Firm Profile > ADVANT Nctm > Milan, Italy

20121 MILAN

Italy > Dispute resolution Tier 2

ADVANT Nctm has a widely recognised litigation and arbitration practice. Alberto Toffoletto, who leads the department, is renowned for his capacity as an arbitrator and for litigating high-profile financial and commercial disputes for prominent clients. His team is also known for representing the Council of the European Union in significant cases before the EU courts in Luxembourg and is praised for its ‘exceptional acumen’Angelo Anglani  is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Alberto Toffoletto

Other key lawyers:

Angelo Anglani; Martino Andreoni


‘Competence in civil and commercial law, also from an international point of view.’

‘Professionalism, relationship skills, experience’

‘The firm has the ability to form a dedicated team with knowledge of many industries, of the regulatory aspect and with exceptional acumen for litigation, especially from a pre-litigation perspective.’

‘The professionals who form the work team demonstrate knowledge of the reference industries, well-managed integration with the subject-matter experts and exceptional acumen in litigation.’

‘Availability and competence. Ability to work in a team with the customer.’

Key clients

TIM S.p.A.

Falck S.p.A.

DeAgostini (former DeA Partecipazioni) S.p.A.

UniCredit S.p.A.

Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie A

Sanrio Company Ltd and Sanrio GmbH (Hello Kitty brand owners)

Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti-C.M.C. di Ravenna Società Cooperativa

Hypo Alpe-Adria Bank S.p.A.

Castello SGR

Ceva Logistics Italia S.r.l.

Italy > EU and competition law Tier 2

ADVANT Nctm's group frequently acts for clients in proceedings involving allegedly anticompetitive agreements and abuses of dominant positions, as well as concentration notifications and antitrust damages actions. It also fields specialists in cooperation, distribution and licensing agreements, antitrust compliance, state aid, advertising regulations, and unfair commercial practices and consumer protection. Experienced partners Luca Toffoletti and Alberto Toffoletto are the names to note, as is Francesco Mazzocchi, who joined from Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria in 2020.

Practice head(s):

Luca Toffoletti


Experience in complex issues with strong knowledge of even the most technical aspects.

Luca Toffoletti does not lose sight of the objective and has strong subject knowledge.

In-depth analysis by a very helpful and practical team.

Key clients

Telecom Italia S.p.A.

Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie A

Vodafone Italia

Vodafone Group


Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A.

Linde Medicale S.r.l.

Eco-bat S.p.A.


Cdp – Cassa Depositi e Prestiti

Italo Spa


SCF Società Consortile Fonografici

Unieuro Spa

Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A.

Flashfiber Spa

Falck Spa

Seiko srl

Italy > Industry focus: Food Tier 2

ADVANT Nctm combines a strong knowledge of EU and WTO law with a focus on M&A, employment and corporate law for the food sector. Brussels-based team co-head Bernard O’Connor is a popular choice for international clients and government entities. Milan-based Paolo Gallarati  has significant experience of complex Italian and international transactions.

Practice head(s):

Bernard O’Connor; Paolo Gallarati


‘Multidisciplinary competence and the high level of professionalism’

‘Excellent technical, legal preparation, full availability and courtesy, rapid response.’

Key clients

Caseificio Giordano

Roberto Industria Alimentare

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Guyana

Jackson Family Wines


Acqua Minerale San Benedetto S.p.A.

Salumificio Fratelli Beretta

Tate & Lyle

Kemin Nutrisurance

Masi Agricola S.p.A.

AB Inbev Italia S.p.A.

Associated British Foods

Italy > Intellectual property Tier 2

ADVANT Nctm is highly regarded for its advice on copyright levy duties, trade marks and advertising issues. Lorenzo Attolico focuses on trade marks, patent agreements and IP regulation. He co-heads the department with Paolo Lazzarino, who handles matters concerning industrial property, advertising and e-commerce.

Practice head(s):

Lorenzo Attolico; Paolo Lazzarino

Key clients

Sony Interactive Entertainment Italy S.p.A.

Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.

Sony Music Entertainment Italy S.p.A.

Sky International AG

Nuovo Imaie


Gucci S.p.A.

Belmond UK Ltd

Soundreef Ltd

Liu Jo S.p.A.

Netflix Inc.

TBL Licensing LLC

Sanrio Limited

Anheuser-Busch InBev Italia S.p.A.

Universal Music Publishing Italy

Seiko Holdings Kabushiki Kaisha

Manolo Blahnik International Limited

Galleria Continua

Under Armour Inc.

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Acer Italy S.r.l.

Sony Pictures Entertainment Italy

Mou Limited

Grey United

Grason Stadler International

Universal Pictures Italy

Poste Italiane

Amer Sports Oyj

Bulgari S.p.A.

Morellato S.p.A.

Abercrombie&Fitch Europe SA

Fondazione Telethon

Opocrin S.p.A.

Queen Productions Limited

Tre Cuori S.r.l.

Dynit S.r.l.

Unidis Jolly Film S.r.l.

