Daria Pastore

Title: Partner
Office: Rome
Languages: English, Farsi, Italian

Daria Pastore assists and represents Italian and foreign companies operating in various industrial and commercial areas in disputes regarding civil, commercial, banking and financial matters. In particular, she represents clients in litigation procedures, including precautionary procedures, in relation to agency, distribution, supply and commercial lease contracts, financial contracts, international sales, unfair competition, product liability, and intellectual property. In recent years, Daria has gained significant experience in litigation in the telecommunications and energy sectors. In addition, she has been involved in corporate litigations, assisting directors and companies. She gained considerable experience in bankruptcy and insolvency law, assisting Italian and foreign companies, funds, and financial institutions on complex issues, including international matters, and in litigations relating to major insolvency proceedings in Italy. Daria also has considerable experience in aviation law, having assisted leading companies in the aviation sector as well as companies operating in connected sectors, including oil companies and service companies, in both out-of-court and litigation matters. In particular, she has assisted important international lessors in the lease, sale, repossession and seizure of aircraft and engines, manufactures in disputes regarding product liability and compensation for damages, oil companies in complex disputes relating to jet fuel royalties, as well as several companies operating in the aviation sector in claw-back actions and admissions to the lists of creditors under several bankruptcy proceedings. She also assists clients in maritime law cases and, in particular, in seizures involving ships and sale of ships under insolvency proceedings. Daria was nominated “Acritas Star Lawyer” in 2017. Daria Pastore is also Officer of the IBA Class Action Committee and a member of the European and International Law Commission of the Rome Bar Association.

In 2020, Daria Pastore has been awarded “Lawyer of the year Defamation” at the Legalcommunity Litigation Awards.

Daria is recommended in The Legal 500 as a Next Generation Partner, testimonials say “Daria Pastore is a brilliant lawyer, very clear and reliable. A joy to work with!” (2023), “Daria Pastore is responsive, commercially minded and has significant industry experience”, “[…] Daria Pastore is a professional who combines extraordinary strategic intuition with a pleasant and calm approach”, “Daria Pastore is an excellent lawyer, with an excellent capacity for intuition on the best strategy to follow before and during restraint. She is empathetic and communicative, and creates a relationship of extreme trust with the customer” (2022), “Daria Pastore is competent and pragmatic, able to immerse herself in the reality of the company she assists, strenuously and effectively defending the interests of her client” (2021).

Daria is also mentioned in Chambers and Partners as follows: “Daria Pastore has in-depth knowledge, availability for clients and accuracy in her activity“, “Daria Pastore is proactive, commercial and responsive, but first of all she is an extremely bright counsel with the talent to see beyond details and to grasp the most effective strategy during a litigation case. Besides being a solution provider, Daria is extremely knowledgeable on all technicalities of dispute resolution and a tactically wise expert able to protect the client’s best interests“, “she is an excellent professional who is punctual and reliable.”