Massimo is name partner of ArbLit and the Italian member of the ICC Court of Arbitration, as well as full professor of International Law at the University “Aldo Moro” of Bari. He has joined Arblit in October 2014, after having been for 13 years a partner of Freshfields, where he practiced in the International Arbitration and in the Corporate groups. He started his professional practice in 1986 at the Legal Department of ENI, where he gained experience in the energy sector. In 1990 he joined as an associate Chiomenti Studio Legale, where he was made a partner in 1996. He has been invited by The Hague Academy of International Law to give a course in its 2022 Winter session. Throughout his academic career Massimo also taught Private International Law, International Economic Law, EU Law and European Commercial Law. Massimo is the author of the first treatise on international arbitration in Italy ever published in English. He is also the co-editor of the Commentario breve al diritto dell’arbitrato, a book widely used by Italian arbitration practitioners, which has now come to its 2nd edition.