MIchele Autuori

Michele Autuori
Senior Associate


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Michele is a Senior Associate in Watson Farley & Williams’ Asset Finance Group, based in Rome. He specialises in loan agreements, security packages, restructuring and insolvency, sale and purchase of vessels. His experience also includes handling disputes and claims relating to all types of charterparties and bills of lading as well as insurance policy disputes and arrest of vessels.

Michele holds a Law Degree cum laude from the University of Salerno (2007) and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Commercial and Maritime Law from Swansea University, Wales (2009). In the course of his LL.M. he was awarded the IISTL (Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law) Prize for the Best Law Project for the academic year 2008-09. He qualified as an Italian lawyer in 2010.

He joined Watson Farley & Williams following his experience in other international law firms in Italy and London.

Education Open

  • 2008 – 2009: Swansea University (Wales-UK)LL.M. International Commercial and Maritime Law;
  • 2007: University of Salerno Degree in Law (J.D.)
  • 2005 – 2006: University of Valencia (Spain)

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  • 2009: Ship to Shore “An overview of the changes introduced by the Institute Cargo Clauses”

Employment Record Open

  • 2009 – present: Watson Farley & Williams, Rome office
  • 2009: The Standard Steamship Owners’ Protection & Indemnity Association (Bermuda) Ltd., London
  • 2009: Reed Smith, London
  • 2008: Mordiglia Law Firm, Genoa

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