Leonardo is a specialist in commercial and insurance disputes and advisory and heads our Italian insurance practice. With 20 years’ experience in top-tier Italian and international law firms, Leonardo combines strong technical skills with a practical approach and a real understanding of the insurance industry. He regularly represents international clients in complex cross-border disputes as well as in domestic litigation and arbitration.
Leonardo assists financial institutions and corporates navigate major disputes across a wide range of industries, either in court or arbitration.
He is a leading expert in insurance and reinsurance matters, where he acts as either monitoring, coverage or defense counsel in complex domestic or cross-border litigations and advises insurers in relation to coverage assessment. His practice focuses on Financial Lines (D&O, PI, PO), EPLI, product liability and recall, property as well as W&I and cyber.
Leonardo is recognized in Chambers Europe 2023 for Insurance and listed for Dispute Resolution by Legal 500. In 2019, he has been awarded “Insurance Lawyer of the Year” at the TopLegal Industry Awards.
Leonardo speaks Italian and English.
“Leonardo Giani is a technically very prepared person with a strong commercial attitude, so as to make any discussion simple.”, Client in Legal 500 EMEA 2022