Firm Profile > Hogan Lovells International LLP > Milan, Italy

Hogan Lovells International LLP
VIA SANTA MARIA ALLA PORTA 2
20123 MILAN
Italy

Data privacy and data protection Tier 1

Hogan Lovells International LLP's Italian privacy team is 'excellent and always gives prompt, solid feedback'. It is experienced in assisting Italian and international clients with compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as Italy's 2018 Privacy Code reform, including e-privacy provisions related to e-marketing. The practice also acts for clients in litigation before both the Data Protection Authority (DPA) and ordinary courts. Massimiliano Masnada is a respected privacy and data protection specialist. Giulia Mariuz was recently promoted to senior associate.

Practice head(s):

Massimiliano Masnada

Other key lawyers:

Giulia Mariuz; Alberto Bellan

Testimonials

Rated for the competence of its professionals and knowledge of the client’s business sector.

The Hogan Lovells’ privacy team is excellent. It is always ready to give prompt and concrete feedback, providing the necessary in-depth analysis on every legal issue.

The Hogan Lovells team stands out from other firms because, in addition to great competence and timeliness in their work, it demonstrates that it has the interests of the company as its main objective. Working with these lawyers creates a real team synergy.

Experience and constant updating make it the best point of reference for obtaining authoritative opinions and solutions for the most complex situations.

The privacy group is made up of young, but highly trained, professionals with great experience; above all, they have intuition and sincere interest in the subject.

Massimiliano Masnada is always available, shrewd and meticulous in giving the requested support; he also always anticipates changes and developments in this area.

Massimiliano Masnada is a veteran in the field of privacy, with a knowledge of the subject and field experience that few other professionals have. 

Senior associate Giulia Mariuz is a brilliant, business-oriented lawyer, who is quick and precise in her advice.’

Key clients

Google

TeamSystem

Pago PA

BNP Paribas Cardif

Bending Spoons

Eataly

Zimmer Biomet

Mylan

Eni

LexisNexis

Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences Tier 1

The team at Hogan Lovells International LLP is active across the complete spectrum of work in the healthcare and life sciences sector. Highlights included assisting Recordati with a headline M&A deal involving an Italian pharmaceutical group and acting for an American biotech company in a regulatory dispute against an Italian pharmaceutical company. Christian Di Mauro heads the team.

Practice head(s):

Christian Di Mauro

Other key lawyers:

Francesca Rolla

Testimonials

‘The ability to understand the customer’s needs with professionalism.’

‘The deep knowledge and experience in the sector as well as the ability to grasp the changes underway in the reference areas and enhance them.’

‘Great knowledge of the subject, relevant professionalism, excellent ability to work in a team.’

‘Particular mention for Avv. Christian Di Mauro’

‘Experience in drug law and product liability litigation’

‘Francesca Rolla is very experienced in product liability matters, fast response time’

‘The high professionalism and competence in customer management which is reflected in the accurate and prompt assistance’

‘Sympathy, availability, preparation, reliability’

‘Well-coordinated team made up of helpful and well-trained people’

‘The team has a particular knowledge of the pharma business. Both in the M&A / commercial field and in the regulatory field’

‘Outstanding team of experienced and sophisticated practitioners. They’re very responsive and offer client friendly advice.’

Key clients

Baxter AG, Baxter S.p.A and Baxalta S.p.A..

GE Healthcare

Eli Lilly

CHR Hansen Italia

Fidia Farmaceutici S.p.A.

Formula Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Recordati S.p.A.

Sorin Group – LivaNova

Qiagen Marseille

Grünenthal

Takeda Shire

Industry focus: TMT Tier 1

Hogan Lovells International LLP stands out for the breadth of its TMT practice. The group's advice spans matters concerning the internet, cloud computing, outsourcing and e-commerce projects; the media and new media sectors, particularly commercial and regulatory issues; telecoms and the automotive industry. Marco Berliri, whose expertise includes ISP liability and data protection, heads the practice. Massimiliano Masnada focuses on IT litigation and online privacy.

Practice head(s):

Marco Berliri

Other key lawyers:

Massimiliano Masnada

Testimonials

‘The TMT team of Hogan Lovells is excellent. They are always ready to give prompt and concrete feedback, providing the necessary in-depth analysis on every legal issue.’

‘The Hogan Lovells team stands out from other firms because in addition to great competence and timeliness in their work, they demonstrate that they are interested in the client and consider them as their main objective. Working with them creates a real team synergy.’

