Giuseppe De Santo (Naples, 27.06.1976) graduated in Law at Federico II University of Naples, qualifying with score of 110/110 cum laude in 2000.

Admitted to the Italian Bar in 2004, he has been working the shipping field for almost 20 years during which he acquired significant experience in Maritime Law, including marine casualties, salvage, cargo claims, personal injuries, yachting and sailing related matters, including yacht charter.

Giuseppe has also developed significant expertise in International Trade matters including, Sale & Purchase operations, Turnkey contracts, site construction contracts, customs related issues.

Giuseppe’s practice area also includes drafting and reviewing international contracts, among which, agency contracts, shipbuilding contracts, yacht sale purchase/refitting contracts, EPC contracts, O&M contracts, Commodities Sale & Purchase Contracts. Giuseppe is in charge of important litigation cases and contractual matters for the Firm’s clients. In 2011 Giuseppe qualified as a professional mediator.