Maurizio Orione

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Born in Genoa on 25.05.1964. Graduated in law at Genoa University on 1988 and admitted to the Genoa and then Ravenna Bar on 1992.

He commenced his career as lawyer in October 1988; became a partner in 1996 and senior partner in 1999. He is specialised in maritime, labour and commercial matters; in particular, he has specific skills in shipping finance, contracts of carriage of goods by sea; disputes on charterparties and bills of lading and arrest of ships.

He also holds specific experience in labour disputes and personal injuries. He advises bank, financial institutions and shipowners on ship finance and companies on corporate law and M&A.

Since 1988 he was assistant professor in Labour Law with the Law Faculty of the Genoa University. Since 1989 Member of the I.S.D.I.T. (Institute for the transport law studies). On 1989-1991 Lecturer in labour law at the Police Academy . On 1990 he was appointed by the Faculty of Law of the Genoa University for the treatment of the case law on labour law in a data bank. Since 1990 Member of the C.E.D.I.M. (European Centre of Documentation and Information on maritime law).

Since 1990 Member of the editing board of the review Il Diritto Marittimo (maritime law review). Since 1992 Member of the I.S.D.I.T. (Institute for the transport law studies).

On 1992-1993 Lecturer on labour law at the Law Faculty of the Genoa University. On 1995-1996 Researcher with the National Research Committee (C.N.R.) on maritime labour issues. He is author of 41 articles and papers on maritime, labour and commercial law published on various Italian and foreigner law reviews and books.

1. Brief notes on the inter-union agreement of 8th July 1988 for the field of naval repairs and maintenance. In Dir. Mar., 1988, 1279.
2. Evolution of the discipline of the employment and stability in the maritime labor. In Dir. Mar., 1989, 155.
3. Brief notes on the evolution of the concept of specialty of the nautical employment. In Dir. Mar., 1989, 445.
4. Some remarks on the determination of the time of respite by summation in the navigation work. In Dir. Mar., 1989, 772.
5. Brief considerations on the nature of marine fisheries. In Dir. Mar., 1990, 171.
6. The influence of art. 35 of Italian ”Statuto dei Lavoratori” (Law n. 300/1970) in the regulation and subsequent case law in the field of nautical work. In Dir. Mar., 1990, 1003.
7. Legal and practical problems in the case of the giving of instructions from the sender to the maritime carrier concerning the manner of delivery of the cargo. In. Dir. Mar., 1990, 354.
8. Brief remarks relating to the liability of the road carrier. In Dir. Mar. 1990, 723.
9. Case law relating to the FIOS clause. In Dir. Mar., 1991, 729.
10. The interest of the Shipping Enterprise as a limit to the powers of the entrepreneur. In Dir. Mar., 1991, 318.
11. The intervention of the I. T.F. in labor disputes between shipowners and foreign seafarers. In Dir. Mar., 1991, 974.
12. L’Action de l’I.T.F. et les Juges Italiens. In Atti del Convegno “ Droit, Littoral et Mer, Nantes 1991, 115.
13. Brief considerations on the activity of the agents and nautical employment. In Dir. Mar., 1991, 801.
14. Brief consideration on the problem of the enforceability of the procedure set out in art. 28 of the Statute of Workers by unions of State Police. In the Proceedings of the Conference "The employment in public bodies. Trends and Prospects - Genoa 2 to 3 December 1988”, Milan, 1991, 87.
15. Notes on "reasonable deviation". In Dir. Mar., 1991, 497.
16. Shortage of liquid products: procedures for ascertaining. In Dir. Mar., 1991, 1092.
17. Some brief remarks about nautical leasing. In Dir. Mar., 1992 109.
18. About the competence of the administration of a seized ship. In Dir. Mar., 1992, 191
19. Brief reflections about the use by the forwarder of containers placed at his disposal by the carrier. In Dir. Mar., 1992, 730.
20. The reform of the Civil Code and of the Civil Procedure Code in the Netherlands. In Dir. Mar., 1993 567.
21. The protection of psychic suffering in labor law. In “The legal protection of psychic suffering. Current status and prospects for reforming”. Milan, 1993, 169.
22. The action of the I. T.F. in labor disputes between owners and crews. Profiles of comparative case law. In Dir. Mar., 1993, 630.
23. Brief considerations about the nature of the provision of Article 437 of the Italian Navigation Code. In Dir. Mar., 1993 1127.
24. Brief remarks about the bankruptcy of the ship agent. In Dir. Mar., 1994, 160.
25. The protection of workers' rights in the event of insolvency of employers between Italian law and European legislation. In “Crisis in the enterprise and safeguarding of the company”, Padova, 1995, 293 and in “Nuova Giurisprudenza Italiana Commentata”, 1994, II, 199.
26. The specialty of the nautical work still pending before the Constitutional Court. Brief notes on the judgment of the Constitutional Court no. 80 of 1994. In Mass. Giur. lav., 1994, 287.
27. A few more brief mention on art. 3.4 of the Brussels Convention of 1952 relating to the arrest of ships. In Dir. Mar., 1994, 1197.
28. Brief notes on the arbitration award dated 14 January 1994 between Misano Navigation and Marine Ltd. and Cedar Ltd. In Foro Padano, 1994 I, 164.
29. Brief considerations on the recruitment of seafarers by the agent. In Dir. Mar., 1995 159.
30. The place where the constitution in court is finalized defines the discipline of legal persons. In Guide to the Law, no. 25, 1995 23.
31. Brief review of guidelines about certain aspects of the arrest of the ship. In Dir. Mar., 1995 1076.
32. Some considerations on the representation of the agent in court proceedings. In Dir. Mar., 1996 194.
33. The maritime Labour proceedings in France. A quick comparison with Italian Labour proceedings. In Dir. Mar., 1996 564.
34. Civil Code Short Commented, Alpa-Judica, Turin 1996 Articles 2107, 2018, 2113, 924-930.
35. Notes for a study on the multi-modal transport. In Dir. Mar., 1996 648.
36. The exercise of executive powers by the employer between discretion and risk of discrimination, yet a hearing by the Supreme Court. in Mass. Jur. Lav., 1996 389.
37. Penalties and consequences for ship-owners. Brief review of the administrative and criminal offenses that reflect their impact on the heritage of the ship-owner. In “Proceedings of the Conference Skuld Taormina's October 5, 1996, Taormina, 1996 29.
38. The logistical activity of the multimodal carrier. In “Multimodal transport in the current juridical reality”, Proceedings of the Conference of Ravenna 8 July 1996, Turin, 1997, 163.
39. A few last notes regarding the arrest of the ship and the relevant application of the provision of art. 646 of the Italian Navigation Code. In Dir. Mar., 1998, 1394.
40. Brief notes about the Ukrainian naval ownership. In Dir. Mar., 2002, 636.
41. Recent case law about the representation of the ship agent in Court proceedings. In Dir. Mar., 2002, 1359.