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WFW and 24 Ore Business School launch the first Contracts and International Arbitration Master’s programme

11 September 2015

Leading executives, managers and lawyers will be amongst the first intake of participants in an exciting new Master’s Degree programme run by 24 Ore Business School in Rome, Italy, in conjunction with Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”). The ‘1st Executive Master in Contracts and International Arbitration’ will be an intensive seven-month course featuring both lectures and practical sessions for corporate executives and managers and lawyers who intend on specialising in the sector. The course’s programme has been designed in its entirety by WFW Rome-based Litigation partner Elvezio Santarelli.

Elvezio has also personally recruited the lecturers for the course, which will include professors of several international universities, prominent lawyers and high level representatives of the major international arbitration chambers, ICC, ICSID and Camera Arbitrale di Milano. WFW lawyers will also be amongst the lecturers, including Elvezio, WFW Head of Italy and partner Eugenio Tranchino, Corporate counsel Francesco Di Majo, and Head of Dispute Resolution, London partner Andrew Savage.

The inaugural 1st Executive Master in Contracts and International Arbitration course begins on 8 October.

24 Ore Business School is an affiliate of Italian business publication Il Sole 24 Ore.