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De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

VIA SAN PAOLO 7, 20121 MILANO, ITALY
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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 has ‘remarkably strong and impressive expertise’ in a number of areas, including urban planning, pharmaceutical and life sciences regulatory work, public procurement and public concessions. Notable clients include Ikea, Rolex and Stanleybet. Rome-based practice head Antonella Terranova and Fabio Ferraro are recommended for ‘the full support they give to clients’ and ‘the comprehensive approach in evaluating and assessing every issue’.

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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 ‘responsive and supportive’ Marco Frazzica advised Volvo Group on the merger of Renault Trucks Italia into Volvo Group Italia. The team welcomed counsel Davide Gambillara, a former Armani Group general counsel, to its ranks, which also include the ‘wise and knowledgeable’ Barbara Calza, the ‘creative and practical’ Claudio Corba Colombo and the ‘reliable and pragmatic’ Alessandra Tarissi De Jacobis. Other key contacts are Gianni Forlani, Cristina Fussi, Giuseppe Cristiano, Bridget Ellison and Andrew Paton.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 4

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

The ‘very effective and competentDe Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani 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. In another highlight, the group acted for Volvo before the Court of Milan in a dispute concerning the breach of a licence and distribution agreement. Derichebourg and Assa Abloy are other key clients. Maria Cristina Franchini and Michelangelo Cicogna jointly head the practice and are recommended along with David Maria Santoro, who combines ‘experience, technical prowess and commercial attributes’. Elena Granatello joined the team from Mondini Rusconi Studio Legale.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani’s antitrust and competion team has ‘a remarkably strong and impressive expertise in relevant legal subjects’. The practice represented gaming and betting operator Stanley before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJLEU) regarding competition matters related to the client’s establishment and provision of services in Italy. Practice head Roberto A. Jacchia and Rome-based Antonella Terranova and Fabio Ferraro are recommended for their ‘readiness, competence and availability’.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani provides a ‘very high’ standard of service in matters related to individual and collective employment termination, labour litigation, business reorganisation, consultation and negotiation with trade unions, and due diligence. The client portfolio includes Ogletree Deakins, Nash and Smoak & Stewart. Guido Callegari is highly recommended.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

The ‘very supportiveDe Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani frequently assists Merck with the enforcement of its patents before the Rome and Milan IP courts. The client base also includes Staedlers and Gewiss. Roberto Jacchia and Matteo Biondetti are recommended.

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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 specialises in contractor agreements, town planning, real estate investments and financing, leases and leasing, and sale and purchase of properties and property portfolios. The practice assisted STS Alpresor AB with the purchase of a hotel in the Italian Alps, and advised Ikea Purchasing Services Italy on a lease agreement concerning the company’s offices in the Milan area. Gianni Forlani is the name to note.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 4

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani’s ‘very knowledgeable team’ assists clients in the gaming, food, automotive, bank, luxury and fashion, entertainment and media, and IT sectors. Massimiliano Gazzo and Tiziana Zona advised Stanleybet Group on the attribution of profits to an alleged permanent establishment.

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