Claudio Perrella’s main areas of practice are commodities, transport, rail, logistics, marine cargo and goods-in-transit claims and related insurance disputes in both court and arbitration proceedings. He specialises in international trade, agency and distribution contracts, corporate and commercial law, and commercial litigation.

He assists major traders, marine insurers, carriers and freight forwarders in Italy and Europe. He is an accomplished and well-known lecturer, both nationally and internationally, on the legal aspects of shipping and trading.

Mr Perrella has promoted and is founder of Meditlegal (, an association of independent law firms based in the countries of the Mediterranean, Middle East and the Gulf.