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<a name="ebellomo">Elisa Bellomo</a>

Elisa Bellomo


Main areas:
administrative law, local authority regulations, public services, public companies, anti-corruption and transparency, civil and administrative (Regional Courts) litigation.

Elisa qualified in 2015.

After graduating with a thesis on Project Financing legal aspects, she experienced her training period in the administrative field and then worked for three years in a practice expert acting also in civil law. She joined Merani Vivani & Associati in 2017 and she has been specializing in public sector and public tenders.

She’s Ph.D. candidate in Administrative Law at the UPO (University of Piemonte Orientale) and teaching assistant at the University of Turin.

Elisa has been focusing on public tenders, local services, local authority regulation, anti-corruption, transparency and on the procedures before the National Authority Anti-Corruption (ANAC).

She is a litigator both before administrative and civil Courts.

<a name="rgiannatempo">Roberta Giannatempo</a>

Roberta Giannatempo


Main areas:
public contracts, public tender procedures, litigation both civil and administrative (Regional Courts).

Roberta graduated in Administrative Trial Law from the University of Turin with a thesis about damages’ compensation in the administrative field.

After her legal trainee both in civil and administrative law, she graduated at Turin Law School “Bruno Caccia e Fulvio Croce” with a thesis about special powers of the Italian public entities accounting Court (i.e. Corte dei Conti).

Roberta qualified in 2014 and joined Merani & Associati in 2015 where she’s gaining valuable experience in administrative law, in particular public contracts procedures.

She has a good knowledge of the English language.

<a href='pmartino'>Paola Martino</a>

Paola Martino


Paola Martino qualified on 2016.

After graduating with a thesis on environmental law, she was a researcher fellow at the  New York University.

From 2013 to 2017 Paola worked in a law firm based in Milan and then she joined Merani Vivani & Associati.

She gives advice both to companies and public bodies in environmental law matters, focusing on authorizations, waste management and contaminated sites.

Paola is as well an expert in environmental taxes and tariffs, in addition to transparency issues for public entities.

She is also a member of the scientific committee of the Rivista Giuridica dell’Ambiente, a reputable specialized publication and author of several articles on environmental topics.

Her English is fluent.

<a name="jpelani">Josilda Pelani</a>

Josilda Pelani


Josilda, after  participating in the EU program Erasmus in Granada, graduated in Law at University of Turin with a thesis on the subject “Remediation of contaminated sites”.

Starting from September 2017 she is a trainee lawyer at Merani Vivani & Associate focusing on environmental law.

She fluent both in English and Spanish.

<a name="cceriani">Claudio Ceriani</a>

Claudio Ceriani

Of Counsel

Main areas:
commercial and company law, civil litigation, information technology law, Internet security, privacy, tort liability and personal injury law.

Claudio Ceriani graduated from the University of Milan in 1988 and was admitted to the Milan Bar in 1991.

He practiced corporate and commercial law for two prominent law firms in Milan, Rucellai & Raffaelli and Miele e Croze, before establishing his own law firm with his father and three other partners in 1992. From 1999 to 2003, he was a partner at Studio Legale e Tributario MDM, where he led the corporate and commercial practice. Claudio Ceriani is founder and name partner of Spagnuolo Vigorita, Ceriani e Fossati – SCF Law Firm.

Claudio Ceriani has extensive experience in the area of international commerce. He advised important Italian and foreign companies operating in the international market as well as foreign Law Firms whose clients operate in Italy.

He has a wide experience in advising Italian or foreign companies in their investments in Italy, purchases of equity interests and businesses and related due diligence, negotiations and contract drafting; joint-ventures, negotiations and drafting of shareholders’ agreements; assistance in setting up companies and organizing shareholders’ meetings, board of directors’ meetings and executive committee meetings; capital transactions and the winding up and liquidation of companies.

Claudio Ceriani has matured also wide expertise in tort liability and personal injury law especially for foreign clients and important insurance companies.

SCF Studio Legale is the Italian member of the network of 28 European Law Firms, ELF.

Claudio Ceriani is Italian mother tongue and is fluent in English, and French.

<a name="rditolve">Raffaella Di Tolve</a>

Raffaella Di Tolve

Of Counsel

Main areas:
urban planning and construction, public service law, public authorities, public contracts, school and university, administrative (Regional Courts) and civil litigation.

After graduating in administrative law in 1995 with a thesis on the subject “Safeguarding of the environment and legitimacy in the jurisdictional dispute”, Raffaella di Tolve started working as a trainee with the law firm led by Claudio Dal Piaz, Professor of Administrative Law at Turin University. She qualified in 1998 and continued her activity in the same law firm, specializing mainly in the fields of administrative and civil law.

Through such experience, she acquired a significant knowledge of administrative law, both advising and assisting public bodies and private entities, as well as public servants, before the Administrative Courts.

Her main areas of expertise include urban planning and construction, public service law, public authorities, school and university law, commercial authorizations, public health law, cultural and environmental assets, public accountant liability.

In the field of civil law, Raffaella has dealt in particular with litigation issues before the Labour Court as regards work relationships in the privatized public sector.

She joined Merani & Associati in 2015.

She has a good knowledge of English and a fair knowledge of French.

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