Federico Antich is an Italian international and national business mediator and an attorney-at-law duly qualified in Italy since 1997, admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court.
Federico has always embraced mediation as one of the most efficient and certain dispute resolution tools. Since 1999, he has mediated more than 5000 cases involving consumer disputes, commercial contracts, company law, intellectual property, will and probates, as well as real estate.
He currently holds accreditation as a Mediator from the most renown local and international institutions in the field, such as the Chamber of Commerce of Firenze, Italy; the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) London, England; the International Mediation Institute (IMI), the Italy-China Business Mediation Centre (ICBMC) Milan, Italy, and the National Association of Chambers of Commerce in Italy (Unioncamere).
Furthermore, Federico currently serves as the President of the Italian Delegation of the Centre of Mediation of Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East (CEM), a non-profit private association of professionals founded in Strasbourg, France, in 1959 and devoted to spread the knowledge of mediation.The Delegation is a Registered Mediation Provider and Training Organization with Italy’s Ministry of Justice.
He is also a Member of the Centre for International Legal Studies (CILS) the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb-Member).
Federico is passionate about mediation: he practices with polyhedric fortitude and understands that effective mediation starts with listening.
Federico Antich also provides expert mediation consulting, and routinely organizes training and coaching courses for mediators.
As an attorney, Federico also represents Italian and foreign clients in court if a claim or need to pursue a case arises. He approaches all litigations with affordable, decisive, and reliable representation. His experience in mediation gives him the ability to pursue smart agreements and settlements to avoid a trial when in the interest of the client.
Speeches and Training
Federico delivers speeches on a variety of legal topics at conferences around the world. He provides in-depth lectures on negotiation, litigation, alternative dispute resolution, expert evidence and more. He also organizes training and coaching classes in mediation in Italy and abroad.
To know more about Federico’s interventions at seminars and conferences globally and his trainings, please tap here.
Education and Certification
- University of Firenze School of Law, Class of 1992
- UC Davis and Berkeley – Post Graduate Law Courses, 1997 and 2003
- Harvard Law School’s PIL, 1998
- University of Cologne – Post Graduate Law Courses, 2000
- King’s College, 2001-2002
- Hamline University, 2004
- Harvard Law School’s – Program on Negotiation for Senior Executives, 2010
- Suffolk University Law School – Master of Laws – LLM in US Law and Global Business Law, 2014
Federico has published a variety of interesting articles and other content of relevance with solid insights about mediation. You can find them here.