The "outstanding" Michele Sabatini is described as "a bright professional with good experience in construction arbitration" who is "extremely hard-working".
Mr Sabatini is a founding partner of ArbLit – Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli. Mr Sabatini mainly focuses on commercial and investment arbitration and international litigation. He regularly assists and advises Italian and foreign clients in complex arbitrations on contracts involving private and public parties and different sets of rules (ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, EDF).
Mr Sabatini has acquired a specific experience in construction disputes and in FIDIC contracts and assists clients from the preparation of claims to the Engineer, to adjudication before DABs and arbitration.
As to investment treaty arbitration, Mr Sabatini was involved as counsel in several ICSID proceedings and has recently co-represented with Luca Radicati di Brozolo foreign investors in parallel UNCITRAL arbitrations on a renewable energy dispute against the Czech Republic.
Mr Sabatini is also called to act as arbitrator in relation to international and domestic disputes administered by the Milan Arbitration Chamber and by the ICC.
Mr Sabatini coordinated the Section on international arbitration of the main Italian commentary on arbitration and is on the board of editors of Diritto del Commercio Internazionale, for which he co-edits a biannual review of international arbitration cases. He co-authored the IBA Country Guide for Italy and contributed to the 2015 IBA comparative study on public policy.
From 2002 to 2007 he was a research assistant of public international law at the University of Viterbo and in 2006 a research assistant at the Tulane University Law School.
Mr Sabatini is a member of the Milan Bar and of the New York Bar.