Marcello Mantelli

Founding Partner

I graduated in law in 1992 from University of Milan (Italy). I am a member of bar of Turin.

I have been practicing in Turin and Milan for over twenty years as an expert lawyer in business law and international trade law. I have run an Italian company with a specific focus on export for ten years; the fruit of which helps me, as a lawyer, to work with a practical and result-oriented approach.

I am a counselor of Centro Estero per l’internazionalizzazione del Piemonte (Foreign Center of Internationalization of Piedmont) in international contracts and payments.

I am the author of many different publications in international trade law, published by Sole 24 ore. I am in charge of a column in a magazine published by Assoenologi Milano, which is mainly concentrated on international contracts in wine exporting.

I am a university lecturer and speaker in congresses and courses about international distribution, contracts, and international payments.

My field of activity mainly includes counseling and assistance in trade law, international contracts, international disputes and international arbitration for Italian and foreign companies and public entities.

He studied in Don Bosco “liceo classico” (Classic High School, focusing mainly on history, ancient Greek and Latin) in Albenga (SV) where he got his diploma. He is a graduate in law from the University of Milan and he is authorized to practice since 1996 from the bar of Genova.2003: arbitration course at the Arbitration Chamber of Piedmont and the conciliation course in Arbitration Chamber of Turin hosted by Equilibrio Association (from Bologna)2004: arbitration course at the National and International Arbitration Chamber of Milan from January to June2005: SIOI course about substantive and civil procedural community law (courses specially about community insolvency, circulation and of judiciary decisions in the European judiciary section) from April to June2007: course of tutelage of international intellectual property 2008: lectures at AGAT on contracts for the circulation of intellectual property from April to May2008-2011: conventions about international business distribution as a part of IDI Project.Course on trade company liquidation and bankruptcy law at the bar of Turin.For the sake of brevity, he has been taking courses and trainings continuously about trade law, international trade law, community law, intellectual property, arbitration and ADR technics. Moreover, he has participated in several ad hoc courses which are recognized by bar of Turin as extra credits.Marcello Mantelli is an authorized mediator according to dlgs 28/2010 and the 180/2010 decree. He is a registered international mediator at Eklettica Centro Studio Ltd.

Italian (native speaker)
English (fluent user of both spoken and written language)
French (fluent user of spoken language, good command of writing)
Spanish (passive speaker and reader)
Portuguese (comprehension of written texts)

General and office manager of an Italian manufacturing company working abroad with skills in:

Business start up
General management of the business
Founding a company from marketing and business plan to relevant juridical affairs
Creating a production structure as a sub-supply
Creating international business network.
Internationalizing the company
Financing the investments and relationships with banking institutions
Redaction of international sale and distribution business contracts
Establishing and implementing the quality systems according to ISO 9002 (DNV certification)

Studying in order to become an authorized lawyer

Authorized lawyer in Genova

-Lawyer in Comba Law Firm in Turin, mainly engaged in trade law, international trade law, domestic and international trade disputes
-International contract counsel and international disputes at Centro Estero Internazionalizzazione Piemonte (SCPA) since 2001

Working as a professional lawyer in Brown-Cooper law firm in London (English law, community law and international trade law)

Foundation of Mantelli law firm in Turin engaged mainly in:
-Domestic and international trade law
-Community law
-Competition law
-Business assistance to companies in negotiations and international contract redaction, sales network, distribution, franchising, joint-venture, founding companies abroad, acquiring companies abroad
-Participating in institutional working groups about international contract promoted by CEIP Piedmont and Industry Union of Turin, for instance in aggregation of companies, network contracts and participation in international tenders.
-merger and acquisition
-restoration of crisis-stricken companies
-legal disputes in trade and international trade both in Italy and abroad
-arbitration and conciliation in domestic and international trade relationships

Arbitration Chamber of Piedmont:
Arbitrator of rapid arbitration in Arbitration Chamber of Piedmont (2009) and ad hoc arbitration (2011)

International contractual counselor:
Centro Estero Internazionalizzazione Piemonte (SCPA) since 2001
Foundation of Mantelli-Davini Associate Lawyers, registered in bar of Turin, engaged in activities aforementioned.

-Registered in bar of Turin
-IDI project: international association of specialized lawyers in international trade distribution
-Part of the Italian and European network of lawyers with over decade-long trust relationships as members of GEIE Eurologos
-Network of experts in an international setting of taxation, customs, product certification, marketing and walkthrough for business development abroad
-Ongoing collaboration with M&T Italia, a company which operates in international marketing for companies

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