Directors

Maria Beatrice Deli

Maria Beatrice Deli is Professor of International Law at the University of Molise and of International Arbitration at the Department of Law, Roma Tre University. She worked as an attorney specialised in private international law and international law and gained an extensive experience on international commercial and investment arbitration at Chiomenti. She is Secretary General of the Italian Association for Arbitration (AIA) and Secretary General of ICC Italy. She is co-founder of ArbIt (Italian Forum for arbitration and ADR) and a member of the editorial board of the “Rivista dell’Arbitrato” and “Diritto del Commercio Internazionale”.

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Domenico Di Pietro

Domenico Di Pietro has taught international arbitration at major academic institutions and has lectured on the same topic worldwide. His publications on arbitration have been cited by leading judicial authorities in several countries. He has practiced commercial and investor-State arbitration for 25 years in jurisdictions as diverse as Italy, England, Japan and the U.S.  He appeared in several arbitrations at the Olympics and frequently serves as an arbitrator under the rules of all major institutions. He graduated at “La Sapienza” and received his LL.M. from Queen Mary, University of London. He is a past Fellow of New York University School of Law and is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators. He is qualified in Italy and in England and Wales. He is currently based in Miami, Florida.

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Giacomo Rojas Elgueta

Giacomo Rojas Elgueta is an Associate Professor of Private Law at the University of Roma Tre Law School and a Licensed Full Professor of Comparative Law. Giacomo earned a LL.M. with distinction and a S.J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He was a Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School. He is the author of three books and several articles in major Italian and U.S. law reviews. He consulted the Italian Government for law reforms on bankruptcy law, trust law and security interests. Giacomo is admitted to the Rome, Italy (2004) and New York Bar (2010). Giacomo is Co-Chair of ArbIt (Italian Forum for Arbitration and ADR) and is actively involved in commercial and investment arbitration as counsel, expert witness and arbitrator. Giacomo has acted as sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in various arbitration proceedings, both ad hoc and under the rules of the ICC and the Milan Chamber of Arbitration with seat in different countries including Italy and Switzerland.

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Tutors

Giulia Romana Mele

Certificate’s tutor from 2018 – present

Giulia Romana Mele currently collaborates with Studio Legale Pavia e Ansaldo, where she focuses on corporate and commercial law matters. She has also collaborated with Prof. Avv. Giacomo Rojas Elgueta, with a focus on commercial and investment arbitration, and completed her legal traineeship at the law firms of Prof. Avv. Andrea Zoppini, and of Prof. Natalino Irti, focusing on civil and commercial litigation. Giulia Romana graduated cum laude from Roma Tre University in December 2015, defending a thesis on “Economic Analysis of Damages’ Determination in International Commercial Contracts”. 

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