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Global Guide

Dispute Resolution — Italy

Band 1

第一等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Italian giant benefits from a 'best friends' network encompassing several independent law firms in Europe. Offers its domestic and international clientele both litigation and arbitration advice.

Giuseppe Sbisà is described by sources as a "great litigator" and an "outstanding lawyer." He handles both litigations and arbitrations.

Antonio Crivellaro is described as a "well-respected lawyer for ICC arbitration work." He is skilled at acting as both counsel and arbitrator on arbitrations concerning joint venture agreements, construction contracts, oil and gas contracts and share purchase agreements.

Vittorio Allavena handles disputes involving a wide range of matters including insolvency, insurance and competition. He also has significant experience in litigation involving corporate law.

Laura Salvaneschi has a broad practice spanning corporate, banking and family law disputes. She also has expertise in torts. She is a professor of civil procedure and arbitration.

Giulio Ponzanelli handles a wide range of matters including contract, insurance and medical disputes. He has strong expertise in environmental litigation.

Paolo Di Giovanni's practice encompasses corporate, commercial and antitrust disputes. He is described by one client as a "very talented individual." He is skilled in both arbitration and litigation.

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Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Impressive global firm for antitrust litigation and international arbitration. Frequently handles disputes involving Latin America.

Ferdinando Emanuele is a leading lawyer in the dispute resolution arena in Italy. Sources describe him as a "brilliant lawyer" and note that he is "responsive, flexible and has a sharp legal mind." He recently assisted Dexia Crediop with a dispute with the Metropolitan City of Milan seeking to establish the validity of some swap agreements. He is skilled at handling both litigation and arbitration relating to competition and commercial law.

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Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Handles disputes in a diverse range of industry sectors. Well placed to advise French clients, with further international capabilities bolstered by the firm's impressive global coverage.

Francesca Rolla assists clients belonging to a range of different industries including IT, life sciences, insurance and consumer goods. One impressed source says: "Francesca is detailed and has a good understanding of technical issues. She is pragmatic and realistic." Another says: "She is able to explain complex legal systems and situations in simple terms." She has wide-ranging expertise in this area, spanning everything from product liability issues to corporate litigation.

Andrea Atteritano has experience in a wide range of industry sectors spanning life sciences, finance, insurance and food and beverages. He has particular experience in corporate and insurance disputes. One client notes: "He is a well-prepared and very experienced lawyer. He acts with great diligence and fully understands the company's needs." Another observes that he always keeps "the client's best interests" in mind.

Christian Di Mauro is dual-qualified in Italy and France. He frequently advises French clients with business interests in Italy on contentious matters.

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Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Italian firm with a strong grasp of the international aspects of litigations and arbitrations. Clients include both domestic and global names.

Giuseppe Lombardi is widely considered an outstanding litigator. He is described by sources as "very effective" and "very sharp." Others draw attention to his "great experience." He has particular expertise in corporate, insolvency and banking litigation.

Lotario Dittrich is praised for his "well-balanced" approach to matters. He is skilled at handling both corporate and insolvency disputes and has experience acting as an arbitrator.

Franco Anelli continues to be an important player in the dispute resolution field in Italy. He is described as one of the "leading academics in Milan."

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Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Cross-border contentious work forms a significant part of the practice's caseload, with notable strength in energy, corporate and IP litigation. Further expertise in criminal matters.

Massimo Greco has a broad experience in this area covering commercial and financial litigation as well as criminal investigations. One client says: "Massimo is very good at understanding the needs of the client and getting straight to the point. He is good at simplifying and explaining complex matters." He is also praised for being "practical."

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Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for International powerhouse with an impressively far-reaching global network which assists with multi-jurisdictional disputes. Strong client base in the financial sector.

Carlo Felice Giampaolino rises in the rankings due to strong market feedback. Sources draw attention to his "commitment and passion" and note his "reliability and prompt answers to queries and needs." He has broad capabilities spanning insurance, insolvency and corporate litigation. He recently assisted Elipso Finance with its arbitration against Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena.

Fabio Guastadisegni handles both arbitration and litigation. He has experience in insolvency, banking and commercial litigation. He recently advised Standard & Poor's on collective actions for damages initiated by investors who purchased Lehman Brothers securities.

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Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Advises an impressive portfolio of multinationals on cross-border disputes. Also developing its contentious trusts and estates department. 

