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Edoardo Courir

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Bird & Bird LLP

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Corporate and M&A


Edoardo is a partner in our Corporate Group in Milan. He assists local and international clients in corporate and commercial matters, and also provides advice on litigation and competition law. His clients’ activities range from manufacturing, to trading and services. Edoardo’s corporate experience includes advising on an impressively broad range of matters: from mergers and acquisitions and start-ups, to assistance in stock purchase agreements, sale of assets, deeds, dismissals, transfer of undertakings, and pre and post-closing activities. He is also involved in drafting joint-venture agreements for merger and spin-off transactions. Regarding commercial matters, he advises clients on contractual and dispute resolution issues in a broad range of industry sectors.


Before joining us in 2007, he was a partner at Studio Legale Tributario in association with Ernst and Young and, prior to this, worked at Andersen Legal in Milan.


Italian and English


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Bird & Bird recently advised an Italian manufacturer on its acquisition of Belleli Energy Critical Processing Equipment’s entire share capital. Alberto Salvadè is particularly good’, Stefano Silvestri is ‘energetic, smart and deal-friendly’, and Edoardo Courir is another key contact.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Intellectual property and M&A are key areas of Bird & Bird’s contentious activity, which also includes high-profile arbitration. In recent highlights, the group represented Industrias Afrasa in a damages claim following the successful outcome of a proceeding before the Italian Antitrust Authority that ascertained the abusive conduct of a global chemical company in the Italian market of fosetyl-aluminium-based fungicides; the group also defended Italian public transport company Azienda Trasporti Molisana (ATM) in two lawsuits related to exceeding state aid received for public transport services and infrastructures. Practice head Edoardo Courir and Giovanni Galimberti are the key contacts. IP and life science expert Massimiliano Mostardini is another name to note.

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