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The firm is in a leading position in commercial port law and is an established point of reference for these institutions.

Massimiliano Grimaldi was called to participate as an expert in works of the elite committee set up within the 8th permanent commission of the senate for the reform of port legislation – law no. 84/1994 – (reform works of the port legislation in XVI legislature).

 The firm provides advice and assistance to companies in the procedures for obtaining authorisations to carry out port services and port operations as well as for obtaining state property concessions of areas and docks for carrying out the above-mentioned port operations.

Advice and assistance to companies is also provided for procedures for the entrustment of technical-nautical services of towage, pilotage, mooring and boating services, as well as for procedures for the entrustment of services of general interest not coinciding with nor strictly linked to port operations (lighting service of common parts of the port; cleaning and depollution of stretches of water; water service; management of maritime stations and passenger support services; services common to the industrial sector and commercial sector of the port; information and telematic services).

The firm’s clientele is made up of navigation companies, port terminal operators, concessionary companies of technical-nautical services, contractors of general interest services pursuant to article 6 of law no. 84/1994, banks and public authorities.




“Professionalism and a great deal of expertise in a personalised relationship based on trust and striving to get a result together.”

Sograf srl
Railway company


“The Associazione Italiana Armatori Trasporto Passaggeri [Italian Association of Owners of Passenger Transport Vessels] bears witness to the professionalism and competence of Studio Grimaldi. It is purely due to the high level of competence, authority and strategic vision of Massimiliano Grimaldi that the Association has managed to be hugely successful and gain recognition in the maritime field over the last few years.”


Associazione Italiana Armatori Trasporto Passeggeri


“We would like to point out the significant satisfaction of Ucina Confindustria Nautica with the advice and legal assistance received from the lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi in the Yachting sector.

The lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi assisted Ucina in negotiating very important legal and economic matters for the industry, first and foremost the reform of the yachting code, not only supplying top-level legal preparation, but also supporting Ucina in selecting the best strategies.”


Ucina Confindustria Nautica


“Thanks to the great competence and forward thinking of the lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi, we were able to continue conducting our business, overcoming a particularly difficult time.”


Yacht Broker srl
Manager of tourist ports


“With the forward thinking and professionalism of lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi, we found in Studio Grimaldi great assistance and support in negotiations and selection of sustainable solutions regarding the complex issue of state property concessions of the companies of Saint Mark Square in Venice, coming to the elaboration and promotion of rules for amendment of the national legislation to protect the companies and obtain results. Thank you.”


Veneziana Retail srl and Committee of Ancient Crafts of Venice


“We would like to point out the Genoese company Grimaldi Studio Legale in relation to the expert advice and legal assistance provided to Actv Spa regarding navigation safety and professional certification of on-board personnel.

In particular, lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi assisted our company in the introduction, in the legislation of a special law that will allow a simplified framework regarding navigation in local public transport service in the protected waters of the lagoon of Venice to be received by the institution.

The above-mentioned collaboration fully satisfied our expectations, at the same time allowing us to appreciate the professionalism, competence and helpfulness of the lawyer Massimiliano Grimaldi.”


ACTV Venezia Spa


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