Bruno Giuffré has expertise in corporate, finance and insurance litigation. He often handles matters concerning corporate liability. Sources note his "impressive experience and skills."

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Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Impressive roster of both Italian and international clients. Notable prowess concerning disputes in Latin American jurisdictions, with lawyers adept at handling contentious matters in these markets.

Enrico Castellani has a wealth of experience in this area, frequently assisting clients with financial and corporate disputes. One impressed client notes: "Enrico's quality of work is superb. He is also very pragmatic." Another effusive source notes: "He is the most intelligent lawyer I have ever met."

Fabrizio Arossa often handles antitrust and commercial disputes. He is experienced in cross-border issues.

Giuseppe Curtò is skilled in dealing with disputes involving financial institutions. He handles both litigation and arbitration.

Ricardo Gardini de Andrade plays a key role in the firm's Brazilian practice. He assists both Brazilian clients with interests in Italy and Italian clients with business operations in Brazil.

Lluís Paradell Trius has a wealth of experience in issues involving Latin America, particularly those concerning Argentina, Guatemala, Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador. He has strong expertise in disputes arising from bilateral investment treaties.  

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Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for IP, corporate and real estate litigation is covered by the firm for both its domestic and international clientele. 

Alberto Nanni handles both domestic and multi-jurisdictional matters. He has experience in a variety of issues including corporate, labour law and insolvency disputes. One pleased client notes: "Alberto is a very clever man. He is client-oriented and has very sound knowledge of process and trial rules."

Antonio Auricchio enters the rankings for the first time due to strong market feedback. One impressed client says: "Antonio has excellent technical competence and the ability to set out clearly the main legal points." Others note he is a "skilled lawyer." He is experienced in a variety of matters including insolvency and corporate disputes.

Clients observe that Gian Battista Origoni della Croce is "very easy to deal with and very knowledgeable." He frequently advises clients on disputes connected to M&A, joint ventures, company law and construction law. He recently advised Cellopack Corporation on the enforcement of a consent judgment issued by the Supreme Court in New York. This was contested by Dolci Bielloni.

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Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Advising both Italian and international clients on disputes. Cross-border capabilities are bolstered by the firm's office in London.

Paolo Pototschnig continues to win praise from the market for his work in this area. He is skilled in a range of matters including corporate, banking, insolvency and insurance disputes. He acts as both counsel and arbitrator in arbitral proceedings.

Stefano Parlatore is praised for being "available and down-to-earth." He has particularly strong expertise in derivatives litigation. He also frequently handles corporate and insolvency disputes. He recently advised Alitalia on an issue concerning alleged anti-competitive behaviour by Ryanair.

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Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Impressive Italian offering, also handling international arbitrations.

Alessandro Pedersoli has a wealth of experience in both litigation and arbitration. He is skilled in securities, corporate and civil litigation. One impressed client praises his "calm and calculated understanding of very difficult matters due to his long legal experience."

Sources note that Andrea Magliani "is able to explain the most complicated legal issues in a very accessible way." He has expertise in a range of matters including contract, insolvency, corporate and commercial disputes.

Eugenio Barcellona is described as "very efficient, always available, practical and very business-oriented." He has particular expertise in handling litigations related to corporate law.

Filippo Casò has wide-ranging experience encompassing contract, corporate and commercial disputes. He recently advised an Italian industrial professional on a claim for damages brought by a multinational utilities group.

Carlo Pedersoli has a versatile practice encompassing disputes relating to M&A, commercial law and joint ventures. He often advises clients on issues arising from family-owned businesses as well as those concerning the banking sector. One impressed source says: "Carlo is not only a technically highly competent lawyer but also very commercial. I have always found him to be very attentive, approachable and an excellent listener." Another praises his ability to "put himself in the client's shoes."

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Band 4

第四等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Impressive offering for arbitration and litigation advice. Handles both Italian and multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Luca Radicati di Brozolo acts as both an arbitrator and counsel in arbitrations. He has strong expertise in commercial and investment disputes. Much of his work involves states. One impressed source says: "Luca has wide international experience and excellent cross-examination skills." He recently advised International PhotoVoltaic Investors Club on an arbitration against the Czech Republic regarding incentives for the photovoltaic industry.

Michele Sabatini is experienced in construction and FIDIC contract disputes. He is skilled in both national and international matters. Sources note that he has "excellent know-how and provides quick replies." He recently assisted TIM Brasil Serviços e Participações with an ICC arbitration against a Brazilian company. The dispute regarded TIM Brasil's acquisition of a telecoms provider.

