Masotti Cassella > Milan, Italy > Firm Profile

Masotti Cassella
20123 MILAN

Italy > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 3

Masotti Cassella‘s team regularly advises Italian and international companies that are active in the life sciences sector, particularly medical devices, biotech and pharmaceutical businesses. Its expertise covers M&A, venture capital and private equity; the team also assists with public bids, procurement law, litigation, and agreements for licensing, distribution, R&D, original equipment manufacturers and clinical trials. Luca Masotti routinely advises significant manufacturers and distributors of medical and surgical devices.

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The experience was different from that with other law firms, both for the content and the professionalism of its people.

A lot of attention from the team during the initial stages and professionalism at all other times.

Luca Masotti’s competence is undoubted and his courtesy is at a high level.

Key clients

Ab Medica


Era Endoscopy

Officine Ortopediche Rizzoli




Ab Salud

Excelencia Robotica

Ab Renting


Medical Labs



Work highlights

  • Assisting Officine Ortopediche Rizzoli with the study of a tender (managed by Aria) for the supply of orthopaedic devices for the Lombardy Region.
  • Assisting abmedica with the sale of a technical assistance company branch to Accuray Europe.
  • Assisting Telbios with litigation before the Administrative Courts in Milan, commenced by H&S for the revocation of a contract assigned to Telbios during a tender procedure for the offer of telemedicine services to patients.

Italy > Compliance Tier 4

Masotti Cassella's practice is experienced in drawing up compliance programmes, and assists compliance bodies with monitoring the correct implementation of corporate compliance programmes. Specialising in corporate compliance for approximately 25 years, team leader Mascia Cassella is current chair and member of several companies' supervisory boards relating to Decree 231 matters.

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Ability to render a very personalised consultancy service.

The professionals have proven to be highly qualified in supporting the multiple legal needs of the company.

Key clients

Fai Service

Ab medica holding

Efeso consulting

Pomini Rubber & Plastics


Claranet Italia

Carlo Gavazzi

Fardata HR

Work highlights

  • Assisted Fai Service with updating a compliance programme for the prevention of 231 offences.
  • Assisted Ab Medica Holding with drawing up and updating a compliance programme for the prevention of 231 offences.
  • Advised Efeso Consulting on complying with the formalities necessary to comply with Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003, Legislative Decree 101/2018 and the most recent European law on privacy, including GDPR matters.

Italy > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 6

Masotti Cassella counts both inbound and outbound deals as a forte and is especially well-equipped to support on the tax components of major transactions, owing to a number of in-house accountants. Luca Masotti , dual qualified in both the UK and Italy, has expertise in the pharmaceutical and medical devices sectors; he leads the department with Mascia Cassella, who covers a varied workload spanning M&A, leveraged buyouts, commercial agreements, compliance and corporate governance.

Practice head(s):

Luca Masotti; Mascia Cassella


Other key lawyers:

Carlo Piatti

Key clients

Ab Medica Spa

Claranet Group Ltd

Immobiliare Melpo

Efeso Consulting Spa

Pomini Rubber & Plastics SRL

Multiservice spa

Americas Power Partners Inc.

Officine Ortopediche Rizzoli

Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Briarwood Products Group UK

Fazzini S.r.l.

Ab Medica France S.a.s.

Eleventy S.r.l.

Homair European Camping

Industrial Time Srl

FAI Service Soc. Coop.

Work highlights

  • Advice to three minority shareholders of SAET S.p.A. on the sale of the whole of their shares in the company to Falck Renewables.
  • Assistance to Briarwood Products Ltd Group in the acquisition of a majority share in the capital of a new company, Briarwood Landini S.r.l., spin off of Landini S.p.A., based in Castelnovo Sotto.
  • Advising, together with Hungarian law firm Oppenheim, the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the acquisition of certain properties (lands and assets), from Italian companies Seastok and Teseco, located near the Port of Trieste.

We are an international business law firm based in Milan, established in 1965.

Our firm comprises a multi-disciplinary practice of lawyers and tax accountants, with a diverse range of skills and backgrounds. Our team includes dual-qualified Italian and English lawyers together with Italian Dottori Commercialisti (qualified tax practitioners).

Many of our clients are fast growing and several are leaders in their industry sectors.

With established relationships with selected law firms in important business centres across the US, Europe and Asia, we provide our clients with a combination of in-depth local knowledge and a unique global perspective.

We are organized around the following practice areas: corporate and commercial (including M&A), corporate compliance, banking and finance, insolvency and restructuring, tax, life sciences, project finance, employment, administrative law and real estate, litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property.

Administrative and real estate Francesca Masotti
Administrative and real estate Carlo Piatti
Banking and finance Mascia Cassella
Corporate and commercial Luca Masotti
Corporate compliance Mascia Cassella
Employment Barbara Cassol
Insolvency and restructuring Mascia Cassella
Insolvency and restructuring Francesca Masotti
Life sciences Luca Masotti
Litigation and arbitration Luca Masotti
Litigation and arbitration Carlo Piatti
Project finance and energy Mascia Cassella
Tax Francesca Masotti
Avvocato Mascia Cassella  photo Avvocato Mascia Cassella Avvocato, admitted to the Italian Bar (Milan). Areas of practice are M&A,…
Avvocato Luca Masotti  photo Avvocato Luca Masotti Avvocato, admitted to the Italian Bar (Milan) and admitted as a Solicitor…
Dott ssa Francesca Masotti  photo Dott ssa Francesca Masotti Commercialista, Italy (similar to Chartered Accountant or CPA) and Member of the…
Number of lawyers : 12
Number of Chartered accountants : 3
Staff : 6
Other offices : Rome