Antonio Tavella > Chiomenti > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

20121 MILAN

Work Department

Partner - Banking and Finance; Insolvency and Restructuring


Antonio advises Italian and international clients on corporate finance transactions, purchase of receivables, debt restructuring transactions, bankruptcy law and insolvency proceedings, acquisition of distressed assets, acquisition finance transactions, real estate and asset finance, and inventory finance. Within his practice, Antonio has gathered experience on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, commercial contracts, corporate governance, capital increases and issuance of structured finance instruments.


Antonio Tavella joined the Firm in 2004 and became a Partner in 2013.


Italian, English


Member of the Milan Bar (Italy)


Graduated in Law, University of Parma, 2000.

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Restructuring and insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Antonio TavellaChiomenti

Chiomenti has a consolidated track record in restructuring and turn-around transactions, as well as in restructuring processes involving extraordinary corporate transactions. Additionally, through the integration with the firm’s litigation team, the department is able to act in criminal insolvency matters, including white collar litigation. The team is managed by Antonio Tavella and includes Giulia Battaglia, who are described as ‘two excellent professionals with complementary skills, forming an excellent duo.’ Battaglia has significant experience in the shipbuilding and healthcare industries. Senior associate Giada Caravello is ‘always available and effective.’

Italy > Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

Chiomenti‘s large department was recently active advising institutions involved in leveraged finance transactions, as well as financings covered by state guarantees. Gregorio Consoli heads the finance and regulated entities department, which includes Giulia Battaglia, who specialises in structuring complex deals, and financial transactions expert Giorgio Cappelli. Also integral to the practice are senior of counsel Francesco Ago, restructuring unit head Antonio Tavella, and finance and real estate specialist Luca Bonetti. Riccardo Rossi is an experienced managing counsel, while Gianrico Giannesi recently joined as partner from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.

Italy > Banking and finance: Borrower side

Chiomenti‘s sizeable banking and finance department fields market-leading specialists in project and real estate finance, restructuring and insolvency, and private wealth, trusts and estates. It is also one of the few Italian law firms that has English law capacity. Gregorio Consoli heads the finance and regulated entities department, which includes highly regarded partners Giulia BattagliaGiorgio Cappelli, Antonio TavellaLuca Bonetti, Carola Antonini and Marco Cerritelli. Gianrico Giannesi joined in 2020 from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, where he was Italy banking and finance head.