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

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

Data privacy and data protection Tier 2

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati's practice covers technology, internet and e-commerce, advertising, media and entertainment, and telecoms. Its work includes drafting corporate policies, data processing agreements, information notices, cybersecurity, data breach management, and proceedings before the ordinary courts and the DPA. The team also assists with the management of data protection issues relating to outsourcing deals and compliance. Domenico Colella is an IT specialist and Fabrizio Sanna is a TMT sector expert.

Practice head(s):

Fabrizio Sanna

Testimonials

The partners are of exceptional quality, have excellent knowledge of clients’ sectors and are efficient at delivering the legal product.

Key clients

Ferrari

Yahoo!

ITV Global Entertainment

Farfetch

Prysmian

Fujitsu

Tagetik

Cirsa

Borsa Italiana

Musement

Mercer

Egon Zendher

Gattinoni

Antares Vision

INAZ

Industry focus: luxury goods Tier 2

With specialists covering the fashion, restaurant, wellness and beauty industry, Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati has a wide reach within the luxury goods market. Clients - predominantly Italian production and distribution companies of high-end products - benefit from an extensive legal offering in many practice areas, spanning from strategic and regulatory matters to corporate, data protection and also litigation and M&A. Intellectual property matters such as trade marks and brand protection are a core focus. Pierfrancesco Giustiniani and Fabrizio Sanna are key names.

Practice head(s):

Pierfrancesco Giustiniani

Key clients

Ferrari

Michael Kors

TBWA

Farfetch

LVMH

Morellato

Diesel

Davide Oldani

Blanc Mariclo

Industry focus: TMT Tier 2

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati applies its 'deep market knowledge' to matters relating to all three disciplines of TMT, and acts for high-profile multinational clients including Disney and Amazon. Domenico Colella, who leads on outsourcing projects and M&A, heads the TMT department, which covers advisory and litigation in many areas including e-commerce, entertainment and IT. The firm has a particular strength in IP. In a recent highlight, Colella advised Axel Johnson International on the acquisition of AMC Instruments.

Practice head(s):

Domenico Colella

Testimonials

Domenico Colella is exceptional at negotiating. He combines deep market knowledge and technical/legal skills.

Always available, 24/7, very professional and strongly skilled. Fabrizio Sanna is an outstanding lawyer, always available to solve a problem, very skilled and professional with an extensive experience and personal knowledge of the law. He is brilliant and innovative, smart and precise, reliable and trustworthy. I’ve never worked with anyone more efficient!

Key clients

Amazon

The Walt Disney Company

ItaliaOnline

TBWA

Fujitsu

Axel Johnson International

Mercer

Yahoo!

Ferrari

ITV Global Entertainment

Farfetch

Prysmian

Tagetik

Cirsa

Borsa Italiana

Intellectual property Tier 2

The team at Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati is particularly active in the media space, advising prestigious clients in the entertainment industry, as well as luxury businesses in the automotive and fashion sectors. Brand protection, design, copyright as well as piracy and anti-counterfeiting activities are among the key areas of focus for the department, which is led by firm founder Matteo Orsingher. He works in tandem with Fabrizio Sanna, who co-founded the firm with Orsingher in 2007 as a boutique focusing on IP and TMT matters; it has since expanded to cover a range of other practice areas, and co-operates with a network of trusted independent firms in other jurisdictions around Europe and the US.

Practice head(s):

Matteo Orsingher

Testimonials

‘The firm guarantees efficient legal advice, both out-of-court and judicial, on everything concerning intellectual property. The firm has the ability to deal with all legal issues with a broad perspective, demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of the subject and extensive experience in the sector. ‘

‘Exceptional quality of partners, excellent knowledge of our company sector and relevant specific criticisms (in particular linked to digital advertising). Efficiency in delivering the legal product.’

Key clients

Ferrari

Yahoo!

TBWA

ITV Global Entertainment Limited

Farfetch

LVMH

Fujitsu

Tagetik (software house belonging to Wolters Kluwer group)

Morellato

Twentieth Century Fox

Diesel (Italian fashion house)

Baumer Electric

HSD

Joyetech

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati is specifically focused on highly complex M&A transactions, including those involving listed companies. The team stands out for its synergies with IP and TMT colleagues. Corporate and commercial law expert Mario Ortu leads the corporate and M&A practice, which Pierfrancesco Giustiniani has taken a significant role in growing. Nicola Barra Caracciolo has a strong track record in domestic and international transactions in several jurisdictions.

Practice head(s):

Mario Ortu

Testimonials

The practice has very skilled professionals who have excellent interpersonal skills with counterparts and legal counterparts. They are also highly committed, ethical and precise, and act in the best interests of clients.

The office is expert in brands and the automotive sector. The lawyers are efficient and fast without losing sight of quality or detail.

The lawyers are extremely responsive. Whilst very knowledgeable on the legal technical side, they always deliver advice in an easily understandable way while looking at practical angles. They always try to think out of the box to solve specific issues, and when dealing with them clients always have the certainty that they are sharing the agenda, objectives and priorities.

