Andrea Barenghi specialises in litigation and arbitration, both domestic and international, primarily in the areas of corporate, contract, tort, intellectual property and bankruptcy law. He is admitted to appear before the higher courts in Italy, including the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court of Cassation and the Council of State.
He is a professor of civil and commercial law at the Law School of the University of Molise. Andrea graduated (magna cum laude) from the University of Rome (La Sapienza) in 1990, obtained a JSD in 1995 and was Jean Monnet Fellow at the European Institute of Fiesole. He was visiting scholar at Harvard Law School (1999), at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität of Heidelberg, and at the Institut de droit comparé of the Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas. He joined Studio Barenghi following graduation and was of counsel to Allen & Overy’s Italian practise between 2000 and 2002.
Andrea has acted for major Italian and international corporate and private clients in large and complex litigation and arbitration. He has also been appointed a member of arbitration panels in a number of large domestic arbitrations.
Andrea Barenghi has published three legal commentaries on contract law and various articles on arbitration and ADR, software protection, contracts, tort, consumer protection and right to publicity. His main areas of interest are currently financial brokers liability and the law of possession. He is fluent in English and French, and corresponds in German.