Weetabix Limited

Italy > Private equity Tier 2

Acting on all stages of PE deals, ADVANT Nctm is highly rated for its assistance to industrial companies, PE investors, equity companies and investment banks with closing PE transactions. Experienced in international and Italian deals, Simone De Carli leads the PE department, which also includs Paolo Montironi, who plays prominent roles in PE transactions; pharmaceutical, medical, food and fashion sector deal specialist Pietro Zanoni; and M&A and PE expert Matteo Trapani. Lucia Corradi and Alice Bucolo are other key names.

Practice head(s):

Simone De Carli

Key clients

IGI Private Equity

Intermediate Capital Group (ICG)

Equinox III


Chequers Capital

L Catterton

Gradiente SGR S.p.A.

AUCTUS Capital Partners

Coller Investment Capital

H2 Equity Partners


Arcadia SGR

LBO France

DeA Capital Alternative Funds

Rhône Group

Clessidra SGR S.p.A.

Italy > Real estate and construction Tier 2

ADVANT Nctm has a strong real estate investment funds practice and is a first port of call for many fund managers and institutional investors. In addition, its real estate team works with other departments to advise clients on acquisitions and disposals, construction, planning, environmental issues, tax and corporate matters. Luigi Croce, who heads up the department, works with associate Alessandro Vespa. Also recommended are Vito Bisceglie and Giovanni Giuliani, who joined in 2020 from DLA Piper and Chiomenti respectively.

Practice head(s):

Luigi Croce


‘The firm is able to assist the various companies efficiently and effectively. Maximum availability at all levels, from partner to collaborator.’

‘Competence and seriousness’

‘Skills combined with experience’

Key clients


Signa Group

AXA Real Estate Investment Managers – Pradera Limited

Bain and Co.

Ceetrus Italy S.p.A. (formerly, Gallerie Commerciali Italia S.p.A.)

GSE Italia S.r.l.

Confluence S.r.l. (GSE Group)

Kryalos SGR S.p.A.

Monrif S.p.A.

Ream SGR S.p.A.

Savills IM SGR. S.p.A.


Prelios SGR S.p.A.


Italy > Banking and finance: Borrower side Tier 3

Although its practice is largely lender focused, ADVANT Nctm's banking and finance department also handles substantial amounts of borrower work, particularly on behalf of private equity funds and large corporations. London-based Matteo Gallanti heads the team, which includes Italy partners Stefano Padovani, who was recently active in NPL matters, Eugenio Siragusa, and Giovanni de’ Capitani di Vimercate. Partner Alfredo Lizio has joined the team from Chiomenti.

Practice head(s):

Matteo Gallanti


Rated for accuracy, efficiency, response speeds and attention to detail.

Great for dedication and punctuality.

‘Pragmatic and results oriented.

An available and young team.

Key clients

CMB Società Cooperativa

Arena Sanità S.p.A.

Synchron Nuovo San Gerardo S.p.A.

Chequers Partenaires S.A.

Generali Real Estate SGR S.p.A.

Serioplast Global Services S.p.A.


Monrif Group S.p.A.

Signa Group

Retelit S.p.A.

Opocrin S.p.A.

Arcadia S.r.l. (Dondup)


LBO France

Bayview Italia S.r.l.





Antonio Carraro S.p.A.

Auctus Capital Partners

Alfaparf Group S.p.A.

Palladio Holding S.p.A.

Italy > Banking and finance: lender or arranger side Tier 3

Acting for international and national banking groups and financing institutions, ADVANT Nctm regularly handles large, cross-border banking and financing transactions. Among the 'pragmatic and cost-efficient' team's banking and finance specialists are experienced partners Stefano PadovaniEugenio Siragusa and Giovanni de’ Capitani di Vimercate, with managing associate Martina Marmo providing notable support. Shipping and aviation finance expert Alfredo Lizio joined as partner in September 2020 from Chiomenti, while Matteo Gallanti heads the team from London.

Practice head(s):

Matteo Gallanti


Competence and availability.

A firm that proposes real solutions.

The firm has provided professional, swift advice and a personalised client service.

An excellent team that is made up of very helpful and solid lawyers.

Very pragmatic and cost efficient, compared with other leading Italian firms.’

The NCTM firm undoubtedly guarantees assistance in line with expectations. In addition, the team shows absolute availability, also in terms of timescales and the solution of every issue that difficult negotiations bring up.

Eugenio Siragusa’s preparation is deep, and he manages negotiations with a pragmatism that allows clients to identify and pursue the optimal solution for the practical success of the deal.

Stefano Padovani provides effective solutions to deal-breaking issues. We appreciated his constructive approach and professionalism.

Key clients

UniCredit S.p.A.

Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.

Banca Nazionale del Lavoro S.p.A.

Banco BPM S.p.A.

Mediocredito Italiano S.p.A.

Lloyds Bank

Pricoa Capital Group

Wilmington Trust (London) Limited

HSBC Bank Plc

Hypo Alpe Adria Bank S.p.A.

