Permanent Members

Sergio Maria Carbone

Sergio Maria Carbone, Emeritus Professor of EU Law at the Department of Law, where he taught International Law, EU Law, Advanced EU Law and Maritime Law.
He is the author of several books and monographs devoted to maritime and port law, international law, private international law, EU law, judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters. He also wrote several scientific articles and book chapters on maritime and port law, international law, private international law, EU law, judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters. He has been the team-leader in quality of coordinator and scientific responsible of many European and national research projects. He is member of the scientific boards of many scientific Journals such as “Il diritto marittimo”, “Diritto del commercio internazionale”, “Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale” and “Il diritto dell’Unione europea”.

Paola Ivaldi

Full Professor of International Law at the University of Genoa, Department of Law, where she teaches International Law and European Union Law.
She is the author or co-author of several monographs, book chapters, essays, articles, encyclopaedic entries and case notes in areas such as transport and maritime law, conflict of laws, European Union law, international law of the sea, human rights and public international law.
Speaker or chair at conferences and workshops in her fields of expertise.
She is coordinator of the Doctoral Programme in Law of the University of Genoa, member of the scientific board of C.I.D.O.I.E. (Interuniversity Centre on the Law of International Economic Organizations) and member of the board of C.I.E.L.I. (Italian Centre of Excellency for Integrated Logistics).
She is member of the scientific committee of the legal reviews Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale and Il Diritto Marittimo.
Upon appointment by the Consiglio Universitario Nazionale (National University Council) she is currently member of the Consiglio Giudiziario (Judicial Council) at the Genoa Court of Appeal.
She is also affiliated to S.I.D.I. (Italian Society of International and European Union Law).

010 209 9976

Francesco Munari

Professor of EU law at the University of Genoa and Jean Monnet Professor of transnational environmental law, he graduated at the University of Genoa and completed his doctorate in international law (Milan University).
Visiting scholar at Yale University and visiting professor at the University of Hamburg, where he taught international law, EU law and EC trade law.
Visiting research fellow at Max-Planck-Institut of Hamburg; visiting lecturer in various universities in Central and Eastern Europe.
Acknowledged as a legal scholar in the fields of EU law, transport and transport infrastructures, air and maritime navigation, antitrust and regulated markets, environmental law. Author (or co-author) of seven monographic works, and of several essays and articles in Italian and foreign legal reviews. Chairperson of the Inter-university Centre on the Law of International Economic Organizations (CIDOIE); Board member of the Italian Centre of Excellency for Integrated Logistics, of the Italian Society for Transport Policy, and of the European Maritime Law Organization.
Co-director of the legal review Diritto del commercio internazionale; member of the editors of Diritto dell’Unione europea and of Diritto marittimo.
Partner and co-founder of the law-firm Munari Giudici Maniglio Panfili & Associati, with main offices in Genoa (www.mgmp-avvocati.com), where he acts as avvocato and arbitrator in civil and commercial matters in domestic and international disputes, mainly on the same topics mentioned above.

010 209 9980

Ilaria Queirolo

Ilaria Queirolo is Full Professor in International Law, and currently Director of the Department of  Political Science (formerly Faculty of Political Science). She holds a PhD in International Law obtained at the University of Milan, and currently teaches Public International Law, and European Private International Law at the Department of Law, and of Political Science. She is member of editorial committees of top-ranked reviews (Rivista di diritto privato e processuale; Il diritto marittimo), and one of the founders of the series of essays “Scritti di diritto internazionale privato ed europeo”.

Her main reseach interests are State sovereignty and State immunity, and private and procedural international law in contractual, insolvency, and family matters – fields in which she carries out activities co-funded by a number of European projects and publishes monographies and articles.