‘The TMT department of Hogan Lovells is the reference team for all companies in the digital world. It is made up of brilliant professionals, with incredible experience and in-depth knowledge of the reference business and of the legal problems related to it, whether they are common to more traditional markets or the most peculiar and recent ones.’

‘Marco Berliri is undoubtedly the lawyer with the greatest knowledge of the TMT world, the greatest experience and the greatest ability to understand and solve the legal problems related to it. His experience and intuition allow him to always identify and develop winning solutions.’

Key clients

Google

eBay

Airbnb

Uber

PayPal

Bending Spoons

Twitter

AutoScout24

Expedia

Facebook

YouTube

Roku

Intellectual property Tier 1

Hogan Lovells International LLP 's multifaceted IP practice advises clients on patents, domain names, copyrights, false advertising and trade secrets, among other areas. The firm is particularly renowned for assisting clients with all legal aspects of trade marks, including clearance searches, applications and enforcement. It is highly active in matters with a cross-border dimension. Recognised litigator and arbitrator Luigi Mansani heads up the practice, which includes patent, pharma and licences expert Giovanni Ghirardi. Senior associate Maria Luce Piattelli focuses on strategic brand counselling, anti-counterfeiting actions and IP transactions.

Practice head(s):

Luigi Mansani

Other key lawyers:

Maria Luce Piattelli; Maria Luigia Franceschelli; Federico Fusco; Giovanni Ghirardi

Testimonials

‘The team consists of very skilled IP professionals and I value both their availability and solution-oriented approach.’

‘Maria Luce Piattelli is highly skilled as well as very pragmatic and business oriented. Furthermore, she is always engaged and available. ’

‘The quality of the legal support provided and the constant presence of professionals.’

‘Maria Luigia Franceschelli has extensive and effective training in the field of IP and communication issues. It is able to support the business with speed and focused responses.’

‘Federico Fusco (counsel) plays a crucial role in assisting clients in complex litigations. He is incredibly prepared and deeply understands the clients’ businesses.’

Key clients

Eli Lilly

Starbucks

Gebrüder Thonet Vienna

Recordati

Gente Roma

Richard Ginori

Adler

Antonio Marras

Bally Schuhfabriken AG

Ermanno Scervino

Arper

Administrative and public law Tier 2

Hogan Lovells International LLP's Italian public law team benefits from the firm's global regulatory practice and also works alongside the M&A, commercial, energy, real estate and project finance departments in Rome. Practice head Francesca Angeloni is highly regarded for her regulatory advice relating to permitting, compliance work and contracts with public authorities as well as her contribution to M&A deals and litigation. Angeloni and Emanuela Cocco form an 'impressive' team, and have additional expertise in environmental regulations. Public procurements, zoning work and trade licences issues are also part of the group's experience.

Practice head(s):

Francesca Angeloni

Other key lawyers:

Emanuela Cocco

Testimonials

‘Ability to respond in an extremely competent manner even when solving urgent issues.’

‘Kindness, preparation, punctuality.’

‘Ability to summarise complex issues in a user-friendly manner.’

‘Availability, quick answers and clarity during consultations.’

‘Reliability and professionalism, transparency and quality of service in the contents and in the communication methods.’

‘Exceptional level of attention towards the customer, peculiarities and needs.’

‘Francesca Angeloni and Emanuela Cocco form an impressive tag team in guiding their clients through the bumps of environmental regulation. Impressive quality and response times and an ability to provide pragmatic and commercially focussed advice.’

Banking and finance: Bank regulatory Tier 2

Hogan Lovells International LLP's Italy team assists domestic and foreign banks, financial intermediaries, and payment and e-money institutions with banking and payment services, financing activities, anti-money laundering, consumer credit, and banking transparency requirements. Particularly focused on the authorisation, distribution and regulatory aspects of financial entities (as well as regulatory inspections), Jeffrey Greenbaum heads the Italian financial services and asset management team. At senior associate level, Claudia Colomba and the 'solutions-orientedElisabetta Zeppieri have broad regulatory experience.

Practice head(s):

Jeffrey Greenbaum

Other key lawyers:

Claudia Colomba; Elisabetta Zeppieri

Testimonials

Great ability to have excellent relations with clients and other stakeholders.

The team at Hogan Lovells demonstrates critical thinking, commitment and dependability on a daily basis.

