Mr Stephen McCleery > Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati
20121 MILAN

Work Department

Corporate Finance


Partner (Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity; Corporate/Commercial)


Following internships at Freehills in Sydney and at DG COMP of the European Commission in Brussels, Stephen trained at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London. He began his career as an anti-trust lawyer with a broad-based experience of UK and EU competition law and practice including merger control, anti-competitive agreements and behaviour, and state aid matters. He subsequently switched to practising corporate and commercial law and, as a senior corporate lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Milan and a partner at Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati (from 2013), has advised Italian and international clients on mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions, joint ventures and cross-border commercial agreements.


Italian; French


Solicitor of England and Wales (1994) Avvocato Stabilito (Registered European Lawyer), Milan Bar (2012)


Cambridge University (M.A.,Law), 1990 SDA Bocconi Milan (MBA), 2005

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Banking and finance: Borrower side

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati‘s department focuses primarily on acquisition and real estate finance, along with LBO finance and restructurings. Manfredi Leanza advises on a range of domestic and cross-border financings, while the practices of Stephen McCleery and Giovanni Nicchiniello include corporate finance. Federica Paniz is an experienced senior associate. Cosimo Paszkowski recently joined from Chiomenti.