Alessandro is an attorney, international arbitrator and mediator with 22 years of expertise, focused on art law, sport, intellectual property, civil and commercial law. He is the founder of CONCILIA, Italian leading ADR Center since 1999, and Professor of Mediation, ADR and Strategic Management of the HR at The International Academy of Sciences of Peace, Rome. He is the author of more than 12 Books, 2 Codes, and more than 80 Articles on Mediation, Conflict Management, Arbitration and ADR, International Private Law, EU Law, and Self-motivation; many of them translated in English, Romanian, French and Spanish. Alessandro Bruni is a frequent national and international speaker on the themes of ADR and Sport and Art Law.
He is a legal advisor to one of the most highly-rated living Italian painters and sculptors.
Alessandro Bruni’s law practice has included arbitration and mediation since 1997. He has served as Arbitrator and/or Mediator in more than 2.500 disputes at both the domestic and international level. He is a member, mediator and/or arbitrator of many leading ADR Institutions around the world, among which: Switzerland (Court of Arbitration for Sport, TAS-CAS), Belgium (Commission fédérale de médiation), UK (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, MCIArb), France (Conference Internationale de la Médiation Judiciaire–CIMJ and Groupement Européen des Magistrats pour la Médiation-GEMME), Austria (Vienna International Arbitral Centre-VIAC), Slovenia (Ljubljana Arbitration Centre at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia), USA (ICDR-Y&I, and ICCA-Young), India (Indian Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators–IIAM), Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre of Arbitration), China (Mainland - Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center-MHJMC), The Caribbean Islands (Arbitration & Mediation Court of the Caribbean-AMCC), Italy (CONCILIA, Florence International Mediation Chamber-FIMC, many Italian Chambers of Commerce).
He is Member of the IMI Taskforce for Development of Competency Criteria for Trainers and Assessors of Mediators and Standards for Training Programmes; Advisory Board Member of the Association of Mediation Assessors, Trainers and Instructors (AMATI); past President of Mediators Beyond Borders International - Italy Professional Chapter; past Chair of the Mediation Committee, Rotarian Action Group for Peace; co-Founder, Member, and former Member of the Executive Committee of the European Group of Magistrates for Mediation (GEMME), Italian Section; former Member of the ADR Commission of the Rome BAR; Founding Member and Member of the Scientific Committee of the Conférence Internationale de la Médiation pour la Justice (CIMJ), France; past Vice-President of the Arbitral Chamber of the Chamber of Commerce of the City of Viterbo; past Assistant Professor of Mediation and ADR at the University of Pisa - CISP.
Alessandro’s educational background includes a law degree (J.D.) at LUISS International University of Rome, and many national and international post-lauream specialization courses, namely: "Program for Lawyer" (P.O.N., at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, USA); "Post Graduate Specialization Course in EU Law - Schumann" (LUISS International University, Rome); "Negotiating for Leaders Course" (CONCILIA and , "Advanced Training Course for Civil and Commercial Arbitrators" (Italian Chamber of Commerce, Italy); "Advanced Course for Mediators Accredited by the Italian Ministry of Justice" (Italian Chamber of Commerce and CONCILIA); "NLP Practitioners Training Course" (NLP European Institute and CONCILIA); "Advanced Course for Conciliators Accredited by the Italian Ministry of Justice" (LUMSA University, Rome, Italy); various Training Courses and Seminars organized by the UIA World Forum of Mediation Centres"; trainings on Sport Law, Arbitration and ADR organized by the Court of Arbitration for Sport - TAS/CAS. Alessandro is fluent in English and Italian.