Gabriella Scionti

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Rome  -  T +39 06 4559 5052   F +39 06 4559 5064
Milan - T
+39 02 9285 4159

PRACTICE AREAS
Italian and European competition law
Mergers
Cartels
Vertical and horizontal agreements
Abuses of dominant position
Antitrust compliance programmes
Consumer protection

Proceedings
Italian Competition Authority
European Commission
EU and domestic courts (administrative and civil)

 PROFILE

Ms Gabriella Scionti is mentioned as being one of the leading lawyers in the “Competition/European Law (Italy)” area, with her clients describing her as “quick, assured and business-minded” (Chambers 2014). She is highly experienced in Italian and European competition law matters, regularly representing Italian and foreign undertakings before the Italian Competition Authority and the European Commission. Her specialist knowledge of competition law and commercial practices offers clients a valuable tool, including when drafting and implementing antitrust compliance programmes. Ms Scionti’s varied professional experience has enabled her to develop extensive knowledge of many sectors, including the production and distribution of automotive and jet fuels, chemicals, maritime transport and agency services, aerospace, luxury goods distribution, the production and distribution of beverages, and organised large-scale retail.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Ms Gabriella Scionti began working at the Milan office of Allen &Overy LLP law firm in 1999, later moving to their Rome office within the International Antitrust Group. She was seconded for six months in 2005 to Sibeg S.r.l., one of the Italian independent Coca-Cola bottlers, where she provided legal counsel in matters of competition law, commercial law and civil contract law. She left Allen &Overy in 2009 to launch her own law firm in Rome and has since been advising clients on Italian and European competition law. In recent years, Ms Scionti has also provided her antitrust counselling services on a non-exclusive basis to various law firms based in Rome and Milan.

BAR ADMISSION
Member of the Italian bar association since 2001

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
Lecturer at the Pontifical Urbaniana University of Rome, for the course “I rapporti tra Internet e il Diritto Internazionale”, on the topic of online sources of European and international law.
Lecturer at the University of Verona, for the Master’s Degree in Advanced International Legal Studies, on the topic “I rapporti tra diritto internazionale pattizio e diritto interno: il problema del coordinamento tra le convenzioni internazionali in vigore per l’Italia e le nostre norme di diritto internazionale privato” (the problem of coordination between international conventions and Italian private international law rules)
Contribution to the research project “International and community law aspects in matters of bio-technologies” for the Law Studies Department at the University of Verona, under the direction of Prof. Nerina Boschiero

PUBLICATIONS
Author of the work “La protezione delle invenzioni biotecnologiche nella normativa comunitaria e internazionale. Problemi di coordinamento e rapporti tra disciplina brevettuale e regime varietale”, in “Bioetica e Biotecnologie nel diritto internazionale e comunitario (Questioni generali e tutela della proprietà intellettuale)”, on the topic of biotechnologies in European and international law, edited by Nerina Boschiero, Turin, 2006
Co-author of the article “Patrimoni dedicati e azioni correlate: “cellule” fuori controllo?”, on the topic of the antitrust law aspects inherent to the introduction of allocated assets and tracking shares in the Italian civil code, in Le Società, No. 10/2003

EDUCATION
Law degree from the University of Catania (1997)
LL.M. (Master of Laws) from the London School of Economics and Political Science – University of London (1998)

LANGUAGES
Italian: mother tongue
English: fluent
French: fluent
Spanish: good

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