Michele Autuori is a PARTNER in the Asset Finance Group.

Michele specialises in loan agreements, security packages, restructuring and insolvency, leasing transactions of yachts and 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, arrests of vessels and enforcement of securities.

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.

In addition to Italian, Michele speaks French and English fluently.

Michele is ranked as a “Star Associate” in Chambers & Partners (Shipping Finance) and as a “Rising Star” in IFLR (Banking & Finance, Insolvency & Restructuring).

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Education

  1. 2008 – 2009: Swansea University (Wales-UK) LL.M. International Commercial and Maritime Law;
  2. 2007: University of Salerno Degree in Law (J.D.)
  3. 2005 – 2006: University of Valencia (Spain)

Michele Autuori è partner presso la sede di Roma di Watson Farley & Williams, Dipartimento di Asset Finance.

Specializzato in contratti di finanziamento navale, security package, ristrutturazioni, procedure concorsuali, operazioni di leasing in ambito yachting e compravendite di navi, ha maturato una consolidata esperienza anche nella gestione di controversie relative a qualsiasi tipo di charterparty, polizze di carico, controversie in materia assicurativa, sequestro di navi ed escussione di garanzie.

Laureatosi in Giurisprudenza cum laude presso l’Università di Salerno, Michele ha conseguito un LL.M. in diritto commerciale internazionale e marittimo presso l’Università del Galles, dove è stato insignito del Premio IISTL (Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law) per la miglior tesi dell’Anno Accademico 2008-09.

Nel 2019 Michele è stato segnalato come “Star Associate” in Chambers & Partners (Shipping Finance) e come “Rising Star” in IFLR (Banking & Finance, Insolvency & Restructuring).

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Formazione

  1. 2008 – 2009: Swansea University (Wales-UK)LL.M. International Commercial and Maritime Law
  2. 2007: Università di Salerno: Laurea in Legge
  3. 2005 – 2006: University of Valencia (Spain)