Banca Akros

MPS Capital Services Banca per le Imprese S.p.A.

BPER Banca S.p.A.

Creval S.p.A.

Banca Popolare dell’Alto Adige

Amco S.p.A.

US Bank

Danske Bank

Postbank – eine Niederlassung der Deutsche Bank AG

Banco Santander

Italy > Capital markets: Equity Tier 3

Assisting issuers, selling shareholders and intermediaries, ADVANT Nctm's ECM practice advises on IPOs, private placements and listing procedures on Italy's stock exchanges. Department head Lukas Plattner handles a broad range of ECM issues, while Alessandra Stabilini's practice includes tender offers and rights issues. Andrea Iovieno was promoted to salary partner in 2019.

Practice head(s):

Lukas Plattner

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc.

Techedge S.p.A.

Triboo S.p.A.

Cellularline S.p.A.

AMM S.p.A.

Askoll EVA S.p.A.

Nous S.r.l., Baya S.r.l.

Nexte 1 S.r.l.

Società Editoriale Il Fatto S.p.A.

Comer Industries S.p.A.

Energica Motor Company S.p.A.

Grifal S.p.A.

Relatech S.p.A.

Italy > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

ADVANT Nctm has a solid track in commercial, corporate and M&A matters. M&A and and private equity expert Simone De Carli heads the M&A and private equity department, which also showcases Paolo Montironi, who is consistently involved in major acquisitions and privatisations, both domestically and internationally. Also highly rated are Alberto Toffoletto, Matteo Trapani and Pietro Zanoni.

Practice head(s):

Simone De Carli

Other key lawyers:

Paolo Montironi; Alberto Toffoletto; Matteo Trapani; Pietro Zanoni; Lucia Corradi; Alice Bucolo; Eleonora Sofia Parrocchetti


Extreme professionalism, precision and competence.

Ability to understand clients’ needs.

Flexibility in their management of emergencies.

In addition to their competence and professionalism, the lawyers create solid and lasting relationships with clients.

Pietro Zanoni stays focused on his clients.

Key clients

Vodafone Group Plc

Vodafone Europe BV

Vodafone S.p.A.

Mediolanum Farmaceutici S.p.A.

Snam S.p.A.


Sofima (Società Finanziaria Macchine Automatiche Ima)

Gruppo Feltrinelli


Enoplastic Group

Chart Industries Inc.

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc.

Daphne International Holding

RiverRock European Capital Partners LLP

Chequers Capital

Intermediate Capital Group (ICG)

L Catterton

Italy > Compliance Tier 3

ADVANT Nctm's compliance team focuses on anti-corruption issues, data protection, corporate entities' administrative liability and anti-money laundering. In addition, it also advises on market abuse, health, safety and environment-related issues, as well as governance and internal organisational procedures. Raffaele Caldarone assists with company law issues connected with measures taken by corporates to prevent corruption and manage business risks.

Practice head(s):

Raffaele Caldarone

Other key lawyers:

Sante Ricci; Paolo Gallarati; Luca Cavagnaro; Giulio Uras

Key clients

Italgas S.p.A.

Gilead Sciences S.r.l.

Acqua Minerale San Benedetto S.p.A.

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP (On behalf of AT&T)

Fresenius Kabi Italia (FKI) S.r.l.

Uriach Italy S.r.l.

Ceva Logistics Italia S.r.l.


Intercos Group

Italo – Nuovo Trasporti Viaggiatori S.p.A.

Italy > Data privacy and data protection Tier 3

ADVANT Nctm's team advises on privacy compliance, organisation, management and control models. It also assists with DPA proceedings, drafting contracts, data breaches, and the protection and secure transmission of data. Paolo Gallarati leads the team, which includes Giammarco Navarra and Francesca Bonino, along with of counsel Elsa Gentile and senior associates Virginia Paparozzi and Marco Cappa.

Practice head(s):

Paolo Gallarati


A highly specialised firm.

Deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry’s needs.

Paolo Gallarati is rated for his professionalism and preparation, as well as precision and timeliness.

Key clients

Vaillant Group Italia S.p.A.


Greenpeace Italia

Wind Tre S.p.A.


Nicole Fashion Group S.p.A.

NTV S.p.A.

Gruppo IBL Banca S.p.A.

TEA S.p.A.

Gilead Sciences S.r.l.


Fresenius Kabi Italia (FKI) S.r.l.

Doc Generici Italia S.r.l.


Comber Process Technology S.r.l.

Ceva Logistics Italia S.r.l.


Italy > Employment Tier 3

ADVANT Nctm offers strong coverage across all areas of employment law. It is increasingly sought after to advise on industrial relations, particularly collective redundancies, social support plans and litigation. The firm acts for clients from sectors such as banking, publishing, pharmaceuticals and aviation, among others. The practice is led by Michele Bignami, who has extensive knowledge of the fashion and luxury sector. Bignami advises multinational companies on the employment law aspects of M&A, privatisations, trade union relations, incentives, collective contracts and dismissals.