010 209 51186

Lorenzo Schiano di Pepe

Lorenzo Schiano di Pepe is a full professor of European Union Law at the University of Genoa, Italy, currently teaching “EU Law” (in Italian) and “International and European Law of the Sea” (in English). He has been appointed Jean Monnet Chair for International and European Law of the Sea for the period 2017-2020. He has been co-ordinating a summer school on “European Union and the Law of the Sea” (formerly as a Jean Monnet Module) since 2015 (http://eu-los.eu). Additionally, he teaches “Legal Aspects of Hydrography” at a master’s course programme in “Marine Geomatics”.
He holds degrees from the University of Genoa (laurea cum laude, 1997), the University of London (UCL) (LL.M. in International Business Law with merit, 1999), Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. in International Legal Studies with distinction, 2000) and the University of Milan (Ph.D. in International Law, 2004).
He has authored or co-authored several monographs, book chapters, essays, articles, encyclopaedic entries and case notes in areas such as public international law, private international law, international and European environmental law, international and European transport law, European institutional law and law of the sea.
He is a member of the scientific board of various scientific publications, including “European Papers” (http://europeanpapers.eu) and “Il diritto marittimo” and on the editorial board of “Diritto del commercio internazionale”. He is also on the scientific committee of the Institute for the Law of the Sea and International Marine Environmental Law (ISRIM), based in Bremen, Germany.
He is a member, inter alia, of the European Society of International Law (ESIL), the Italian Society of International and European Union Law (SIDI), the Italian Society of Maritime Law (AIDIM) and the Italian Association of European Jurists (AIGE). He is also a member of the Comité Maritime International’s International Working Group on “Offshore Activities”.

010 209 5719

Pierangelo Celle

Pierangelo Celle, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Maritime Law in the Department of Law of the University of Genoa; he teaches courses in Maritime Law, European Union Law and Human Rights Law. He is the author of three books and over 50 works published in books or law journals, covering several topics of International, EU and Maritime Law. He is a member of the PhD Program in “Transport and Logistics” in the University of Genoa, of the Scientific Committee of the “Diritto Marittimo” Law Review, and of the Comité Maritime International Standing Committee on Marine Insurance. He is affiliated to CIELI – Italian Center of Excellency on Integrated Logistic in the University of Genoa (member of the Board), AIDIM- Italian Association of Maritime Law (member of the Board of Directors), SIDI – Italian Society of International and European union Law, and SIPOTRA – Italian Society on Transport Policy. Admitted to the Bar in 1990, he has developed his practice specialising in transport, maritime law and EU law, working actively both before Courts and as consultant. He acts frequently as Arbitrator and Umpire in shipping disputes. He is frequently engaged as speaker in seminars, workshops and congress on maritime and EU law topics.

Chiara Enrica Tuo

Chiara Enrica Tuo, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of EU Law at the Department of Law, where she teaches EU Law and Private International Law.
She is member of the Governing Council of the Centro Italiano di Eccellenza sulla Logistica Integrata (CIELI). She is the author of a book devoted to EU air transport law and of two books regarding judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters. She also wrote scientific articles and book chapters on some aspects of EU law and private international law, civil judicial cooperation, recognition of family status and human rights. She is member of the team of many European and national research projects. She is member of the Editorial board of the following Journals: “Il diritto marittimo”, “Diritto del commercio internazionale”, “Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale” and “European Papers”.

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Laura Carpaneto

Researcher of International law at the University of Genoa (Department of Political Sciences) since 2011, Laura Carpaneto graduated at the same University (Faculty of Law) in 2000 and obtained a Phd in Sciences for Logistics and Transport in 2004. She teaches International Law, International Organizations and EU Transport Law at the University of Genoa. She also delivers lectures for students enrolled in specialisation schools and PhD programmes.

She has spent various periods of time abroad for research purposes (University of Leicester – UK, University of Valencia, Spain, , Max Planck Institute for Comparative Law and Private International Law of Hamburg, Germany). Since 2000, she has regularly participated in research projects financed by the European Commission, the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, and the University of Genoa.

She participates as speaker in various conferences and seminars both at the international and national level.

She is the author of nearly fifty publications among which are two monographs.

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Maria Elena De Maestri

Senior Research Fellow of International law at the University of Genoa (Department of Law) since 30th December 2011, Maria Elena De Maestri has formerly (since 2010) been contract researcher and lecturer of in EU law and international law at the same University (Faculty of Law), where she has graduated in 2006. She also obtained a PhD in international law at C.I.E.L.I. (University of Genoa) in 2009.
She teaches International law and Private International Law of the European Union at the Department of Law of the University of Genoa. She also delivers lectures for students enrolled in specialisation schools. She has spent periods of time abroad for research purposes (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Law and Private International Law, Hamburg, July 2015, Centre Inrets, Paris Arcueil 2008; the Hague Academy of international Law, 2007).
Since 2009, she has regularly participated in research projects financed by the European Commission, the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, and the University of Genoa. From September 2016 she is scientific coordinator of the Jean Monnet Module EUSPACE, Europe in Space: Law and Technology.
She participates as speaker in various conferences and seminars both at the international and national level.

