Antonio Carratta was born in Neviano, Italy, in 1965, and graduated with honours in Law from the University of Florence, before obtaining a PhD in Civil Procedural Law from the University of Bologna. Since 2000, he has been a full professor of Civil Procedural Law at the Roma Tre University Department of Law. Previously, he taught at the Faculty of Law of the University of Macerata, where he also held the position of Director and Academic Senator.
He was Coordinator of the PhD course in Civil Procedural Law at the Sapienza University of Rome from 2010 to 2014, Director of Roma Tre University for two consecutive terms from 2013 to 2019, member of the Board of Directors of the Roma Tre University School of Legal Professions and head of its Research Projects of National Interest (PRIN), in 2003 and 2006, and collaborator with the Nagoya University Graduate School of Law in Japan as part of the university’s international research programme in Business Tort Litigation.
He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Law and Globalization International Research Centre, part of Roma Tre University’s Department of Law, and of the Teaching Board of the university’s International Doctorate in “Law and Social Change: the Challenges of Transnational Regulation”.
He is a member of the International Association for Procedural Law (IAPL) and of the Italian Association of Scholars of the Civil Process (AISPC), having served on its Board of Directors from 2011 to 2015. He is co-director of the texts Diritto Online (Law Online) and Diritto Oggi (Law Today), published by the Treccani Italian Encyclopaedia Institute, and has served as a member of the Scientific Committee for its Encyclopaedia of Law, specializing in insolvency law. He is also a member of the scientific and steering committees of various legal journals and volumes. He is the author and editor of Link identifier #identifier__35885-1several monographic publications, dealing, in particular, with the powers of judges (Poteri del giudice, Zanichelli, 2011), with the principle of non-contestation (Il principio della non contestazione nel processo civile, Giuffrè, 1995), with anticipatory, precautionary and possessory protection (Profili sistematici della tutela anticipatoria, Giappichelli, 1997; Procedimenti cautelari, Zanichelli, 2013; Procedimenti possessori, Zanichelli, 2019), with corporate procedural protection (Il nuovo processo societario, Zanichelli, 2004) and with European judicial protection (Verso il procedimento ingiuntivo europeo, Giuffrè, 1997). He is also the co-author of the manual of civil procedural law, Manuale di Diritto Processuale Civil, published by Giappichelli in its 27th edition in 2019.
Since 7th November 2019, he has been Prorector for relations with university governing bodies and regulatory matters