Practice head(s):

Michele Bignami

Key clients

Retelit S.p.A.

Elior Group

Unieuro S.p.A.

Ceva Group

Air China

Maersk Group

MSC Group

GFK Group


Cai Alitalia

Italy > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 3

The 'astute' team at ADVANT Nctm assists clients in the life sciences sector with commercial and corporate matters. Highlights included advising pharmaceutical companies such as AstraZenca and Gilead on corporate, compliance and data protection matters. The practice heads are Lorena Possagno  and Paolo Gallarati. Healthcare and health services specialist Vito Bisceglie was a new arrival from DLA Piper.

Practice head(s):

Lorena Possagno; Paolo Gallarati

Other key lawyers:


‘Nctm Studio Legale has assisted us in numerous operations, distinguishing itself for professionalism and availability. The team has proven to be able to respond perfectly to the needs presented to it, matching the feedback deadlines and always offering excellent solutions.’

‘The professionals of Nctm Studio Legale are always ready and attentive to the requests submitted to them. The quality of the service provided is always high.’

‘The ability to advise businesses as if they were an in-house lawyer.’

‘Their ability to explain things in clear and simple ways is also very impressive. The team are kind and astute and their speed of service is great.’

‘Preparation, speed of reaction, knowledge of the sector’

‘Professionalism and competence’

‘Very competent, professional and reserved’

Key clients

Aboca S.p.A.


Astrazeneca S.p.A.

Fresenius / NephroCare Group


Doc Generici Srl

Gilead Group

Dilafor AB

Johnson & Johnson

Mediolanum Farmaceutici Group

Opocrin S.p.A.

Uriach / Laborest Group

Italy > Industry focus: Luxury goods Tier 3

The team at ADVANT Nctm is experienced in assisting Italian and international luxury brands. Led by IP specialists Lorenzo Attolico and Paolo Lazzarino, and employment expert Michele Bignami, the team handles IP, M&A and employment matters. Clients include fashion brands, jewellery companies and luxury automotive manufacturers.

Practice head(s):

Lorenzo Attolico; Michele Bignami; Paolo Lazzarino

Key clients

Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.


Poltrona Frau S.p.A.


Manolo Blahnik

Mou Limited

Parosh S.p.A.

Mazzucchelli 1849 S.p.A.

Brunello Cucinelli


EXA S.r.l.

Supreme NY

Belmond UK Ltd.

B&B Italia

Italy > Investment funds Tier 3

ADVANT Nctm's team advises managers and investors on collective investment schemes concerning real estate, private equity, venture capital, impact investing, infrastructure and energy, as well as other alternative asset classes. A new arrival from Chiomenti in 2020, Giovanni Giuliani is an expert in asset management, and real estate and private equity funds.

Practice head(s):

Giovanni Giuliani

Other key lawyers:


Great experience within the investment funds sector and willingness to meet the needs of the client.

We like their leanness, competence and speed.

The key partner is constantly present.

A new but highly experienced team, with excellent proactivity and availability.

Giovanni Giuliani has solid knowledge of all aspects of this area, and is very helpful and attentive to clients’ needs.’

Giovanni Giuliani is an excellent professional, who is competent and precise.

The entry of Giovanni Giuliani brought the necessary skills to provide wide-ranging assistance in the investment fund sector.

Giovanni Giuliani is young and competent, with the ability to understand the client’s needs and how to translate them into adequate legal structures.

Key clients

Ardian France SA

Lendlease Group

Prelios SGR S.p.a.


Savills SGR S.p.A.

Sorgente SGR S.p.A.

Ream SGR S.p.A.

CDP Venture SGR S.p.A.


Dea Capital real estate SGR S.p.A.

Kervis SGR S.p.A.

Italy > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 3

ADVANT Nctm has a strong track record in all types of restructurings in the Italian market, including both in-court and out-of-court restructurings. Complex restructuring specialist Fabio Marelli heads up the restructuring and turnaround department. Senior partner Paolo Montironi handles significant restructurings of publicly listed and private companies. Guido Fauda's practice includes restructurings and turnarounds.

Practice head(s):

Fabio Marelli

Other key lawyers:

Paolo Montironi; Guido Fauda; Davide Orsano

Key clients

Club House Italia S.r.l.

Gpack S.p.A.


Tecnomeccanica S.p.A.

Your Voice S.p.A.

Bayview Italia S.r.l.

Sahco Hesslein Italia S.p.A.

San Severo S.r.l.

Delivery Mates Italia S.r.l.

Adveo Italia S.r.l.

Italy > Tax Tier 3

ADVANT Nctm's standalone tax practice has a strong reputation for cross-border issues, tax structuring and tax litigation. Tax specialist Federico Trutalli acts for multinational companies, banks and private equity funds in Italy. Piermauro Carabellese specialises in international tax, M&A-related tax structuring and tax litigation. Barbara Aloisi, Manfredi Luongo, Paolo AgnesiGuido Martinelli and Paolo Rampulla are also experienced advisers.

