Firm Profile > Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati > Milan, Italy

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati
VIA PRIVATA FRATELLI GABBA
20121 MILAN
Italy

Italy > Data privacy and data protection Tier 2

With a 'goal-oriented approach', Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati's practice covers drafting of corporate policies, data processing agreements and legal support to DPOs. It is also experienced in cybersecurity, data breaches, proceedings before the ordinary courts and the DPA, transaction-related data protection issues and compliance. Domenico Colella is an IT, outsourcing and e-commerce sector specialist. Fabrizio Sanna focuses on non-contentious and contentious IP and TMT-related matters. Senior associate Marta Minonne also provides data protection support.

Practice head(s):

Fabrizio Sanna

Other key lawyers:

Domenico Colella; Marta Minonne

Testimonials

The support received from Orsingher Ortu is unique because of its goal-oriented approach, with the advice always focused on specific issues and finding practical solutions.

The team is responsive and understands what we need.

Key clients

Ferrari

The Walt Disney Company

Amazon

Yahoo!

TBWA

ITV Global Entertainment Limited

Farfetch

Prysmian

Fujitsu

Tagetik

Cirsa

Borsa Italiana (Italian Stock Exchange)

F.C. Internazionale Milano

Mercer

Douglas

Egon Zendher

ItaliaOnline

Gattinoni

Antares Vision

INAZ

MHS

Italy > Industry focus: Luxury goods Tier 2

The team at Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati is active for its luxury goods clients in all of its core practice areas, and handles M&A deals, brand protection and anti-counterfeiting, competition and regulatory work, litigation, financing, and labour and employment matters. In recent work, the group has has handled several 3D trade mark disputes for high-end brands. The team is led by Pierfrancesco Giustiniani. IP expert Ludovico Anselmi was recently promoted to the partnership.

Practice head(s):

Pierfrancesco Giustiniani

Other key lawyers:

Ludovico Anselmi; Domenico Colella; Alessandro De Palma

Testimonials

‘Orsingher Ortu has a team with great knowledge of the luxury industry. All the professionals who advised us, albeit with different levels of seniority, demonstrated not only technical capacity, but also an integrated approach to the problem.’

‘We collaborated with the partners Domenico Colella and Alessandro De Palma: constantly available, with a pragmatic approach. In general, the whole team that followed us has always been quick to give us answers and solutions. The firm’s professionals go straight to solving the problem.’

Key clients

Ferrari

Michael Kors

TBWA

Farfetch

LVMH

Morellato

Diesel

Davide Oldani

Blanc Mariclo

Moschino

Douglas GmbH

Condé Nast

Italy > Industry focus: TMT Tier 2

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati has a strong position in the internet, e-commerce and data protection fields, while also being highly competent in IT subjects, especially IT governance and outsourcing. In the media sector, the firm's client base includes key players in the TV and film industries, media, publishing and entertainment companies, as well as advertising agencies, telecoms and leading gaming companies. IT lawyer Domenico Colella heads the practice, which includes IP and TMT litigator and transaction lawyer Fabrizio Sanna.

Practice head(s):

Domenico Colella

Other key lawyers:

Fabrizio Sanna

Testimonials

Competence in IT subjects, IT governance as well as legal. Strong negotiating drive and seniority’

‘Domenico Colella: competence; drives negotiations; extremely dedicated.’

‘Great professionalism, availability and attention to customer needs; able to identify tailor-made solutions.’

‘Domenico Colella: constant attention and participation in all the phases connected to the assignment, to which is added the support and analysis even on aspects not strictly connected to legal issues.’

‘Competence, the absolute professionalism, kindness and preparation of the whole team. Reactivity, proactivity and the ability to prevent requests and problems.’

‘Impeccable collaboration with Fabrizio Sanna, who has unsurpassed competence’

Key clients

Ferrari

Yahoo!

