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Withers Studio Legale

VIA DURINI 18, 20122 MILANO, ITALY
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Work +39 02 88 21 41
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Fax +39 02 29 00 21 61
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www.withersworldwide.com
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Italy

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 6

Withers Studio Legale

Withers Studio Legale’s ‘very good’ practice focuses on family businesses, entrepreneurs and SMEs and it has particular expertise in the luxury goods and food sectors. The ‘business-savvy’ Roberta Crivellaro has ‘extraordinary talent’ and Sergio Anania is ‘appreciated for his business knowledge’.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 5

Withers Studio Legale

Withers Studio Legale specialises in litigation and arbitration related to commercial and banking transactions. Italian second division football league Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie B is a key client. The practice is headed by the ‘open-minded, accurate and reliable’ Matilde Rota, who made special counsel in July 2017.

Next generation lawyers

Matilde Rota - Withers Studio Legale

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 5

Withers Studio Legale

Withers Studio Legale’s ‘excellent team’ provides tax planning advice on commercial, corporate, M&A and real estate transactions, as well as handling litigation and rulings. It also advises on tax matters regarding family businesses, transfers, wealth planning, trusts, and succession. Giulia Cipollini is ‘an excellent tax lawyer’.

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Italy: Industry focus

Food
Industry focus: food - ranked: tier 2

Withers Studio Legale

Withers Studio Legale predominantly advises family businesses and entrepreneurs on food matters and is also well-versed in dealing with food-related cross-border transactions. The client portfolio includes Spazio Verde, a Padua-based consultancy which advises on wine production, and Consorzio Italiano del Gusto, a consortium of more than 30 of the best-known Italian food and wine producers such as Barilla, Simmenthal and Pastificio Rana. Roberta Crivellaro is recommended for her ‘sound knowledge of the wine industry and high level of professionalism’ and Luca Ferrari is another name to note.

Leading individuals

Roberta Crivellaro - Withers Studio Legale

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

Withers Studio Legale

The ‘excellentWithers Studio Legale covers the whole gamut of luxury business-related matters, including IP, brand protection, digital commerce, investments, M&A, joint ventures and reorganisations, employment, creative consultancy, real estate, tax, immigration, sponsorship, charitable collaborations and reputation management. Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, which represents major Italian fashion brands worldwide and organises the Milan fashion weeks, is a key client. Special counsel Ida Palombella and associates Tom Noad and Federica Caretta are recommended.

Leading individuals

Ida Palombella - Withers Studio Legale

Next generation lawyers

Federica Caretta - Withers Studio Legale

Tom Noad - Withers Studio Legale

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Italy: Other leading firms

Padua: leading firms
Padua: leading firms - ranked: tier 1

Withers Studio Legale

Withers Studio Legale has a particularly strong reputation with family businesses in the food and wine, manufacturing and pharmaceutical sectors, which the group regularly advises on corporate, banking, IP and tax matters as well as on contentious issues. Key highlights included assisting an Italian producer of cement, ready-mix concrete and construction aggregates with the sale of a 100% shareholding to Buzzi Unicem, and advising Canada-based grain storage and conditioning equipment manufacturer AG Growth on the corporate reorganisation of its Italian business. Roberta Crivellaro and special counsel Nicola Baù are the names to note.

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    In 2009, Italian Law introduced a new legal instrument, Business Network Contracts (‘BNC’), which allow aggregations of commercial entities to work together in an organised and durable manner (without having to establish a new company or a consortium) whilst retaining their own independence and individuality, as well as benefitting from various incentives and tax benefits.
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