Lucio Ghia


Current Position

Founding Partner
Studio Legale Ghia
Via Delle Quattro Fontane N. 10
00184 Rome

Tel: +39-06-42012618
Fax: +39-06-42001968

Class: XX (2009)Circuit: International


University of Rome "La Sapienza" School of Law, J.D. (1966)
Pontifical University "San Tommaso" in Rome, Canonical Law (1969)

Professional Career

Promoter and founding member, Ghia Network (2008-)
Full University Professor of Commercial Law, "Guglielmo Marconi" University (2005-)
Italian Government commission on reform of the Insolvency Law (1992-94; 2002-04)
Italian Delegate, UNCITRAL (2001-)
Visiting Professor of Civil Law, "Luiss" University of Rome, Law Dept. (1989-04)
Founding member, Ghia Law Firm (1970-)
Attorney at Law, Ferdinando D'Atena (1966-69)


American College of Bankruptcy (2009-)
Turnaround Management Association Italy (2008-)
International Insolvency Institute, Board of Directors (2011-) (2003-)
Legal Affair Commission of Caritas Internationalis, Board of Governors Vatican City (2001-)
World Jurist Association (1985-95): President (1995-97); Board of Governors (1997-09)


Italy in International Insolvency Jurisdictional Comparisons European Reference Lawyer 2012 Author
Treatise on Bankruptcy Procedures Vols 1-6 UTET 2010-12 Editor/Author
Discharge Ipsoa 2008 Author
Contracts to Finance, Vol. II Giuffre' 2006 Author
Contracts to Finance, Vol. I Giuffre' 1997 Author
"The Enterprise Crisis in the Italian Bankruptcy Law Between Old Problems and New Frontiers," Marcial Pons Ediciones Juridicas y Sociales 2005 Author


Gown of Honor (1970)
Knight of the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (2008)