Avv. Samantha Garbani Nerini, Counsel

Avvocato (Attorney-at-law) Samantha Garbani Nerini collaborated since 2008 with the law Firm Studio Legale e Notarile Salvioni e Salvioniand from the 1stof August 2017 with the law Firm Studio Legale e Notarile Niccolò Salvioni.

In her professional practice, avv. Samantha Garbani Nerini has had experience with several cases of family law with connections with various sectors of the administration (social insurances, health insurance, foreign law etc.) and property law.

Another area of her experience is the construction sector, focusing on the various problems related to the building procedure, the secondary residences sector and the contracting process (work contract and mandate).

The vocation of the law Firm in Locarno, also to deal with matters with extra-cantonal and foreign jurisdictional relations, has led avv. Samantha Garbani Nerini to work, in addition to Italian, in German, French and English.

The extra-professional and professional experiences allowed avv. Samantha Garbani Nerini to entertain contacts, exchanges and collaborations with high quality professionals, not only in the Ticino area, in Italy and in Europe but also in legal, political, economic and cultural realities, very different from the European ones.


Professional title
Avvocato (attorney-at-law – registered in the lawyers Register of the Canton of Ticino).

Academic title
Lic. iur. (licensed in law) University of Fribourg, Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland, 2000.


Date of birth
February 11th, 1974 in Locarno, native of Gresso.


Italian (mother tongue), German, French, English, with base-knowledge in Spanish (A2).


Areas of Practice
(about 70% of litigation)

Private law
Matrimonial and Concubinage Law; Filiation Law; Law of Persons; Association and Foundation Law; Child and Adult Protection Law; Inheritance Law; Probate and Wills; Property Law. 

Administrative law
General Administrative Law of the Confederation and of the Canton of Ticino; Building and Urban Planning Law; Constitutional Law; European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR); Environmental Law; Expropriation Law; Foreign Law.


1990 – 1995
State commercial high School, Bellinzona.

1995 – 2000
University of Freiburg, Switzerland, Lic. iur.; Thesis work (translation) “Joint-Venture: forms and establishment”.

Attorney-at-law Diploma from the Canton of Ticino, Switzerland, with qualification to practice law and, since 2008 inscribed in the Register of the lawyers in the Canton of Ticino

Professional experiences

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
Trainee 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-law at Offices of Simonetti Calvarese and Naef, Lugano.

2008 – 2017.07
Attorney-at-law at Law firm Studio legale e notarile Salvioni e Salvioni, Locarno.

2017.08 –
Attorney-at-law at Law firm Studio legale e notarile Niccolò Salvioni, Locarno.


Member of the Canton of Ticino Bar Association, Lugano;

Member of the Swiss Bar Association, Bern;

Euro-American Lawyers Group (EALG).

Political activity

2004 – 2010
Municipal councilor, Orselina.

2010 –
Town councilor and Deputy Mayor of Orselina, Department of private housing construction, Public safety, public health security and social protection.

Studio Legale e Notarile
Niccolò Salvioni

Via della Gallinazza 6
6600 Locarno, 

tel: 0041 91 751 12 38
fax: 0041 91 751 94 84
IVA: CHE-210.216.979