Dr. Matteo Vaccaro-Incisa is of counsel in the international arbitration area of Carnelutti Law Firm. He is a dual-qualified attorney-at-law (Spain, Italy), indicated on the list of arbitrators with the London Court of Arbitration and the Belgrade Arbitration Center.
Matteo has served as an arbitrator in commercial disputes and, as counsel and expert, participated in several international arbitration proceedings under different sets of rules (ICC, UNCITRAL, ICSID), including investment cases in connection with complex questions of jurisdiction, comparative law, and States’ treaty practice.
His services, including transnational contract negotiation, are requested by leading players in different areas of business, such as trading of raw materials, international quality marks and accreditation processes, crypto-assets, and world-record engineering projects.
Notably, to the practice of law Matteo combines a distinguished academic profile. He has been a Jean Monnet Senior Fellow at the European University Institute (2019-2020), Professeur-Chercheur at IESEG School of Management (2016-2019), Permanent Visiting Professor at the Catholic University of Lille (2010-2016), and Marie-Curie Research & Teaching Fellow at Bocconi University (2012-2015). Member of various international legal associations (such as ILA, ESIL, IBA, SIEL) and regularly invited to speak at academic events, he has been visiting scholar in prestigious Universities such as Durham (2019), Sydney (2018), Hong Kong (2017), Melbourne (2016), Buenos Aires (2015), and Belgrade (2014). Matteo authored several academic publications delving on issues of international economic law, public international law, and international dispute settlement, including a recent monograph on China’s treaty policy & practice in international investment law & arbitration.
Ph.D. magna cum laude in International Law (Geneva & Bocconi, 2014), LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS, 2009), and M.Sc. in Law (Bocconi, 2007), Matteo has full professional command of English, Spanish, and French in addition to native Italian; he also speaks conversational Serbo-Croatian and has a basic knowledge of Greek and Russian.