Francesco Portolano > Portolano Cavallo > Rome, Italy > Lawyer Profile

Portolano Cavallo
Via Rasella 155
00187 Rome

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Industry focus: TMT

(Leading individuals)

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(Hall of Fame)

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Ernesto Apa (head of media and telecoms), Laura Liguori (head of technology) and Francesco Portolano (head of TMT transactions) jointly head the ‘very dynamic‘ digital, media and technology team at Portolano Cavallo. The department is distinguished by its strong link with the US via its New York office, and its innovative approach to technology. High-profile clients include streaming platforms, TV channels, internet and film production companies, as well as non-TMT sector clients, for which the firm provides assistance with data protection, privacy and regulatory matters.

Italy > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Portolano Cavallo is particularly focused on TMT and life sciences-related deals. The firm stands out for its deployment of artificial intelligence to assist with the organisation and comparison of multi-lingual documents during cross-jurisdictional reviews. Francesco Portolano advises on M&A, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures and corporate governance; and Manuela Cavallo has a strong track record acting for US fashion industry clients. Luca Gambini heads the life sciences department.