Practice head(s):

Federico Trutalli


The ability to cover all areas of expertise is crucial for complex deals.

Availability, speed of action and skills.

One of the leading firms in Italy, with an excellent knowledge of the market.

The whole team is always very helpful, has excellent strategic vision skills and often proposes creative approaches and solutions.

Always shown strong knowledge and technical competence. Furthermore, they are always ready and quick to assist our company, managing to explain even complex issues easily.

Proposes solutions that are adaptable to the clients’ business, making its service particularly effective.

Federico Trutalli has strong expertise and is supported by a valid team that has excellent knowledge of the national tax system and also of group taxation internationally.

Federico Trutalli is fast, passionate and competent.

Key clients


Italo – NTV



Pitagora (Acciona Group)

Doughty Hanson & Co

Chequers Capital

Gioconda – LBO France

Maire Tecnimont


Italy > Administrative and public law Tier 4

In administrative and European public law mandates, ADVANT Nctm displays particular strength in the public transport, infrastructure and oil and gas sectors. Other areas of expertise include public contracts, concessions, utilities, environmental law and zoning regulations; all are key elements of group head Giuliano Berruti's practice. Marco Monaco is an expert in regulatory issues and EU and national loans.

Practice head(s):

Giuliano Berruti

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

A.P. Moller – Maersk

Provincia di Bolzano

Italo – Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori S.p.A.

Uniacque S.p.A.

Thales Italia S.p.A.

Roma Metropolitane S.r.l.

Università degli Studi di Milano

Polynt S.r.l.

ASUGI (Azienda Sanitaria Universitaria Giuliano Isontina)

Autovie Venete S.p.A.

Italy > Industry focus: TMT Tier 4

ADVANT Nctm's TMT team is particularly active in M&A, but also handles advisory and regulatory matters concerning telecoms, media, entertainment and new technologies. Practice head Vittorio Noseda and his team have been kept busy advising the Vodafone Group on the establishment of a listed joint venture with Telecom Italia, concerning the infrastructure for 4G and 5G mobile networks.

Practice head(s):

Vittorio Noseda


‘Great mix of knowledge, availability and performance. Simply the address to go to. Strong academic background and great capability to provide hands-on advice.’

‘Vittorio Noseda: high legal skills, strong technically, business talent. Extremely available and quick in reverting. He and his team are very well-organised, very reliable, dedicated to clients.’

‘NCTM has a strong knowledge of the market, having acted on the major transactions during the past years. NCTM knows not only the legal framework, but also the players and their history. This brings unique expertise when advising on TMT matters. Vittorio Noseda is  a trusted advisor.’

‘Vittorio Noseda is a top leader in the TMT sector. Vittorio’s knowledge combined with his leadership and dedication to matters brings unique results to clients.’

Key clients


Acer Group

Telecom Italia S.p.A.


Vimeo LLC



Experian Group

DOCOMO Digital

Fujitsu Group

IBM Group

Techedge Group

Your Voice

Trainline Group

Soundreef Limited

Sony Interactive Italia S.p.A.

RCS Mediagroup S.p.A.

Unidad Editorial S.A.

Atos Italia S.p.A.

The firm: Nctm is a leading independent law firm in Italy providing the full array of legal services to business and corporate clients on a national and international basis. Nctm is headquartered in Milan, with well-established offices in Rome, Brussels, London and Shanghai. Nctm has been recognised by The Financial Times (FT) for five consecutive years as one of the ‘Most Innovative Law Firms’. This included being recognised for innovation in the practice of law, with Nctm being the only independent Italian law firm recognised across Europe for its innovativeness. Nctm is known for its innovative approach, tailored expertise and prevailing quality in assisting its clients to fully meet their needs.

Areas of practice
Administrative and European public law: the administrative and European public law department works in synergy with Nctm’s Brussels office, handling such issues as: public procurement, infrastructure, subsidies, public utilities, public concessions and environmental matters. The firm also advises businesses and public authorities and represents clients before the Italian and EU courts.

Antitrust and competition: Nctm is one of the most authoritative law firms in Italy on competition matters. It is known for its expertise in private enforcement, and its long-standing EU expertise. The firm provides clients with assistance across a wide spectrum of cases including: cartel investigations, merger control, private enforcement, advisory and compliance across many different industries and sectors, including such regulated sectors as telecommunications and pharmaceuticals.

Banking and finance: Nctm’s B&F department is among the largest and most experienced in Italy. Among the firm’s clients are international and domestic banking groups, borrowers and financial institutions. Nctm advises on some of the largest NPL portfolios transactions, project finance, corporate and acquisition finance. Nctm is a leading firm for advising on Islamic financing. The firm advises banks and non-banking intermediaries on prudential regulation and the full-range of regulatory matters. Its expertise includes insolvency and resolution of banks and financial intermediaries.

