Davide Colacino

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Davide specialises in domestic and international arbitration and litigation.

He joined Froriep as an associate in 2017. His main areas of practice include international and domestic arbitration as well as commercial litigation.

Davide holds a degree in law from the University of Zurich and Maastricht University. He was a visiting doctoral research student at Queen Mary University of London (Centre for Commercial Law Studies) and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Lucerne.

Prior to joining Froriep, he worked as a research and teaching assistant to Prof. Dr. Daniel Girsberger, LL.M. at the University of Lucerne, where he contributed to the complete overhaul of a leading textbook on international arbitration. Before he was admitted to the bar in 2014 he trained at a civil court of first instance and another leading law firm in Zurich.

He is a member of several professional associations including the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) below 40, the Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV) and the Zurich Bar Association (ZAV).

His working languages are German and English. He also has a good command of Italian.