Giulia Battaglia > Chiomenti > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

20121 MILAN

Work Department

Partner - Banking and Finance, Insolvency and Restructuring


Giulia specialises in structuring complex transactions. She advises debtors, banks, Italian and international investors on real estate financing, acquisitions, project finance and securitisation, factoring, debt restructuring transactions, bankruptcy law, insolvency proceedings and distressed assets purchase transactions. She has significant experience in debt restructuring in the shipbuilding and healthcare industries. Giulia’s practice also includes infrastructures and procurement with a particular focus on the energy sector.


Giulia Battaglia joined the Firm in 1992 and became Partner in 2003.
In 1994, she was a Visiting Lawyer at Slaughter and May in London.


Italian, English.


Admitted to practice before the Taxation Courts and Member of the Milan Bar (Italy)


Graduated in Economics, University of Rome, La Sapienza, 1991; Graduated in Law, University of Rome, La Sapienza, 1999.

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

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Italy > Banking and finance: Borrower side

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Italy > Capital markets: Debt

Chiomenti advises on funding transactions for banks and corporations, securities transactions, and financial regulatory matters (with a particular focus on debt). Key areas include covered bond programmes and advising on the issuance of corporate bonds in Italy. The team is also particularly active in the securitisation market. Manfredi Vianini Tolomei heads the listed companies, corporate governance and capital markets department, and banking and finance head Gregorio Consoli also advises on capital markets deals. Giulia Battaglia‘s practice includes the securitisation of receivables, and recently promoted of counsel Benedetto La Russa advises on hybrid, high yield, equity-linked and exchangeable notes.

Italy > Industry focus: Retail

Headed by Massimiliano Nitti, the retail foods and consumer goods team at Chiomenti often advises high-profile clients in the food and fashion industries. Antonio Tavella is head of the business restructuring unit, Giulia Battaglia is active in finance, Luigi Vaccaro advises on M&A, restructuring and insurance, while Paolo Bertoni, who was made of counsel in January 2019, is a specialist in IP and cross-border IT matters. Edoardo Canetta Rossi Palermo is noted for his ‘passion, dedication, real interest in solving problems and delivering value‘.

Italy > Restructuring and insolvency

Chiomenti has substantial experience of restructuring and turnaround transactions, as well as of insolvency and pre-insolvency proceedings. Leveraging the firm’s skill range, the team works across various departments, including finance, corporate law, tax, labour law and litigation. It also stands out for its insolvency crime expertise. Clients include distressed companies and financial creditors, as well as third-party investors. Antonio Tavella and Giulia Battaglia specialise in debt restructuring, bankruptcy law and insolvency proceedings. Recently promoted senior associate Giada Caravello advises companies in financial distress and debt restructuring.