She is the author of several publications dealing with EU and International law.

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Francesco Pesce

Francesco Pesce, Ph.D., is Researcher of International Law at the Department of Law, where he teaches EU Law and Advanced International Law.
He is Member of the Scientific Committee of the CIELI (Centro Italiano di Eccellenza sulla Logistica Integrata). He is the author of a book devoted to private international law in maintenance obligations matters (Rome, 2013) and the editor of a book on mediation proceedings in Europe. He also wrote scientific articles and book chapters on some aspects of private international law, civil judicial cooperation, cross-border family relationships and human rights. He is member of the team of many European and national research projects, while he also participates to an Erasmus + project (lead partner: Turiba University of Latvia) in quality of coordinator and scientific responsible for the Italian partner Unit. He is member of the Editorial board of the scientific law collection Scritti di diritto privato europeo ed internazionale (Aracne Publisher, Rome).

010 209 51181/5718

Other Academic Staff

Simone Carrea

Ph.D., is post-doctoral fellow at the CIELI (Italian Centre of Excellence on Integrated Logistics) of the University of Genoa, where he is also contract professor of International Law. His main research interests include private international law, transfrontier cooperation, international law issues of the Internet. He is the author of a book concerning transfrontier cooperation and the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation established by EC regulation 1082/2006. He also wrote scientific articles and book chapters on various issues of conflict-of-laws, judicial cooperation in civil matters and human rights.

010 209 9977

Chiara Cellerino

Research Fellow in EU Law and international law at the University of Genoa, and lecturer in EU law at University of Genoa and LUMSA University (Rome), law faculty. She holds a Ph.D. in EU Law from the University of Udine (2011) and an LL.M. from Columbia University (2010). From 2006 to 2012 Chiara worked as attorney at law in Genoa focusing on transportation law, civil and commercial law, EU law (internal market and state aid), and commercial arbitration. She also gained professional experience in international organizations such as the EU Parliament and the OSCE. She is author of a monograph titled “Soggettività internazionale e azione esterna dell’Unione europea. Fondamento, limiti e funzioni”, of numerous comments and articles on internal market law, state aid and European private international law, and co-editor of one book with prof. Francesco Munari. She is speaker in conferences, seminars and workshops at national and international level. Her research interests focus on constitutional aspects of EU external relations and EU common commercial policy, including EU investment policy.

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Stefano Dominelli

Stefano Dominelli is Researcher in EU Law at the University of Milan, Department of International, Legal, Historical and Political Studies. He obtained is PhD in Private, Company and International Law at the University of Genoa, Department of Law, defending a dissertation on insurance contracts in EU private international law. He is currently teaching International and European Diplomatic and Consular Law at the University of Genoa, Department of Political Science.

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Andrea La Mattina

Ph.D., is Adjunct Professor of Maritime Law at the Department of Law. He is qualified as Associate Professor of Commercial and Navigation Law (2013). He regularly teaches at the Master Classes of the University of Genoa and of the Milan Polytechnics in the fields of Transport and Insurance Law.

He is the author of a book on International Maritime Arbitration (Milan, 2012) and the editor of the second edition of Sergio Carbone’s book on marine cargo claims (Milan, 2010). He also wrote scientific articles and book chapters on some aspects of Transport Law, Private International Law, civil judicial cooperation and Insurance Law. He joined the team of many European and national research projects, including the InterTran Research Network (University of Helsinki). He frequently participates as a speaker to international conferences. He is member of the Scientific board of Il diritto marittimo and LexTrasporti and of the Editorial board of Diritto del commercio internazionale and La giuriprudenza arbitrale.

He is Senior Counsel at BonelliErede.

Pier Franco Soleti

Contract Professor at the Department of Law, where he teaches Maritime Law (since 2007) and Private International and Procedural Law (since 2011). Graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Genoa (summa cum laude and right of publication), he has been granted a Ph.D. with a thesis on EU Transport Law. He is the author of various scientific articles and book chapters on these subjects. He was also member of several research projects, and speaker to conferences, seminars and post graduated courses on issues relating to Maritime Law, Private International Law and EU Law. His main scientific interests and publications refer to transports, sea ports regulation, international commercial contracts, soft law rules, torts and civil judicial cooperation. He is also a lawyer in Milan.