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Paola Corte, expert food lawyer _ Food law

Paola Corte 

Studio Legale Corte - Partner 


European Food Law Association (EFLA) President

LUISS Business School - Adjunct Professor "Food Law Elements" course in the "Food and Wine Business" MBA. (2021-2023)  


Paola Corte is a food lawyer at the Milan Bar Association.

Paola Corte offers legal advice related to the production, distribution and administration of food and beverages and similar products. She checks  the legal compliance of  food composition, production techniques, labelling and advertising.  The same activity is carried out for food related products (such as materials intended to come into contact with foodstuffs) and other consumer goods (pet food, toys, etc.)

Paola Corte carries out defensive activity in the courts, both by challenging regulatory sanctions imposed by supervisory bodies on food business operators, and by defending defendants in criminal proceedings relating to the production, marketing and administering of food and beverages, and other  consumer goods.

Paola has held numerous food law and food labelling courses for food business operators.  She is regularly asked to be a speaker or chair for national and international food law conferences.



  • Italian (native speaker),

  • English (native speaker),

  • French


  • Michigan State University – Institute for Food Laws and Regulations 

    • Food Laws and Regulations in the United States

    • European Food Law

  • Università degli Studi di Milano

    • Laurea in Giurisprudenza 

  • American School of Milan

    • International Baccalaureate


Aerobatic airplane pilot, Paola Corte has won the Italian Aerobatics Championship Cat. Sportsman in 2001. She has been a member of the National Aerobatics Team Cat. Advanced for several years. For her sporting results, she was awarded by CONI with the bronze medal for athletic value in 2004. Paola has collaborated with VFR Aviation magazine writing about airsports and aerobatics, and managed the website up to 2018.

She enjoys scubadiving, travelling and watercolor painting 

Personal Ranking

Legal 500 - Leading individual in Industry focus: Food

Forbes Italia: 100 legal professionals

Top ranked legal: Tier 1 lawyer for Food and Beverages

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client testimonials from
the Legal 500 

'Paola Corte – smart, diligent, knowledgeable, ambitious, great personality, top class food lawyer.’

Legal 500 EMEA  2022

‘Paola Corte has, among other qualities, the ability to intercept the needs of the client and help and support business activities using a language that is clear and understandable even for non-professionals.’

Legal 500 EMEA  2022

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