"Capable of handling the most complex of litigations"Chambers Europe, 2017Trevisan & Cuonzo’s litigation department has gained an international reputation for effective dispute resolution. Whenever possible, Trevisan & Cuonzo looks for commercial solutions to problems and seeks to avoid litigation. Only where negotiations fail does the firm's extensive experience in commercial litigation before the Italian civil courts come into its own.

Trevisan & Cuonzo handles a broad spectrum of commercial litigation including:

  • complex contractual matters
  • distribution and agency agreements
  • franchising disputes
  • international trade disputes
  • partnership and joint venture disputes
  • real estate and insurance litigation
  • e-commerce disputes
  • litigation on civil and criminal corporate liability


The firm also deals with a wide range of corporate litigation including disputes relating to corporate governance, insolvency, and the civil and criminal liability of directors and partners. Tax consultants assist with the tax issues involved in corporate work.

Recent disputes that we handled include:

  • Acting  for an Italian multi-national leader in the production of baby products in an antitrust dispute based on abuse  of dominant position
  • Assisting a leading casual clothing company in obtaining a number of out of court settlements
  • Assisting a well-known English clothing retailer in product liability issues  and in a number of  breach of contract disputes
  • Acting for a French insurance group in numerous disputes dealing with product and medical liabilities obtaining, where feasible, out of court settlements
  • Advising a well known US entity operating in the hosiery sector with negotiations and agreements following a complex dispute with Italian suppliers
  • Advising a multi-national operating in the insulating fibers field with a dispute with Italian suppliers
  • Assisting a well known Portuguese producer of tinned fish with the Italian branch of a European wide dispute with its distributors
  • Advising a well known Italian fashion house in a dispute with a licensee
  • Advising parties in a complex dispute relating to the sale and purchase of luxury yacht