We have worked with members of various teams and they all stand out for their considerable and valuable expertise in fields like fintech, payment services, TMT, blockchain and corporate law.

The overall client experience provided by Hogan Lovells is genuinely second to none. They are definitely not afraid to go the extra mile.’

The team’s knowledge and practical advice, its experience and interaction with the regulatory bodies are second to none.

I worked primarily with Jeffrey Greenbaum and Elisabetta Zeppieri and both have been standout in their support, availability and interaction in relation to complex and often time-pressured matters.

‘Senior associate Elisabetta Zeppieri has extensive knowledge and broad experience in advising on banking and finance regulatory issues. Her proactive and solutions-oriented approach is only paralleled by the value she brings as a dedicated and proficient lawyer. Elisabetta always makes sure that we feel like she is part of our in-house legal department.

Compliance Tier 2

Hogan Lovells International LLP's 'outstanding' practice covers internal investigations, criminal law, privacy and data protection, corporate and commercial law, tax and product liability, among other areas. Massimiliano Masnada focuses on privacy and compliance issues, while Vittorio Moresco advises clients on the employment law aspects of companies' administrative liability. Francesca Rolla leads the Italian investigations, white-collar and fraud department. Another recommended individual is Jeffrey Greenbaum, who is a European and Italian financial regulation expert. Also key to the wider practice are Marco BerliriSabrina Borocci and Christian Di Mauro.

Practice head(s):

Marco Berliri; Sabrina Borocci; Christian Di Mauro; Jeffrey Greenbaum; Massimiliano Masnada; Vittorio Moresco; Francesca Rolla

Other key lawyers:

Alessandro Borrello

Testimonials

Particular ability in its organisation of the work team, as well as great professional competence.

Outstanding team of experienced and sophisticated practitioners, who are very responsive and offer client-friendly advice.

Francesca Rolla and the litigation team form a compact group and are extremely attentive to the development of the mandate; and they always give prompt assistance to clients with a very high degree of technical competence.

Francesca Rolla is a trusted adviser with a stellar reputation.

Christian Di Mauro has great interpersonal and organisational skills, professional competence and knowledge of different legal systems.

Key clients

Johnson Electric

Cassa Lombarda

Livanova Deutschland GmbH

Sorin Group Italia Srl

TeamSystem S.p.A.

Industry focus: Luxury goods Tier 2

The team at Hogan Lovells International LLP assists with corporate work for luxury clients and is also active in IP. It assists fashion brands and designers with business restructuring, compliance, advertising and operations as well as M&A deals. Antonio Di PasqualeLuca Picone and Marco Rota Candiani are key names when it comes to corporate transactions; Giovanni Ghirardi and Luigi Mansani are experienced patent litigators. Andrea Atteritano, who made partner in 2020, has handled corporate arbitration matters within the fashion industry. Counsel Maria Luce Piattelli is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Antonio Di Pasquale; Giovanni Ghirardi; Luigi Mansani; Luca Picone; Marco Rota Candiani

Other key lawyers:

Andrea Atteritano; Maria Luce Piattelli

Key clients

Bally Schuhfabriken AG

Il Bisonte

Bottega Veneta

Ermanno Scervino

Arper

Gebrüder Thonet

Philippe Model

Moleskine

Estee Lauder

Gente Roma

Richard Ginori

Adler

Issey Miyake

Antonio Marras

Calzaturificio Marini

Capital markets: Debt Tier 3

Hogan Lovells International LLP's 'well-structured' Italian practice regularly acts on complex, high-value securitisations and collateralised financing transactions. Federico Del Monte advises investment banks and other institutional investors, as well as national and international corporations, while Corrado Fiscale's deals involve various asset classes and financial structures. Counsel-level support is provided by Annalisa Feliciani.

Practice head(s):

Federico Del Monte; Corrado Fiscale

Other key lawyers:

Annalisa Feliciani

Testimonials

The Hogan Lovells team is one of the main legal players on the Italian market. It is a well-structured team, with top-level professionals who work well with each other.

The focus on the client is maximum, and its answers and analyses are always punctual, effective and timely.

In addition to the competence and efficiency, I believe that the infinite availability of the partners and counsel I have worked with distinguishes them, as they are available 24/7, and always display seriousness and great attention to clients’ needs.

Corrado Fiscale is always perfectly up to date and does not miss a single email during the course of the whole operation. When working with some other firms, the partners only appear at closing.