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Band 4

第四等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Skilled in both domestic and international arbitrations. Benefits from lawyers with expertise in other countries including the USA, the UK, Belgium and France.

Andrea Bernava has experience in disputes related to commercial contracts and acquisitions. He is also adept at dealing with insolvency litigation. He recently advised Carige on the challenge of its 2013 financial statement by Consob.

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Band 4

第四等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Clients benefit from the firm's extensive network of offices worldwide, enabling the Italian arm to handle domestic and international arbitrations and litigations.

Alessandro Villani advises both domestic and international clients. He has expertise in corporate, insolvency and banking litigation. He also handles regulatory investigations and arbitrations. One impressed source says: "He is very calm and reassuring. You always feel at ease with him. He is very clever and quick at understanding the situation and finding a solution." Other clients note that he has "strong commercial skills."

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Band 4

第四等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Significant cross-border expertise in commercial and corporate litigation, as well as arbitration.

Alberto Toffoletto is the key contact for clients.

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Band 4

第四等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Large client portfolio featuring both domestic and foreign players. Notable expertise handling cases involving the USA.

Francesca Petronio wins widespread market praise for her work in this area. She is described as "very talented and sharp." Sources also note that she is "very pragmatic and business-oriented." Her expertise spans insolvency, corporate and commercial disputes. She also handles white-collar crime issues.

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Band 4

第四等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Advises both Italian and international clients. Able to handle disputes involving the USA due to a desk in New York. 

Alberto Santa Maria is described as "diligent and astute." He is a highly regarded arbitrator. His expertise spans antitrust, corporate and insolvency disputes. Recently, he assisted Tech Gap with a litigation with Oracle Italia concerning the supply and maintenance of software.

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Band 5

第五等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for International network of offices allows the practice to handle a large number of cross-border litigations.

Edoardo Courir and Osvaldo Lombardi are key contacts for clients.

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Band 5

第五等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Recent work highlights showcase the firm's ability to advise on cross-border issues. Significant expertise in international arbitration.

Margherita Barié has particular expertise in IP disputes. She handles both litigation and arbitration. One impressed client says: "Margherita is a problem solver. She is always reachable and approachable, and can give a deep evaluation of a complicated case in a very clear and intelligible way." She recently advised Mazda Motor Europe on the enforcement in Italy of a decision made by a German court concerning a German executive of the company.

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Band 5

第五等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Notable expertise handling litigation in the IP sector, on both a domestic and international level. 

One impressed client notes that Giorgio Mondini is "well prepared and able to understand the company's way of thinking." He is well known for his work in the copyright sphere. He recently assisted MEPE with a dispute initiated by a national publisher regarding a distribution agreement.

Paolo Flavio Mondini enters the rankings due to strong market recognition. One source praises "the depth of his analysis," going on to note that he "exceeds expectations." Others draw attention to his "willingness to listen and solve problems." He is particularly well versed in corporate disputes and has experience in both litigation and arbitration.

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Band 5

第五等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Combines strong domestic expertise with the capacity to handle international disputes. Experienced in both litigation and arbitration. Benefits from lawyers with knowledge of a range of different jurisdictions including Germany, the USA, Spain and Russia.

Marina Santarelli is skilled in a wide range of areas including insurance, banking, contract, antitrust and regulatory disputes. She has particular strength in insolvency litigation. She also has experience in alternative dispute resolution.

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Band 5

第五等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Frequently advises on international disputes, as well as domestic litigation.

Francesco Maruffi is a key contact for clients.

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Band 5

第五等

From the Chambers Global guide

What the team is known for Part of a large international network and therefore ideally placed to advise on cross-border issues. Handles disputes involving a broad range of different industry sectors including energy, shipping, construction and real estate.

Department head Elvezio Santarelli is the key contact for clients.

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Senior Statesmen

Giliberti Triscornia e Associati

From the Chambers Global guide

Enrico Giliberti of Giliberti Triscornia e Associati is a well-established lawyer in the Italian dispute resolution sphere. He acts as both arbitrator and counsel on arbitral proceedings.

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Senior Statesmen

Studio Legale Irti

From the Chambers Global guide

Natalino Irti of Studio Legale Irti acts as both counsel and arbitrator on disputes. One effusive source says: "He's a genius. It's hard to describe the sort of quality he can bring to a piece of litigation."

