Alessandro Tricoli is Partner and Head of Shipping Department (non-contentious). He specialises in ship finance, ship sale & purchase, construction and conversion and has acted for owners, yards and banks alike in contentious and non-contentious matters relating to ship building and ship finance contracts. His interests also lie in port development, where he has advised port authorities and operators regarding the development and restructuring of their operations.
Legal Expert for ship finance mattters, Alessandro Tricoli‘s broad knowledge further encompasses many areas of the firm’s contentious work, with a particular emphasis on charterparty and cargo disputes in which he advises a number of the firm’s shipping clients and P&I Clubs. Consequently, Alessandro regularly deals with foreign counsel and drafts counter expert reports for the UAE Courts.
Given his finance background, Alessandro’s clients naturally include ultra-high net worth families and individuals, and their family offices or private investments companies, for whom he regularly advises on wealth structuring and management as well as wealth and legacy protection.
Before joining Fichte & Co Alessandro practiced in Italy with a top-tier insurance law firm, during which time he also assisted the Chair of Maritime Law at the University of Bologna. He then moved to the UK to enhance his knowledge of Maritime Law, studying at the University of Southampton and gaining international work experience in London.
Alessandro Tricoli is named as a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 EMEA since 2011, who “gives sound, relevant, advice on the matter at hand.” He is included in the Who’s Who Legal (Transport), and was recognised as Shipping & Maritime Lawyer of the Year (UAE 2016). He is a regular speaker at presentations and seminars as well as a habitual contributor to different journals on various legal topics.