Corrado Fiscale and counsel Annalisa Feliciani anticipate clients’ needs and the issues to be addressed, demonstrating that they have great knowledge of the capital markets area.

Key clients

Apollo Global Management, Inc.

Banca di Cividale S.c.p.A.

Banca IMI S.p.A.

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

Banca Popolare di Puglia e Basilicata S.c.p.a.

Banca Progetto

Banca Valsabbina S.c.p.a.

BNP Paribas S.A.

BNP Paribas Securities Services

Cassa depositi e prestiti S.p.A.

CGM

CNH Industrial Financial Services S.A.

Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment bank

Collextion Servicing S.p.A.

Daimler AG

Findomestic Banca S.p.A.

FISG S.r.l.

Ferrovie dello Stato S.p.A.

Fiancity

KPMG Fides S.p.A.

Mediobanca S.p.A.

Mercedes Benz Financial Services Italia S.p.A.

Natuzzi S.p.A.

NordLB

Porsche Financial Services S.p.A.

UniCredit S.p.A.

York Capital

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Hogan Lovells International LLP's Italy-based M&A practitioners boast sector expertise in energy, financial institutions, life sciences, TMT, fashion and luxury, and food and beverage. Leah Dunlop is a highly regarded veteran of cross-border M&A, Luca Picone is a domestic and cross-border transactions specialist, and Francesco Stella is a regulated asset expert. Martina Di Nicola is a key senior associate.

Practice head(s):

Leah Dunlop

Other key lawyers:

Luca Picone; Francesco Stella; Antonio Di Pasquale; Marco Rota Candiani; Martina Di Nicola; Pierluigi Feliciani; Simone Cucurachi

Testimonials

Extreme availability and flexibility.

There is always someone who is reachable and ready to respond to requests with courtesy and enthusiasm.

The readiness to accept changes to the scenario and to readjust strategies is much appreciated, as well as the quality of the assistance provided, which goes beyond requests and expectations.

Key clients

Cooper Standard Automotive Inc

Dana group of companies

Recordati

Monument RE

FlixMobility

Lynwood (Schweiz) AG

Edenred

Pholgas s.r.l. in Liquidazione

Uniper Global Commodities SE

Dell Technologies

Kuwait Petroleum International

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Hogan Lovells International LLP offers litigation advice and representation to clients in all main industry sectors, nationally and internationally. The team is particularly strong in post-M&A disputes, product safety and compliance, class actions, white-collar crime cases, and international and domestic arbitration. Francesca Rolla has specialist expertise in investigations and matters relating to product liability and fraud. Christian Di Mauro focuses on disputes in the health and life sciences sector. Andrea Atteritano, who was promoted to partner in January 2020, is the key figure for corporate litigation and arbitration matters.

Practice head(s):

Christian Di Mauro

Other key lawyers:

Alessandro Borrello; Andrea Atteritano; Francesca Rolla

Testimonials

‘Relationship with the customer of extreme trust and sincerity’

‘Professionals who put the customer and the relationship first and over fees.’

‘Well known capability of dealing with high profile international cases. The firm offers highly professional legal experts, which can assist any type of client, including important institutional ones, through a range of different legal issues, both at a national and international level. The firm is very attentive to their clients needs and requests, including special billing procedures and offers a number of support services such as English translations of legal documents. ’

‘Francesca Rolla works very diligently and professionally. Her vast knowledge and experience in international law have proved to be an important asset for the case and her response to queries has always been fast and exhaustive. She is very efficient in explaining the process, associated legalities, the risks and possible outcomes. The excellent command of English language has allowed a direct interaction with the client on all aspects of the case.’

Alessandro Borrello is very competent, well versed and professional and supports the client in an active and efficient way. ’

‘Timeliness of service and perfect knowledge of the dynamics of global customers and complex industrial sectors’

Key clients

LivaNova Deutschland GmbH and Sorin Group Italia S.r.l.

Grünenthal GmbH

Hansard Europe DAC

British American Tobacco

Terna Rete Elettrica Nazionale

AnaCap Financial Partners

21 Invest

Suzohapp

New York University

Lloyds Banking Group

Anheuser-Busch

Etihad

Apple

Facebook

Johnson Electric International

SHV Holdings

Glux Visual Effects Tech

TI Group

Honeywell Safety Products and Honeywell Italia

Vestas Italia

BASF

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Téléverbier SA

Sojitz

SACYR

Kuwait Petroleum

HDI Insurance

EU and competition law Tier 3

Hogan Lovells International LLP's team is experienced in merger notifications, cartel and abuse of dominant position cases, and private competition enforcement matters and administrative law proceedings. It also assists with commercial agreements, unfair commercial practices and antitrust compliance programmes. Sabrina Borocci is experienced in competition matters involving the pharmaceuticals, media, telecoms, consumer goods and energy sectors.

