Firm Profile > Nctm Studio Legale > Milan, Italy

Nctm Studio Legale
VIA AGNELLO 12
20121 MILAN
Italy

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Nctm Studio Legale has a well-established dispute resolution department, which manages national and international corporate and commercial cases as well as disputes involving regulatory bodies. The team, under the leadership of Alberto Toffoletto, handles matters relating to energy, pharma, tax, telecoms, IP and antitrust, as well as cases in front of the courts of the European Union. Angelo Anglani is a crucial figure in many national and international arbitration cases, while the team was also significantly boosted by the promotions of Christian Romeo, Ivan Lamponi and Gianluca Massimei to equity partner, taking the number of partners in the team above 20.

Testimonials

‘Personal attention from a dedicated partner with scrupulous attention to detail.’

‘Alberto Toffoletto and Luca Toffoletti have great knowledge and unique capacity to understand the needs of the clients and to find the tailored legal solution.’

‘Unique approach in terms of management of their legal services’

‘They are simply better than the others. Always smart, perfect in time management and great business-oriented approach.’

Key clients

Telecom Italia S.p.A.

Falck S.p.A.

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

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

UniCredit S.p.A.

Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie A

Castello SGR

Hypo Alpe-Adria Bank S.p.A.

ERG Power S.r.l.

Ceva Logistics Italia S.r.l.

ABC Investimenti S.r.l.

EU and competition law Tier 2

Appreciated for its 'strong attention to new developments' in the sector, Nctm Studio Legale has a combined knowledge of EU and competition, copyright and sports law, which enables it to handle interesting and high-profile cases. Luca Toffoletti advises clients in the telecoms, automotive and retail sectors; Alberto Toffoletto is recognised for private antitrust litigation. Both lawyers collaborate with Brussel-based Bernard O’Connor. In November 2019 Alessandro De Stefano left the team to join Linklaters.

Testimonials

‘Able to provide valuable solutions at very short notice’

‘The team provides very good and pragmatic legal advice. Always available.’

‘Luca Toffoletti and Alessandro De Stefano are both very competent and reliable. ‘

Key clients

Telecom Italia S.p.A.

Lega Nazionale Professionisti Serie A

Italo S.p.A.

Unieuro S.p.A.

Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A.

Linde Medicale S.r.l.

Falck S.p.A.

Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A.

SCF – Società Consortile Fonografici

Flashfiber S.r.l.

Industry focus: Food Tier 2

The 'fast, efficient and business-oriented' food team at Nctm Studio Legale is headed by Bernard O'Connor, a trade specialist and expert in EU and WTO law, who assists international clients that are expanding their food business in the EU or in Italy. The practice, which is well respected for its 'high level of competency and expertise', mainly assists Italian food clients with M&A, corporate matters and procurement. Italian clients include Salumificio Fratelli Beretta, which the firm assisted with a number of labour, corporate law and M&A matters. Paolo Lazzarino, Raffaele Caldarone and Lucilla Casati are also noted.

Testimonials

The team is well-prepared and always available to provide support when requested.’

Paolo Lazzarino is able to read the customer’s needs and provide a customised opinion very quickly.’

The individuals I work with are well-prepared and competent; they are also nice to work with and happy to support us.

Raffaele Caldarone understands our needs very well and very quickly and always provides high quality advice. Another member of the team is Lucilla Casati (Milan office); we have appreciated her responsiveness and skills.

Key clients

Jackson Family Wines

Acqua Minerale San Benedetto

Salumificio Fratelli Beretta

Tate & Lyle

Masi Agricola

FVS SGR

Cazzaniga Family

AB Inbev Italia

Associated British Foods

Istituto Biochimico Farmaceutico Fassi

Intellectual property Tier 2

The team at Nctm Studio Legale has expertise in a wide variety of IP matters. The practice is co-led by Paolo Lazzarino, who covers matters ranging from intellectual and industrial property to unfair competition, IT and e-commerce issues. Co-head Lorenzo Attolico deals with mark registration, labelling and advertising as well as trademark enforcement, both contentious and non-contentious, for clients in the fashion, energy, and new technology and virtual reality industries.

Testimonials

‘The team understand clients’ business concerns and addresses their issues in a timely and personalised manner.

