The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

VIA SANTA MARIA ALLA PORTA 2, 20123 MILAN, ITALY
Tel:
Work +39 02 720 2521
Fax:
Fax +39 02 720 25252
Email:
Web:
www.hoganlovells.com

Italy

Administrative and public law
Administrative and public law - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale’s regulatory litigation experience includes energy, environment, food and agriculture regulation, and pharmaceuticals, medical devices and healthcare reimbursement matters; it also acts on media, communications, education and transport-related issues. In Rome, the experienced Francesca Angeloni has ‘great client-oriented vision’. Rome-based Gaia Gelera and Milan-based Maria Deledda are key counsels.

Leading individuals

Francesca Angeloni - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

[back to top]

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

At Hogan Lovells Studio Legale, Milan-based Luca Picone assisted Azienda Solare Italiana with the acquisition of two companies operating photovoltaic solar power plants. Rome-based department head Leah Dunlop and Antonio Di Pasquale are highly rated. In Milan, the ‘very accurateFrancesco Stella and head of real estate Marco Rota Candiani are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Luca Picone - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

[back to top]

Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale’s ‘experienced’ dispute resolution practice has ‘expertise in complex procedures’ spanning commercial, corporate, criminal and insurance cases, and demonstrates ‘deep knowledge in product liability litigation’, where it ‘quickly grasps the technical issues relevant to a case’. Clients include Lloyds Bank, British American Tobacco and Kuwait Petroleum Italia. Practice head Francesca Rolla operates at an ‘international top level’ and Christian Di Mauro is also ‘excellent’; Filippo Chiaves was promoted to the partnership.

Leading individuals

Francesca Rolla - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Next generation lawyers

Christian Di Mauro - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

[back to top]

EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale’s comprehensive competition practice recently assisted Volkswagen Leasing with an ICA cartel case and advised SabMiller on merger control proceedings. Other areas of expertise include state aid, antitrust litigation and unfair commercial practices. Practice head Sabrina Borocci is recommended.

[back to top]

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale is often involved in multi-jurisdictional employment issues and recently advised on employment aspects of SABMiller’s merger with Anheuser-Busch InBev. Vittorio Moresco is ‘very knowledgeable’ and counsel Francesca Lauro has ‘excellent legal skills’.

[back to top]

Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Intellectual property: copyright - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale’s ‘experienced’ IP team impresses clients ‘with the ability to grasp complex issues’ and gives ‘very clear advice’. Luigi Mansani, whose ‘deep experience shows in every matter he takes care of’, advised Gousson Consultadoria e Marketing on the €415m sale of the Roger Vivier trade mark to Tod´s Group. Giovanni Ghirardi defended Bristol-Myers Squibb against revocation claims brought by Teva Pharmaceuticals concerning the validity of an Italian supplementary protection certificate for Atripla, an HIV medication. The group also assisted SabMiller with IP aspects of its €2.55bn sale of Peroni.

Leading individuals

Giovanni Ghirardi - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Luigi Mansani - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

[back to top]

Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale’s Jeffrey Greenbaum is ‘a very effective lawyer, who always provides useful suggestions’; he has a strong international financial regulatory background and is based in Rome. He recently assisted Prelios with the launch of an Italian alternative real estate investment fund, with the assistance involving an analysis of regulatory aspects, drafting the fund rules and reviewing outsourcing agreements.

[back to top]

Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale has a full-service real estate practice, which extends to planning, zoning and environmental law. It advised Invesco Real Estate on the acquisition of a renovated office property. Milan-based Marco Rota Candiani heads the Italian real estate practice, in which counsel Maria Deledda is recommended.

Leading individuals

Marco Rota Candiani - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Next generation lawyers

Maria Deledda - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

[back to top]

Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale is recommended for pre-insolvency, insolvency and restructuring scenarios, including debt and corporate restructurings. Rome-based Ernesto Apuzzo is ‘very proactive and his help is invaluable’; recently promoted partner Filippo Chiaves in Milan is a contentious insolvency expert, who is ‘detailed in his advice and provides useful practical perspectives’ and Antonio Di Pasquale is also highly rated.

Leading individuals

Ernesto Apuzzo - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

[back to top]

Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

At Hogan Lovells Studio Legale, the ‘highly experiencedFulvia Astolfi recently advised Kingfisher France on the evaluation of tax issues, which arose from the sale of Castorama. Counsel Serena Pietrosanti is ‘very competent’.

Leading individuals

Fulvia Astolfi - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

[back to top]

Italy: Banking and finance

Bank regulatory
Banking and finance: bank regulatory - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale’s ‘service is more than satisfactory in terms of quality, responsiveness and business orientation’. Rome-based Jeffrey Greenbaum routinely interacts with financial regulators in developing and interpreting financial regulation; his ‘leadership is highly appreciated, as well as his extensive network among tier one representatives of financial institutions, authorities and the public sector in general’. He recently assisted a financial institution with the regulatory aspects of the acquisition of an investment bank’s credit card business.

