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De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

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Italy

Administrative and public law
Administrative and public law - ranked: tier 3

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani combines ‘very high standards in its legal advice and litigation with excellent relationship skills’, advising clients in a variety of sectors on urban planning, life sciences regulatory work, public procurement and public concessions. Practice head Antonella Terranova and Fabio Ferraro assisted Stanleybet with its participation in a public tender for the award of online gaming concessions.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani’s ‘level of engagement and the empathy of its individuals are outstanding’. Marco Frazzica advised Outokumpu on the sale of an industrial complex in Italy and Alessandra Tarissi De Jacobis is ‘exceptionally competent’. Other key contacts are founding partner Gianni ForlaniBarbara Calza, Claudio Corba Colombo  and Cristina Fussi, along with Giuseppe CristianoBridget Ellison and Andrew Paton.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani’s ‘available and competent’ team, which counts commercial and IP litigation as well as arbitration as particular strengths, has ‘excellent dispute capabilities at an international level’ and ‘stands out for its professional and ethical approach with both clients and adversary parties’. Litigation expert Maria Cristina Franchini, mediator Giovanni de Berti and ‘excellent arbitratorMichelangelo Cicogna head the practice. David Maria Santoro successfully represented state electricity company Servizio Elettrico Nazionale in a claim against the Italian state related to the reimbursement of favourable energy tariffs to several radio and TV broadcasting companies. With respect to arbitration, the team is acting as co-counsel in an ICSID arbitration against the State of Kuwait.

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EU and competition law
EU and competition law - ranked: tier 3

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani is praised by clients for its ‘deep knowledge of competition law issues’. Practice head Roberto Jacchia, who is 'a fantastic personality to work with’, ‘very proactiveAntonella Terranova and Fabio Ferraro are recommended. The team is representing gaming and betting operator Stanley before the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding competition matters related to the client’s establishment and provision of services in Italy.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani focuses on advising clients on individual and collective employment termination, labour litigation, industrial relations, business restructurings and due diligence. In recent highlights, practice head Guido Callegari advised Bob Martin on the closure of a factory and the collective dismissal of employees, and assisted Stanley International Betting with the negotiation of an employment contract with an Italian country manager.

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Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences
Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences - ranked: tier 4

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani assists clients with judicial and extrajudicial matters related to patents and life sciences, trade marks, designs and copyrights. Practice head Roberto Jacchia and the ‘accurateMatteo Biondetti are recommended. The group has been advising longstanding client Merck on the enforcement and protection of its patents and recently represented Ali, a design and manufacturing of dishwashing equipment and customised solutions company, in proceedings aiming at the invalidation of a European patent filed by a German competitor.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani is active in the negotiation of contractor agreements, town planning, real estate investments and financing, leasing, as well as sale and purchase of properties and property portfolios. The group recently advised STS Alpresor AB on the negotiation and drafting of a contract for the renovation and subsequent sale of a hotel in the Italian Alps. Gianni Forlani heads the practice.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani's Massimiliano Gazzo's expertise includes tax deal structuring, restructuring matters, transfer pricing and high-profile litigation; Gazzo and Tiziana Zona advised Commerzbank on the implementation of a new transfer pricing policy.

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