Key clients

Chapter 4 Corp. d.b.a. Supreme

Belmond UK Ltd

Amer Sports Oyj

Anheuser-Busch InBev Italia S.p.A.

TBL Licensing LLC

Bulgari S.p.A.

Morellato S.p.A.

Sky International AG

Acqua Minerale San Benedetto S.p.A.

Seiko Holdings Kabushiki Kaisha

BMW Italia S.p.A.

Abercrombie&Fitch Europe SA

Fondazione Telethon

Opocrin S.p.A.

Under Armour Inc.

Mou Limited

Manolo Blahnik International Limited

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

GUCCI S.p.A.

Weetabix Limited

Private equity Tier 2

Nctm Studio Legale stands out for its deal experience in the automotive, retail, fashion, luxury and design sectors. Other active areas are financial services, TMT, pharmaceuticals, energy and food. Simone De Carli is a corporate and commercial law expert; Paolo Montironi advises significant private equity firms on major acquisitions; and Matteo Trapani is an M&A and private equity specialist. Pietro Zanoni recently led advice to Italy's Enoplastic on the sale of its majority stake to Cobepa, a Belgian private equity fund.

Testimonials

The team is rated for its competence, dedication and understanding of technical, business and soft issues. It has the ability to grasp the essence of deals and retain knowledge to provide effective follow-up after closing. The lawyers think ahead and are able to anticipate events and design the contractual framework in accordance with each deal’s specific requirements.

They always provide well-thought through advice.

Pietro Zanoni and his colleagues are extremely well prepared.

Pietro Zanoni is an outstanding lawyer. His wealth of experience ranges from standard to highly complex situations in a variety of industries. His depth of technical knowledge and his ability to simplify complexity are essential elements that help deals happen in a smooth way. His ability to connect personally with counterparts’ lawyers and with entrepreneurs help set constructive negotiations without compromising full and effective client protection.

Key clients

Intermediate Capital Group

Mediolanum Farmaceutici

Sellers of List

Manifattura Valcismon

Gear 1

Enoplastic

Chequers Capital

Calligaris Family

Ambienta SGR

Sellers of Nolangroup

Gradiente SGR

Monrif Group

Unieuro

Reekep

Doughty Hanson Private Equity

Real estate and construction Tier 2

The real estate team at Nctm Studio Legale provides cross-sector advice to businesses including commercial companies, asset managers and real estate funds, and the practice has continued to expand its client portfolio in recent months with a number of significant additions. Practice head Luigi Croce has a particular focus on financings, investments, acquisitions, construction and leasing. Another particular area of specialism is town planning, which serves as an extra string to the firm's bow with regards to logistics operations. Alessandro Vespa combines real estate with corporate and commercial law expertise.

Key clients

Al Kashlock family office

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.

Torre San Montano S.r.l.

Boehringer Ingelheim

University of Milan

Banking and finance: Borrower side Tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale advises private equity firms and global borrowers on the financing aspects of major M&A deals, as well as complex transactions involving cross-border and international issues. Eugenio Siragusa is recommended for energy-related project finance, Stefano Padovani frequently acts on NPL deals, and Giovanni de’ Capitani di Vimercate advises private equity funds on acquisition finance transactions. Banking and financial law expert Matteo Gallanti heads the team from London.

Testimonials

The team provides speedy and quality responses.

A very effective and responsive team that is always on the ball.

The professionalism and competence of the lawyers are of the highest level.

Key clients

Texon Italia

D I Mar

INKKE

Caredent Italia

AnaCap Financial Partners

LBO France

Sirti

Vision Group

Cogne Acciai Speciali

Banking and finance: lender or arranger side Tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale advises on large banking and financing transactions, including the financing aspects of major M&A deals and complex transactions involving cross-border and international issues. Stefano Padovani advises on structured finance and debt restructuring; Eugenio Siragusa's practice includes transactions structured through project bonds; and Giovanni de’ Capitani di Vimercate is a loan and debt restructuring expert. Managing associate Martina Marmo is increasingly active in energy infrastructure project financings. Banking and financial law expert Matteo Gallanti heads the team from London.