Capital markets: Nctm is a leader in Italy for closing the most deals for AIM equity offerings. Clients include issuers, bidders and advisors for public offers and listings on regulated and MTF, public M&A, capital increases and bond issues. Nctm advises on corporate governance and regulatory issues and assists clients in proceedings before market authorities.

Corporate and commercial: : the firm advises and assists clients on complex domestic and international business issues. Nctm’s lawyers understand the business culture and advise clients across all major industries and sectors, including: energy, environmental, health and safety. For Nctm’s anti-corruption work, on one procedure it completed for one of its clients, the client’s anti-corruption procedure received award recognition from Transparency Italy and the UN as having ‘absolute excellence,’ and ‘best practice.’

Employment and industrial relations: Nctm has an internationally recognised reputation in employment and industrial relations. Nctm advises its listed and unlisted clients in individual and collective complaints, and in high stakes negotiations with the Trade Unions.

Insurance and reinsurance: Nctm is recognised as a leader in this sector offering services to both Italian and foreign insurers, re-insurers and other players doing business in Italy. Its team of lawyers provides assistance from its offices in Italy and London with claims (coverage and liability), coverage advice, subrogation, regulatory, wording preparation and development, portfolio transfers and intermediation.

Intellectual property: Nctm is known for its IP work involving significant and iconic multinational companies and brands. The firm’s lawyers provide strategic and commercial advice for the enforcement, protection and exploitation of all forms of intellectual property, including trademarks, copyrights, patents, geographical indications, industrial designs, domain names.

International trade and customs: Nctm’s practice is known as a leader throughout the EU. It provides advice on the range of international trade and WTO issues: market access, unfair trade, compliance and customs. Clients include the EU Council, governments, trade associations and multi-national businesses.

Litigation and arbitration: The dispute resolution department is central to the firm’s culture. Nctm has the expertise and manages complex domestic and cross-border litigation in all the major industries and sectors (including corporate, finance, IP, energy, pharma), as well as domestic and international arbitration and mediation proceedings.

Marine transport and logistics: Nctm’s reputation is as one of the top European full-service shipping and logistics law firms. Its lawyers handle navigation and port issues and matters before the EU Courts, transport, land, rail, aviation, insurance, financing, energy, trading of commodities and custom issues.

Mergers and acquisitions/private equity: Nctm is one of the leading firms for M&A and private equity (PE) in Italy. The firm advises on cross-border and domestic transactions, and has a broad depth of expertise across all sectors and industries, including in heavily regulated industries, and for luxury goods, food and beverage, and energy. Nctm’s lawyers have extensive experience advising PE investment firms, investment banks and investors through all stages of a transaction. They work with leading private equity firms and companies in Italy and Europe to global private equity firms on transatlantic transactions.

Privacy and IT compliance: Nctm is the premier Italian law firm on compliance, and first to launch this practice in Italy. This includes a broad range of hard-core IT, telecoms compliance, data privacy, cyber-security, web compliance, e-commerce, investigations and regulatory issues.

Real estate: Nctm’s lawyers advise domestic and international clients with respect to all asset classes, both in the private and public sectors. Practice group members deal with a broad spectrum of investments and transactions, such as asset ownership, development and management; town-planning, land use and environmental matters; distressed assets and workouts, and leasing. Nctm also provides a range of services to SGRs, real estate funds, REITS, and SICAVs.

Restructuring and turnaround: Nctm has a solid track record for handling all types of restructurings, including complex restructurings of public and private companies both in-Court and out-of-Court. The firm is known for its expertise for handling Debtor-side restructurings and for Credit-side restructurings, distressed assets, turnaround operations, pre-insolvency and insolvency related matters.

Tax: Nctm’s tax department is known for its innovative and pioneering reputation handling complex and impactful tax matters. The team provides seamless full-service assistance for domestic and international clients in Italy and cross-border, including transfer pricing advisory, transactional assistance, tax litigation and tax planning, including advance rulings negotiation with tax authorities.

TMT: Nctm is one of the leading Italian firms in the ICT sector. Nctm’s expertise broadly includes telecoms and ICT agreements, regulations and ICT disputes and media and entertainment. The firm’s clients include such key players as national and multinational companies and groups in the TMT sector.

