Born in Pavia on December, the 15th, 1947, he graduated cum laude in Law from the University of Pavia in 1970 and won a British Council Scholarship at the University of Kent in 1972. He completed an internship with the Legal Service EEC Commission in Brussels in 1973. He is professor of commercial law at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Pavia.
He is a member of the Pavia Bar Association since 1973 and authorised to practice before the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation since 1990.
He mainly works in the fields of commercial and corporate law, civil law and pharmaceutical and health law, is a member of numerous boards of directors of companies and foundations, and Chairman and member of Supervisory Bodies pursuant to Legislative Decree 231/2001 as set up by companies operating in the health sector.
He also provides judicial and extra-judicial assistance and consultancy in civil and administrative law with regard to issues relating pharmacies, healthcare facilities and companies.
He participates as speaker in numerous scientific conferences on various legal topics in his areas of work.
Owner of the Astolfi e Associati law firm, he is a member of the scientific committee of the legal review "Rassegna di diritto farmaceutico e della salute", as well as the author of several publications, including: "Note in tema di acquisto di società di farmacia in pendenza del concorso straordinario", in Rassegna di diritto farmaceutico e della salute, 2016; " La “gestione associata” di una farmacia (art.11.7 del D.L. n.1 del 2012)", in Rassegna di diritto farmaceutico e della salute, 2013; "Il consenso informato – Profili ricostruttivi ed orientamenti recenti", in Rassegna di diritto farmaceutico e della salute, 2005; "Le sperimentazioni cliniche e il ruolo delle strutture sanitarie private", in Rassegna di diritto farmaceutico e della salute, 2002; "Evoluzione e qualificazione degli accordi di joint venture", in Profili giuridici e modelli contrattuali, Egea, Milan, 1997.
Languages: Italian and English