in Berlin.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Rome Bar (Italy)

Member of: ICC International Court of Arbitration, ICC Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings for Italy. She is co-founder of Arbit, co-chair of the arbitration working group of ASLA, and member of the Council of AIA. She is also a member of IBA, LCIA, DIS and ArbitralWomen.