Name avv. Samantha Garbani Nerini
Professional title Avvocato (attorney-at-law) inscribed in the Lawyers’ Register in the Canton of Ticino.
Academic title lic. iur. (degree in law)
Position Associate
   
Date of birth February 11th, 1974 in Locarno, native of Gresso
Nationality Swiss
Languages Italian (mother tongue), German, English, French
   
   
Areas of Practice
   
Private law

Civil Law; Matrimonial and Concubinage Law; Probate and Wills; Family Law; Law of Persons; Association and Foundation Law; Tutorial Law; Real Estate Law; Commercial Law; Contract Law; Torts; Creditor and Bankruptcy Law.

Administrative law General Administrative Law; Constitutional Law; European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms; Tax Law;
Environmental Law; Urban Planning and Building Law; Expropriation Law; Legislation for Foreigners.
   
   
Education
   
1990 - 1995 State commercial gymnasium, Bellinzona.
1995 - 2000 University of Freiburg, Switzerland, Lic. iur. law degree; Thesis work (translation) “Joint-Venture: forms and establishment”.
2006 Attorney-at-law Diploma from the Canton of Ticino, Switzerland, with qualification to practice law.
   
   
Professional experience
   
2001 Legal trainee at the Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication, Federal Office for Spatial Development.
2002 - 2003 Assistant to Tax Advisors SA, Lugano, Company and Tax Consulting.
2003 - 2006

rainee lawyer and civil law notary in Lugano and in Bellinzona.

Legal trainee at the Court of Locarno-Campagna, under the direction of avv. Luca Losa and at the Office for Debt and Bankruptcy Execution, under the direction of avv. Patrick Bianco.

Trainee civil law notary at the Land-Registry-Office in Locarno and at the Commercial Register in Lugano.

2006 - 2008 Attorney at the Law Offices of Simonetti Calvarese and Naef, Lugano.
2008 - Attorney at the Law Offices of Salvioni e Salvioni, Locarno.
   
   
Association memberships
   
  Member of the Canton of Ticino Bar Association, Lugano;
Member of the Swiss Bar Association, Berne;
Euro-American Lawyers Group, Manchester UK.
   
Political activity
   
2004 - Communal councillor, Orselina.