Alberto Malatesta

Alberto Malatesta

Alberto Malatesta

Alberto Malatesta is a lawyer admitted at the Milan bar and at the Italian Supreme Court bar in Italy. His practice focuses mainly on litigation and especially arbitration and ADR systems in international cases. He is also involved in cross-border family disputes, both as mediator and before the courts.

He is professor of Private International Law and Arbitration Law at the Law School of the University LIUC-Carlo Cattaneo in Italy, where he currently serves as Head of the School. He also teaches International Business Law within the Ph. D. Program of Legal Studies (CV: International Economic Law) at the University Bocconi of Milan.

He acted as Arbitrator appointed by the parties, sole arbitrator and chairman of the arbitral tribunal in several cases under arbitrations ad hoc, the ICC Paris Rules and the Milan Chamber of Arbitration. He is credited as International Mediator in civil and commercial matters at the Italian Ministry of Justice.

He was member of the Italian Delegation to the Hague Conference of Private International Law (2005-2012).

He is the Secretary General of the Italian branch of the International Law Association, a world-wide reputed association, with its headquarters in London.

He is regularly invited as speaker in international conferences.


International sales, commercial agencies, construction contracts, joint ventures. Cross-border family disputes (divorces, divisions of assets between spouses, international abductions of children etc.).

Construction and Engineering, Mediation

25 Years

Degree in Law at the State University of Milan, 1988
Ph. D. in International Economic Law, Bocconi University of Milan, 1992
Professor of International Law at the University of Turin, 1998-2000.

English, French, Italian
Ordinario Di Diritto Internazionale, Studio legale Malatesta, Largo Schuster, 1 ‐ 20122