Department Name Email Telephone
Automotive, rail, aviation Sante Ricci
Automotive, rail, aviation Giammarco Navarra
Banking and finance Stefano Padovani
Banking and finance Eugenio Siragusa
Banking and finance Matteo Gallanti
Capital markets Alberto Toffoletto
Capital markets Lukas Plattner
Capital markets Alessandra Stabilini
Corporate and commercial Vittorio Noseda
Corporate and commercial Sante Ricci
Dispute resolution and arbitration Alberto Toffoletto
Dispute resolution and arbitration Angelo Anglani
Dispute resolution and arbitration Anthony Perotto
Employment Michele Bignami
Employment Dario Clementi
Energy Raffaele Caldarone
Energy Carlo Grignani
Energy Federico Manili
Energy Matteo Gallanti
Environmental, health and safety (EHS) Francesca Bonino
Food and drink Bernard O'Connor
Industrial and intellectual property Lorenzo Attolico
Industrial and intellectual property Paolo Lazzarino
Insurance and reinsurance Anthony Perotto
Insurance and reinsurance Guido Foglia
International desk Paolo Gallarati
International desk Vittorio Noseda
International desk Paolo Quattrocchi
International trade and customs Bernard O'Connor
Luxury and fashion Michele Bignami
Luxury and fashion Paolo Montironi
Luxury and fashion Pietro Zanoni
Luxury and fashion Piero Corigliano
Luxury and fashion Sante Ricci
Marine, transport and logistics Alberto Torrazza
Marine, transport and logistics Giammarco Navarra
Mergers and acquisitions/private equity Simone De Carli
Mergers and acquisitions/private equity Paolo Montironi
Mergers and acquisitions/private equity Pietro Zanoni
Mergers and acquisitions/private equity Piero Corigliano
Pharmaceutical and medical Lorena Possagno
Privacy and IT compliance Raffaele Caldarone
Privacy and IT compliance Paolo Gallarati
Carlo Grignani
Real estate Luigi Croce
Real estate Christian Mocellin
Real estate Marco Monaco
Restructuring and turnaround Fabio Marelli
Restructuring and turnaround Guido Fauda
Restructuring and turnaround Paolo Montironi
Restructuring and turnaround Pietro Maria Tantalo
Tax Federico Trutalli
Tax Piermauro Carabellese
Tax Paolo Agnesi
TMT Carlo Grignani
TMT Vittorio Noseda
TMT Lorenzo Attolico
Administrative and European public law Marco Monaco
Administrative and European public law Giuliano Berruti
Administrative and European public law Bernard O'Connor
Antitrust and competition Luca Toffoletti
Antitrust and competition Bernard O'Connor
Banking and finance Giovanni de' Capitani
Mergers and acquisitions/private equity Michele Motta
Dispute resolution and arbitration Christian Romeo
Dispute resolution and arbitration Martino Andreoni
Corporate and commercial Raffaele Caldarone
Corporate and commercial Paolo Gallarati
Marine, transport and logistics Alberto Massimo Rossi
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 Paolo Agnesi  photo Paolo Agnesi Equity Partner, based in Rome. Paolo Agnesi provides consulting services to public,…
 Barbara Aloisi photo Barbara Aloisi From 2003, she is a partner of the law firm Nctm, studio…
 Martino Andreoni  photo Martino Andreoni Martino Andreoni, Equity Partner, mainly deals with litigation and arbitration in civil…
 Lorenzo Attolico  photo Lorenzo Attolico Equity Partner, based in Rome. Lorenzo Attolico specialises in the field of…
 Guido Bartalini  photo Guido Bartalini Equity Partner. Guido Bartalini has extensive experience in out-of-court and court assistance…
 Giuliano Berruti  photo Giuliano Berruti Equity Partner, based in Rome. Giuliano Berruti is specialised in administrative law, public…
 Michele Bignami  photo Michele Bignami Michele Bignami, Equity Partner at Nctm advises large multinational groups and local…
 Vito Bisceglie photo Vito Bisceglie Equity Partner
 Francesca Bonino  photo Francesca Bonino Equity Partner.  Francesca Bonino has provided assistance in the regulatory, pharrmaceutical, health…
 Raffaele Caldarone  photo Raffaele Caldarone Equity Partner. Raffaele Caldarone, deals with corporate and commercial law. His experience…
 Piermauro Carabellese  photo Piermauro Carabellese Equity Partner. Piermauro Carabellese specializes in in tax structuring of M&A, acquisition finance,…
 Filippo Cesaris  photo Filippo Cesaris Equity Partner. Filippo Cesaris specialises in M&A, Private Equity, Debt Restructuring and…
 Dario Clementi  photo Dario Clementi Equity Partner, based in Rome.  Dario Clementi has extensive experience in legal…
 Piero Corigliano  photo Piero Corigliano Equity Partner, based in Rome. Piero Corigliano specialises on M&A, and has extensive…
 Luigi Croce  photo Luigi Croce Equity Partner. Luigi Croce specialises in Real Estate, and corporate M&A, which…
 Simone De Carli  photo Simone De Carli Equity Partner. Simone De Carli joined Nctm in 2002 and since then…
 Guido Fauda  photo Guido Fauda Equity Partner. Guido Fauda’s practice concentrates on commercial and corporate law, as well…
 Bruno Fondacaro  photo Bruno Fondacaro Equity Partner. Bruno Fondacaro has extensive expertise in commercial and financial litigation…
 Matteo Gallanti  photo Matteo Gallanti Equity Partner, based in London. Matteo Gallanti is resident in the London office.…
