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Firm Profile

DLA Piper Italy

Firm Profile


  • Via dei Due Macelli 66
  • Rome
  • Lazio
  • Italy
  • 00187

Firm profile submitted by DLA Piper Italy

Global Co-Chairs: Roger Meltzer and Janet Legrand
Joint Co-Chief Executive Officers: Simon Levine and Cameron Jay Rains
Number of partners: 1,300
Number of lawyers: 4,000
Languages: The firm speaks over 60 languages
European Offices: Austria (Vienna), Belgium (Antwerp), Belgium (Brussels), Bosnia-Herzegovina (Sarajevo*), Croatia (Zagreb*), Czech Republic (Prague), Denmark (Copenhagen), Finland (Helsinki), France (Paris), Germany (Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich), Hungary (Budapest), Italy (Milan), Italy (Rome), Luxembourg, The Netherlands (Amsterdam), Norway (Oslo), Poland (Warsaw), Portugal (Lisbon), Romania (Bucharest), Russia (Moscow), Russia (St Petersburg), Slovak Republic (Bratislava), Spain (Madrid), Sweden (Stockholm), Ukraine (Kiev), United Kingdom (Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool London)
International Offices: Abu Dhabi, Al Khobar, Albany, Atlanta, Auckland, Austin, Baltimore, Bangkok, Beijing, Boston, Brisbane, Calgary, Casablanca, Chicago, Dallas, Doha, Dubai, Edmonton, Hong Kong, Houston, Jeddah, Johannesburg, Kuwait City, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mexico City, Miami, Minneapolis, Montréal, Muscat, New Jersey, New York, Northern Virginia, Perth, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Prague ,Raleigh, Riyadh, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Juan, São Paulo, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tampa, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC, Wellington, Whitehorse, Wilmington, Yellowknife.

* Denotes associate office

DLA Piper is a global law firm that provides its clients with legal and business solutions locally, regionally and internationally using integrated teams of lawyers with experience that spans a broad range of disciplines. DLA Piper is widely recognised for its pioneering approach and extensive geographic reach, which enables the practice to look after the business issues that matter to its clients - whether they are large or small. Clients of DLA Piper include single-owner start-ups, local and household name companies, multinationals, financial institutions, FTSE and Fortune 500 enterprises and their subsidiaries, public bodies and governments.

DLA Piper has one of the largest corporate practices in Europe. The team provides transactional and advisory work in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets, tax and investment funds. It is one of the few practices in this area able to advise seamlessly on corporate activity across multiple jurisdictions.

Employment, Pensions & Benefits:
DLA Piper’s employment, pensions and benefits group is a market leading global practice with a strong reputation for delivering solutions-based advice and supporting clients in the day-to-day management of their people legal issues and risk. It includes many specialist lawyers working globally on a strategic and operational level on both contentious and non-contentious matters across the private and public sectors. The group advises on all areas of employment, trade union and employee relations, discrimination and diversity management, pensions, employee benefits and reward legal issues.

Intellectual Property & Technology:
This award-winning practice is made up of specialist intellectual property, information law, technology and sourcing, commercial, telecoms, media, and sports lawyers and offers a unique, global, full service capability. The practice provides both contentious and commercial advice to leading technology, communications, media and financial services organisations, as well as government departments and national regulatory authorities.

Finance & Projects:
The finance and projects group includes specialist teams which advise on asset based lending, asset finance, debt capital markets and securitisation, leveraged finance, project finance, real estate finance and trade and commodity finance. Lawyers in this practice also advise on loan workouts and refinancings. Across Europe this team has specialist sector expertise in a number of areas, including energy, education, health, transport and civil and social infrastructure.

Litigation & Regulatory:
DLA Piper has built one of the largest specialist regulatory groups of any global law firm. Their expertise is drawn from industry and former regulators, providing a complete service to address regulatory risk and expert advice on the rules and practice guidance, lobbying, corporate defence, crisis management and compliance programmes. The dispute resolution lawyers are skilled in litigation, arbitration and ADR and will advise from the outset the most appropriate method of resolving a dispute. They aim to solve complex business disputes as swiftly and effectively as possible, providing solutions which correspond to the business needs of their clients.

The firm has a unified team of over 130 specialist restructuring lawyers in the UK and continental Europe working across borders as part of the world’s largest restructuring team with more than 250 professionals, while delivering solutions at local and international levels. The firm’s unrivalled breadth of restructuring expertise coupled with the depth of being the world’s largest legal practice provides clients with the right specialists in the right jurisdictions for any matter.

The firm provides advice on local and national tax as well as a commercially integrated approach to cross border structures and tax efficiency. It offers the full range of tax services that address the challenges of international commerce and business operations, including arranging operations to reduce effective global tax rates, transfer pricing, tax disputes and post-acquisition integration.