Testimonials

From partners to the trainees, clients get the feeling of the same quality of services and availability. The teamwork and team attitude towards clients are evident. Support of the client and the ability to translate legal effects into financial consequences are also key aspects.

It has high technical competence combined with an excellent level of flexibility and great willingness to provide on-site assistance (upon request), and quick understanding of clients’ needs.

Eugenio Siragusa has great commercial acumen and is able to prioritise during negotiations the main commercial aspects that clients should decide upon, leaving the legal detail to be ironed out. He is always available and engaged during deals and is able to bridge the gap with counterparties with solutions that mix legal expertise and commercial necessities.

Stefano Padovani is a reference point for the most complex and structured operations.

Martina Marmo is a managing associate who is efficient at delivering, and able to work under pressure and on a tight schedule. Nonetheless, she engages with the client, is always available and makes the client feel like he or she is the only one being handled by NCTM.

Key clients

UniCredit

UniCredit Bank

Banca Nazionale del Lavoro

Banco BPM

Mediocredito Italiano

Lloyds Bank

Pricoa Capital Group

Wilmington Trust (London)

HSBC Bank

Hypo Alpe Adria Bank Banca Akros

MPS Capital Services Banca per le Imprese

Banca Popolare di Bari

BPER Banca

Creval

Banca Popolare dell’Alto Adige

Capital markets: Equity Tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale assists issuers, selling shareholders and intermediaries with IPOs, private placements and listing procedures. It particularly stands out for its advice on AIM Italia IPO deals. Lukas Plattner handles IPOs, corporate and convertible bond issuances, MTA listings, accelerated book building, issuance of warrants and capital increases. Alessandra Stabilini's practice includes advising issuers on corporate governance-related matters, tender offers and rights issues. Recently promoted salary partner Andrea Iovieno has been involved in several IPOs on AIM Italia and MTA.

Testimonials

The team is always available and very professional.

Key clients

SolarEdge Technologies

Techedge

Triboo

Cellularline

AMM

Askoll EVA

Società Editoriale Il Fatto

Comer Industries

Energica Motor Company

Grifal

Relatech

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale advises on a large volume of cross-border deals, and is experienced in extraordinary transactions involving manufacturing, retail, private equity and luxury goods. It also advises on deals involving heavily regulated sectors, including, finance, insurance, pharmaceuticals, energy and technology. Simone De Carli advises industrial and private equity clients on extraordinary transactions; Paolo Montironi handles a large number of LBOs for private equity firms; and Alberto Toffoletto is experienced in corporate and commercial law, M&A and private equity. Pietro Zanoni is particularly focused on the food, pharmaceutical, fashion and consumer industries.

Testimonials

The NCTM team is composed of professionals who are very well prepared. The practice has a structure that is capable of analysing multi-disciplinary aspects and providing in-depth legal research.

The team always understands clients’ needs and priorities throughout the deal process and shows great capability and expertise.

A great team that is able to find simple solutions to complex problems.

Pietro Zanoni is outstanding. He assists with every phase of a deal and is very accurate, reliable and expert.

Key clients

Vodafone

Intermediate Capital Group

Mediolanum Farmaceutici

List

Nolangroup

Ambienta SGR

Manifattura Valcismon

Enoplastic

Chequers Capital

Calligaris Family

Chart Industries

Solar Edge Technologies

Convert Italia

Terminal Investment

AB Electrolux

Gradiente SGR

Compliance Tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale is experienced in compliance involving anti-corruption, data privacy and protection, Decree 231 liability of corporate entities, AML, market abuse, and health, safety and environment, as well as compliance procedures and investigations. Raffaele Caldarone assists domestic and international clients that are predominantly involved in the infrastructure, energy and manufacturing industries.

Key clients

Business Integration Partners

Compagnia Aerea Italiana

Fujitsu Technologies Solutions

Italgas

Italo-Nuovo Trasporti Viaggiatori

Mediterranean Shipping Company

NTT Docomo

Snam

8 Gallery Immobiliare

Acqua Minerale San Benedetto

Data privacy and data protection Tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale regularly advises on privacy and personal data protection, IT and cybersecurity, privacy policies, web reputation, e-commerce, e-discovery and forensic investigation. Paolo Gallarati is particularly focused on the TMT, pharmaceutical, and oil and gas sectors.

