Dr. Alessandro Martinelli

Education and professional experience

1986 - 1991
Law studies at the University of Basle. Licensed in law in December 1991

1992 - 1994
PHD preparation at the University of Basle. Achievement of PHD degree (Doktor in beiden Rechten) in Civil Contract and Liability Law in December 1994. Obtains the mention to publish his PHD in "Schriftenreihe für internationales Recht der Juristischen Fakultät der Universität Basel" (Collection for international law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Basle)

1994 - 1996
Barrister and notary trainee with the law firm Macconi in Lugano (Switzerland)

Legal practice at the First Instance Civil Court in Mendrisio (Switzerland)

Authorisation for the practice of the profession of attorney-at-law, issued in June 1997 by the Court of Appeals of the Canton Ticino (Switzerland)

Notary practice at the Register Office in Mendrisio (Switzerland)

1998 - 2000
Attorney-at-Law and Public Notary at the Law Firm Macconi in Lugano

As from 2001
Attorney-at-law and Notary Public with the Law Firm Bernasconi Martinelli Alippi & Partners (formerly Peter, Bernasconi & Partners, formerly Sganzini Bernasconi Peter & Gaggini) in Lugano (Switzerland)

Practice Areas

Public Notary; Civil law; Contracts; Criminal Law; Torts; Banking Law; Inheritance Law, Corporate Law



Date of birth 


Mother tongue

German - French - English