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Christian Di Mauro

Partner Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


Italian, French, English

Di Mauro Christian

Christian Di Mauro
Di Mauro Christian
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He is technically well organised and he knows the subject well

Chambers Europe, Italy, Dispute Resolution 2023

As critical litigations arise, clients turn to Christian Di Mauro for his practical and holistic advice. Christian is an outstanding litigation lawyer – head of the Italian litigation practice and leader of the Italian Life Sciences Group - with a strong focus on product compliance, product liability and general commercial disputes. 

He works alongside international and Italian clients on product crisis arising out of safety and quality issues, defending product liability claims, liaising with market surveillance authorities, and handling product related regulatory and criminal investigations. 

He has successfully defended clients in mass torts pre-contentious and court claims, as well as in class actions brought by consumers' associations for alleged violation of consumers' laws. Additionally,  Christian navigates clients in assessing legal risks, developing liability mitigation strategies and effectively managing mass litigation. 

The depth of Christian's experience, which spans more than 20 years, includes advising on matters involving pharmaceuticals, vaccines, medical devices, New Tech products, automotive, industrial equipment, chemicals, and electronic products. 

Christian is a qualified French lawyer and he regularly receives recognitions from the main national and international legal directories as a notable practitioner in Italy in the areas of product liability and life sciences. 





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He is technically well organised and he knows the subject well

Chambers Europe, Italy, Dispute Resolution 2023

Representative experience

Assistance to a US multinational company on a court claim in relation to a fire occurred at the Italian premises of a multinational electronics corporation caused by failures of the fire alarm system.

Assistance to a multinational pharma company on tens product liability claims brought by individuals for alleged health damages by drug voluntarily withdrawn from the market.


Assistance to the financial company of a leading multinational automotive group in one of the first and most relevant follow on class action brought by an Italian consumer association.

Assistance to a manufacturer of orthopedic products and devices on pre-contentious and contentious claims for alleged defects in prosthesis manufactured and distributed.

Assistance to a contracting and engineering corporation on a complex and multiple commercial litigation against one of its major clients for alleged malfunctioning of a Flue Gas Treatment implant.  

Assistance a leading pharma group on a number of pre-action and court claims brought by patients for damages suffered as a result of serious side effects following the treatment in clinical trials.

Assistance to a pharma company on a number of product liability court claims related to alleged wrongful death or health injuries allegedly due to treatments during trials.


  • Masters in French Business Law, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 2013
  • Summer Course on Private International Law, The Hague Academy, 2002
  • Master on International Law, University of Milan and Geneva, 2001
  • Law Degree, University of Catania, 2000


Band 6 in Dispute Resolution

Chambers Europe Dispute Resolution

National Leader in Life Sciences

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Leading Individual in Healthcare and Life Sciences