Ottavia mainly handles insurance cases, with specific reference to medical malpractice and professional liability, cooperating with major Italian TPA and loss adjusters for the Lloyd’s Market. In medical malpractice cases she represents both insurers and insured in court matters, and liaises with Italian loss adjusters and their in-house lawyers in advising, examining and handling cases and assisting in estimating reserves. She is also a consultant to several self-insuring Italian hospitals.
Ottavia works with many public authority and government agencies, handling cases concerning their liabilities.
She is fluent in English and Spanish.
Ottavia started her collaboration with the Italian law firm Batini & Associati, later renamed Batini Traverso & Associati in 2007. She is now a Partner in the firm.
Academic background and memberships:
Degree in law from the University “La Sapienza” of Pisa in 2006 with a final thesis on criminal procedure entitled “Right to Silence in the English Criminal Procedure – Assessment of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994”.
In a one year university exchange programme in Spain, Ottavia was an assistant solicitor with the Barcelona law firm of Delas Prat, and she trained from 2006 to 2008 at a law firm in Pisa, specialising in civil and employment law.
Ottavia has been in-house counsel for a major Lloyd’s adjuster since 2007 and a member of the Pisa Bar Association from 2010.
Ottavia has attended the key courses relating to medical malpractice liability, especially those organized by the lider-lab superior school of Sant’Anna, a market leader on the subject.