Using her previous professional experience in the field of marine insurance and personal injury (crew) claims, in 2002 Silvia started to work and cooperate with major Italian TPA and loss adjusters for the Lloyd’s Market, and for many Italian and international insurance companies in the field of civil professional liability, with specific reference to medical malpractice, and handling insurers’ cases all over Italy. Silvia provides external legal consultancy for the handling and loss adjustment of medical malpractice claims for various private and public Italian hospitals.
With experience also in insolvency law, Silvia has been often appointed by the Livorno Court to examine and oversee such procedures. She also works with many public authority and government agencies, handling cases concerning their liability as well as assisting them in resolving complex issues concerning D&O cover.
Silvia is fluent in English.
Silvia has been a Partner in the Italian law firm Batini & Associati, later renamed Batini Traverso & Associati (now Batini Traverso Grasso & Associati – BTG Legal), since 1998.
Academic background and memberships:
Member of the Genoa Bar Association since October 26, 1989.
Member of the Livorno Bar Association since March 19, 1998.
Silvia is admitted as advocate to the Italian Supreme Court.
Graduated at the University of Genoa in 1984/85 (110/110 with honours).
Winner of the Princivalle award by the Genoa Bar following best admission examination at the Bar exam, taken at the Genoa Court of Appeals in 1989.
Since 2007 Silvia has been a regular lecturer for postgraduate professional development courses with regard to civil professional liability for different bodies.
On September 2010, she obtained the title of Mediator in corporate law for civil and commercial settlements, according to new Italian legislation (d.leg. 4 marzo 2010, no. 28).