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Lucio D'Amario

Antitrust & Foreign Investment Partner, Milan

“I have 20 years’ experience of competition and antitrust law in Italy and Europe, offering clients strategically focused, commercial and practical advice in their business-critical corporate behavioural and merger control cases.”


Professional experience

Education and qualifications


As head of the firm’s Italian Competition/Antitrust practice, Lucio has extensive knowledge of all aspects of EU and Italian competition law, with a particular focus on merger control and anticompetitive agreements, including exchange of sensitive information between competitors and abuses of dominant positions.

Lucio regularly advises on investigations into corporate anticompetitive behaviour, representing clients before the Italian Competition Authority and the Italian administrative and civil courts. He also frequently acts before the European Commission as well as the General Court and the Court of Justice in Luxembourg.

Lucio is highly experienced in many antitrust and competition issues in various sectors, including pharmaceuticals, insurance, consumer, aerospace and defence.

Professional experience

Lucio writes regularly on antitrust issues in industry publications and newspapers. His articles include:


“Implementation of EU anti-trust damages directive”, Marketing Intelligence, Law Business Research, January 2017


“Cartels in Italy”, Marketing Intelligence, Law Business Research, June 2016, co-authored with Matteo Farneti, Alice Galbusera and Giorgio Valoti


“The Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions from an Italian Perspective”, Global Litigation Competition Review, April 2016, co-authored with Alice Galbusera


Lucio also regularly speaks at Italian Antitrust Association conferences.

Education and qualifications

Lucio studied law at Sapienza University of Rome and gained master’s degrees in international business law, Sapienza University, and in European and comparative law, University of Oxford.


He speaks Italian and English.