Vittorio Allavena focuses on civil and commercial litigation, particularly in the corporate, bankruptcy, and banking and insurance areas.

His most recent professional experience has involved assistance in court proceedings involving: the liability of directors and controlling shareholders for abuse of management and coordination; the liability of financial intermediaries; abuse of economic dependence in vendor relationships; D&O and BBB insurance cover; and antitrust follow-on damages actions.

He also practises frequently in arbitral settings as party counsel and as arbitrator.

He heads the litigation department, is the team leader of the corporate litigation focus team and a member of the private clients focus team.

Mr Allavena was admitted to the Italian Bar in 1992 and has been a partner at BonelliErede since 2000.