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The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Icon The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In the United Kingdon, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for eight years. These partners are highlighted below and throughout the editorial.
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  1. European firms in London: Italy
  2. Leading individuals
  3. Next generation lawyers

Leading individuals

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Next generation lawyers

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    • Emanuele Bosia - Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners
    • Marco Paruzzolo - Chiomenti

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BonelliErede LLP's Giuseppe Sacchi Lodispoto is highly rated for his expertise in financial and banking transactions, with a particular focus on loan transactions, securitisations and other structured transactions, debt restructuring transactions, and financial litigation.

Chiomenti's Luca Andrea Frignani heads the London office; Frignani assists Italian and foreign clients with corporate and M&A matters. Other key partners in London are Christopher  Mullen, who is focused on private equity, joint ventures, venture capital and equity growth investments, commercial contracts and corporate law; and M&A department head Massimiliano Nitti, who divides his time between Milan and London. Marco Paruzzolo is a banking law and structured finance counsel.

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners' Raimondo Premonte advises domestic and multinational corporations, investment banks and private equity funds on M&A deals, public tender offers and other stock exchange transactions; Marco Zaccagnini focuses on debt issues and restructuring, structured finance and derivative transactions, with a particular emphasis on credit derivatives and regulatory capital-driven structures. Emanuele Bosia was made partner.

Acting for global financial institutions, Grimaldi SL LLP's Michael Bray has over 40 years of experience as a banking lawyer in London; his expertise extends across all areas of bank transactions and capital markets, including leverage finance, project finance, structured finance, insolvency and restructuring. Other recommended London partners are Fabio Pizzoccheri, who is highly rated for acquisitions and cross-border corporate reorganisations; and Riccardo Sallustio, whose experience includes non-performing loans, acquisition and real estate finance, high-yield and private placement issues, debt restructuring and banking and finance sector-related M&A deals.

Legance - Avvocati Associati's Marco Gubitosi advises on M&A deals, divestitures, real estate transactions, corporate finance, alternative investments, joint ventures, and corporate and contract law. Iacopo Fontana is a highly regarded senior counsel; and the London office also fields four associates.

Maisto e Associati is well known for its specialist tax law advice. Nicola Saccardo's areas of expertise include international tax law, taxation of trusts, high-net-worth individuals, and estate planning.

Nctm Studio Legale’s key names are Andrea De Tomas, who is a specialist in banking and finance, insolvency and restructuring, private equity and M&A; and Matteo Gallanti is particularly focused on structured finance transactions and asset and acquisition finance deals. Other London contacts are insurance and reinsurance expert Anthony Perotto and M&A, restructuring and capital markets specialist Pietro Maria Tantalo.

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