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Cecilia Carrara

Work +39 06 93 18 271
Legance - Avvocati Associati

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Corporate Finance - Dispute Resolution




Cecilia Carrara has a significant experience in the field of national and international, commercial and investment arbitration proceedings, both institutional and ad hoc, acting both as counsel and as arbitrator, and is further active more generally in the field of international commercial litigation.

Cecilia Carrara also focuses on mergers & acquisitions, extraordinary corporate transactions and commercial contracts. She is responsible of the Legance German desk, with a specific focus on German speaking countries and on East Europe.

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


Italian, English, German, French, Spanish


Member of the Rome Bar, Italy.
She is a member of: ICC International Court of Arbitration, ICC Commission, 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.


In 1997 she graduated in Law, summa cum laude, at Università “LUISS - Guido Carli”, Rome, Italy.
In 1999 she obtained a LL.M. in Comparative and International Private Law and in 2005 a Ph.D. in Comparative and International Private Law, both at Humboldt Universität, Berlin, Germany.


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Legance - Avvocati Associati advises public and private investors and domestic and international clients from both the industrial and financial sectors on M&A deals and corporate and contractual joint ventures. Filippo Troisi, who is considered ‘one of the best lawyers in Italy’, led advice to Abertis Infraestructuras (AI) in relation to the voluntary tender offer launched by Atlantia over AI’s shares and Bruno Bartocci acted for Intel Corporation Italia in the sale and transfer of a business operating in the cyber-security sector, which operates in the cybersecurity sector. Other recommended advisers include Gabriele Capecchi, Giovanni Nardulli, Cecilia Carrara and Andrea Fedi, along with Alberto Giampieri, Gian Paolo Tagariello and Giorgio Vanzanelli.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Next generation lawyers

Cecilia Carrara - Legance - Avvocati Associati

Within: Dispute resolution

Legance - Avvocati Associati specialises in financial and corporate litigation, as well as in insolvency proceedings and energy-related contentious matters. Recent highlights include advising Banca Nazionale del Lavoro on proceedings against a bus and railway company owned by state-owned holding company Ferrovie dello Stato, which involved matters of procedural and bankruptcy law, and administrative law as well as complex financial issues. Practice heads Stefano Parlatore and Daniele Geronzi, who is a ‘thorough legal professional’, are recommended. Cecilia Carrara is singled out for arbitration expertise.

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