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Cecilia Buresti


Cecilia Buresti


T:+39 02 8635 941

F:+39 02 8635 94 44

Cecilia Buresti is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer based in Milan where she is Head of the Italian dispute resolution and litigation team.

Cecilia joined us from a leading international legal practice in 2000. She focuses on disputes relating to insurance and reinsurance matters and financial services and products. She also has experience in the area of real estate dispute resolution and medical malpractice issues.

Cecilia read law at the Università di Bologna and qualified as an Italian avvocato in 1992. She is admitted to appear before Italy’s highest court, the Corte di Cassazione. She also studied international and comparative law at the University of Dallas Southwestern Legal Foundation in the United States.

She is a native Italian speaker and she is fluent in English.

Chambers Europe 2015
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  • Admissions
    Avvocato, qualified in Italy
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • Chambers Europe 2015
      “Cecilia Buresti is considered by market observers to be a strong lawyer in litigation matters.”
    • Chambers Europe 2014 - Insurance
      “Cecilia Buresti is one of the market's most renowned litigators. One client reports: ‘She is proactive and tough without being aggressive. She has an impressive market standing and is very charismatic’”.
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2014 - Restructuring and insolvency
      “Cecilia Buresti is ‘proactive, and an excellent negotiator’”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2013 - Restructuring and insolvency
      ‘Cecilia Buresti is “a skilled professional and tough negotiator”.’
    • PLC Which lawyer? 2012 and 2011 - Insurance
      ‘Cecilia Buresti is “endorsed - recommended”.’
  • Memberships and activities

    Cecilia often participates as a speaker at conferences and seminars on legal topics and is the author of numerous legal publications.