Francesco Cavaliere graduated in Law with first class honours from the University of Rome La Sapienza in 1994 and in 1999 obtained a post-graduate diploma in International Trade Law from the University Institute of European Studies in Turin, Italy.
In addition to Italy he was also educated in the US (Boston University) and England (London School of Economics and Political Science and The College of Law).
Francesco was admitted in Italy as an Avvocato in 1998. He also admitted to practise with full right of audience before the Italian Supreme Court of Cassazione and the other Italian superior jurisdictions.
In 1999 – 2000 Francesco joined as a visiting lawyer the London office of the international law firm Coudert Brothers, assisting the resident lawyers with legal matters relating to Italy and Italian Law.
He is currently a partner with Cavaliere & Cavaliere where he is head of the international legal department.
In addition to Italy (Avvocato), Francesco was also admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2001, although he currently practices in Italy in his sole capacity as an Italian Avvocato.
Francesco’s practice is focused on civil and commercial litigation, including appellate and superior jurisdictions such as the Italian Supreme Court of Cassazione, where he appears on regular basis.
He has wide experience in enforcement of foreign judgments and awards in Italy, service of foreign process as well as collection of evidence under letters rogatory, to be used in legal proceedings abroad.
Francesco has also a strong interest in advising foreign private clients in relation to family law and divorce, acquisition of properties, estate and tax planning and nationality law.
He has successfully represented various foreign individuals of Italian ancestry in court cases aimed to re-establish their Italian citizenship by descent, particularly in relation to the US, Brazil, Argentina and other Italian immigration countries.
Francesco is a member of the Bar Association of Rome and The Law Society of England and Wales. He is also a member of the International Bar Association and the Commercial Law League of America.
Francesco speaks fluently Italian and English.