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Laura Opilio

Partner

CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni
Via Agostino Depretis 86
00184 Rome
Italy
Languages French, English, Italian

Laura Opilio is head of the Dispute Resolution Department and Insurance & Funds practice at CMS. She first joined the Rome office in 1989 and was made partner in 1994.

During her career, Laura has naturally acquired vast experience and significant knowledge of national and international civil and arbitral litigation, with a specific focus on disputes relating to commercial law, distribution agreements, intellectual property, manufacturer liability, energy and insurance law.

Laura assists numerous insurance companies in Italy on the management and resolution of disputes (in particular, proceedings covering professional liability as relating to directors and auditors, public officials, guarantees, industrial incidents and product liability).

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Education

  • 2002 – Authorized to act before the Higher Courts (Supreme Court and Council of State)
  • 1989 – Admitted to the Bar Association
  • 1988 – University of Rome “La Sapienza” (Italy), post-graduate development diploma in legal forensic disciplines
  • 1985 – University of Rome “La Sapienza” (Italy), Law Degree, cum laude
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