Giannicola Forte advises Italian and foreign clients to built up suitable strategies for their business and activities in Italy or abroad, gaining significant experience on commercial contracts, ship sale and purchase, ship finance and lending transactions, guarantees and securities, corporate structures and joint ventures, commercial litigation, cross-border transactions, environmental and pollution matters.

Giannicola’s practice covers a wide range of matters including charter-parties, bills of lading disputes, cargo claims, passenger injuries and illness claims, crew claims and contracts, dispute resolution and litigation on Hague Rules/Hague-Visby Rules, Hamburg Rules, and other P&I matters; H&M matters and casualties as collisions, groundings, salvage, towage; ships/bunkers arrest and release; yachting; road carriage; agreements for commercial and business aircraft, aero engines and other aviation assets; share sale and purchase; agency; logistic; liability of freight forwarders, carriers, warehouse keepers; cross-border dispute; import-export trading; bankruptcy, court decisions/arbitration awards enforcements, debt recovery/collection.

He also has experience in taxation, real estate, intellectual property, no-profit organizations, and through a professional network coordinates multi-jurisdictional litigations, court decisions/arbitration award enforcements and worldwide actions to secure claims.

Giannicola is active in charity and cultural projects, is a member of IBA, is admitted to the Italian Bar, Naples’s Section, and speaks Italian, English and Spanish.