Who we are
The Law Firm Santonastaso-Bruno was founded by the Lawyer Giacomo Santonastaso in 1997.
In 2005 the Law Firm was enriched by the professional figure of the Lawyer Alice Marcella Bruno.
Civil lawyer registered in the Ordine degli Avvocati (Order of Lawyers) of Turin, specialized in Civil law, Commercial law, International commercial law and Corporate law, in particular in the contract management, in the assistance to enterprises both in judicial and extra judicial activities and in the legal aspects of business restructuring.
He also provides assistance in matters concerning compensation for damages, professional liability and family law. Since 1990 he practices as a lawyer, he cooperated with the Law Firm Bava-Losano in Turin.
In 1998 he founded his own firm in its present location.
The main activity in his firm concerns management of contracts and of all legal aspects in the field of civil law related to outdoor advertising and advertising installations, including receivables recovery, by following and taking care of disputes all over Italy.
Following the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, he provided assistance to thirty-five companies which had participated in the building of the Olympic sites, and defended their interests in legal proceedings which received extensive media coverage on a national level and on the main information media.
During 1999 he furthermore cooperated with the Sezione di Torino del Tribunale del Malato (Turin Section of the Tribunal for Patients’ Rights). Moreover he held the position of arbiter in several arbitration procedures throughout the national territory.
Università degli Studi di Torino, Facoltà di Giurisprudenza. (University of Turin, Faculty of Law). Law Degree in 1990 in Regional Law.
Alice Marcella Bruno
Civil lawyer registered in the Ordine degli Avvocati (Order of Lawyers) of Turin, specialized in Civil Law and Private International law, Commercial law and International Commercial law, compensation for damages, professional liability and family law.
Thanks to a decade of study and work experience in Europe (Switzerland, France and the European Communities) and in the United States, she was able to practice both in Italy and abroad.
She was furthermore appointed as arbiter in several arbitrations in Italy and in the United States.
Emory University School of Laws, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., L.L.M. Degree in 2002 (Specialization in International Commercial Law and International Transactions, Intellectual Property), Scholarship from the Emory School of Laws;
Università degli Studi di Torino, Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, (University of Turin, Faculty of Law) Turin, Italy, Law Degree in 2001 in European Communities law. Member of M.S.O.I. (Student Movement for the International Organization) and of Elsa (European Law Student Association);
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C., U.S.A., Summer Law Program, summer 2000 (International Telecommunication Policy and Regulation), Scholarship from Georgetown University;
Université de Lausanne, Ecole de Droit, Lausanne, Switzerland, Socrates-Erasmus Exchange program, Academic Year 1998-1999;
Universitè de Strasbourg, Ecole de Droit, Strasbourg, France, Diplòme de Droit Comparé (Premier Cycle), 1998, Scholarship from the Faculty of Law of Turin.
Decision n. 1070/16, Justice of the Peace, sec V, published on 29/3/16, consumer protection against a collection company;
Decision n. 4541/15, Civil Tribunal of Turin, sec. VII, pubblished on 20/1/16, family law, separation;
Provisional Decision r.g. 17766/15, Civil Tribunal of Turin, sec. I, published on 21/11/15, contracts;
Decision n° 1554/13, Civil Tribunal of Turin, sec. IV, published on 5/3/13, medical responsibility;
Decision n° 3320/13, Civil Tribunal of Turin, sec. VII, published on 6/5/13, family law, custody of minor;
Decision n° 702/14, Civil Tribunal of Turin, sec. VIII former sez. dist. di Chivasso, published on 28/1/14, esecuzioni mobiliari (execution against chattels), opposizione di terzo all’esecuzione (opposition of a third party to the execution);
Decision n° 445/11/P, Tribunal of Turin, sec. IV, published on 21/1/11, insurance law, consumer protection.
“Formulario della Pratica Civile, 2° edizione” (Forms of the Civil Practice, 2nd edition), by Germano Cortese – Panzani, Utet 2008, cooperation in the drafting of the section concerning contract management and consumer protection.
“Security Interest in Trademarks”, memorandum discussed during the International Congress on Intellectual Property in Washington D.C., March 2001.
La Repubblica, 8/3/13, cronaca di Torino, page IX, “Con il chirurgo condannata anche la clinica privata” (Along with the surgeon, the private hospital is also condemned).
Torino Cronaca, page 11, “Perde l’occhio dopo una partita a tennis. La clinica condannata insieme al medico” (Loses his vision after a tennis game. The private hospital is condemned along with the doctor).
Studio Legale Santonastaso-Bruno
Via Torricelli 4 bis, 10128, Torino
LEGAL SERVICES OF THE FIRM
The Legal Firm Santonastaso-Bruno is specialized in Civil law and Commercial and Corporate law, in particular in the contract management, in the assistance to enterprises both in judicial and extra judicial activities and in the legal aspects of business restructuring.
Among the main activities of the Legal Firm Santonastaso-Bruno it is possible to mention the management of cases in matters of Bankruptcy law, International Commercial law and receivables recovery, with the exception of employment law issues, of agency relations and of Administrative law.
The Law Firm Santonastaso-Bruno ensures assistance in the management of disputes, arbitrations, including international ones, and procedures for mediation.
The Firm provides assistance to its clients in the resolution of issues which require a prompt remedy.
The Law Firm Santonastaso-Bruno offers assistance for the prevention of disputes and for their resolution also in the following fields:
- Civil liability and compensation for damages;
- Professional liability;
- Condominium law;
- Leasing law;
- Contracts and Obligations in general;
- Receivables recovery;
- Family law, in particular separation and divorce;
- Mediations and arbitrations, including international ones.
Avv. Stefano Castrale
Corso Galileo Ferraris 146,
TAX LAW AND TAX DISPUTES
Avv. Dott. Paolo Giambra
Via Principe Tommaso 49,
Avv. Alessandro Mortara
Via Palmieri 14,