ITL Claudio Perrella

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Graduated with full marks and honors from the University of Naples, with a paper involving extensive research on the European Space Agency (ESA). Post-graduate course in Shipping and Insurance Law in 1989 at the City of London Polytechnic.  For many  years lecturer in  Maritime Law  at the University of Venice Ca’ Foscari.

Claudio’s main areas of practice are commodities, marine cargo and goods in transit claims (charterparties, bills of lading, CMR and multimodal transports, GAFTA, FOSFA and Incograin contracts) and related insurance disputes in both court and arbitration proceedings.

Fluent in English and French,  he assists some among the major traders,  marine insurers,  carriers and freight forwarders in Italy and Europe, and  has represented clients in court proceedings and arbitrations in several jurisdictions; he  is an accomplished and well-known lecturer, both nationally and internationally, on the legal aspects of shipping and trading.

Claudio is the author  of two widely used  handbooks on cargo insurance and international sale of soft commodities, he is a regular contributor  of  Il Diritto Marittimo  and is member of the Editorial Board  of Diritto e Trasporti and Marine Aviation & Transport Insurance Review, and IUMI (International Union of Marine Insurance) Professional Partner for Italy.