Testimonials

The extremely available team has an outstanding capacity to be business oriented and provides strong, practical legal advice.

Paolo Gallarati has extensive experience in data privacy laws and supports clients with high-quality, sound advice.

Key clients

Vaillant Group Italia

Telethon

Sirti

Greenpeace Italia

Hilti Italia

Wind Tre

Beazley

Pronovias

NTV

Poste Italiane

Philip Morris Italia

Gilead Sciences

Astrazeneca

Fresenius Kabi Italia

Employment Tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale's employment law and industrial relations team is well-regarded for its advice on negotiations or litigation relating to terminations, remuneration and employment relations. For M&A, restructuring and trade union relations, practice head Michele Bignami is the to-go lawyer. Cross-border employment law, redundancies and agency expert Ulrich Eller was promoted to senior adviser in January 2019.

Testimonials

‘Great knowledge of Italian employment regulations and procedures. The lawyers are well prepared and always ready to assist.’

‘Michele Bignami: skilled, reassuring and engaged; shows empathy to the client, proactive listening and competence.’

‘Michele Bignami and associate Chiara Zecchetto always go the extra mile and always leave the client with all of their questions clearly and carefully evaluated.’

Key clients

Elior

IBM Group

Maersk

Ceva Logistics

Reuters

Pandora

ITW

Unieuro

Sony Entertainment

CAI-Alitalia

Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale specialises in assisting clients in the pharmaceutical industry primarily with corporate matters. The team is led by Paolo Gallarati and Lorena Possagno, who has been praised for her 'broad knowledge of commercial law' and described as 'professional, competent, effective and efficient'. The firm's work for clients focuses on the drafting and review of agreements and contracts for licences, joint ventures, research and development, and clinical trials. It also handles compliance and regulatory issues, and has experience handling disputes relating to pharmaceutical patents. Key clients include major multinationals AstraZeneca, Gilead and Johnson & Johnson.

Testimonials

Lorena Possagno is very capable in remembering all aspects of a lengthy issue and responds swiftly to our requirements.

The NCTM Team has always been professional, capable, with excellent communication and listening skills.’

Key clients

Aboca

AstraZeneca

Fresenius Group

Doc Generci

Gilead

Opocrin

Johnson & Johnson Medical

Mediolanum Farmaceutici

Uriach / Laborest Group

Linde Medicale

Fondazione Telethon

Industry focus: luxury goods Tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale's luxury and fashion team has broad coverage over various practice areas (corporate law, M&A, IP, real estate, civil and labour law), and has attracted a number of high-profile brands, including a new client in the luxury automotive sector. Many of the department's matters are cross-border and involve France, the US and the UK. Lorenzo Attolico heads the firm's IP practice; he recently handled a trade mark-related matter for Gucci. Michele Bignami focuses on labour law, and Paolo Lazzarino, who is a key name for trade mark litigation, successfully acted for Supreme NY in a counterfeiting matter.

Testimonials

The ability to look for concrete solutions to the issues that the company is facing.

Key clients

Gucci

Manolo Blahnik

Mou

Parosh

Erregi Show Room

Calligaris

Supreme NY

EXA

Belmond

Mazzucchelli 1849

Brunello Cucinelli

Liu Jo

Bulgari

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale has a solid track record in handling restructurings for debtors and lenders, including in-court and out-of-court restructurings. The practice stands out for its experience in matters involving real estate funds. Fabio Marelli is noted for complex restructurings and senior partner Paolo Montironi  handles high-profile restructurings of publicly listed and private companies. Guido Fauda is experienced in turnaround operations and insolvencies.

Testimonials

The team delivers a complete view of issues that is not limited to insolvency but makes clients immediately aware of all potential issues surrounding a restructuring project, giving companies full confidence that the entire process will be managed properly. In addition it is flexible in defining alternatives based on different paths that can be chosen during project deployment.

It is amazing how NCTM gets full knowledge of projects and manages to be able to define the correct procedure.’

Fabio Marelli’s expertise is vast and he is very responsive.’

Paolo Montironi is an extremely experienced lawyer, whose eminence is undisputed. He is always reachable and provides sharp advice.

