Matteo Vaccaro-Incisa is of counsel to Carnelutti Law Firm, specializing in international dispute settlement (in particular, arbitration) and transnational contract negotiation, with a focus on international business and investment matters (as an arbitrator, counsel, and expert).
He is a dual-qualified attorney-at-law (Spain, Italy), and his services are requested by leading players in different areas of business, including trading of raw-materials, accreditation of higher education titles, crypto-assets, and world-record engineering projects.
As counsel and expert, he has participated in several high-profile international arbitration proceedings (ICC, UNCITRAL, ICSID), including investment cases in connection with complex questions of jurisdiction, comparative law, and States’ treaty practice.
Indicated since 2015 in the list of foreign arbitrators at the Belgrade Arbitration Center, he has served also as sole arbitrator in commercial disputes.
Notably, to the practice of law Matteo combines a distinguished academic profile. For instance, i) he has held prestigious research and teaching appointments at Bocconi University (2012-2015), the Catholic University of Lille (2010-2016), IESEG School of Management (2016-2019), and the European University Institute (2019-2020); ii) he has been invited as visiting scholar in prestigious Universities, such as Durham, Sydney, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Buenos Aires, and Belgrade; iii) he has authored several articles, and a monograph, on international economic law, public international law, and international dispute settlement, as well as on European and Italian law & politics; and iv) he has been invited to speak at high-profile events, such as the opening session of the European Society of International Law (2015), or the biennial event of the International Law Association (2018).
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, Russian, and German.