Pierfrancesco Giustiniani is very efficient, fast and thorough. When he explains something difficult he makes it understandable and effective. In short, for a CEO he provides good support for difficult decisions.

Nicola Barra Caracciolo and Mario Ortu are always available, extremely professional and very competent, with deep knowledge of the law and the practice of the law. They always protect clients in an effective way, providing viable and practical solutions to problems, and they always take into account the broader picture when dealing with very specific technical legal problems.

Key clients

Aeffe

Airi

Antares Vision

Avara Pharmaceutical

Axel Johnson International

Borsa Italiana

Cirsa SA

Blackstone

Cuatrecasas

DBINFORMATION

Deutsche Bank

Douglas GmbH

Edison SpA

Fabbrica Italiana Sintetici

Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di La Spezia

Fondo Italiano d’Investimento

Fox International Channels Italy

IMI Fondi Chiusi

ItaliaOnline

Itínere Infraestructuras

M&C

Mercer

Michael Kors

Morellato

Moschino

Nomura International (Italian Branch)

Palladio Holding

Pollini

Prysmian

Regolo

Sabio

Savio

Tagetik Software

TXT e-solutions

Vigilate

Dispute resolution Tier 4

In addition to a significant and recognised background in IP and TMT litigation, Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati also regularly assists high-profile clients in corporate and employment disputes. Practice head Gerardo Marasco joined in 2018 from Grimaldi Studio Legale; he advises corporates and financial institutions on matters relating to banking and finance, energy and insolvency. He and his team are described as 'a guarantee of success.' 

Practice head(s):

Gerardo Marasco

Testimonials

‘Orsingher Ortu stands out for its many strengths, such as transparency, the respect of deadlines and the professionalism always demonstrated.’

‘The firm guarantees efficient legal advice, both out-of-court and judicial. The firm has the ability to deal with all legal issues with a broad perspective, demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of the subject and extensive experience in the sector. ‘

‘The team of Orsingher Ortu has a very high and good level of services. They are ready at any time with appropriate, depth and clever answers.’

‘Pierfrancesco Giustiniani is a very skilled lawyer with an extremely company-oriented way of working. He is able to immediately understand  the needs of the company and to suggest the most appropriate solution. He is also skilled in negotiation with third parties. He also has the rare ability to choose and train his collaborators in the best possible way. Elisa Cappellini is a very good, skilled, professional lawyer working with Giustiniani.’

Key clients

Ferrari

Yahoo!

LVMH

Diesel (Italian fashion house)

Morellato

Eviva S.p.A.

ITV Global Entertainment Limited

K2 Energy S.r.l.

Greci Industrie Alimentari S.p.A. (food producer)

Jumbo Group S.r.l.

Alpiq Ecopower AG

Voyage Privé

AGKN Serca

FacilityLive OpCo S.r.l.

TBWA

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

Carciano S.r.l.

Mamma 2.0 S.r.l.

Banking and finance: Borrower side Tier 5

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati's Manfredi Leanza 's expertise covers acquisition, real estate and energy project finance, along with restructuring. The team also advises on the multi-jurisdictional elements of such transactions.

Practice head(s):

Manfredi Leanza

Testimonials

Equipped with an excellent knowledge of the market and of the sector – the team is a valid partner in the resolution of the most complex issues.

Very skilled professionals who have excellent interpersonal skills with counterparts and legal counterparts. They are highly committed, precise and act in the best interests of the client.

The practice, particularly Manfredi Leanza, has deep knowledge  of finance matters.

Manfredi Leanza deserves a special mention for his significant experience and speed in identifying even the most complex problems.

Key clients

Finproject

Antares Vision

Douglas

Coima SGR

Prelios SGR

Blackstone

Royal Caribbean

Delta Galil

Treofan

Prysmiam

Centurion Global

Employment Tier 5

The employment practice at Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati has a busy practice advising on contracts and policy negotiations, as well as trade union proceedings, dismissals and litigation, and the employment aspects of M&A transactions. Under the guidance of practice head Alessandro De Palma, the team is able to advise clients across a plethora of sectors in Italy and abroad, thanks to a wide international network of partner law firms.

Practice head(s):

Alessandro De Palma

Testimonials

‘Very professional team and well managed by Alessandro De Palma. High capability to attract and keep young talents. No distance between the firm and the client.’

‘Among their strengths are empathy, problem-solving, strategic vision, professionalism, legal knowledge and orientation to the client.’

Key clients

Nomura International Plc – Italian Branch

Moschino S.p.A.

Gattinoni & Co. S.r.l.

Maxi Zoo Italia S.p.A.

FairOne S.p.A.

Catalina Marketing Italia S.r.l.

9Hotel Collection

Walt Disney Company Italia S.r.l.

Kellogg Italia S.p.A.

Glencore International AG

Vrent S.r.l.

Leifheit AG

ItaliaOnline S.p.A.

Fielmann S.r.l.

Airbnb Italy S.r.l.

Irideos S.p.A.

Blutec S.p.A.

Antares Vision S.p.A.

Bizpal 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
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
Mr Stephen McCleery  photo Mr Stephen McCleery Partner (Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity; Corporate/Commercial)
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
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 : 63
at this office : 55
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Other offices : Rome