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Grimaldi Studio Legale


Grimaldi Studio Legale - Milan
  • Via Fratelli Gabba 4
  • Milan
  • Lombardy
  • Italy
  • 20121
  • Chair: Vittorio Grimaldi
  • Managing Partners: Davide Contini, Francesco Sciaudone, Stefano Speroni, Angelo Zambelli
  • Number of partners: 32
  • Number of lawyers: 100+
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Grimaldi Studio Legale is a leader in the legal services marketplace. With offices in Milan, Rome, Brussels and London, 32 partners and more than 110 highly qualified lawyers, Grimaldi is recognised for the quality and professionalism of his people. With a complete and diversified legal expertise, the Firm advices Italian and International clients. The Firm is expanding its capabilities with important lateral hire and opening of new offices. The Firm and its lawyers are regularly recommended by specialised press.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Banking, Finance & Insurance:
7 Partners; 11 Associates
The Banking, Finance and Insurance Practice advises primary banks, financial institutions, financial sponsors and corporations on all types of financing and finance transactions, supporting clients from structuring to drafting, negotiating financial documentation and managing relationships with regulatory authorities. The practice’s attorneys have also developed in-depth expertise in structured finance, structured products, securitizations, mutual funds, derivatives, unit-linked life insurance policies, index-linked products and capitalization contracts.
Contact: Davide Contini
Tel: +39 02 30309315 (Milan)
Email: dcontini@grimaldilex.com

Corporate / M&A & Private Equity:
14 Partners; 13 Associates
The Corporate / M&A and Private Equity Practice advises Italian and international companies and international financial institutions and banks on extraordinary transactions such as mergers and de-mergers, acquisition of participations, company reorganizations, drafting shareholders’ agreements and joint venture agreements, on setting up new companies, IPOs and capital markets transactions (including public tender offers, rights offers, bonds’ issue). The practice also follows clients both corporate governance and compliance, commercial contracts, debt restructuring and bankruptcy.
Contact: Stefano Speroni
Tel: +39 02 30309363 (Milan)
Email: ssperoni@grimaldilex.com

Dispute Resolution:
7 Partners; 12 Associates
The firm advises clients on domestic and international litigations in trial courts and arbitrations. The practice covers all areas of civil and commercial law, with particular emphasis on banking, insurance, contentious trust and constructions. The team worked on some of the most relevant recent cases, including international class actions.
Contact: Davide Contini
Tel: +39 02 30309315 (Milan)
Email: dcontini@grimaldilex.com

Employment & Industrial Relations:
3 Partners; 5 Associates
The firm has extensive experience in labour and employment law, industrial relations and related litigation and in-depth knowledge of the system of laws and regulations governing employment relationships and collective bargaining. As consultant of industrial, financing and commercial companies and groups, the practice gives on-going assistance in matters related to the management of human resources, employment relationships and employment related litigation. Angelo Zambelli, the practice leader, has been awarded with the Legalcommunity – Labour Awards “Best Lawyer of the Year” in 2014 edition and the Legalcommunity – Labour Awards “Best Lawyer of the year in Industrial and Trade Union Relations” in 2012 and 2013 editions. Angelo Zambelli is also ranked among the top 30 leaders Lawyers in Italy, developed by Legalcommunity and GQ – magazine published by Condé Nast – which has listed professionals who stand out for managerial skills, strategic vision and media impact.
Contact: Angelo Zambelli
Tel: +39 0230309390 (Milan)
Email: azambelli@grimaldilex.com

EU / Antitrust:
3 Partners; 9 Associates
The firm advises clients on EU law and antitrust matters. The team based in Brussels, Rome and Milan covers multinational mergers and joint ventures, cartel cases, abuse of dominance and restrictive practice cases, before the EU Commission and the Italian Antitrust Authority. The firm has top-level competence on state aid matters and public procurement, as well as on structural funds and other European matters. The firm assists clients before the Italian and European Courts antitrust and on EU matters. Specific experience have been acquired in industry sectors like cement, pharma, energy, transport.
Contact: Francesco Sciaudone
Tel: +39 06 45206220 (Rome)
Tel: +32 2 5511201 (Brussels)
Email: fsciaudone@grimaldilex.com

Administrative, Infrastructure, Energy, Public Procurement:
7 Partners; 13 Associates
The firm advises clients on public law due to its specific competence in infrastructure, transport, public procurement, environment, urban planning, public services, energy matters and project finance. The firm represents clients before the Italian energy authority, the Italian public contract authority and the Italian communication authority. The team has an impressive litigation activity before the administrative tribunal in energy, transport, infrastructure and public procurement, as well as in public services matters.
Contact: Francesco Sciaudone
Tel: +39 06 45206220 (Rome)
Email: fsciaudone@grimaldilex.com
Contact: Sergio Massimiliano Sambri
Tel: +39 02 30309303 (Milan)
Email: ssambri@grimaldilex.com

2 Partner; 1 Counsel; 6 Associates
The firm has extensive and comprehensive knowledge of Italian tax law. The Tax Practice is comprised of five professionals and advises clients on corporate tax, private equity and venture capital, Italian and international M&A transactions, in particular on leveraged buy-outs, structured finance, including bonds and structured financial products, extraordinary transactions, stock option plans, real estate transactions and tax due diligence. The practice also has solid competence in tax litigation before the Italian Courts.
Contact: Luca Dezzani
Tel: +39 02 30309303 (Milan)
Email: ldezzani@grimaldilex.com

Key Clients:
Alitalia, Allianz Zurich, Alpiq, Alstom, Astaldi, BEI, Belstaff, BNP Paribas, BPM, BSI, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Cementir, Consip, Consorzio Venezia Nuova (MOSE), Credit Suisse, Enel, ERG, EU Commission, Finmeccanica, Frette, Generali, Giorgio Armani, Grimaldi Lines, Gucci, Iberia, Intesa, Janseen Cilag, L’Oréal, LTF, Mersen Group, Mid Industry Capital, MPS, SACE, Solvay, Sonatrach, TAP, Technip, Terex, DHL, Tirrenia, UBS, Unicredit, Unione Fiduciaria.


  • 30 Bld de Waterloo,
  • Brussels,
  • Brussels Capital Region
  • Belgium
  • B-1000
  • Tel +32 2 5511 201
  • Fax +32 2 551 1200
  • Email : marketing@grimaldielx.com
  • 48 Gresham Street, ,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC2V 7AY
  • Tel +44 207 183 6423
  • Fax +44 207 183 6423
  • Email : marketing@grimaldielex.com