Giorgio Grasso



Giorgio is also a name Partner in BTG Legal. He focuses on insurance (life and non-life products as well) and reinsurance disputes, also specialising in the Financial Lines, Casualty and Property sectors, with broad experience of insurance as regards cyber risk and data protection. He is the Leader of the SIG Cyber of Global Insurance Law Connect.

He is qualified to appear before the Italian Supreme Court.

He is very experienced in arbitration, both domestic and international, including ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL and ICSID and in international ADR procedures.

He speaks English and French.

Professional experience:

Prior to joining the firm, he worked in the Dispute Resolution groups at several major international law firms, and has been a visiting lawyer at a Magic Circle law firm.

Giorgio is often invited as a speaker on insurance matters, and regularly writes for specialised insurance reviews.

He has extensive experience in relation to: policy wording (motor insurance, financial lines, consumer lines, cyber risk), reinsurance agreements, distribution schemes (including distance and digital marketing), international programs, authorization procedures, litigation, inspection and enforcement procedures, anti-money laundering, internal policies (product governance, remuneration, conflicts of interest) and privacy.

Academic background and memberships:

Giorgio graduated cum laude from Federico II Naples University of Law in 1998 and was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2003.

He gained a PhD in Domestic and International Arbitration Law and studied international arbitration law at King’s College, London.

He has lectured in civil procedure and also insurance law at Federico II Naples University of Law.

Giorgio is member of the International Association of Insurance Law, the LCIA Young International Arbitration Group and the ICC Young Arbitration Forum. He is an accredited mediator of the Rome Chamber of Commerce, the Italian-German Chamber of Commerce and the Italian Banking and Financial Mediation Organization. He is frequently invited as a speaker at formal events and other meetings  concerning insurance, civil procedure and ADR.


  • Broken class – Class Action in Italy”, The Lawyer, April, 2008;
  • New rules on civil mediation in Italy”, The International Mediation Institute website, August, 2010 ;
  • The Recent Legislation on Civil Mediation in Italy”, Juriste International, September, 2010 page no. 65-66;
  • La sottoscrizione della claims made”, May 2015 no. 717, Insurance Daily;
  • Più chiarezza sulla mancata denuncia di sinistro e conseguente decadenza”, May 2015 no. 729, Insurance Daily;
  • Quale natura per le polizze unit-index linked?”, June 2015, Insurance Review;
  • La clausola di delimitazione del rischio”, June 2015 no. 739, Insurance Daily;
  • L’aggravamento del rischio: tutele per le compagnie assicurative”, July 2015 no. 752, Insurance Daily;
  • Il caso del questionario sanitario”, July 2015 no. 759, Insurance Daily;
  • Fatto accidentale, eliminare le ambiguità”, July 2015 no. 767, Insurance Daily;
  • Quando la clausola è opprimente”, 10 September 2015 no. 771, Insurance Daily;
  • Quando il prestito è estinto in anticipo”, September 2015 no. 782, Insurance Daily;
  • Obblighi di informativa: il modello unitario conviene”, October 2015 no. 793, Insurance Daily;
  • Se non c’è accordo, c’è il collegio arbitrale”, October 2015 no. 805, Insurance Daily;
  • Avvisare è meglio che curare”, November 2015 no. 812, Insurance Daily;
  • In caso di continuous cover”, November 2015 no. 822, Insurance Daily;
  • D&O: occhio alle coperture”, December 2015 no. 831, Insurance Daily;
  • Delimitare il rischio si può”, January 2016 no. 849, Insurance Daily;
  • Ogni continuous cover ha il suo limite”, February 2016 no. 865, Insurance Daily;
  • La clausola, se non è chiara, può essere abusiva”, February 2016 no. 874, Insurance Daily;
  • D&O: come prolungare la garanzia”, March 2016 no. 890, Insurance Daily;
  • Nuovo intervento della Cassazione sulla chiarezza e comprensibilità delle clausole del contratto assicurativo”, April 2016,;
  • Le discipline applicabili alle polizze fideiussorie”, April 2016 no. 913, Insurance Daily;
  • Una tutela per il terzo finanziatore”, May 2016 no. 935, Insurance Daily;
  • Se l’incidente dipende dal contraente”, June 2016 no. 958, Insurance Daily;
  • I costi dell’ambiguità”, July 2016, Insurance Review;
  • Quando i rischi sono diversi”, September 2016 no. 990, Insurance Daily;
  • I rischi derivanti dalle clausole di responsabilità solidale”, October 2016 no. 1010, Insurance Daily.
  • Italy : the insurance clauses must be clear and intelligible. The Italian Supreme Court may reinterpret the wording”, September 2016, no. 1, Rivista del diritto del mercato assicurativo e finanziario, page 185-206;
  • Quando è il tempo di disdire”, December 2016 no. 1045, Insurance Daily;
  • La clausola d’anticipo dell’indennizzo”, May 2017 no. 1124, Insurance Daily
  • Attenzione alle clausole a secondo rischio”, June 2017 no. 1151, Insurance Daily;
  • Attenzione alle clausole di conciliazione paritetica”, October 2017 no. 1210, Insurance Daily;
  • Una questione sulla clausola di regolazione del premio”, January 2018 no. 1262, Insurance Daily;
  • Claims made clauses in the Italian legal system: the insurance sector never-ending story”; May 2018, Marine Aviation & Transport Insurance Review;
  • Clausole valide anche se sottoscritte “ad occhi chiusi”?”, May 2018, no. 1342, Insurance Daily;
  • Danno punitivo: i riflessi per le coperture assicurative”, November 2018, no. 1442, Insurance Daily;
  • Danno punitivo i riflessi per le coperture assicurative”; January 2019, M.A.T. Insurance Review;
  • “Class actions changes in Italy create new risks for insurers”, May 2019, Insurance Day;
  • Cosa cambia con la nuova class action”, May 2019, no. 1545, Insurance Daily;
  • Compagnie attenzione alle parole”, September 2019, no. 1610, Insurance Daily;
  • La responsabilità in caso di comunicazione tardiva”, November 2019, no. 1636, Insurance Daily;
  • Quando coprire le spese legali”, March 2020, no. 1710, Insurance Daily.

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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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