Mauro Rubino-Sammartano is a construction lawyer and a chartered arbitrator.
He graduated with a JD at 21. He was admitted to the Italian Court of Appeals in 1961, the Supreme Court in 1975, and the Paris Bar in 1985. He is an associate tenant, as an international arbitrator, of Littleton Chambers in London.
He is president emeritus of the Italian Society of Construction Law (which he formed); he conceived (and funded, together with the Austrian Society of Construction Law) the European Society of Construction Law.
He has chaired the IBA international construction committee, of which he is now chairman emeritus, and launched many of its publications.
He is the author of Appalti d’Opere e Contratti di Servizi (“Construction Contracts and Contracts for Services”, second edition, CEDAM 2010, Padua); Il Diritto dell’Arbitrato (“Arbitration Law”, sixth edition, 2010); and International Arbitration Law and Practice, (third edition, Juris 2014), as well as various articles including “The Role of the Engineer: Myth and Reality” (International Business Law, 1986) and “The Crook, the Saint and the Swiss Watch” (Construction Law International, 4 December 2006).
He lectures on construction, international construction, joint ventures and performance bonds on demand.
He is a chartered arbitrator and presides over the European Court of Arbitration, and the International School of Arbitration and Mediation of the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
He frequently acts as arbitrator in construction disputes and investment arbitrations; he also regularly advises and acts as counsel.
WWL says: Mauro Rubino-Sammartano is highlighted as “an outstanding practitioner” with near-unrivalled experience in the Italian market.
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