Raffaele Sabato

Born on 1 October 1960 in Castellammare di Stabia, Naples, Italy

  • Master’s degree in Law, University of Naples, 1983
  • Admitted to the Bar, session of 1985
  • Official of the Banking Supervision Authority, Bank of Italy, 1985-1991
  • MCJ degree (Master of Comparative Jurisprudence), Law School, University of Texas, Austin, United States of America, 1987
  • Graduate degree in Political Science, University of Macerata, Italy, 1988
  • Post-Graduate degree in Commercial Law, University Federico II, Naples, 1991
  • Expert at the Chair of Private Law, University Federico II, Naples, since 1991
  • Judge, Tribunal of Naples, 1991-2012
  • Cooperation with Italy’s High Council for the Judiciary (CSM) in the field of initial and permanent training of judges (1996-2012), and Member of its Scientific Committee for Judicial Training (1998-2001)
  • Judicial expert in a number of programmes of multilateral international co-operation, 1999-2019
  • Member (2000-2018), Vice-President (2004-2005), President (2006-2007) of the Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) within the Council of Europe, Strasbourg
  • Visiting scholar at the Post-Graduate Course “EU Law: the protection of rights”, University Federico II, Naples, since 2006
  • Member (2012-2019), Member of the Executive Committee (2017-2019), European Law Institute (ELI), Vienna, Austria
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Italian School for the Judiciary, 2012-2015
  • Justice, Civil Chamber specialising in Tax Law, (2012-2016), Civil Chamber specialising in Property, Wills, Contracts and Supervision on Professionals and Financial Activities (2016-2019), Supreme Court of Cassation, Rome
  • Contact Person within the Italian judiciary for the EU Commission, 2013-2019
  • Judge of the European Court of Human Rights since 5 May 2019.
Raffaele Sabato