Alessandro Gravante

Education: Degree in Law, at University of Palermo, Ph.D Univesity of Catania

Year Joined : 2007

Admitted: Bar of Palermo

Languages: Italian and English

Alessandro Gravante

Senior Partner

Alessandro Gravante is a Senior Partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department of Giambrone & Partners - Studio Legale Associato.

A member of the Bar of Palermo since 2002, Alessandro is also qualified to practice before the Supreme Court of Cassation and the Superior Jurisdictions. After graduating with honours from the Faculty of Law of the University of Palermo, Alessandro obtained a PhD in Private Economic Law from the University of Catania; among other courses, he attended a Master's Degree in Comparative and European Law at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Palermo, passing the final exam with 'distinction and merit', and a Specialisation Course in Family and Juvenile Law organised by AIAF (Italian Association of Family and Juvenile Lawyers).

Alessandro has collaborated with the University of Palermo, Faculty of Economics and Business, Chair of Institutions of Private Law and with the LUMSA University of Palermo - Chair of Institutions of Private Law; he has also lectured during the Euro-Mediterranean Master's Course in International Business and Public Policy - International Business Law Module - organised by CE.RI.S.DI. (Centre for Research and Management Studies).

Alessandro deals with contractual and non-contractual civil liability, professional liability, family law and, in general, civil and commercial litigation, with particular reference to issues involving private international law and the application of EU Regulations. Alessandro has extensive experience in family law, and in particular in cross-border divorce and separation proceedings and international child abduction proceedings. Alessandro is frequently appointed as an Expert in Italian Law by several English, American and Australian Courts to assist foreign Courts in disputes where Italian law applies.

Among his most recent experiences, Alessandro was invited to appear in person at the High Court of South Africa in Gauteng - Johannesburg, in order to provide the Court with an opinion on Italian family law in relation to a divorce case between Italian citizens. In addition, Alessandro provides opinions to foreign authorities to assist them in the placement of children abroad, and in particular in Italy, following the issuance of Special Guardianship Orders. Alessandro is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the International Child Abduction Lawyers Italy (ICALI) and the Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL).


Alessandro practices across a broad range of commercial law, litigation, and international commercial arbitration, including breaches of warranty, commercial contracts, insolvency, employment matters, professional negligence claims, private international law and technical disputes.
He has regular involvement in the expert determination of UK Courts on Italian civil and commercial law; among others, he assisted the High Court of Justice in London – Family Division, the Court of Cook County, the Kingston Upon Thames County Court, the Winchester County Court, the Nottingham County Court, The Birmingham County Court 
His team was awarded the prestigious title of 'Best Litigation Law Firm of the Year' for three consecutive years (2012 to 2014) by the ACQ Legal Awards

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