Grimaldi Studio Legale – Genova
Grimaldi Studio Legale – Genova

The firm is a boutique of excellence made up of business lawyers with a high level of specialisation in yachting law and marinas law and accountants specialised in tax, fiscal and customs matters related to these sectors.

Based in Italy, the firm is a well-established leader on a national and international level thanks to the extensive knowledge of yachting law, marinas law and the legislations of various countries including UAE, as well as the profound experience of its professionals in these sectors. In particular, Massimiliano Grimaldi, founding partner, was for many years visiting Professor of Yachting law at the University of Genoa, Economics Department, is author of books and numerous articles on the subject and he is frequently called to participate as speaker in national and international conferences. Furthermore, Massimiliano Grimaldi has been awarded several times as Lawyer of the Year (Boutique of excellence) in Transport sector, given the importance of mandates received, including the job entrusted by the association of the Italian Yachting industry (Confindustria nautica) of providing legal advice and assistance in participating in the government works for the drafting of the new Italian Yachting code and related implementing regulations.

The firm has also been awarded several times for the excellent quality of legal advice and assistance it provides to companies and public entities, and for the importance of mandates received from customers worldwide.

The firm’s mandates include advice and assistance regarding Yacht-Building contracts, sale & purchase contracts, Yacht finance, the charter of yachts and superyachts, mooring contracts; advice and assistance regarding the choice of the flag; advice and assistance regarding employment and manning; advice and assistance in insurance matters; advice and assistance in safety and compliance for superyachts.

The firm’s clientele comprises Italian and foreign businessmen, yacht and superyacht charter companies; shipbuilding yards; banks; national associations representing yachting industries and businesses; insurance companies; companies that manage marinas; public entities.

The principle that inspires the firm is to provide clients with the best and most innovative strategies to enable them to develop wealth and achieve their goals quickly and without risk or litigation. To learn more visit