Matteo Zambelli

Matteo Zambelli is a partner in our corporate practice.

Matteo joined Zambelli Tassetto from the London office of Hogan Lovells, where he worked as a Senior Associate in the International Capital Markets department. Prior to that, he worked in the Finance Department in the London office of BonelliErede, in the Banking and Finance Department in the Dublin office of Matheson, one of the largest Irish law firms and for the legal departments of BNP Paribas in London.

His practice focus is on corporate law, banking and finance, real estate, inbound investment, competition and regulatory, commercial law as well as arbitration and private international law. In addition to transactional experience, Matteo has significant exposure to civil (with a focus on commercial and finance dispute resolution) and public litigation (administrative, tax and antitrust law).

Matteo holds a degree in law (LL.B), a master’s degree (LL.M) in International Finance from the University College London, a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law (now University of Law) in London and a PhD in law from Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin.

He has contributed articles to several books, law reviews and industry journals and is a regular speaker at academic and practitioners’ conferences, symposia, workshops and courses. Matteo is an Associate Professor at the University of West London where he teaches on the LLM (Master of Laws) programme (Company Law, International Banking Law, Legal Aspects of International Finance, International Arbitration and Mediation and International Commercial and Shipping Law modules). Throughout his academic career he also taught EU Law and European Competition Law.

Matteo is versed in both common law and civil law legal traditions: as well as being admitted, with Supreme Court rights of audience, to the Venice roll of attorneys, he is also qualified to practice in New York, Ireland and England and Wales. He is a Fellow (F. Ciarb) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London Branch and a member at the London Court of International Arbitration and of the Young International Arbitration Group at the London Court of International Arbitration and of the Venice Chamber of Arbitration. Besides his professional and academic commitments, Matteo is a non-executive director of a number of organisations.

Matteo speaks English, Italian and Spanish.