TBWA

ITV Global Entertainment Limited

Farfetch

Prysmian

Fujitsu

Tagetik (software house belonging to Wolters Kluwer group)

Cirsa

Borsa Italiana (Italian Stock Exchange)

The Walt Disney Company

Amazon

Douglas

ItaliaOnline

Zest Gaming

MKS Instruments

Italy > Intellectual property Tier 2

At Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati, IP and TMT mandates form the bedrocks of the firm's work. Its team acts for a mix of clients, including Italian and international companies, as well as investors. On the contentious side, it is active in patent, trade mark and copyright litigation and arbitration. Matteo Orsingher often assists clients with the IP aspects of corporate and finance transactions. Another key individual is Fabrizio Sanna, who has expertise in advertising and e-commerce. As part of an independent firm, the team is able to act on cross-border matters through access to a network of partner firms.

Practice head(s):

Matteo Orsingher; Fabrizio Sanna

Testimonials

‘Expertise in IP, knowledge of customer needs’

‘Fabrizio Sanna is a top IP litigator, he provides very practical advice on the subject of consumer protection. Matteo Orsingher stands out for being very convincing before the authorities’

Key clients

Amazon

Ferrari

Yahoo!

The Walt Disney Company

Lastminute.com

Twentieth Century Fox

ItaliaOnline

Condé Nast

SKY

LVMH

Italy > Dispute resolution Tier 3

In late 2019 and 2020, Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati reorganised its litigation department completely. After hiring Elisabetta Pistis and Elenia Cerchi from Studio Legale Guarino, the firm merged with Verusio e Cosmelli, Studio Legale, which saw it acquire a number of partners and of counsels, including Giorgio Cosmelli. Also notable is that Valeria Mazzoletti and reputed Paolo Pototschnig joined from Giovanardi Studio Legale, formerly known as Giovanardi Pototschnig & Associati. The team, which is led by Gerardo Marasco, is involved in high profile litigation and arbitration cases, notably in the fields of TMT, IP, corporate and employment law.

Practice head(s):

Gerardo Marasco

Other key lawyers:

Elisabellta Pistis; Elenia Cerchi; Giorgio Cosmelli; Valeria Mazzoletti; Paolo Pototschnig; Francesca Pulejo

Testimonials

‘Giorgio Cosmelli and his team show professionalism which is never separated from ethics, ability to understand multinational companies, ability to propose effective operational solutions beyond litigation management and provide support in the corporate decision-making process with specific skills.’

‘Giorgio Cosmelli and Francesca Pulejo have analytical skills, passion and dedication to each individual case submitted to them.’

‘Experience, competence and passion.’

Key clients

Ferrari (luxury and sport cars)

Yahoo!

Amazon

The Walt Disney Company

Fox International Production

Giacomini S.p.A.

C-Quadrat Asset Management France – Société par Action Simplifièe

Eviva S.p.A.

K2 Energy S.r.l.

Jumbo Group S.r.l.

Alpiq Ecopower AG

Georg Fischer B.V. & CO. K.G.

AGKNSerca s.n.c.

Carciano S.r.l.

Mamma 2.0 S.r.l.

Baxter S.p.A.

Kuwait Raffinazione e Chimica S.p.A.

Edward Lifesciences S.p.A.

Baxter Manufacturing S.p.A.

Dedagroup S.p.A.

Twentieth Century Fox

M&C Saatchi

ItaliaOnline

Morellato & Sector

Italy > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati's corporate and M&A clients include financial institutions, investment funds, and domestic and international corporations. Banking, finance and insurance sector expert Mario Ortu leads the corporate and M&A practice, which includes Nicola Barra Caracciolo and 'go-to adviserPierfrancesco Giustiniani.

Practice head(s):

Mario Ortu

Other key lawyers:

Pierfrancesco Giustiniani; Nicola Barra Caracciolo; Francesca Flego

Testimonials

Flexibility, professionalism and high-level expertise in various practices, including international issues.

Very speedy responses.

Very focused on its clients.

Acts as a partner to our business and has unbeatable knowledge of Italian law and the market.

Professional, solid, capable, and ready to understand the client’s needs.

