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Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

Paola Petti

Paola Petti

Paola is a lawyer with more than fifteen years of international experience. After a formation period in London (UK) within Hill Taylor & Dickinson, she joined as associate at Amico & Partner in Turin (Italy). In 2005 she founded her own boutique practise in Italy and she has extended her area of activities to Dubai where she is successfully practising on the below listed areas:
Contract management. Paola got significantly experience in trading, negotiating, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts, such as non-disclosure agreements, distributor agreements, vendor agreements, export clause compliance. She also have developed significant experience in advising and guiding clients to remain competitive by proactively protecting their assets and shielding them from liability. She has assisted as major client in Dubai: ABM – Apple Middle East distributor, Italian Kitchen.

Real estate. She regularly represents individuals at all phases of real estate transactions, from developers and investors to buyers and sellers. Both Italian national and international cases have involved representing borrowers and lenders in financing, structuring a purchase or sale, assessing tax consequences of a transaction and other related matters.

Intellectual and Industrial Property Law and Copyright Law. In Italy, She has acquired experience representing both large corporations and individual clients in trademark oppositions, copyright disputes and intellectual property litigation.

Bankrupsy/credit management. She was partner of the corporate restructuring bankruptcy and creditors’ rights departments at Amico & Partner law firm. There She got significantly experience in all aspects of the bankruptcy process including pre-bankruptcy workouts and debt restructuring, defense of creditors’ rights, preparation of claims and litigation in adversary proceedings. She provides counsel to help business establish internal procedures and strategies to maximize pre-bankruptcy collections and recoveries in potential bankruptcy cases. Major clients are multinational firm as L’Oreal, Motul and Sogen Fiditalia.

Education

1998 -1999 Law University of Turin She worked with Prof. Ajany at the juridical Institute on the “Comparative analysis of the most important juridical systems” and she was a member of the related exam commission.
1990-1991 O.I.L. (United Nations Agency) Turin, Italy

She attended a post graduate course in international law and diplomatic career.
1991 – She was pupil of 7 King’s Bench Walk (London)

1985-1990 – She held a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Turin

Membership

Paola is a member of the Italian Bar Association since 1995.
She has also recently joined the Italian Association of trustees and lawyers pro emirates.

Award & Regognition

Author of articles published on “International insurance law review”, Oxford Press

Co-author of articles published on “Giurisprudenza italiana”, Giuffrè

Insurance Policy

Reale Mutua Assicurazioni S.p.A.