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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.
‘The partners are of exceptional quality, have excellent knowledge of clients’ sectors and are efficient at delivering the legal product.‘
ITV Global Entertainment
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.
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.
‘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!‘
The Walt Disney Company
Axel Johnson International
ITV Global Entertainment
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.
‘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.’
ITV Global Entertainment Limited
Tagetik (software house belonging to Wolters Kluwer group)
Twentieth Century Fox
Diesel (Italian fashion house)
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.
‘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.‘
Axel Johnson International
Fabbrica Italiana Sintetici
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di La Spezia
Fondo Italiano d’Investimento
Fox International Channels Italy
IMI Fondi Chiusi
Nomura International (Italian Branch)
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.'
‘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.’
Diesel (Italian fashion house)
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
FacilityLive OpCo S.r.l.
Georg Fischer B.V. &co. K.G.
Mamma 2.0 S.r.l.
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.
‘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.‘
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.
‘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.’
Nomura International Plc – Italian Branch
Gattinoni & Co. S.r.l.
Maxi Zoo Italia S.p.A.
Catalina Marketing Italia S.r.l.
Walt Disney Company Italia S.r.l.
Kellogg Italia S.p.A.
Glencore International AG
Airbnb Italy S.r.l.
Antares Vision S.p.A.
Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati > Firm Profile
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.
|Intellectual property||Matteo Orsingherfirstname.lastname@example.org||+39 02 89075050|
|Digital, new media and information technology||Domenico Colellaemail@example.com||+39 06 45599200|
|Corporate and M&A||Mario Ortufirstname.lastname@example.org||+39 02 89075050|
|Trade and labour||Alessandro De Palmaemail@example.com||+39 02 89075050|
|Banking & Finance||Manfredi Leanzafirstname.lastname@example.org||+39 02 89075050|
|Litigation/Restructuring||Paolo Pototschingemail@example.com||+39 02 89075050|
|Mr Ludovico Anselmi||Partner in the IP/TMT Department, focusing on IP / TMT litigation and…||View Profile|
|Mr Nicola Barra Caracciolo||Partner (Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity; Venture Capital; Corporate/Commercial)||View Profile|
|Mr Federico Bonetti||Partner (Mergers & Acquisitions; Corporate; Capital Markets).||View Profile|
|Mr Paolo Canal||Partner||View Profile|
|Mrs Elenia Cerchi||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Domenico Colella||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Marco Consonni||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Alessandro De Palma||Partner: specializes in employment and labour law matters.||View Profile|
|Ms Francesca Flego||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Pierfrancesco Giustiniani||Partner: specializes in M&A and other extraordinary transactions, both domestic and international,…||View Profile|
|Mr Manfredi Leanza||Partner: Banking & Finance – Acquisition Finance – Real Estate Finance –…||View Profile|
|Mr Gerardo Marasco||Partner||View Profile|
|Ms Valeria Mazzoletti||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Stephen McCleery||Partner (Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity; Corporate/Commercial)||View Profile|
|Mr Giovanni Nicchiniello||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Matteo Orsingher||Founding Partner: specialized in IP / IT and life sciences non-contentious work…||View Profile|
|Mr Mario Ortu||Partner (Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity; Corporate and Commercial)||View Profile|
|Ms Elisabetta Pistis||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Paolo Pototschnig||Partner||View Profile|
|Mrs Francesca Pulejo||Partner||View Profile|
|Mr Fabrizio Sanna||Founding Partner: specialized in Intellectual Property and Information Technology advertising, dataprotection (privacy)…||View Profile|