Lawyer – PhD


Maria Lucia is an Italian-qualified lawyer and a registered foreign lawyer in England and Wales.

She joined Ascheri Nelson in 2021, specialising primarily in cross-border matters between Italy and the United Kingdom within corporate, commercial, immigration, and family law.

Maria Lucia holds a PhD in Criminal Law related to the protection of IP rights from the University of Campania “L. Vanvitelli”, where she also completed a LLM Master of Laws with First-Class Honours cum laude.

Before moving to London, Maria Lucia gained experience in the corporate crime liability field, assisting several clients in drafting and updating codes and specific protocols to mitigate criminal risks within companies, according to Italian Legislative Decree No. 231/2001.

She also specialised in applications before the European Court of Human Rights (CEDU).