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Senior Statesmen

Studio Mariconda

From the Chambers Global guide

Vincenzo Mariconda of Studio Mariconda is described as a lawyer with "significant weight in the market due to his experience and expertise." He often acts as an arbitrator on disputes.

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Senior Statesmen

PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE

From the Chambers Global guide

Alessandro Pedersoli has a wealth of experience in both litigation and arbitration. He is skilled in securities, corporate and civil litigation. One impressed client praises his "calm and calculated understanding of very difficult matters due to his long legal experience."

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Senior Statesmen

BonelliErede

From the Chambers Global guide

Giuseppe Sbisà is described by sources as a "great litigator" and an "outstanding lawyer." He handles both litigations and arbitrations.

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Senior Statesmen

Tosetto Weigmann e Associati

From the Chambers Global guide

Marco Weigmann of Tosetto Weigmann e Associati wins accolades for his expertise in this practice area. One source says: "He's certainly a brilliant lawyer. He exhibits a high level of diligence and preparation."

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Star Individuals

Lombardi Segni e Associati

From the Chambers Global guide

Giuseppe Lombardi is widely considered an outstanding litigator. He is described by sources as "very effective" and "very sharp." Others draw attention to his "great experience." He has particular expertise in corporate, insolvency and banking litigation.

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Band 1

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Enrico Castellani has a wealth of experience in this area, frequently assisting clients with financial and corporate disputes. One impressed client notes: "Enrico's quality of work is superb. He is also very pragmatic." Another effusive source notes: "He is the most intelligent lawyer I have ever met."

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Band 1

Studio De Nova

From the Chambers Global guide

Giorgio De Nova of Studio De Nova continues to win recognition for his work in this area. He is described as a "top lawyer" in arbitration.

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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Ferdinando Emanuele is a leading lawyer in the dispute resolution arena in Italy. Sources describe him as a "brilliant lawyer" and note that he is "responsive, flexible and has a sharp legal mind." He recently assisted Dexia Crediop with a dispute with the Metropolitan City of Milan seeking to establish the validity of some swap agreements. He is skilled at handling both litigation and arbitration relating to competition and commercial law.

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Band 2

Studio Legale Dattrino

From the Chambers Global guide

Massimo Dattrino of Studio Legale Dattrino has strong expertise in the dispute resolution field and frequently acts as an arbitrator. One impressed source says: "He has a lot of experience and works on important matters. His firm is of a very high quality."

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Band 2

Allen & Overy

From the Chambers Global guide

Massimo Greco has a broad experience in this area covering commercial and financial litigation as well as criminal investigations. One client says: "Massimo is very good at understanding the needs of the client and getting straight to the point. He is good at simplifying and explaining complex matters." He is also praised for being "practical."

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Band 2

PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE

From the Chambers Global guide

Sources note that Andrea Magliani "is able to explain the most complicated legal issues in a very accessible way." He has expertise in a range of matters including contract, insolvency, corporate and commercial disputes.

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Band 2

Legance - Avvocati Associati

From the Chambers Global guide

Paolo Pototschnig continues to win praise from the market for his work in this area. He is skilled in a range of matters including corporate, banking, insolvency and insurance disputes. He acts as both counsel and arbitrator in arbitral proceedings.

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Band 2

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

From the Chambers Global guide

Francesca Rolla assists clients belonging to a range of different industries including IT, life sciences, insurance and consumer goods. One impressed source says: "Francesca is detailed and has a good understanding of technical issues. She is pragmatic and realistic." Another says: "She is able to explain complex legal systems and situations in simple terms." She has wide-ranging expertise in this area, spanning everything from product liability issues to corporate litigation.

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Band 2

Linklaters

From the Chambers Global guide

Alessandro Villani advises both domestic and international clients. He has expertise in corporate, insolvency and banking litigation. He also handles regulatory investigations and arbitrations. One impressed source says: "He is very calm and reassuring. You always feel at ease with him. He is very clever and quick at understanding the situation and finding a solution." Other clients note that he has "strong commercial skills."

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Band 3

BonelliErede

From the Chambers Global guide

Vittorio Allavena handles disputes involving a wide range of matters including insolvency, insurance and competition. He also has significant experience in litigation involving corporate law.

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Band 3

Giovannelli e Associati

From the Chambers Global guide

Giovanni Carcaterra of Giovannelli e Associati is praised for being "attentive to details and a tough negotiator." He has broad expertise in this area, covering product liability disputes, post-acquisition claims and insolvency litigation. He is also skilled in arbitration.

