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Marco Paoletti

Senior Associate

Marco is a commercial litigator with diverse experience across multiple sectors.

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Experience

Marco acts on a variety of high profile and complex commercial disputes. He has extensive experience in competition and consumer law, financial services, projects, and social media law. He has acted in various court proceedings (including class actions), expert determinations, and international arbitrations (including under the ACICA, ICC and UNCITRAL Rules). Marco specialises in the banking, consumer and energy sectors, where he has worked on class actions and joint venture disputes, and advised on tech company terms of service and related risk advisory work.

Marco's experience includes:

  • advising a social media company on a defamation matter, and providing ongoing advice on privacy, consumer protection and other issues
  • acting for a contractor in an ICC international arbitration under Qatari law, encompassing delay and disruption claims in a major infrastructure project
  • providing advice in an LNG joint venture dispute

Background

Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Marco practised at other leading firms in Melbourne and Sydney. He also served as an Associate to the Honourable Justice Sloss in the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Marco holds a Juris Doctor from Monash University, a Master of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oxford.

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