Paolo specialises in international dispute settlement.
His practice covers the full spectrum of international law, with a focus on law of the sea, public international law before domestic courts, human rights and immunities. Paolo also has significant experience in inter-State negotiations and mediations.
In addition to advisory work, he has been involved in matters before the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the Court of Justice of the European Union, ICSID investment tribunals, Annex VII to UNCLOS arbitral tribunals, and several domestic courts. Paolo advises the UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs on international law and dispute settlement.
Before joining Chambers, Paolo practiced international law in several capacities. He advised the Saudi government on law of the sea and international fisheries law while working for the FAO in Riyadh. As an advisor to the Italian Ministry of Home Affairs, he assisted the Government with the public international law aspects of the migration flows in the Mediterranean. As an assistant legal counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Paolo developed a specific expertise in the procedure of investment and inter-State arbitral Tribunals.