is a graduate of the prestigious law school at the University of Bologna in Italy. Orazio graduated with honours in 1993, being admitted to the Italian Bar in 1998, subsequently to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales in 2003 and to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland in 2004.
Orazio’s international experience started in 1995 when he was hired by the United Nations Organisation in Geneva. He worked at the Technical Co-operation Branch of the Centre for Human Rights where he worked on the draft constitution of the Republic of Malawi and served as the Centres liaison with its Malawi Field Office.
He later transferred to the Restrictive Business Practices Branch of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) where he was commissioned to produce a report on the demonopolization of telecommunications services and networks for the World Trade Organisation Conference.
In 1996 he obtained an honours Masters degree in International and Commercial Law from the University of Kent at Canterbury. Orazio then worked as a trainee solicitor at Dobson & Pinci Solicitors, London where he advised corporate clients in relation to Italian law matters.
In 1997, Orazio completed the Post-Graduate Diploma in English Law at the University of Nottingham.
From 1997 to 1998 he worked with Peter McLaughlin Associates Law Office in Dublin, as Italian counsel on cross border transactions. He then acted as the legal and business development representative in Italy for O’Donnell Sweeney Solicitors, Dublin, Ireland from 1998 to 1999.
From 1999 to 2002, Orazio was practicing in Rome specialising in aviation and commercial law. Orazio moved his practice to Dublin in 2002 and has been providing Irish and Italian law advice on a range of matters from his city centre offices.
From 2002 to 2004, Orazio worked for an international company specialized in setting up and managing hedge, UCITS and non UCITS Funds.
From 2005 to 2008, Orazio focused in international real properties investments and setting up of companies in Ireland, UK and Italy.
From 2008 to 2013 Orazio focused on providing legal services to multinational companies specialized in renewal energies.
From 2013 to date Orazio focused in fiscal strategical structures for companies across EU and non- EU.
Orazio’s professional practice along the years has covered different specilised areas of law and it focuses on contractual disputes and dispute resolution; the establishment of businesses, including joint ventures in Italy, Ireland and the UK, the setting up of special purpose vehicles in Italy, Spain and Germany for the exploitation of renewable energies plants in Italy, Spain and Germany; the setting up of real estate funds; the negotiation of all types of contracts related and connected with the business of renewable energies; international and domestic aviation claims, regulatory matters such as obtaining licenses and authorisations from the Italian government, tax matters, mutual funds, financial services, product liability, the purchase and sale of property in Italy, family law issues and probate.
Orazio has considerable experience working closely with both Irish and English solicitors and is well versed in the legal and commercial culture in Ireland and England.
Italian is Orazio’s mother tongue. He is also fluent in English, French and Spanish.
Orazio was awarded with the title of Italian Knight by the President of the Republic of Italy in 2007.