Biography

Marco is a Junior Research Fellow at St John’s College. His research interests lie in private law, particularly tort law, and comparative law. Currently, Marco’s research explores the reasoning of courts and academics from different legal systems in relation to specific aspects and areas of private law.

Marco holds a D.Phil. and an M.Jur. from the University of Oxford, an LL.M. from the Harvard Law School, where he was a Fulbright Scholar and received the Dean’s Scholar Prize for academic excellence, and a five-year law degree from the University of Perugia.

Marco teaches Tort and Roman Law.

Previously, Marco was active in legal practice. He served as an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, where his practice focused on litigation and arbitration.

Publications

Recent additions

  • M Cappelletti, 'Compensatio Lucri cum Damno in Tort Law: An English Perspective on the Italian Four Judgments' (2020) 28 European Review of Private Law 701 [Case Note]
  • M Cappelletti, 'Compensatio lucri cum damno e Torts: prospettive inglesi alla luce delle quattro sentenze gemelle della Corte di Cassazione' in Angelo Venchiarutti (ed), La compensatio lucri cum damno. Orientamenti italiani e europei a confronto (Pacini Giuridica 2020)
  • M Cappelletti, 'Comparative Reflections on Punishment in Tort Law' in Jean-Sébastien Borghetti and Simon Whittaker (eds), French Civil Liability in Comparative Perspective (Hart Publishing 2019)

Chapter (2)

M Cappelletti, 'Compensatio lucri cum damno e Torts: prospettive inglesi alla luce delle quattro sentenze gemelle della Corte di Cassazione' in Angelo Venchiarutti (ed), La compensatio lucri cum damno. Orientamenti italiani e europei a confronto (Pacini Giuridica 2020)
M Cappelletti, 'Comparative Reflections on Punishment in Tort Law' in Jean-Sébastien Borghetti and Simon Whittaker (eds), French Civil Liability in Comparative Perspective (Hart Publishing 2019)

Case Note (3)

M Cappelletti, 'Compensatio Lucri cum Damno in Tort Law: An English Perspective on the Italian Four Judgments' (2020) 28 European Review of Private Law 701 [Case Note]
M Cappelletti, 'Sui limiti alla risarcibilità iure hereditatis del danno biologico e morale in caso di morte del prossimo congiunto' (2016) Danno e Responsabilità 194 [Case Note]
M Cappelletti, 'Rapporto tra Sentenze Penali e Giudizio Civile Risarcitorio' (2015) Danno e Responsabilità 587 [Case Note]

Journal Article (3)

M Cappelletti, 'Réflexions comparatives sur le rôle de la punition en droit de la responsabilité délictuelle' (2019) 116 Revue des contrats 293
M Cappelletti, 'La tutela dell’affidamento e il dovere di coerenza nel diritto comparato' (2011) Rivista Critica del Diritto Privato 313

Research Interests

·       comparative law

·       private law theory

·       tort law

·       contract law

·       law of remedies

Options taught

Tort, A Roman Introduction to Private Law

Research projects