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Band 3

Studio Legale RCC

From the Chambers Global guide

Pasquale Cardellicchio of Riolo Calderaro Crisostomo e Associati is described as "meticulous and reliable." His experience spans restructuring, financial, insolvency and regulatory disputes. He has significant expertise in white-collar crime matters. He recently assisted KRE Wave with a claim for damages initiated by a partner to a joint venture agreement. The claimant alleged that the agreement had been breached.

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Band 3

Lombardi Segni e Associati

From the Chambers Global guide

Lotario Dittrich is praised for his "well-balanced" approach to matters. He is skilled at handling both corporate and insolvency disputes and has experience acting as an arbitrator.

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Band 3

Clifford Chance Studio Legale Associato

From the Chambers Global guide

Carlo Felice Giampaolino rises in the rankings due to strong market feedback. Sources draw attention to his "commitment and passion" and note his "reliability and prompt answers to queries and needs." He has broad capabilities spanning insurance, insolvency and corporate litigation. He recently assisted Elipso Finance with its arbitration against Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena.

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Band 3

Norton Rose Fulbright

From the Chambers Global guide

Ilario Giangrossi of Norton Rose Fulbright is praised by clients for his ability to provide an "opinion in a short time." He has expertise in a broad range of disputes including those connected to joint ventures, shareholders' agreements, breach of fiduciary duties, M&A transactions and insolvency.

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Band 3

DLA Piper Italy

From the Chambers Global guide

Bruno Giuffré has expertise in corporate, finance and insurance litigation. He often handles matters concerning corporate liability. Sources note his "impressive experience and skills."

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Band 3

McDermott Will & Emery Studio Legale Associato

From the Chambers Global guide

Stefano Mechelli of McDermott Will & Emery Studio Legale Associato climbs the rankings due to widespread market praise. Sources note that he has a "great analytical ability" and is "very pragmatic and result-focused." He often assists clients with disputes involving the USA, Germany and Spain.

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Band 3

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Alberto Nanni handles both domestic and multi-jurisdictional matters. He has experience in a variety of issues including corporate, labour law and insolvency disputes. One pleased client notes: "Alberto is a very clever man. He is client-oriented and has very sound knowledge of process and trial rules."

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Band 3

Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Francesca Petronio wins widespread market praise for her work in this area. She is described as "very talented and sharp." Sources also note that she is "very pragmatic and business-oriented." Her expertise spans insolvency, corporate and commercial disputes. She also handles white-collar crime issues.

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Band 3

BonelliErede

From the Chambers Global guide

Laura Salvaneschi has a broad practice spanning corporate, banking and family law disputes. She also has expertise in torts. She is a professor of civil procedure and arbitration.

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Band 3

Santa Maria Studio Legale Associato

From the Chambers Global guide

Alberto Santa Maria is described as "diligent and astute." He is a highly regarded arbitrator. His expertise spans antitrust, corporate and insolvency disputes. Recently, he assisted Tech Gap with a litigation with Oracle Italia concerning the supply and maintenance of software.

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Band 3

Cavallini e Zattoni

From the Chambers Global guide

Enrico Zattoni of Cavallini e Zattoni is praised for combining a "solid technical background with impressive business acumen." Another client refers to him as "effective and sharp." He has experience in corporate, environmental and life sciences litigation.

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Band 4

Lombardi Segni e Associati

From the Chambers Global guide

Franco Anelli continues to be an important player in the dispute resolution field in Italy. He is described as one of the "leading academics in Milan."

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Band 4

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Fabrizio Arossa often handles antitrust and commercial disputes. He is experienced in cross-border issues.

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Band 4

Studio Legale Assumma/Noikos Νικε Istituto di Ricerca S.r.l

From the Chambers Global guide

Bruno Assumma of Studio Legale Assumma/Noikos Νικε Istituto di Ricerca S.r.l is experienced in a variety of areas including insolvency, tax, employment, environmental and health and safety disputes. He also has strong expertise in criminal issues.

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Band 4

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

From the Chambers Global guide

Andrea Atteritano has experience in a wide range of industry sectors spanning life sciences, finance, insurance and food and beverages. He has particular experience in corporate and insurance disputes. One client notes: "He is a well-prepared and very experienced lawyer. He acts with great diligence and fully understands the company's needs." Another observes that he always keeps "the client's best interests" in mind.

