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De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

VIA V BELLINI 24, 00198 ROMA, ITALY
Tel:
Work +39 06 80 91 54 1
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Fax +39 06 80 91 54 44
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www.dejalex.com
Brussels, Milan, Moscow, Rome
De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani, Avvocato David Maria Santoro, Rome, ITALY

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Avvocato David Maria Santoro

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Work +39 06 809154.1
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De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

Work Department

Practices
Litigation
Arbitration and ADR
Product Liability and Safety
Insolvency and Distress

Industries
Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences
Consumer Goods
Chemicals
Energy and Environment
Real Estate and Retail

Position

David Maria Santoro is since 2015 partner at De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani.

Career

He was previously Head of Disputes Resolution Department at Simmons&Simmons LLP in Rome.

David Maria has been practising for more than twenty years in the area of Litigation and Arbitration both domestic and trans-national, including ADR, and built up a wide experience in corporate, civil, commercial and insolvency-related controversies.

Furthermore, David Maria is frequently involved in analysis, evaluation and defense of manufacturers summoned in complicated cases of product liability, mainly in the area of pharmaceuticals but even in those involving automotive, chemicals, food and beverage.

He usually assists clients that are pivotal in primary industry sectors, such as pharmaceuticals (EU companies part of a global group having headquarters in UK); energy (the main Italian provider); real estate (leading Italian group); car-safety systems (leading US-based group); chemicals (Italian subsidiary of a US group acting worldwide); aviation-related services (French, UK, Italian and Albanian entities).

He is member of AIA, Italian Association for Arbitration and of AIDA, Italian Food Law Association.

Languages

Italian, English, French

Member

Admitted to the Supreme Court
Admitted to the Italian Bar

Education

Rome, Degree in Law, La Sapienza University


Italy

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani’s ‘available and competent’ team, which counts commercial and IP litigation as well as arbitration as particular strengths, has ‘excellent dispute capabilities at an international level’ and ‘stands out for its professional and ethical approach with both clients and adversary parties’. Litigation expert Maria Cristina Franchini, mediator Giovanni de Berti and ‘excellent arbitratorMichelangelo Cicogna head the practice. David Maria Santoro successfully represented state electricity company Servizio Elettrico Nazionale in a claim against the Italian state related to the reimbursement of favourable energy tariffs to several radio and TV broadcasting companies. With respect to arbitration, the team is acting as co-counsel in an ICSID arbitration against the State of Kuwait.

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