Name avv. Niccolò Salvioni
Professional title Avvocato (attorney-at-law) inscribed in the Lawyers' Register in the Canton of Ticino, and qualified as a civil law Notary.
Academic title Lic. iur. (degree in law).
Position Partner
   
Date of birth May 27, 1964, in Locarno, native of Lugano, Switzerland.
Nationality Swiss
Languages Italian (mother tongue), German, English, French, Swedish.
   
   
Area of Practice
   
Private law Probate and Wills; Real Estate Law; Contract Law; Real Estate Contracts; Commercial Law; Torts; Private International Law.
Notary (Civil Law) Notarial services; Legalizations and certifications.
Administrative law General Administrative Law; Law of Advocacy; Constitutional Law; European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms; Tax Law.
Criminal law White Collar Crime; International Criminal Law; International mutual assistance in criminal matters; Fraud asset tracing and recovery.
   
   
Education
   
1981 – 1985 State secondary school (scientific diploma) in Bellinzona and Locarno.
1985 – 1992 University of Bern, Canton of Bern, Switzerland, Lic. iur. law degree (cum laude); seminar research work (translation) "The protection of health data in cross-border telecommunications of electronic data between Swiss authorities and Nations belonging to the European Community, with particular reference to law governing epidemics" (1989); Thesis work (translation) "The relations between the law on real estate transfer gain tax and the Tax Law of the Canton of Ticino, with reference to the guidance from the Federal Council on the Harmonization of direct cantonal and municipal taxes, especially as regards cases of tax accumulation" (1989).
1996 Attorney-at-law Diploma from the Republic and Canton of Ticino, Switzerland, qualification to practice law, and, since 2002, also inscribed in the Lawyers’ Register of the Canton of Ticino.
1998 Diploma of Notary (civil law) received from the Republic and Canton of Ticino, Switzerland.
   
   
Professional experience
   
1992 - 1993 Clerk trainee at the District Court of the Locarno-City Jurisdiction and at the Office of the Public Prosecutor for the Canton of Ticino (under Solicitor General, Piergiorgio Mordasini).
1993 - 1995 Trainee lawyer under the direction of attorney, Dr. Carlo Sganzini, Lugano.
1995 - 1996 Trainee lawyer at the Law Offices of Salvioni & Maccanetti, Locarno.
1996 - Associate attorney at the Law Offices of Salvioni & Maccanetti.
1999 - 2003 Member of the Canton of Ticino Bar Association council.
2003 - 2005 Deputy-President of the Canton of Ticino Bar Association.
2005 - 08.05.2007 President of the Canton of Ticino Bar Association.
   
   
Publications
   
1995 (translation) "Index of the Repertory of homeland jurisprudence 1977-1989", Edizioni Salvioni, Bellinzona (489 pages).
1998 "International judicial assistance in civil matters, with particular reference to the Canton of Ticino - Short outline of some typical procedure problems", Locarno (31 pages).
1999 (translation) "Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic and Canton of Ticino, annotated with abstracts of the legislative preparatory works ", Edizioni Salvioni, (663 pages).
2005 (translation) “Laws related to the advocacy and to the Canton of Ticino Bar association: draft of a short chronological outline”, Bollettino dell’Ordine degli avvocati del Cantone Ticino (BOA), No. 30., 2005, (pages 2 -10).
2006 (translation) “Who should control the Swiss Solicitor General?”, Anwaltsrevue, 3/2006, Helbling & Lichtenhahn, Basel, (pages 114 - 122).
2006 (translation) "The Bar Association of the Canton of Ticino in the Swiss and European context”, “Ex. Art.”, Review of the Busto Arsizio Bar Association, Italy (pages 29 - 38).
2006 (translation) “1984 Lawyers fees of the Canton of Ticino Bar Association, current and future situation”, BOA No. 32, 2006 (pages 12 - 26).
2007 (translation) “Report of the president for the years 2005 -2007 on the activities of the Council in 2006 -Abrogation of the Lawyers fees and application of market principles to the profession - Public law corporation, coactivity and discipline- A few institutional reflections”, BOA No. 33, 2007 (pages 2 - 6).
   
   
Association memberships
   
  Canton of Ticino Bar Association, Lugano; Swiss Bar Association, Bern; International Bar Association, London, UK.
Canton of Ticino Notaries Association, Lugano; Swiss Notaries Association, Bern; Uniòn International del Notariado latino, Rome.
Association of the Jurists of Berne, Berne; Circle of the Jurists of Lugano, Lugano; Swiss Society of Criminal Law; Swiss Society of Jurists; Swiss Forum of Communications Law, Zurich; Swiss Society of International Law.
Euro-American Lawyers Group, Manchester, UK.
   
Political activity
   
2008 - Communal councillor, Locarno