Fabio Ferraro


T. +39 06 809154.1


Via Vincenzo Bellini, 24
00198 – ROME

Fabio Ferraro has been a partner at the De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani law firm since 2008.

He is a full professor of European Union Law at the University of Naples and specializes in European Union law and competition law. He has acquired significant experience in areas such as concentrations, cartel cases, abuse of dominant position, services of general economic interest and State aid and foreign subsidies.

He deals with EU law, administrative law and the European convention for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms, representing undertakings before the Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights and the European Commission, the Competition Authority, the administrative courts.

He has developed an in-depth knowledge of the betting and games (advising and representing a leading cross-border retail sports betting company in Europe), of the television-broadcasting sector (advising and representing a major media operator and broadcaster) and the energy sector, assisting and representing the most important association of energy resellers and traders. He provides regular advice and representation to a Municipality in a broad range of issues before the Regional Administrative Court as well as before the Council of State.

He frequently participates as a speaker at professional and academic conferences and seminars on European Union law and antitrust law. He also directs an advanced course on competition law. He is regularly mentioned by Legal500 in the areas of EU and Competition Law, Administrative and Public Law.

Fabio Ferraro is the author and co-author of five books and numerous publications in the field of European Union Law, particularly focusing on competition law, state aid, the internal market, and state liability for the violation of European Union law.

Areas of expertise

Admitted to the Italian Bar


Professor of EU Law at the University of Naples

Naples, Degree in Law (LL.D., cum laude), University of Naples “Federico II”


Italian, English