Pierfrancesco Giustiniani is without a doubt one of the best lawyers in Italy in this area and a go-to adviser for our business.

Pierfrancesco Giustiniani is a highly trained professional, who is always available; his great technical preparation is combined with extreme professional and personal intelligence.

Key clients

Aeffe S.p.A.

Airi S.r.l.

Antares Vision S.p.A.

Avara Pharmaceutical S.p.A.

Azora Group

Borsa Italiana S.p.A. (London Stock Exchange Group)

Cirsa S.A.

Blackstone

DBInformation

Deutsche Bank

Douglas GmbH

Edison S.p.A.

Fabbrica Italiana Sintetici

Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di La Spezia

Fox International Channels Italy

Hewlett Packard Enterprise – HP Inc.

Koinos Capital SGR

J-Up S.r.l.

IMI Fondi Chiusi SGR

Impact Lab S.p.A.

Itinere Infraestructuras SA

M&C SpA

Mercer

Mimesi S.r.l.

Morellato S.p.A.

Moschino S.p.A.

Nomura International (Italian branch)

Ordesa S.L.

Palladio Holding S.p.A.

Pollini S.p.A.

Prysmian S.p.A.

Regolo S.r.l.

Savio S.r.l.

Tagetik Software

Top Glass S.p.A.

TXT e-solutions

Vei Capital

Vicenza Holding S.p.A.

Vigilate S.r.l.

Italy > Banking and finance: Borrower side Tier 5

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati's 'unique' banking and finance department focuses primarily on acquisition finance, real estate finance and restructuring. Manfredi Leanza assists with a variety of domestic and cross-border financing arrangements, while Stephen McCleery has broad corporate finance experience.

Practice head(s):

Manfredi Leanza

Other key lawyers:

Stephen McCleery; Federica Paniz

Testimonials

The team is focused on the client and fast to support with timely and complete information. I consider the practice unique in that the relationship is based on the client’s point of view without the use of typically legal language.

A linear and direct relationship is immediately established that is based on the resolution of problems rather than the definition of theoretical legal aspects.

Response times are very fast, the language itself aligned with the market and the type of client.

Key clients

F.I.L.A. – Fabbrica Italiana Lapis ed Affini

Finproject S.p.A.

Antares Vision S.p.A.

Douglas GmbH

UniCredit S.p.A.

Coima SGR S.p.A.

Prelios SGR S.p.A.

Palladio Finanziaria Holding

Iccrea BancaImpresa S.p.A.

Rigoni di Asiago S.p.A.

Blackstone

Royal Caribbean

Middleby Corporation

Delta Galil

M&C S.p.A.

Treofan GmbH

Avara International

Centurion Global Ltd.

Sompo Holdings

Banca IMI

Stevanato Group S.p.A.

MPS Capital Services S.p.A.

Azora S.L.

Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.

Italy > Employment Tier 5

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati demonstrates 'great competence and flexibility' in handling trade union negotiations and consultations, contracts and dismissals, as well as the employment law aspects of M&A deals and litigation. Alessandro De Palma leads the practice, which generates work from domestic and international clients in sectors such as food, technology, private equity and chemicals, among many others.

Practice head(s):

Alessandro De Palma

Testimonials

Great competence and flexibility in handling thorny cases’

‘Alessandro De Palma demonstrates solidity and confidence in every situation.’

Key clients

Nomura International Plc – Italian Branch

Fielmann S.r.l.

Moschino S.p.A.

Antares Vision S.p.A.

Irideos S.p.A.

Kellogg Italia S.p.A.

Maxi Zoo Italia S.p.A.

Gattinoni & Co. S.r.l.

9Hotel Collection

Bizpal S.r.l.

ItaliaOnline S.p.A.

F-Trucks Italia S.p.A.

Ingenico Italia S.p.A.

Valentino S.p.A.

Avara Pharmaceutical S.p.A.

Giuseppe Zanotti S.p.A.

Vrent S.r.l.

HPE

Egon Zehnder International S.p.A.

Airbnb Italy S.r.l.

