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Sara Capotorto

Avvocato Sara Capotorto

Education and career history

Graduated in 2003 at Genoa Law School with a dissertation on international law of the sea. She attended the third year of university at Paris Nanterre Law School (Erasmus Programme).
Diploma obtained after having attended the post graduate two years course at “M. De Andrè Law School” in Genoa and second diploma taken at “DIREKTA National Institute of Law” in Milan.
In 2006 she had working experiences in London, at an Italian Ship Owner legal office, two important Law Firms specialized in maritime law and two P&I Clubs.
Qualified as lawyer on 2007, she was admitted to the Genoa Bar Association on 2010.
Sara was employed in the claim department of a leading Italian P&I broker for three years; then, since 2010, she has worked for main law firms, specialised in Maritime and Carriage Law, in Genoa.
Joined MR International Lawyers in 2018.

Practice description
Sara is used to work on various carriage matters, both in Court and out-of- Court. She has gained a wide experience on cases referred to carriers and freight forwarders’ liability, cargo loss and/or damages, thefts and robberies occurred during onroad carriages, containers carriage and the out-of- Court handling of passengers injuries matters.
Extensive practice also in the area of insolvency law, claim recovery, enforcement proceedings, medical liability and bank law.
She is also a civil mediator for a private conciliation body.

Association membership:
Member of AIGA (Italian Young Lawyers Association), of WISTA Italia (Women's International Shipping and Trading Association), of Youngship Italy and of Camera Civile di Genova, she regularly attends congresses, seminars and workshops both in Italy and abroad.

Writing pubblications
Author of commentaries on periodical specialized in maritime and carriage law.

Personal life outside the law:
Sara loves reading and watching movies, walking in the open air and chatting with friends. She has practiced every kind of sports; now she likes to do yoga, run and golf.

Italian, English and French.


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