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Deloitte Legal Italy -Società tra Avvocati a r.l.

Industry focus: luxury goods Tier 2

Deloitte Legal Italy - Società tra Avvocati a r.l. Italy's fashion and luxury department was recently bolstered by the arrival of art and IP specialist Valentina Favero from Withers Studio Legale in 2019. Ida Palombella heads the IP department, and, in addition to handling work in that space, is also active in internet and data protection, and e-commerce matters. She has many years of experience in the fashion and luxury sectors, and her client portfolio includes brands, designers and fashion associations. Senior manager Federica Caretta, whose expertise is in corporate M&A, is another name to note.

Compliance Tier 4

Deloitte Legal Italy - Società tra Avvocati a r.l. advises Italian and international groups on the implementation, review and updating of Decree 231 models; the practice also assists with corporate governance rules, workplace-related health and safety compliance, and compliance in relation to anti-corruption programmes. Antonella Alfonsi heads the corporate compliance practice in Italy and Josephine Romano frequently advises on the implementation of regulatory compliance programmes.

Practice head(s):

Antonella Alfonsi 


Always willing to provide assistance and useful business tips.

Antonella Alfonsi provides very important support and tailored solutions.

Industry focus: Energy Tier 5

With a team based across offices in Milan, Rome and Padua, the energy practice at Deloitte Legal Italy - Società tra Avvocati a r.l. has a successful track record in advising clients on M&A, plant construction and operation, energy efficiency and regulations. Antonella Alfonsi leads the firm's Central Mediterranean energy, resources and industrial group, as well as the Central Mediterranean power and utilities group.

Practice head(s):

Antonella Alfonsi; Gioacchino Amato; Massimo Zamorani

Key clients


Enernovum GmbH & Co. KG and SAMAG Deutschland GmbH

FRATELLO SOLE Energie Solidali Impresa Sociale S.r.l.

Intellectual property Tier 5

Deloitte Legal Italy - Società tra Avvocati a r.l. launched an Italy IP department with the hire of Withers Studio Legale IP and techonology head Ida Palombella in July 2018. With fashion and luxury being her main focus, she is well-regarded by colleagues, clients and high-end brands alike. Her team, which includes key figure Federica Caretta, assist her in trademark counterfeiting actions, trusts, negotiations and infringements.

Practice head(s):

Ida Palombella


‘Top legal knowledge, prompt and detailed replies.’

‘In addition to having excellent legal preparation, Ida Palombella and Federica Caretta are always ready to provide adequate answers in reasonably short times.’

Key clients

Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (Italian Fashion Council)

Flos group (Design Lightening Company)

Balmain Group

CNMI Fashion Trust

10 Corso Como

The firm: Skilled and experienced Deloitte Legal* professionals work together with other Deloitte professionals in tax, consulting and financial advisory to guide their clients through projects in a co-ordinated way around the world. Deloitte Legal, present in over 80 countries, is able to provide holistic guidance around strategic business decisions as well as offer support services that can increase efficiency and reduce the cost of some routine legal activities.

Deloitte Legal – Studio Associato* is part of the Deloitte Legal network. The practice was incorporated in 2004 with the clear outlook to offer high quality, competitive services both at a local and international level to national clients, also part of international groups, as well as to foreign companies in order to start or carry on activities in Italy. Since its formation, the firm has offered assistance in corporate law and commercial law, with a focus on M&A transactions and corporate governance, administrative law, employment and pensions.

Areas of practice: Commercial law solutions: companies are facing an increasing number of business challenges globally including more rigorous regulations and enforcement by local authorities in the countries where they operate. As experienced advisers with a practical focus Deloitte Legal – Studio Associato* can help clients meet these challenges and develop commercial solutions. The firm offers a broad base of commercial business law services in multiple jurisdictions. Its experience and global reach allows it to provide businesses facing complex legal regulations and challenges with personalised, tailor-made services.

Corporate and M&A services: Deloitte Legal – Studio Associato* provides a full range of corporate law services from complex advisory services related to major business life events (including advising in restructuring and mergers and acquisitions processes) through to general secretarial services. Deloitte Legal – Studio Associato* assists Italian and foreign clients in extraordinary corporate transactions and M&A deals, performed through acquisition of shares or businesses, mergers, de-mergers, contributions in kind and joint ventures. The firm provides assistance in the structuring of transactions, identifying the most appropriate legal structure and the proper financial resources, performing due diligence procedures, and drafting and negotiating agreements.

Employment and pension solutions: turbulent economic times require companies to be agile and flexible in their staffing to remain competitive. Complex policies, frequent legislative changes and global operations make managing employee relations and compliance with employment law challenging for businesses. Deloitte Legal – Studio Associato* provides businesses with the advice they need to make informed decisions and comply with a multitude of regulatory and procedural requirements.

Corporate governance and compliance: Deloitte Legal – Studio Associato* also has well-established experience in assisting leading Italian and foreign clients on corporate governance and compliance matters. More specifically, the firm provides legal assistance on: matters related to the administrative liability of companies for crimes committed by directors and employees and on the implementation of the Organizational, Management and Control Model (Law no. 231/2001), also – in case of companies part of international groups – with regard to the evaluation of possible synergies with local laws applied at a corporate level (i.e. UK Bribery Act, US Foreign Corrupt Practice Act, Ley Orgánica 5/2010); compliance with Law no. 196/2003 (privacy code) requirements, with reference to both public and private entities; revision of the system of powers and powers of attorney, in order to help clients in reaching higher operating efficiency and protecting top management from civil and criminal liabilities.

Administrative law: Deloitte Legal – Studio Associato* assists Italian and foreign companies, as well as public administrations, across the spectrum of public and administrative law, and particularly with reference to: participation in public tenders; obtaining/transfer of authorisations; life science and healthcare; and public service management.

Energy and resources: Deloitte Legal – Studio Associato* provides assistance to Italian and foreign companies operating in the energy industry and using traditional energy sources (electricity, gas, oil, water) and renewable energy sources (eg photovoltaic and wind), with reference to the following activities: M&A transactions; regulatory studies regarding energy sources or certain sectors (upstream, midstream, downstream) in order to invest and operate in the Italian market; public tenders; and procedures for the obtainment of public authorisations, concessions, qualifications.

Banking and finance: Deloitte Legal – Studio Associato* provides legal advice and assistance to commercial companies, banks, financial intermediaries and insurance companies, on a domestic and cross-border basis, on: regulatory advice and compliance with respect to banking, financial and insurance services; banking, financial and insurance services’ contracts; market abuse and internal dealing legislation; and anti-money laundering legislation.

*”Studio Legale Associato – Deloitte” means the legal practices of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited member firm affiliates that provide legal services. For legal and regulatory reasons, not all member firms provide legal services.

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