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Cristina Spinelli Ressi


CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni
Galleria Passarella 1
20122 Milan
Languages Italian, English, French

Cristina Spinelli began her collaboration with the Firm in 2000. She is part of the Dispute Resolution Department in the Milan office.

Over the years she has gained considerable experience in the field of civil, judicial and arbitration litigation, with a focus on commercial and corporate law, bankruptcy, contract law and insurance, managing the various stages of disputes closely with clients, including the search for and implementation of alternative means of dispute resolution, such as mediation and out-of-court settlements.

As a professional she offers legal advice and assistance in the field of medical and health liability, a field in which she has gained experience  over years of closely working  with leading insurance companies, both with reference to the purely contentious phase as well as to the preliminary and extrajudicial aspects and the settlement of disputes.

Cristina also offers legal consultancy and assistance to companies, dealing with contracts for the management of the production chain, with particular regard to the automotive sector.

From 2003 to 2011, in parallel with her legal activities, she served as Honorary Judge at the Court of Lodi, with the assignment of civil roles.

She is a civil and commercial mediator and is qualified to stand in front of the higher courts.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Member of the Milan Bar Association 
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  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan (Italy), Law Degree
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Brief notes on the re­form of the Itali­an Civil pro­ced­ure
Law no. 206 of 26 Novem­ber 2021 sets the re­form of the civil tri­al (here­in­after, the “Del­eg­ated Law”[1]) and aims at sim­pli­fy­ing and re­duce the length of the lit­ig­a­tion pro­cess as well as at ra­tion­al­ising...