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Roberto Loffredo graduated in Law from the University of Padova in 1994 and joined the Venice Bar Association in 1998. Aftewards, he founded the law firm Studio Legale Dragone e Avvocati Associati Loffredo e Cestaro together with Massimo Dragone and Barbara Cestaro, colleagues of longstanding experience.

Roberto has solid skills both in judicial and extra judicial settlements and in arbitration proceedings, especially in cases dealing with commercial and property law, civil liability, medical negligence and human rights protection.

Furthermore, he has gained considerable experience in the field of commercial criminal and criminal law, the latter in relation to cases of medical malpractice.

In the field of commercial law, he has dealt with issues concerning the responsibility of the managing director, the relationship between partners, patents, trademarks and copyrights, sale and lease of a company, contractual issues in general (interpretation, validity, performance, termination, etc), and has assisted clients in drafting the commercial contracts. Roberto has also been member and president of arbitration panels.

Roberto has worked in the field of real estate and property rights, gaining experience in cases of responsibility of the seller/contractor/director of works, purchase of real estate under construction, lease contract, and others.

As to civil responsibility, Roberto has assisted clients in compensation claims for personal injuries and professional responsibility.

In the field of medical responsibility, he has dealt with cases of medical malpractice (wrong and omitted diagnosis, hospital-acquired infections, wrong healthcare treatments) and has also worked in a collective legal action for the compensation of damage caused by infected blood.

He had dealt also with tax law issues. In criminal law, Roberto has worked on cases of fraudulent bankruptcy, criminal tax law, fraud, violation to the privacy and image rights, and medical malpractice.

Roberto is also member of: Unione Forense per la tutela dei diritti umaniCamera Arbitrale Immobiliare e Generale di Venezia, and has collaborated as a mediator at Mediazioni Sapienza s.r.l..

From 2015 to 2017 Roberto taught law as lecturer in the training course for “Tecnico superiore per il risparmio energetivo dell’edilizia sostenibile – progettazione esecutiva integrata”, organised by the ITS RED Foundation, in the field of real estate law and professional responsibility.

He has also frequently lectured on issues related to arbitration, civil liability and clinical negligence:

  • “Decurtazione ed interruzione dell’adeguamento degli indennizzi per danni da trasfusione: cosa fare?”, in collaboration with Associazione Emofilici delle Tre Venezie at Centro Culturale Candiani, Venezia Mestre.
  • “La mediazione civile e commerciale a 2 anni dall’entrata in vigore del d.l. 69/2013 convertito dalla legge 98/2013” organised by Mediazioni Sapienza s.r.l.
  • “Corso base di formazione arbitri” organised by Mediazioni Sapienza s.r.l, 2016.


  • 1998/1999, specialisation course in tax law and company taxation, organised by the A.E.S.T. association;
  • 2011, basic course in insolvency law, organised by the Venetian Bar Association;
  • 2012 and 2014, basic and advanced course of Legal English;
  • 2013, course of industrial and intellectual property law, organized by AIGA;
  • 2014, specialization course on human rights protection, organized by the Forensic Union for the Defense of Human Rights;
  • 2018, introductive course on European Criminal law.

He has contributed to the publication of the book: “Responsabilità medica: danni da trasfusione e da contagio” by Massimo Dragone, Giuffrè, 2007 and has collaborated with the website, commenting leading judgments and writing articles.

Roberto speaks English, German and French.