Luca Valerio Fenati


Valerio specialises in maritime law as regards the arrest of ships, liens, cargo claims, judicial surveys, litigation and otherwise involving disputes under charterparties and bills of lading, marine insurance and cargo damage and shortage claims, also developing technical and on-board experience by continuous cooperation and linkage with maritime surveyors, which he uses in better protecting his clients’ interests.

He also manages claims in general commercial and corporate law, mainly arising from international trading and transactions. He has been a litigation lawyer from the very beginning of his career, with a mastery of procedure and a robust casehandling style.

Valerio is also skilled in medical malpractice claims.

He has written several opinions and reviews for the main P&I Clubs, as well as international clients in the UK, Japan, China and the Russian Federation, and has attended various meetings and updating courses provided by many Clubs, international law firms and insurance companies.

Valerio is fluent in English.


Professional experience:

After cooperating with some major Italian law firms Valerio became a partner in Batini Traverso & Associati in 2010. He runs the Ravenna office, as resident partner, but also attends the firm’s offices in Genoa, Livorno and Milan.


Academic background and memberships:

Valerio graduated from the University of Bologna in October 2000 with an honours degree in law and a commercial law thesis on “Joint Ventures and R.A.T.I. – a temporary grouping of enterprises”. He then spent a year at the Enrico Redenti Institute in Bologna, a high-level school which is part of the same University, in order to specialise in the legal profession, and research and study together with the professors and other academics, in the role of assistant in maritime, international and commercial matters.

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Siamo orgogliosi di annunciare che recentemente lo Studio Legale Batini Traverso Grasso & Associati ha ottenuto il prestigioso riconoscimento della certificazione di qualità UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 (ISO 9001:2015) : Ceritifcato # : 210263-2016-AQ-ITA-ACCREDIA.

La Certificazione è stata rilasciata dall’ente DNV per la fornitura di assistenza legale e servizi legali, tanto in sede giudiziale che stragiudiziale, nei campi del diritto assicurativo, contrattualistica, diritto marittimo e della navigazione aerea, diritto dei trasporti nazionale ed internazionale, diritto civile, responsabilità professionale, responsabilità medica, responsabilità da prodotto, responsabilità enti pubblici, responsabilità per inquinamento, responsabilità per rischio cyber, tanto sotto il profilo nazionale che internazionale.

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We are proud to announce that Batini Traverso Grasso & Associati has been found to conform the management system standard UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 (ISO 9001:2015) : Certificate # : 210263-2016-AQ-ITA-ACCREDIA.

Certification was issued by DNV.GL for Provision of legal assistance and legal advice services, both in and out of court, in the fields of insurance, contracting, commercial, maritime and air navigation law, national and international transportation, civil, professional, medical and product liability, public bodies, revenue, environmental liability, cyber risks, both nationally and internationally.

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We are proud to be among the founding members of The Global Insurance Law Connect network (GILC). This is the result of a pool of independent law firms, among the major insurance specialist worldwide, which includes United Kingdom, United States, France and a pipeline of other European, South America and Far East insurance firms. The network is headquartered in London and embraces a number of key insurance jurisdictions around the globe. GIL organizes periodical events, workshops and seminars round the globe in the different areas of specialization and in conjunction with the local insurance industry and major brokers and often serves large international insurance programs for major international corporate accounts.

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