Raffaele Caldarone > ADVANT Nctm > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

20121 MILAN

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial

Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity

Capital Markets


Raffaele Caldarone deals with corporate and commercial law. His experience includes M&A transactions and assistance to clients in business law issues. He often advises on corporate law matters including governance, risk management and ethical issues.

His clients include Italian and multinational companies. He is the author of articles published by major Italian corporate and business law journals and lectures at conferences and seminars on corporate and commercial law issues.

His main clients in corporate/M&A and compliance are primary world class public and private companies engaged in the Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Life Sciences and Manufacturing industries.


He practiced in Milan law firms ranking among the largest and most reputable Italian professional partnerships. He joined an international law firm upon its establishment in Milan in 1993, significantly contributing to its growth and was the leading partner of its M&A department in Italy.


Italian, English, French.


He is part of the Senior Counsels Board of Transparency International in Italy.

Admitted to the Bar of Milan, 1984.


Post-Graduate Degree, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, 1988.

Law Degree, Università degli Studi di Bologna, 1980.

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Compliance

(Leading individuals)

Raffaele Caldarone – ADVANT Nctm

Part of the firm’s corporate and commercial department, ADVANT Nctm‘s compliance practice ‘understands the needs of international companies operating in Italy‘. It has notable industry expertise in energy, transportation (by air, sea and road), infrastructure and life sciences, with recent developments including the launch of a white-collar crime practice. Practice leader Raffaele Caldarone is particularly focused on the company law aspects of corporate governance issues and compliance schemes. Compliance specialist Luca Cavagnaro, who was elevated to equity partner during 2021 and recently admitted to the International Chambers of Commerce Fraudnet Future Network, ‘deserves a special mention‘.

Italy > Industry focus: Energy

Advising domestic and international energy sector clients, ADVANT Nctm‘s practice covers M&A, compliance, tax, project finance and restructuring, along with litigation and administrative law. Renewable energy expert Federico Manili leads the team, which also features project finance specialist Eugenio Siragusa and Raffaele Caldarone, who advises on corporate and commercial law.