The firm: The firm was founded in 2007 by Mr Matteo Orsingher and Mr Fabrizio Sanna as a boutique firm focused on assisting Italian and foreign clients on a broad range of matters pertaining to intellectual and industrial property, information technology, unfair competition, advertising, internet and e-commerce, both in the contentious and non-contentious spheres. As of 1 January 2013, Mr Mario Ortu and his group joined Orsingher Avvocati Associati, becoming Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati. It specialises in corporate and commercial law and has significant experience with domestic and multi-jurisdictional mergers and acquisitions, the establishment of joint ventures, dismissals of companies, takeovers of listed companies, and restructurings and reorganisations. Ever since then, the firm has complemented its services with other specialised fields, including finance, competition and antitrust, and labour laws.

Areas of practice: Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati is an independent law firm that specialises in complex transactions, advisory work and litigation, notably in the fields of intellectual property, digital, new media and information technology, corporate and finance, antitrust, competition, and trade and labour laws. Its partners have all developed their professional skills in prominent international law firms and have brought those skills to a tailored, client-focused structure.

Department Name Email Telephone
Intellectual property Matteo Orsingher matteo.orsingher@orsingher.com +39 02 89075050
Digital, new media and information technology Domenico Colella domenico.colella@orsingher.com +39 06 45599200
Corporate and M&A Mario Ortu mario.ortu@orsingher.com +39 02 89075050
Trade and labour Alessandro De Palma alessandro.depalma@orsingher.com +39 02 89075050
Banking & Finance Manfredi Leanza manfredi.leanza@orsingher.com +39 02 89075050
Litigation/Restructuring Paolo Pototsching paolo.pototschnig@orsingher.com +39 02 89075050
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Ludovico Anselmi  photo Mr Ludovico Anselmi Partner in the IP/TMT Department, focusing on IP / TMT litigation and…
Mr Nicola Barra Caracciolo  photo Mr Nicola Barra Caracciolo Partner (Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity; Venture Capital; Corporate/Commercial)
Mr Federico Bonetti  photo Mr Federico Bonetti Partner (Mergers & Acquisitions; Corporate; Capital Markets).
Mr Paolo Canal  photo Mr Paolo Canal Partner
Mrs Elenia Cerchi  photo Mrs Elenia Cerchi Partner
Mr Domenico Colella  photo Mr Domenico Colella Partner
Mr Marco Consonni  photo Mr Marco Consonni Partner
Mr Alessandro De Palma  photo Mr Alessandro De Palma Partner: specializes in employment and labour law matters.
Ms Francesca Flego  photo Ms Francesca Flego Partner
Mr Pierfrancesco Giustiniani  photo Mr Pierfrancesco Giustiniani Partner: specializes in M&A and other extraordinary transactions, both domestic and international,…
Mr Manfredi Leanza  photo Mr Manfredi Leanza Partner: Banking & Finance – Acquisition Finance – Real Estate Finance –…
Mr Gerardo Marasco  photo Mr Gerardo Marasco Partner
Ms Valeria Mazzoletti  photo Ms Valeria Mazzoletti Partner
Mr Stephen McCleery  photo Mr Stephen McCleery Partner (Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity; Corporate/Commercial)
Mr Giovanni Nicchiniello  photo Mr Giovanni Nicchiniello Partner
Mr Matteo Orsingher  photo Mr Matteo Orsingher Founding Partner: specialized in IP / IT and life sciences non-contentious work…
Mr Mario Ortu  photo Mr Mario Ortu Partner (Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity; Corporate and Commercial)
Ms Elisabetta Pistis  photo Ms Elisabetta Pistis Partner
Mr Paolo Pototschnig  photo Mr Paolo Pototschnig Partner
Mrs Francesca Pulejo  photo Mrs Francesca Pulejo Partner
Mr Fabrizio Sanna  photo Mr Fabrizio Sanna Founding Partner: specialized in Intellectual Property and Information Technology advertising, dataprotection (privacy)…
Number of lawyers : 72
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