Arbitration , Litigation
Ruggero Rubino-Sammartano joined LawFed BRSA, after graduating in law from the Catholic University of Milan. He visited international law firms in London, New York, Paris and Munich, dealing mainly with issues of international law.
He focuses on international arbitration and litigations, as well as commercial and corporate law, M&A included. He professionally uses English, French German and Spanish, as well as Italian.
He is member of the editorial board of the law review “Il Foro Padano” and gives regularly lectures on arbitration and mediation, fields in which he has published contribution.
LawFed BRSA is a nationwide law firm. BRSA stays for Bianchi Rubino-Sammartano & Associati. It belongs to the LawFed group of firms which aims at covering the Mediterranean and the Middle East. It is involved in domestic litigation, international litigation and arbitration, and negotiations in the field of contracts, construction law, mergers and acquisitions, sales of goods and joint ventures, using English, German, French and Spanish. It represents large national and multinational corporations as well as foreign Governments and public companies. It has a network of correspondents in a great number of jurisdictions.
Its assistance to Italian Clients abroad and to foreign Clients in Italy has given LawFed the advantage of understanding much more the needs and psychology of Clients in transnational and international disputes.
The firm has been active through its construction group in large international construction projects like dams and highways in Africa, Middle East, Asia and Europe and through its corporate group in corporate matters such as in mergers and dismissals, in multi fora disputes, in joint ventures and corporate litigation.
The firm has argued, inter alia, the applicability to stock acquisitions of warranties for sales of goods as to the value of the sold company, the ambit of guarantees on demand, the engineer’s role in construction contracts, the right of a party not to perform if the opposite party has not performed (or if the latter’s financial conditions have become difficult) and in general the full right of a party to call evidence and to examine witnesses without undue interference.
The firm is frequently involved in the elaboration and implementation of strategies in negotiations or disputes, which involve various jurisdictions and forms teams to this effect including counsel in each of such jurisdictions.
The firm’s arbitration group is much involved in arbitration and mediation. Apart from appointments as arbitrator, its Counsel act as advocate in arbitral proceedings, in the enforcement of awards and in challenges of awards.
Aside from that, this includes lecturing and writing on arbitration and mediation.
Firm’s members publish on arbitration and construction, such as Mauro Rubino-Sammartano, whose main works are International Arbitration : Law and Practice (3rdEdition, Juris 2014), Il Diritto dell’Arbitrato (Arbitration Law, 6th Edition, Cedam, 2010), and Appalti di Opere e Contratti di Servizi (Construction Law and Contracts for Services, Cedam 2006).