Ottavia Pizzo


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.


Professional experience:

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.

BTG Legal è parte dell’esclusivo network internazionale Global Insurance Law Connect GILC, con uffici in quattro continenti, capace di garantire anche ai Clienti più esigenti, un’assistenza di alta qualità nelle principali giurisdizioni e in caso di operazioni cross border.

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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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