Leading individuals

Jeffrey Greenbaum - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

[back to top]

Borrower side
Banking and finance: borrower side - ranked: tier 4

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

At Hogan Lovells Studio Legale, Milan-based Carlo Massinishows outstanding availability and good negotiation skills’. The team advises on corporate acquisition, asset and project finance, and PPP matters, as well as infrastructure and real estate finance deals and loan portfolio transactions.

[back to top]

Lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 4

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale regularly advises on real estate and trade commodity finance, as well as substantial transactions in acquisition, shipping and other asset finance. Milan-based Carlo Massini advised an international syndicate of lenders on a high-value acquisition finance facility.

[back to top]

Italy: Capital markets

Debt
Capital markets: debt - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale is ‘well known in the finance market and provides a very high level of service’. Milan-based Corrado Fiscale – who is ‘pragmatic, flexible and pays attention to clients’ needs’ – recently advised the arrangers on a securitisation of lease receivables; Federico Del Monte specialises in structured finance.

Leading individuals

Corrado Fiscale - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

[back to top]

Italy: Industry focus

Energy
Industry focus: energy - ranked: tier 3

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale provides ‘very good’ compliance, transactional and regulatory advice to energy companies from the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, such as SunEdison and TerraFirma. Leah Dunlop is the key contact.

[back to top]

Healthcare and life sciences
Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale’s team regularly advises on regulatory matters, such as product compliance matters, and stands out for its digital health expertise, including reviewing how new technologies utilise healthcare data and defending digital healthcare leaders in investigations and legal actions. Milan-based Francesca Rolla is recommended for product liability and mass tort litigation, as well as non-contentious product safety and product compliance matters. Giovanni Ghirardi is a patent expert and IP specialist Luigi Mansani’s ‘deep experience is clear’ to see.

Leading individuals

Francesca Rolla - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

[back to top]

Luxury goods
Industry focus: luxury goods - ranked: tier 2

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale’s fashion and luxury brands team assists with the acquisition and globalisation of brands, as well as related work such as the launch of flagship stores, IP rights protection, anti-counterfeiting work, and advertising campaigns. It advised Bally on its e-commerce website and related legal issues, including data privacy. Luigi Mansani and Luca Picone are recommended.

[back to top]

TMT
Industry focus: TMT - ranked: tier 1

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

Excellent in every aspect’, Hogan Lovells Studio Legale’s TMT team has ‘impressive industry knowledge’ combined with the ‘great ability to prioritise and understand urgencies’. In recent highlight work, the ‘outstandingMarco Berliri assisted Fonderie Digitali with the launch of a 3D printer for smartphones and successfully represented TripAdvisor in an appeal against a €500,000 fine imposed by the ICA related to unfair commercial practices. The group also acts for eBay, Facebook, Google and YouTube.

Leading individuals

Marco Berliri - Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

[back to top]


Further information on Hogan Lovells US LLP

Please choose from this list to view details of what we say about Hogan Lovells US LLP in other jurisdictions.

United Arab Emirates

Offices in Dubai

Australia

Offices in Sydney and Perth

Belgium

Offices in Brussels

China

Offices in Beijing, Beijing, and Shanghai

Croatia

Offices in Zagreb

Germany

Offices in Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, and Hamburg

Spain

Offices in Madrid and Alicante

France

Offices in Paris and Paris

Hong Kong

Offices in Hong Kong

Hungary

Offices in Budapest

Indonesia

Latin America: International firms

India

Italy

Offices in Milan and Rome

Japan

Offices in Tokyo

London

Offices in London

Luxembourg

Offices in Luxembourg

Mongolia

Offices in Ulaanbaatar

Mexico

Offices in Mexico City and Monterrey

Netherlands

Offices in Amsterdam

Poland

Offices in Warsaw

Russia

Offices in Moscow

South Africa

Offices in Johannesburg

Singapore

Offices in Singapore

United States

Offices in Los Angeles, Northern Virginia, Denver, Colorado Springs, Baltimore, Washington DC, Chicago, Boulder, Miami, New York, Houston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Louisville, and Minneapolis

Venezuela

Offices in Caracas

Vietnam

Offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi

Legal Developments by:
Hogan Lovells US LLP

  • Hong Kong Enacts Competition Law

    After years of debate, on 14 June 2012 and in its last days of office, the Legislative Council finally enacted Hong Kong’s first cross- sector competition law.
    - Hogan Lovells

Legal Developments in Italy

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to