Valerio Natale | Rome | Hogan Lovells

Valerio Natale

Senior Associate Global Regulatory

Natale Valerio

Valerio Natale
Natale Valerio
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Valerio is a senior associate in the Commercial and Technology, Media & Telecommunication team in the Hogan Lovells Rome office. He has gained a deep knowledge of the TMT sector in assisting online and tech operators in Italy and EU on  a broad range of challenges. His experience includes commercial negotiations, sharing economy, privacy, e-commerce, internet service providers' liability, consumer protection and driver-less cars regulation.

When it comes to new technologies Valerio is always ahead of the game and clients can count on his knowledge of the sector, innovative thinking as well as deep understanding of the law.

As of 2022 Valerio is a PhD candidate in Public Law at the University of Roma Tre, where he graduated in Law in 2015. During his studies, he spent 6 months at the European Parliament in Brussels and 6 months at the University of Malta, as part of an international student exchange program. Thanks to these international experiences, Valerio is fluent in Italian and English.

Representative experience

Assistance to sharing-economy players, including Airbnb, in relation to a variety of legal issues posed by the new approach.

Assistance to Uber in relation to its businesses in Italy, including regulatory, commercial and litigation matters and contractual negotiations that brought to the Uber-ItTaxi deal

Assistance to Google in relation to non-contentious matters, including data protection and regulatory issues such as the driverless cars regulation

Assistance to a number of Internet Service Providers in relation to their liability regime in Italy.


  • Law Degree, Roma Tre University, 2015
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Italy