Key clients

European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere

ARAL

Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe

Raetia SGR

Adveo Italia

Misco

Griggio

Enotravel

Eurobusiness 99

Unieuro

San Severo

Sahco Hesslein Italia

Tax Tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale is best known for its advice to international and domestic clients on cross-border issues. The team is very active in complex issues including M&A and private equity-related tax structuring and tax litigation. Federico Trutalli  has telecoms and real estate sector expertise, and Piermauro Carabellese  specialises in international tax, M&A tax structuring and tax litigation. Guido Martinelli advises on ordinary tax issues and exceptional transactions.

Testimonials

The team has strong technical skills, particularly in international tax, great commitment and responsiveness to client needs, as well as the ability to understand clients’ business and focus on strategic decisions. Being a multidisciplinary law firm, the tax advice is always supported by a deep comprehension of the legal background.

NCTM has a tax team that is technically prepared and always in step with regulatory updates. The output provided by NCTM is at a really high level and it is also accurate. What makes NCTM different from its competitors is its skills in different tax areas, such as VAT, corporate tax and accounting.

The qualities clients value in the individuals are their efficiency in delivering the tax matter and their availability.

Federico Trutalli is a very skilled professional with a strong team, and he has  impressive knowledge and is always available to discuss strategic issues, taking innovative approaches and creative solutions.

Federico Trutalli’s team is both technically rigorous and always available. Clients trust his unique experience and ability to deal with complex and innovative tax issues.

Federico Trutalli has an out-of-the box approach that makes his support unique. He has impressive knowledge and legal rationale, and is able to sustain very difficult negotiations without losing his perfect balance of strict technical knowledge and a practical approach. He is a great strategist and business partner to in-house teams.

Key clients

Vodafone

China State Shipbuilding Corporation

AXA Real Estate

Lindt & Sprüngli Group

21 Invest

Doughty Hanson Private Equity

Chequers Capital

Lutech

STMicroelectronics

Saes Getters Group

Administrative and public law Tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale has expertise in regulatory and public law areas including public procurement, competition, concessions, infrastructure, public utilities, environmental law and zoning plans. Recent highlights include acting for APM Terminals Vado Ligure on its project to construct what would be one of the largest container storage facilities in Europe. Other key sectors are transport, where it acts for Italo - NTV, and energy, where Snam Rete Gas is a client. The team works closely with the firm's real estate and M&A departments. Giuliano Berruti heads the team.

Testimonials

It has the capacity to go deep into details without losing concreteness.’

Key clients

AP Moeller

Linde Medicale

Italo – NTV

Snam Rete Gas

Thales Italia

Fresenius Kabi Italia

Università degli Studi di Milano

Polynt

Asmel Consortile

Autovie Venete

Linde Medicale

Industry focus: TMT Tier 4

With a broad area of focus across the TMT sector, Nctm Studio Legale often acts for major multinational companies on corporate and competition-related matters, including litigation. Noted for his 'ability to combine strategic advice with a strong technical background', team head Vittorio Noseda is regularly called on for advice on extraordinary transactions or joint ventures, such as his assistance to Vodafone relating to its €5bn joint venture with Telecom Italia; also involved in this matter was Carlo Grignani. Jacopo Arnaboldi was promoted to partner in April 2019, providing experience in contract and corporate law.

Testimonials

Nctm is extremely responsive to customer needs, and has speed and quality like few other firms. Vittorio Noseda is one of the best lawyers I know. An excellent lawyer, he knows how to grasp the needs of customers immediately.

Nctm is very strong in TelCo network related issues, with a proven track record and ability to manage complexity around aspects of technology. Vittorio Noseda has a unique ability to combine strategic advice with strong technical background. Carlo Grignani as well.

In general, we saw that tax and legal teams at Nctm worked closely and in a highly coordinated way, creating value for clients and reducing complexities as a one-stop-shop firm should do. It is also worth mentioning the excellent value for money. Carlo Grignani has a quick and deep understanding of the complex technological background of our project, and shows a strong knowledge of the IT and media sector. His outstanding technical competence, proactive approach, extremely focused advice, clever support in the strategic decision-taking process and, last but not least, friendly and amicable approach, are all elements of Carlo and Nctm team’s first class service provision.  Federico Trutalli is well known for his concrete approach in solving complex tax issues. He often works on tax matters relating to TMT.’

