Butti & Partners
Via Fatebenefratelli, 10
Tel: +39 02 65560283
Fax: +39 02 62912091
Luciano Butti joined B&P Avvocati as a Partner in 1998. Before entering the practice, he worked as a magistrate from 1984 to 1997.
He is Affiliated Professor of International Environmental Law at the University of Padua (Faculty of Engineering – Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering).
His teaching work includes postgraduate courses organized by the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa and the Universities of Bologna, Milan (the “Statale”), Ferrara, Rome (LUISS), Verona and Venice. He has been actively involved in several training courses for judges and lawyers, organized by the “Consiglio Superiore della Magistratura” (Higher Judicial Council) and the various “Consigli dell’Ordine” (Bar Councils), respectively.
He is a member of the Editorial Board of “Waste Management” (International Journal of Integrated Waste Management, Science and Technology – Elsevier). For many years he has been a member of Det Norske Veritas Italia’s Certification Committee for Environmental Management Systems and a member of the Scientific Committee of the Rivista Giuridica dell’Ambiente (Environmental Law Review).
He specializes in Italian and International Environmental Law. At the firm he assists clients in litigation before the Italian Court of Cassation and other Higher Courts and through out-of-court advice.
He has written books and articles on Italian, European and International Environmental Law and frequently gives lectures at workshops and conferences targeting public and private sector actors. He is also regularly involved in academic research projects and training courses held in Italy and abroad.
He was ranked as a leading individual (Band 1) in the field of Environmental Law by the 2014 Top Legal Report dedicated to the Triveneto area and is a ‘Recommended Attorney’ by Global Law Experts.
Luciano was recently invited by the Department of Land Economy of the University of Cambridge (UK) to conduct a research project as a visiting scholar. Luciano’s project in Cambridge will take place from October 2016 to May 2017 and will examine the relations between European standards on environmental damage and different national regulations on contaminated sites, two topics in which our law firm is deeply engaged.
B&P Avvocati is a leading law firm advising corporates, public institutions and the private sector, with offices in Milan, Verona and Palermo, Italy. Our firm specializes in environmental law and public services, occupational health and safety and corporate liability and operates under the quality standard ISO 9001.
In our practice areas we provide companies with assistance in litigation (civil, criminal, administrative and tax and labour) and in out-of-court settings.
Our lawyers are leading experts in their areas of specialism and they regularly publish books and articles with major legal editors. We are also regularly involved in academic activities and conferences organized by top research institutes and Universities in Italy and abroad.
At the international level we provide legal opinions concerning legal issues of transnational breadth and regularly participate in research projects with a focus on the improvement of environmental legislation in emerging countries.