Cecilia Buresti is a dispute resolution and litigation lawyer based in Milan. She qualified as an Italian avvocato in 1992 and she is admitted to appear before Italy's highest court, the Corte di Cassazione. She is a native Italian speaker and she is fluent in English.
Cecilia joined our practice in Milan in 2000 from a leading international law firm. She became a partner in 2009 and was named leader of our Italian dispute resolution team in 2015.
Cecilia assists and represents clients active in several industries, including insurance, manufacturing, real estate, energy and transport (including aviation). Her experience covers a wide range of civil and commercial pre-contentious and contentious matters, such as disputes relating to the manufacture and sale of allegedly defective products (and related recall campaigns), environmental contamination, workplace safety, insolvency, the issuance of derivatives and other financial instruments, the delivery of financial advisory services, and the alleged, breach of professional duties by directors, officers and auditors.
Ceclia also specializes in insurance claim disputes and in the past decade has advised clients on numerous high profile cases, some of which were mentioned in the national and international press.
Cecilia regularly participates as a speaker on legal topics at conferences and seminars and organises in-house training workshops for the legal teams of key clients. She regularly holds seminars on defective product liability organized by professional associations. She was recently invited as a guest speaker at a seminar related to the new Data Protection Regulation and the impact of the new EU Cyber Regulation on the Italian insurance market.
Cecilia has been endorsed/recommended by numerous legal directories, including Legal500 and Chambers.