Key clients

Vodafone

Acer Group

Telecom Italia

Triboo

Vimeo

Dell

Deutsche Bank Italia

Experian Group

DOCOMO Digital

Fujitsu

IBM

Techedge

Your Voice

Trainline

Soundreef

Sony Interactive Italia

RCS Mediagroup

Unidad Editorial

Industry focus: Energy Tier 5

In the energy sector, Nctm Studio Legale focuses on contracts relating to tolling, risk hedging and energy performance, as well as acquisitions and joint ventures. Eugenio Siragusa's practice centres around corporate, banking and finance matters, while Giulio Berruti's focus is on administrative and European public law.

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
Photo Name Position Profile
 Paolo Agnesi  photo Paolo Agnesi
 Barbara Aloisi  photo Barbara Aloisi
 Martino Andreoni  photo Martino Andreoni
 Angelo Anglani  photo Angelo Anglani
 Lorenzo Attolico  photo Lorenzo Attolico
 Guido Bartalini  photo Guido Bartalini
 Giuliano Berruti  photo Giuliano Berruti
 Michele Bignami  photo Michele Bignami
 Francesca Bonino  photo Francesca Bonino
 Raffaele Caldarone  photo Raffaele Caldarone
 Piermauro Carabellese  photo Piermauro Carabellese
 Filippo Cesaris  photo Filippo Cesaris
 Dario Clementi  photo Dario Clementi
 Piero Corigliano  photo Piero Corigliano
 Luigi Croce  photo Luigi Croce
 Simone De Carli  photo Simone De Carli
 Andrea De Tomas  photo Andrea De Tomas
 Guido Fauda  photo Guido Fauda
 Guido Foglia  photo Guido Foglia
 Bruno Fondacaro  photo Bruno Fondacaro
 Matteo Gallanti  photo Matteo Gallanti
 Paolo Gallarati  photo Paolo Gallarati
 Mario Giambò  photo Mario Giambò
 Carlo Grignani  photo Carlo Grignani
 Paolo Lazzarino  photo Paolo Lazzarino
 Manfredi Luongo  photo Manfredi Luongo
 Federico Manili  photo Federico Manili
 Fabio Marelli  photo Fabio Marelli
 Guido Martinelli  photo Guido Martinelli
 Christian Mocellin  photo Christian Mocellin
 Marco Monaco  photo Marco Monaco
 Paolo Montironi  photo Paolo Montironi
 Michele Motta  photo Michele Motta
 Giammarco Navarra  photo Giammarco Navarra
 Vittorio Noseda  photo Vittorio Noseda
 Bernard O’Connor  photo Bernard O’Connor
 Stefano Padovani  photo Stefano Padovani
 Riccardo Papetti  photo Riccardo Papetti
 Anthony Perotto  photo Anthony Perotto
 Lukas Plattner  photo Lukas Plattner
 Lorena Possagno  photo Lorena Possagno
 Paolo Quattrocchi  photo Paolo Quattrocchi
 Paolo Rampulla  photo Paolo Rampulla
 Sante Ricci  photo Sante Ricci
 Christian Romeo  photo Christian Romeo
 Alberto Massimo Rossi  photo Alberto Massimo Rossi
 Roberta Russo  photo Roberta Russo
 Rosemarie Serrato  photo Rosemarie Serrato
 Gian Carlo Sessa  photo Gian Carlo Sessa
 Eugenio Siragusa  photo Eugenio Siragusa
 Alessandra Stabilini  photo Alessandra Stabilini
 Daniele Tani  photo Daniele Tani
 Pietro Maria Tantalo  photo Pietro Maria Tantalo
 Luca Toffoletti  photo Luca Toffoletti
 Alberto Toffoletto  photo Alberto Toffoletto
 Antonio Tola  photo Antonio Tola
 Matteo Trapani  photo Matteo Trapani
 Federico Trutalli  photo Federico Trutalli
 Pietro Zanoni  photo Pietro Zanoni
 Giovanni de’ Capitani  photo Giovanni de’ Capitani
Number of lawyers : 250
at this office : 140
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Contact : Paolo Montironi (senior partner)
Other offices : Brussels
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