Padua: leading firms in Italy

Gianni & Origoni

The Padua office of Gianni & Origoni is the benchmark for M&A, litigation, labour and public law in the North-East of Italy. The sizable team, consisting of professionals with 'great skills and experience', is led by Paolo Brugnera, who is an expert in joint ventures and commercial contracts. Paolo Gnignati focuses on insolvency and restructuring and is assisted by Paolo Dominis, who was promoted to partner in January 2020.

Practice head(s):

Paolo Brugnera

Other key lawyers:

Marco Malipiero; Giancarlo Donativi; Paolo Gnignati; Paolo Dominis


The lawyers display professionalism and ability to immerse themselves in the context of different cases.’

‘Professionals with great skills and experience. Flexibility. Marco Malipiero and Senior Associate Giancarlo Donativi are outstanding lawyers.’

Key clients

Generali Italia S.p.A.

Finanziaria Internazionale Group

Porsche Italia S.p.A.

Sage Automotive Interiors Inc.

Veneto Banca S.p.A. in l.c.a.

Lefay Resorts

Céline Production S.r.l.

De’ Longhi Appliances S.r.l.

Steelco S.p.A.

Itass Mutua Assicurazioni

Sinloc S.p.A.

Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.

Banco delle Tre Venezie


Work highlights

  • Assistance to Gruppo Minetti in the acquisition of Fluidme, a specialist distributor of industrial products covering pneumatics, hydraulics, automation, gaskets and lubrication.
  • Representing the liquidator of Veneto Banca, Finanziaria Internazionale and Mr Gianfranco Zoppas in the dispute arising from the resolution for a capital increase by Ferak, passed on January 30, 2018.
  • Represented Mediocredito Italiano (now merged with Intesa Sanpaolo) in a damages claim filed by Swiss company Group Condotte, which concerned alleged violations committed in the granting of an €18m mortgage loan contract in a pool with other banks.

MAC Legal – Studio Legale

MAC Legal – Studio Legale is well equipped to assist medium-sized enterprises with all their legal needs. Under practice heads Giulio Marzella and Francesca Parravicini, the team provides day-to-day assistance with matters regarding contracts, agreements (drafting and negotiation) and transactions, as well as focusing on litigation and dispute resolution. Other clients include private individuals and public institutions.

Practice head(s):

Giulio Marzella; Francesca Parravicini

Key clients

Valore Solare S.r.l.

Omac S.r.l.

Imball Nord s.r.l.

AD Dal Pozzo S.r.l.

Esperanza S.r.l.

PDP Immobiliare S.r.l.

Rodigas S.r.l.

Gap Service S.r.l.

Helvetia Capital S.r.l.

Riesco Soc. Coop.

Net Software S.r.l.

Electronic Partner S.r.l.

Like S.r.l.

New Comm S.r.l.

Simone Piva

Materia S.r.l.

Maritan Glass S.r.l.

GPA S.r.l.

Mifin S.r.l.

Parsifal Design S.r.l.

P.M. Sas di Mastella e C

Opere Edili S.r.l.

IPC S.r.l.

Accettini S.r.l.

Essay Group S.r.l.

Rimatek S.r.l.

NMG Italia S.r.l.

Digital Experience S.r.l.

Simba Paper Design S.r.l

Work highlights

  • Assisted Rimatek with drafting and negotiating a distribution agreement  in Australia.  
  • Assisting the quotaholders of Digital Experience with the drafting and negotiating of a quotaholders’ agreement.
  • Assisted Essay Group in drafting a general condition of sale.