Pool of Arbitrators

Emanuele Spina

Attorney and Founder, Studio Legale IURECONSULTI

Emanuele is an attorney, arbitrator focused on art law, bankruptcy and commercial law. He is the founder member of Studio Legale IURECONSULTI, in Florence (Italy) since 2014. He is the author of several articles about the Italian art law jurisprudence, as: “La Compraventa di opera d’arte con diritto di riscatto come investimento finanziario” (art sale with redemption right as a financial investment); “Le novita’ in materia di vincoli ed esportanzione di beni culturali (news about constraints and export licenses of cultural heritage): “Il vincolo allo studio dell’artista: Il caso Lucio Dalla” (the constraint of an artist’s studio: the Lucio Dalla case); and “la nozione di patrimonio culturale nazionale ed il diritto Europeo” (the national cultural heritage concept and the European Law).

Emanuele deals with cases concerning export licenses and cultural constraints, promoting oppositions against administrative denial measures issued by the Italian Ministry of Cultural; he also deals with disputes on fine art logistic (storage, packing, transport, restore etc.) and sale contracts. In the extrajudicial activities, he deals with assistance and advice on the same sectors for collectors, dealers and other players. He was qualified to practice in front of the Italian Higher Courts in 2017.

Emanuele’s law practice has included arbitration and mediation since 2010. He is a member of the FDA – Fondation pour le droit de l’art and Center for Art Law Association. He was appointed to the original Arbitration and Mediation pools of CAfA in January 2020.

Emanuele’s educational background includes: Master’s degree in Law from the University of Florence in 2000. He is fluent in Italian and English.

Jurisdiction: Italy