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Christian Di Mauro


Christian Di Mauro

Qualified to practice both in Italy and France, Christian works on helping international and Italian clients defending product liability claims, dealing with commercial disputes arising out of product safety and product quality issues, handling international product safety and compliance issues, conducting risk assessments, liaising with market surveillance authorities, and handling product related regulatory and criminal investigations. 

Christian's experience spans over 14 years and involves products including pharmaceuticals, vaccines, medical devices, electrical and electronic products, motor vehicles, machinery and cosmetics. Whether it is a product related litigation, including domestic and cross border commercial litigation, or a product safety and compliance issue, Christian helps clients in identifying the best strategies to manage and reduce the risk. 

Thanks to the work done for life sciences companies over the last decade and to his in-depth knowledge of the industry, Christian 'is noted for his experience in the area of life sciences' and has assisted life sciences clients also in respect of compliance and anti-corruption law, white collar crimes and investigations. 

As a qualified French lawyer, Christian leverages his knowledge of the French legal system and culture to help French clients with operations in Italy and vice versa. Christian is member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC).

'Qualified to practise in both France and Italy, Milan-based Christian Di Mauro assists clients with cross-border contentious matters. He is noted for his expertise in the area of life sciences'.

Chambers Global 2015

Representative Experience

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pharma company on tens product liability claims brought by individuals for alleged health damages by drug voluntarily withdrawn from the market.

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

Assisting 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.

Defending the Italian subsidiary of one of the leading medical devices companies against claims for damages allegedly caused by contaminated contact lenses.

Defending a designer and manufacturer of automotive safety components and systems, in several court claims over alleged defective air bags and safety belts.

Assisting a multinational technology company in investigations carried out by Italian authorities in relation to the malfunctioning of a personal protection equipment.

Assisting a multinational electronic and technology company on preliminary criminal investigations related to the offence of marketing of dangerous products.

Education and admissions


  • Masters in French Business Law, University Paris 1 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


Leading Individual by the Who's Who Legal

Product Liability Defence


Christian Di Mauro is recommended as a ‘Product liability expert’

Legal 500


Christian Di Mauro is singled out for his non-aggressive stance in pleadings and his approachable nature. Qualified in France, he handles bilateral operations between the two jurisdictions and heads the firm's French desk.

Chambers Global


Christian Di Mauro 'is always on the top of things'


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