Birth year: 1951
Member of the Swiss Society of Jurists
Honors: In 1995 awarded of honor as Knight of the Italian Republic
Languages: Italian, German, French, English
Sebastiano Floris earned his high school diploma in Switzerland and a degree in law from the University of Cagliari.
After a lawyer internship in Milan, he started the freelance profession of advisor in Bern on 1980, opening the first legal consultancy firm on Italian law in Swiss territory. Having earned the trust of the Italian Embassy in Switzerland, he was offered since 1991 a relevant agreement approved by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for legal advising of the Embassy and of the Consular network, which ended in 2004 due to major commitments in the field of corporate and real estate law.
Currently his firm has taken the form of a joint-stock company with the name FLD SA.
He sits on various boards of directors and has relationships with entrepreneurs both in Switzerland and in Italy, assisting them, in both countries, in the establishment of companies, in investments, in the stipulation of contracts and in the resolution of contractual disputes.
Together with Dr. Francesco Anchini, Notary and former Referent of the Italian National Arbitration Commission, he drafted the New Rules of the Arbitration Chamber of the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Switzerland (CCIS) and Miami (Florida) as well as that of CAIE (Italian Overseas Arbitration Center).