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Band 4

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Antonio Auricchio enters the rankings for the first time due to strong market feedback. One impressed client says: "Antonio has excellent technical competence and the ability to set out clearly the main legal points." Others note he is a "skilled lawyer." He is experienced in a variety of matters including insolvency and corporate disputes.

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Band 4

Osborne Clarke

From the Chambers Global guide

Federico Banti of Osborne Clarke LLP is well recognised by the market for his work in the dispute resolution field. One pleased client says: "He understands what the strategy of the company is really well." Another notes: "He is always very helpful in the identification of the best way to solve the problem." He focuses on insolvency and insurance litigation.

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Band 4

PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE

From the Chambers Global guide

Eugenio Barcellona is described as "very efficient, always available, practical and very business-oriented." He has particular expertise in handling litigations related to corporate law.

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Band 4

Carnelutti Studio Legale Associato

From the Chambers Global guide

Margherita Barié has particular expertise in IP disputes. She handles both litigation and arbitration. One impressed client says: "Margherita is a problem solver. She is always reachable and approachable, and can give a deep evaluation of a complicated case in a very clear and intelligible way." She recently advised Mazda Motor Europe on the enforcement in Italy of a decision made by a German court concerning a German executive of the company.

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Band 4

Chiomenti

From the Chambers Global guide

Andrea Bernava has experience in disputes related to commercial contracts and acquisitions. He is also adept at dealing with insolvency litigation. He recently advised Carige on the challenge of its 2013 financial statement by Consob.

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Band 4

Dentons Europe Studio Legale Tributario

From the Chambers Global guide

Sara Biglieri of Dentons wins widespread praise from sources and therefore enters the rankings for the first time. She has expertise in a wide range of disputes including real estate, product liability, retail and corporate litigation. One impressed source draws attention to her "practical and effective advice and business acumen."

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Band 4

Giovanardi e Associati Studio Legale

From the Chambers Global guide

Filippo Cantalamessa of Giovanardi e Associati Studio Legale has particular skill in restitution, claw-back actions and breaches of representations and warranties in non-performing loan transactions. He is noted for his "great experience in insolvency proceedings."

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Band 4

PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE

From the Chambers Global guide

Filippo Casò has wide-ranging experience encompassing contract, corporate and commercial disputes. He recently advised an Italian industrial professional on a claim for damages brought by a multinational utilities group.

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Band 4

Craca Di Carlo Guffanti Pisapia Tatozzi

From the Chambers Global guide

Alfredo Craca of Craca Di Carlo Guffanti Pisapia Tatozzi handles a variety of different matters including banking, insolvency and corporate litigation. He acts as both counsel and arbitrator on arbitral proceedings. One pleased client says: "Alfredo is very effective in negotiating settlement agreements and pursuing the client's best commercial interests."

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Band 4

BonelliErede

From the Chambers Global guide

Antonio Crivellaro is described as a "well-respected lawyer for ICC arbitration work." He is skilled at acting as both counsel and arbitrator on arbitrations concerning joint venture agreements, construction contracts, oil and gas contracts and share purchase agreements.

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Band 4

LMS Studio Legale

From the Chambers Global guide

Cesare Degli Occhi of LMS Studio Legale is noted for his "strategic approach." He focuses on disputes in connection with M&A transactions and share purchase agreements. He recently advised Bios, the only former shareholder of Snia, on a dispute with the administrator of the insolvent Snia who claimed damages for abuse of control as well as alleging misconduct during Sorin and Snia's demerger.

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Band 4

Giovanardi e Associati Studio Legale

From the Chambers Global guide

Carlo Alberto Giovanardi of Giovanardi e Associati Studio Legale continues to win praise for his work in this area. He has experience in banking, corporate and commercial disputes.

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Band 4

Clifford Chance Studio Legale Associato

From the Chambers Global guide

Fabio Guastadisegni handles both arbitration and litigation. He has experience in insolvency, banking and commercial litigation. He recently advised Standard & Poor's on collective actions for damages initiated by investors who purchased Lehman Brothers securities.

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Band 4

Giovanardi e Associati Studio Legale

From the Chambers Global guide

Valeria Mazzoletti of Giovanardi e Associati Studio Legale has wide-ranging expertise in the dispute resolution arena spanning corporate, commercial and insolvency litigation. She frequently handles matters involving directors' liability. She is described by sources as "results-oriented" and praised for her "commitment and knowledge."

