Genoa: leading firms in Italy


BonelliErede’s Genoa office specialises in corporate M&A, restructuring, dispute resolution, administrative law, shipping, logistics and investigations. The practice utilises its close connection with the firm’s other offices in Italy and abroad, to assist on matters that stretch beyond the immediate locality. Marco Arato spearheads the Genoa office and focuses on mandates concerning restructuring, equity stakes, extraordinary financial operations and capital increases. Daniele Gambirasio is another key contact in the group.

Practice head(s):

Marco Arato

Other key lawyers:

Daniele Gambirasio


‘BonelliErede is a full practice firm, with outstanding individuals in specific fields.’

‘The service provided by the firm is multidisciplinary. The client is followed by professionals specialised in specific sectors of the highest level and coordinated in an impeccable manner.’

‘The customer is followed with attention and punctuality.’

‘Available and prepared.’

‘Serious, respectful, professional and competent.’

Key clients

Axpo Italia

BPER Banca

Fratelli Cosulich

Gruppo Messina


Piaggio Aero Industries


Savona Terminal Auto

SIAT Assicurazioni


Yachtline 1618

Work highlights

  • Assisted Piaggio Aero Industries in extraordinary receivership proceedings including, inter alia, assistance in the sale of the business complexes of the company and in the assessment of the bankruptcy liabilities.
  • Assisted the pool of banks in relation to a financing transaction aimed at supporting La Spezia Container Terminal’s investment plan.
  • Assisting Ital Brokers in relation to several mandates, including a brokerage mandate relating to Scorpio and a brokerage mandate for the Genoa dam.

LCA Studio Legale

LCA Studio Legale’s Genoa office has a broad advisory practice, with strong activity in shipping, logistics, M&A and capital markets. Benedetto Lonato specialises in domestic and cross-border matters in the fields of M&A, private equity, capital markets and commercial law. Davide Magnolia focuses his work on shipping and transportation law, advising on contentious and non-contentious dry and wet maritime mandates, while Riccardo Massimilla has expertise in private and public investments relating to start-ups and SMEs.

Practice head(s):

Benedetto Lonato; Davide Magnolia; Riccardo Massimilla


‘The team is close-knit and all the lawyers dedicated to our role to date are very competent.’

‘The associates guarantee excellent performance.’

‘The attributes of competence, reliability and, last but not least, great sensitivity in human relationships are absolutely recognisable qualities.’

Key clients

Allseas Global Project Logistics Limited

Arim Holding SA

Arras Group S.p.A.

Azimut / Microtech SPA

Bikeflip S.r.l.

Cigisped S.r.l. (Cigisped Group)

Canarbino group, AXPO SPA – Energia Pulita S.r.l.

CBC Holding, Riccardo Donelli, Federico Figini


Impresoft S.p.A.

Jobson Italia S.p.a.


Noisefeed S.r.l.

Ta-daan S.r.l.

Xenon Fidec

Fondo per la Decarbonizzazione e l’Economia Circolare Sca Sicav


Work highlights

  • Assisted Cigisped S.r.l. (Cigisped Group) in multiple proceedings pending in Panama City regarding a total loss of a luxury yacht worth €65 million in which the liability insurance was capped at €5 million.
  • Acted for top management and operating shareholders of Everton Spa in the €57 million sale of the company to Clessidra Private Equity Sgr.
  • Advising MIT SIM, as global coordinator and Euronext Growth Advisor, on the IPO process of RedFish LongTerm Capital S.p.A.