Professor Antonio  Leandro  pictureProfessor Antonio Leandro

Associate Professor of International Law

University of Bari Aldo Moro



Antonio Leandro is an Associate Professor of International Law at the Department of Economics, Management and Business Law of the University of Bari Aldo Moro, with National Scientific Qualification as a Full Professor. He teaches Private International Law, and International and European Investment Law.
Scientific Counsel for BMV-Law, Tax & Finance, he is avvocato qualified to practice before the Italian Supreme Court.
Since his PhD at the University of Rome La Sapienza, he has carried out several studies and researches in matters of Private and Public International Law.
Author of three monographs and some 200 papers among journal articles, book chapters, and notes on newspapers and blogs. He is co-author of one handbook, and editor, or co-editor, of five collective books. Particularly, in 2008 he wrote a book on the role of the lex concursus within the European Insolvency Regulation, and co-edited in 2018 a book on the international and European horizons in cross-border business crisis for the LUISS Department of Law Series.
He contributed as a speaker or coordinator of study groups to the courses of the Italian School of Judiciary, and served as a trainer for the European Judicial Training Network, Institut de Formation Judiciaire, and Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature. He was a member of the Italian delegation at the 86th meeting of the Contact Points of the European Judicial Network in Civil and Commercial Matters. He was invited to technical or scientific meetings convened by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the UNCITRAL Secretariat, and the Presidency of the Council of the EU.
He is a member of the Group of Experts on Restructuring and Insolvency Law and was a member of the Group of Experts on Improving the Efficiency of the Enforcement of Judgments in the EU – the Attachment of Bank Accounts appointed by the DG Justice of the European Commission.
He sits as a 'conferee' in the Conference on European Restructuring and Insolvency Law (CERIL). He sits in the editorial board of 'Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale' (Wolters Kluwer Italia), 'Rivista di diritto societario' (Giappichelli), 'Conflict of – News and Views in Private International Law', and in the Italian National Board of 'The European Legal Forum' (IPR Verlag). He was co-editor of the Commentaries on Private International Law, the newsletter of the Private International Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law.
Speaker at many conferences in Italy and abroad. He joined or coordinated many national and international scientific projects.


European Insolvency Law
International Insolvency Law
International Commercial Arbitration
European International Civil Procedural Law
Private International Law
International Contracts
International Maritime Law
International Investment Law