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Band 4

Mondini Rusconi Studio Legale

From the Chambers Global guide

One impressed client notes that Giorgio Mondini is "well prepared and able to understand the company's way of thinking." He is well known for his work in the copyright sphere. He recently assisted MEPE with a dispute initiated by a national publisher regarding a distribution agreement.

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Band 4

Mondini Rusconi Studio Legale

From the Chambers Global guide

Paolo Flavio Mondini enters the rankings due to strong market recognition. One source praises "the depth of his analysis," going on to note that he "exceeds expectations." Others draw attention to his "willingness to listen and solve problems." He is particularly well versed in corporate disputes and has experience in both litigation and arbitration.

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Gian Battista Origoni della Croce

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients observe that Gian Battista Origoni della Croce is "very easy to deal with and very knowledgeable." He frequently advises clients on disputes connected to M&A, joint ventures, company law and construction law. He recently advised Cellopack Corporation on the enforcement of a consent judgment issued by the Supreme Court in New York. This was contested by Dolci Bielloni.

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Band 4

Legance - Avvocati Associati

From the Chambers Global guide

Stefano Parlatore is praised for being "available and down-to-earth." He has particularly strong expertise in derivatives litigation. He also frequently handles corporate and insolvency disputes. He recently advised Alitalia on an issue concerning alleged anti-competitive behaviour by Ryanair.

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Band 4

PEDERSOLI STUDIO LEGALE

From the Chambers Global guide

Carlo Pedersoli has a versatile practice encompassing disputes relating to M&A, commercial law and joint ventures. He often advises clients on issues arising from family-owned businesses as well as those concerning the banking sector. One impressed source says: "Carlo is not only a technically highly competent lawyer but also very commercial. I have always found him to be very attentive, approachable and an excellent listener." Another praises his ability to "put himself in the client's shoes."

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BonelliErede

From the Chambers Global guide

Giulio Ponzanelli handles a wide range of matters including contract, insurance and medical disputes. He has strong expertise in environmental litigation.

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ARBLIT – Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli

From the Chambers Global guide

Luca Radicati di Brozolo acts as both an arbitrator and counsel in arbitrations. He has strong expertise in commercial and investment disputes. Much of his work involves states. One impressed source says: "Luca has wide international experience and excellent cross-examination skills." He recently advised International PhotoVoltaic Investors Club on an arbitration against the Czech Republic regarding incentives for the photovoltaic industry.

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Band 4

Studio Legale RCC

From the Chambers Global guide

Silvio Riolo of Riolo Calderaro Crisostomo e Associati is praised for his ability to "think outside the box." He has a wealth of experience in matters relating to market abuse as well as litigation arising in the financial sector.

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Pavia e Ansaldo

From the Chambers Global guide

Marina Santarelli is skilled in a wide range of areas including insurance, banking, contract, antitrust and regulatory disputes. She has particular strength in insolvency litigation. She also has experience in alternative dispute resolution.

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Jones Day

From the Chambers Global guide

Lamberto Schiona of Jones Day rises in the rankings due to strong market feedback. Sources repeatedly praise his "prompt responses to enquiries." One pleased client says: "He understands the issue very quickly and is very calm." He has particular expertise in disputes relating to corporate and public economic law. He also advises on insurance, IP, competition, energy, insolvency and banking litigation.

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Up and Coming

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Giuseppe Curtò is skilled in dealing with disputes involving financial institutions. He handles both litigation and arbitration.

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Up and Coming

BonelliErede

From the Chambers Global guide

Paolo Di Giovanni's practice encompasses corporate, commercial and antitrust disputes. He is described by one client as a "very talented individual." He is skilled in both arbitration and litigation.

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Up and Coming

Portolano Cavallo

From the Chambers Global guide

Micael Montinari of Portolano Cavallo is described as a "careful, goal-oriented professional." He advises clients on a broad range of disputes including those related to advertising, unfair competition and IP. He has experience in both litigation and arbitration. 

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Up and Coming

ARBLIT – Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli

From the Chambers Global guide

Michele Sabatini is experienced in construction and FIDIC contract disputes. He is skilled in both national and international matters. Sources note that he has "excellent know-how and provides quick replies." He recently assisted TIM Brasil Serviços e Participações with an ICC arbitration against a Brazilian company. The dispute regarded TIM Brasil's acquisition of a telecoms provider.

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