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Francesco Dialti

Lawyer LL.M.
Place of birth
Cavalese (TN)
Practice areas
Banking & Finance
Capital markets and Regulatory
Corporate, M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital
Shipping & Cruising
Admission to practice
Admitted to practice in 2005

J.D. University of Florence


Before joining CBA in May 2017 as Partner, Francesco developed his professional experience working for leading Italian and international law firms, initially as Associate, and from 2014 as Partner in the Milan office of an international law firm (Watson Farley & Williams).
He mainly advises domestic and international banks on banking law, asset finance and structured finance. His experience also includes advising financial institutions, corporates and investors on real estate finance, project finance, asset finance (with a special focus on transactions made in the field of port sector and shipping, also for M&A issues), and structured finance

Specialization courses
  • Post graduate diploma in Islamic Banking and Insurance at Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance in London (2005)
  • LL.M. (Finance) at the Institute of Law and Finance in Frankfurt (Germany) in 2003/2004
  • Training in German Law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Muenchen (Germany)
Commitments and activities
  • He regularly lectures on banking and finance matters in Masters and postgraduate courses
  • He is a fellow member of the International Bar Association (IBA), and chair of the Knowledge Management and IT Subcommittee
  • He is a member of Istituto Italiano di Valutazione Immobiliare (ISIVI)
  • at the Italy Client Choice Awards in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019 and 2020, he was awarded prizes in the Banking category
  • in 2017 and 2018, Chambers and Partners Europe also quoted Francesco Dialti as “Up and Coming” lawyer
  • In IFLR 2017, he was quoted as a “Leading Lawyer” in the categories of Banking and Transport on Asset Finance, Banking and Project Finance

He is author of several publications in the field of bankruptcy and financial law, published on domestic and foreign magazines

Published technical contributions and books

2019 Technical Contributions News: Banking & Finance