University of Rome (Law Degree)
University of Pisa-S.Anna School of Advanced Studies (PhD)
Member of the Rome Bar
Admitted to appear before the Italian Supreme Court
Italian (native speaker)
Co-Head of the Environmental Department
Telephone: +39 06 695161
Fax: +39 06 6793236
Francesco Bruno has been a partner of Pavia e Ansaldo since 2014 and is working in the firm’s Rome and Milan offices.
Within the area of environmental law, Francesco advises multinational corporations, public bodies and leading Italian companies on a variety of issues relating to criminal law (damage to the environment; offences threatening the health and safety of citizens and workers), administrative law (penalties, authorizations procedures, relations with the public administration and appeals) and civil law (bringing and resisting actions concerning compensation for environmental damage, contractual liability and actions in tort), both representing the client before the courts and advising the client throughout the life of the company.
Francesco has built up extensive expertise in the area of food and beverage law, and advises on the entire production process, with particular emphasis on marketing of food products, customer relations and on all aspects relating to health and safety, from the various perspectives of administrative, civil and criminal law liability.
He is an Associate Professor at the University of Molise, at the University Biomedical Campus and the University La Sapienza in Rome, where he teaches environmental law, food and beverage law and safety law. He has been Visiting at the Columbia Law School in New York (Center of Climate Change Law) in 2012, Visiting Faculty at the UCLA School of Law (LA) in 2013 and 2014 and Visiting Researcher at FIU in 2015.
Francesco is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), of AIDA (Italian food law association), as well as secretary of the university association “Club giuristi dell’ambiente” (environmental lawyers club).
He is the author of almost a hundred publications and has been speaker at several conferences, both national and international.
12/06/2019 - Le prospettive dell’economia circolare in Italia
02/02/2018 - LexFest – kermesse nazionale dedicata alla giustizia e agli operatori del diritto e dell’informazione
31/01/2018 - Whistleblowing: opportunità e criticità per le imprese
23/01/2018 - Presentazione del nuovo libro di Francesco Bruno “Il diritto alimentare nel contesto globale: USA e UE a confronto”
10/03/2017 - LEXFEST - kermesse nazionale dedicata alla giustizia e agli operatori del diritto e dell’informazione
29/03/2019 - Il team ambientale di Pavia e Ansaldo nel dissequestro dello stabilimento industriale del gruppo Roullier
12/06/2018 - Pavia e Ansaldo for “Focus on Africa: food safety, environmental protection and sustainable development”
28/05/2018 - Pavia e Ansaldo bolsters its compliance department with new entry
31/01/2018 - Pavia e Ansaldo for “whistleblowing: opportunities and criticital points for companies”
23/01/2018 - Francesco Bruno presented his book “Food law in the global context: a comparison between the USA and the EU” at Palazzo Madama
30/12/2017 - Francesco Bruno e Antonio Gozzi, presidente di Federacciai, ospiti di Class Cnbc, commentano le ultime vicende su Ilva
10-13/03/2017 - PAVIA E ANSALDO AT LEXFEST 2017
27/10/2016 - Pavia e Ansaldo with Idea Capital for the acquisition of a majority stake in Tecnomeccanica
03-04/06/2016 - Judges’ Summit on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime, 3rd and 4th June 2016, Pontifical Academies of Science and Social Sciences
26/05/2014 - THREE NEW PARTNERS IN PAVIA e ANSALDO
17/04/2013 - Matteo Benozzo and Francesco Bruno join Pavia e Ansaldo