International Dispute Resolution guide—Italy [Archived]
International Dispute Resolution guide—Italy [Archived]

The following Dispute Resolution guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • International Dispute Resolution guide—Italy [Archived]
  • The questions raised in the guide

ARCHIVED: The International Dispute Resolution guide for Italy is presented in a Q&A format. The questions are set out below. The guide can be accessed here:

GTDT Italy 2018

This guide states the law as at July 2015. A 2016 guide for this jurisdiction is not available.

The questions raised in the guide

1. What is the structure of the civil court system?

2. What is the role of the judge and the jury in civil proceedings?

3. What are the time limits for bringing civil claims?

4. Are there any pre-action considerations the parties should take into account?

5. How are civil proceedings commenced? How and when are the parties to the proceedings notified of their commencement? Do the courts have the capacity to handle their caseload?

6. What is the typical procedure and timetable for a civil claim?

7. Can the parties co