Francesco Carloni


The View Building
Rue de l'Industrie 26/38
1040 Brussels

Francesco Carloni is a partner in the firm’s Brussels and Milan offices where he is a member of the antitrust, competition & trade regulation practice group.

As a European and Italian competition law practitioner, Mr. Carloni’s experience primarily lies in the field of merger control, abuse of dominant position, restrictive practices and agreements, EU sector inquiries and state aid. He offers compliance training and develops customized compliance programs adapted to clients' specific risk profiles. His experience has involved advising leading corporations in a variety of sectors including IT, digital maps, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, fashion, aviation, chemicals, liner shipping, food, dairy and automotive industries. A New York and Italian-qualified lawyer, Mr. Carloni graduated from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and received two LLMs from the College of Europe, Bruges, and Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a Fulbright scholar. He is also the author of several articles on antitrust law and often participates as a speaker at conferences and seminars on European and Italian competition law.

Mr. Carloni is ranked by Chambers and Partners Global in European and Italian Competition Law in Belgium as a "foreign expert" (2016-2019), of Mr. Carloni they say: “Clients value that he is "always at our disposal and always available for a call", “extremely focused on getting the job done as soon as possible and was able to shorten the timelines”; “not only very good from a technical point of view, but has a good network of contacts, which is important to convey advocacy initiatives.”” He has also been recognized by WWL: Competition – Future Leaders in 2017, 2018 and 2019.


  • Law Degree, University of Rome La Sapienza (2001)
    (Honors, full marks)
  • M.A., Diplomatic School of the Italian Government (2002)
  • LL.M., College of Europe, Bruges (2004)
    (Honors; mention “very good”)
  • LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center (2007)
    (Fulbright scholar; Honors; Dean's List)


Bar of Brussels, Italian Bar, Bar of New York
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