Firm Profile > Scognamiglio International Law Firm > Naples, Italy

Scognamiglio International Law Firm
80134 NAPLES

Naples: leading firms Tier 2

Scognamiglio International Law Firm's expertise spans corporate and commercial, employment, real estate, banking, insurance and dispute resolution. Founding manager Giovanni Scognamiglio is the key contact.

Practice head(s):

Giovanni Scognamiglio

Key clients

Tecnam Costruzioni aeronautiche SpA

EM Group Finland

Mangia Inc. USA

Vectone UK

Genertel SpA

Am Trust Group

Loyola Univ Chicago

Marymount International School


Ensto SpA

The firm: Scognamiglio International Law Firm was established in 1997 when its founder, having worked for three years in a law firm in New York, returned to Naples. The firm has grown continuously since and today it is composed of ten lawyers and staff. Since 2002, Scognamiglio International Law Firm has run a trainee programme, drawing on the legal knowledge and experience of graduates and young lawyers from across the world. In 2006 Scognamiglio International Law Firm expanded further, opening a seat in Shanghai.

Since its formation, Scognamiglio International Law Firm has advised clients on all matters concerning international commercial law. In particular, practice areas include commercial law, employment and real estate.

Cross-border transactions and international cases are efficiently carried out by the firm in all major jurisdictions in cooperation, if required, with local leading law firms.

Scognamiglio International Law Firm has strong skills in assisting foreign investors from starting up to divestment, providing legal solutions and assistance in day-to-day operations and large international transactions.

Areas of practice: Scognamiglio International Law Firm is precise, proficient and prepared. Refined local knowledge, coupled with an unyielding international mindset, gives it the dexterity to represent foreign companies and individuals in their approach to the Italian market, as well as local actors in issues concerning international matters. Through diligence, adaptability and accuracy, it provides high quality and customised legal advice, a flexible fee policy, and a direct partners’ commitment on all matters.

Scognamiglio International Law Firm is composed of an experienced, dependable and bright team of lawyers and consultants. It maintains a close relationship with its clients to ensure that all advice is tailored and comprehensive. It is extremely proud of its high standard of client satisfaction and has been described as ‘dynamic, ready and business-minded’, with members being highly commended for their capacity in ‘reducing the risk of unnecessary litigations’ and for their ‘ability to close the deal’.

From its headquarters in Naples it assists clients worldwide, offering sound advice on a variety of practice areas including corporate and commercial law, cross-border litigation, employment and real estate. It works with cases from their initiation through to their resolution, whether that be through negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, arbitration or through the courts, supporting and informing its clients fully, every step of the way.

The firm is listed and recommended in all major international legal directories.

Department Name Email Telephone
International contracts Giovanni Scognamiglio
International contracts Daniela Matino
International contracts Luigi Scalzo
ADR and arbitration Giovanni Scognamiglio
ADR and arbitration Daniela Matino
Energy Giovanni Scognamiglio
Energy Daniela Matino
Intellectual property Giovanni Scognamiglio
Intellectual property Daniela Matino
Intellectual property Julia Jiang
Intellectual property Luigi Scalzo
Immigration Giovanni Scognamiglio
Immigration Daniela Matino
Immigration Carmela Cennamo
Family and child abduction Giovanni Scognamiglio
Family and child abduction Daniela Matino
Real estate Giovanni Scognamiglio
Real estate Luigi Scalzo
Real estate Daniela Matino
Real estate Diego Ascione
Shipping and aviation Giovanni Scognamiglio
Shipping and aviation Luigi Scalzo
Foreign universities and education Giovanni Scognamiglio
Foreign universities and education Daniela Matino
Foreign universities and education Carmela Cennamo
Leisure and hospitality Giovanni Scognamiglio
Leisure and hospitality Daniela Matino
Leisure and hospitality Raffaele Cirillo
Food Giovanni Scognamiglio
Food Diego Ascione
Food Raffaele Cirillo
Labour and employment/litigation Diego Ascione
Labour and employment/litigation Paolo Festa
Insurance Diego Ascione
Insurance Luigi Scalzo
Insurance Daniela Matino
Investment and asset management Giovanni Scognamiglio
Investment and asset management Daniela Matino
Investment and asset management Raffaele Cirillo
Number of lawyers : 10
Other offices : Shanghai*

In 2002 we decided to open our doors to young and talented attorneys from any part of the world.

Irrespective of their gender, religion, race, we proudly created a multicultural environment which benefitted our lives. Today our 54 ex trainees are leaders in their home countries, in different fields, but we mutually count on our endless friendship.