Alessandro Borrello

Alessandro Borrello

Senior Associate

Email alessandro.borrello@​

Phone +39 02 720 2521

Fax +39 02 72025252

LanguagesEnglish, Italian

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Praised by clients for his clear advice, efficiency and high-speed, Alessandro Borrello is a senior associate in the Italian Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations group in Italy. His practice is mainly focused on domestic and cross-border contentious work and internal investigations, across various industry sectors.

Alessandro assists clients in a wide range of complex commercial disputes, spanning from product liability cases to contractual claims and private estates litigation. Over the years, he has gained a robust experience as litigator, successfully representing clients in court proceedings on various levels and in arbitration cases. He is also a skilled negotiator, particularly talented for resolving and settling multi-party claims.

Being a key member of the Investigations, White Collar & Fraud group in Italy, Alessandro regularly works as project manager in the context of internal investigations and provides targeted advice to clients on compliance measures and risk mitigation solutions.

Also thanks to his overseas educational experiences, Alessandro has an international mind-set that allows him to think outside the box and adopt successful and original practices in the client's best interest.

Awards and recognitions


Dispute Resolution (Italy)
Chambers Global


Dispute Resolution (Italy)
Chambers Europe

Education and admissions


Law Degree, Bocconi University, 2011

Exchange Program, The University of Texas at Austin, School of Law, 2010

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Assisting clients in diversified sectors (fashion; automotive; electric and electronic appliances, IT, mobile phones) in contractual disputes relevant to distribution, supply and agency agreements.


Assisting a leading global manufacturer of safety components in defending against claims for damages allegedly due to defects in air-bag systems and safety belts.

Assistance to the Indian Government in the enforcement of bank guarantees for over €300m issued in the context of a contract for the supply of helicopters.

Assisting an IT multinational with internal investigations in connection with pending criminal investigations conducted by the Italian authorities on charges of false invoicing and, possibly, bribe.

Defending a University in a landmark litigation over ownership of an estate in Italy, over US$800m worth, bequeathed to our client.

Assisting a multinational engineering company with internal investigations related to potential misconducts perpetrated by one of its subsidiaries' managing director.

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