 Paolo Gallarati  photo Paolo Gallarati Equity Partner. Paolo Gallarati specializes in Corporate & Commercial and Mergers &…
 Mario Giambò  photo Mario Giambò Equity Partner.  Mario Giambò has extensive experience in advising international clients on…
 Carlo Grignani  photo Carlo Grignani Equity Partner. Carlo Grignani specialises in commercial and corporate law as well as in…
 Paolo Lazzarino  photo Paolo Lazzarino Equity Partner.  Paolo Lazzarino advises on IP rights, including trademarks, patents and…
 Alfredo Lizio photo Alfredo Lizio Equity Partner. Alfredo Lizio regularly advises Italian and international companies, banks, and financial institutions…
 Manfredi Luongo  photo Manfredi Luongo Equity Partner. Manfredi Luongo provides tax, corporate, accounting and valuation consultancy.He assists…
 Federico Manili  photo Federico Manili Equity Partner, based in Rome.  Federico Manili  specialises on Corporate and Commercial…
 Fabio Marelli  photo Fabio Marelli Equity Partner.  Fabio Marelli combines a steady professional activity and experience in…
 Guido Martinelli  photo Guido Martinelli Equity Partner, based in Rome.  Guido Martinelli provides tax advice to both…
 Christian Mocellin  photo Christian Mocellin Equity Partner.  Christian Mocellin has extensive experience in Real Estate Law, company…
 Marco Monaco  photo Marco Monaco Equity Partner with particular expertise in administrative law. He provides legal assistance…
 Paolo Montironi  photo Paolo Montironi Equity Partner. Paolo Montironi is one of the Founding Partners of Nctm…
 Michele Motta  photo Michele Motta Michele Motta, Equity Partner, specializes in corporate and commercial law, with particular…
 Giammarco Navarra  photo Giammarco Navarra Equity Partner, based in Rome. Giammarco Navarra has gained solid experience in…
 Vittorio Noseda  photo Vittorio Noseda Equity Partner. Vittorio Noseda has extensive experience in advising leading national and…
 Stefano Padovani  photo Stefano Padovani Equity Partner. Stefano Padovani specialized in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate…
 Riccardo Papetti  photo Riccardo Papetti Equity Partner. Riccardo’s practice specializes primarily on M&A and Private Equity. As…
 Lukas Plattner  photo Lukas Plattner Equity Partner.  Lukas Plattner focuses on capital markets, public offerings, private placements,…
 Lorena Possagno  photo Lorena Possagno Equity Partner. Lorena Possagno specialises in M&A and corporate law and has…
 Paolo Quattrocchi  photo Paolo Quattrocchi Equity Partner, based in Rome. Paolo Quattrocchi specialises in corporate and commercial…
 Paolo Rampulla  photo Paolo Rampulla Equity Partner.  Paolo Rampulla has extensive experience in advising domestic and international…
 Christian Romeo  photo Christian Romeo Christian Romeo, Equity Partner, is specialized in Arbitration & Litigation, Banking &…
 Alberto Massimo Rossi  photo Alberto Massimo Rossi Equity Partner. Alberto Massimo Rossi practices law in Milan, Genoa and in the…
 Roberta Russo  photo Roberta Russo Equity Partner. Roberta Russo provides legal advisory services in connection with day-to-day personnel…
 Rosemarie Serrato  photo Rosemarie Serrato Equity Partner. Rosemarie Serrato is an expert of the Town Planning practice within…
 Gian Carlo Sessa  photo Gian Carlo Sessa Equity Partner. Gian Carlo Sessa gained considerable expertise in litigation and arbitration and also…
 Alessandra Stabilini  photo Alessandra Stabilini Equity Partner.  Alessandra Stabilini specializes in company law & corporate governance, capital…
 Daniele Tani  photo Daniele Tani Equity Partner.Daniele Tani has an extensive experience in the areas of corporate,…
 Pietro Maria Tantalo  photo Pietro Maria Tantalo Equity Partner, based in London. Pietro Maria Tantalo deals with M&A, Restructuring…
 Luca Toffoletti  photo Luca Toffoletti Equity Partner. Luca Toffoletti specializes in antitrust and competition Law and Litigation. He…
 Alberto Toffoletto  photo Alberto Toffoletto Equity Partner. Alberto Toffoletto has extensive experience in Litigation & Arbitration, Antitrust &…
 Antonio Tola  photo Antonio Tola Equity Partner.  Antonio Tola specialises in Civil Litigation, providing assistance both in…
 Matteo Trapani  photo Matteo Trapani Equity Partner.  His practice focuses on M&A and private equity. He has…
 Federico Trutalli  photo Federico Trutalli Equity Partner. Federico Trutalli is a tax specialist focusing on taxation of corporate…
 Pietro Zanoni  photo Pietro Zanoni Equity Partner. Pietro Zanoni’s practice focuses on M&A and private equity, and…
 Michele Zucca photo Michele Zucca Equity Partner.Michele Zucca advices, in particular, domestic and international insurers and other key-players…
 Giovanni de' Capitani photo Giovanni de' Capitani Giovanni de’ Capitani di Vimercate, Equity Partner, has a strong experience in…
Number of lawyers : 250
at this office : 140
Contact : Paolo Montironi (senior partner)
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