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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: 22
  • Number of lawyers: 100 +
  • Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Grimaldi Studio Legale was founded 20 years ago and represents one of the most significant independent law firms in the Italian legal scenario. Three offices in Milan, Rome and Brussels ensure coverage of both business and political capitals of Italy as well as the European institutional centre. With more than 100 lawyers, Grimaldi leads the Italian legal multidisciplinary marketplace covering corporate, finance and banking as well as tax, labour and employment, public, IP, energy, litigation, capital markets, antitrust and EU law. The firm’s partners are recognised and recommended as top experts in many of those areas of activity. The latest deals announced in 2013 include some of the more relevant Italian and cross-border financial transactions, as well as loans, antitrust litigation, M&A matters and business restructuring. Some partners are renowned authors of publications for major financial publishers in the country.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Banking, Finance & Insurance:
3 Partners; 10 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, securitisations, mutual funds, derivatives, unit-linked life insurance policies, index-linked products and capitalisation contracts.
Contact: Davide Contini
Tel: +39 02 30309305 (Milan)
Email: dcontini@grimaldilex.com

Corporate /M&A & Private Equity:
5 Partners; 20 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 reorganisations, 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 30309333 (Milan)
Email: ssperoni@grimaldilex.com

Dispute Resolution:
4 Partners; 14 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 30309305 (Milan)
Email: dcontini@grimaldilex.com

Employment & Industrial Relations:
3 Partners; 8 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. The practice leader received the Legal Community 2012 Award as Best Lawyer of the year in Industrial and Trade Union Relations.
Contact: Angelo Zambelli
Tel: +39 02 30318005 (Milan)
Email: azambelli@grimaldilex.com

1 Partner; 12 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 in state aid matters and public procurement, as well as on structural funds and other European financial measures. The firm assists clients before the Italian and European Courts antitrust and on EU matters. Experience extends to all industry sectors.
Contact: Francesco Sciaudone
Tel: +39 06. 45206270 (Rome) +32 2 5511201 (Brussels) 
Email: fsciaudone@grimaldilex.com

Public, Infrastructure, Energy, Public Procurement:
4 Partners; 12 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 in energy, transport, infrastructure and public procurement, as well as in public services matters.
Contact: Francesco Sciaudone
Tel: +39 06 45206270 (Rome) +32 2 5511201 (Brussels)
Email: fsciaudone@grimaldilex.com
Contact: Sergio Massimiliano Sambri
Tel: +39 02 30309324 (Milan)
Email: ssambri@grimaldilex.com

1 Partner; 1 Of Counsel; 3 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 30309347 (Milan)
Email: ldezzani@grimaldilex.com

Alitalia, Allianz Zurich, Alpiq, Gucci, Alstom, Astaldi, BEI, BNP Paribas, BSI, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, Cementir, Consip, Consorzio Venezia Nuova (MOSE), Credit Suisse, Enel, ERG, EU Commission, Finmeccanica, Generali, Giorgio Armani, Intesa, LTF, Mid Industry Capital, MPS, SACE, Solvay, Sonatrach, TAP, Technip, Finmeccanica, Terex, DHL, Tirrenia, UBS, Unicredit, Unione Fiduciaria.

Areas of Practice

  • Banking, Finance & Insurance
  • Bankruptcy & Company Restructuring
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition & EU
  • Contentious Trust
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment & Industrial Relations
  • Public, Infrastructure & Energy
  • M&A, Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • IP, Media & Data Protection
  • Project Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Telecommunication


  • Via Pinciana, 25,
  • Rome,
  • Lazio
  • Italy
  • 00198
  • Tel +39 06. 45206220
  • Fax +39 06. 45206230
  • Email : info@grimaldilex.com
  • 30 Bld de Waterloo,
  • Brussels,
  • Brussels Capital Region
  • Belgium
  • B-1000
  • Tel +32 2 5511 201
  • Fax +32 2 551 1200
  • Email : info@grimaldilex.com