Practice head(s):

Sabrina Borocci

Other key lawyers:

Luigi Nascimbene; Aurora Muselli

Testimonials

The Hogan Lovells team stands out for its professionalism, fairness and vision of the surrounding world.

Great technical ability and professional experience, with a great sense of timing, organisational skills and attention to clients’ needs.

The team is proactive, personable and always available.

They clearly have significant experience of large cartel cases.

Truly solid advice.

Sabrina Borocci has great experience, passion, and relationship and communication skills; she also takes the initiative, pays attention to detail, and is great at co-ordinating teams in very complex cases.

Sabrina Borocci is a real leader for her attention to detail and content, and winning advocacy with the authorities. The right contact if you want not only to have a legal opinion on a case, but to win it.

Sabrina Borocci has the ability to listen and always finds solutions.

Key clients

Volkswagen Bank GmbH

Vodafone Group Services Limited

GE Healthcare

Recordati S.p.A.

Alstom Ferroviaria S.p.A.

Volkswagen AG

Airbnb Ireland Unlimited Company

Corepla – National Consortium for the Collection and Recycling of Plastic packages

Italcementi S.p.A.

Cooper Standard Automotive Inc

Investment funds Tier 3

Hogan Lovells International LLP advises on regulatory matters such as UCITS, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, and anti-money laundering matters. Acting for major fund groups, financial institutions and insurance companies, Jeffrey Greenbaum heads the Italian financial services and asset management team, which includes senior associate Claudia Colomba.

Practice head(s):

Jeffrey Greenbaum

Other key lawyers:

Claudia Colomba

Testimonials

A great team that understands the regulations very well and updates its clients promptly and with great care.

We appreciate the quality of its people who are professional, fast and prepared.

Its strengths include interdisciplinary skills and a great network.

Jeffrey Greenbaum is highly regarded for his skills in client relations, framing of thematic problems, and co-ordination of the teams and colleagues  involved.

Senior associate Claudia Colomba is very well prepared and very good at co-ordinating colleagues in other areas of expertise; she also gives quick and complete answers.

Key clients

MFS Investment Management Company (Lux) S.à.r.l.

Real estate and construction Tier 3

Hogan Lovells International LLP's real estate team is recognised for its expertise in asset acquisitions and disposals, and also for assisting landlords and tenants with commercial leasing negotiations. In addition, it works with the finance, tax and regulatory departments to cover real estate planning, finance transactions and tax optimisation. Marco Rota Candiani heads up the practice, which includes regulatory expert Maria Deledda.

Practice head(s):

Marco Rota Candiani

Other key lawyers:

Alberto Carrara; Maria Deledda

Testimonials

‘The team covers the full spectrum of real estate legal knowledge and has commercial real estate market insights in the Milanese market. All team members speak excellent English.’

‘Marco Rota Candiani is very commercially minded. He has excellent knowledge of the real estate market in Milan and is always creatively looking to find a way to close the deal and to mitigate positions without forgetting the need to protect his client’s needs. His positive attitude was especially helpful when the parties got stuck in the negotiations due to apparent deal-breaker matters. Senior associate Alberto Carrara complements the team with great drafting skills in English and excellent knowledge of commercial real estate leases. Very helpful is his fluency in Spanish. Counsel Maria Deledda is a highly proficient construction lawyer with great knowledge of the commercial real estate construction market practices in Italy. She fully controls her subject and always comes to party meetings extraordinarily well-prepared.’

Key clients

Meyer Bergman

M&G

Invesco

Segro

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 3

Hogan Lovells International LLP's team regularly assists with pre-insolvency, insolvency and restructuring situations, including turnaround issues, and debt and corporate restructurings. Ernesto Apuzzo has longstanding experience in debt restructurings and turnaround transactions. Antonio Di Pasquale's broad practice includes solvent and insolvent restructurings, while Filippo Andrea Chiaves specialises in contentious insolvency. Pierantonio Musso is an experienced counsel.

Practice head(s):

Ernesto Apuzzo

Other key lawyers:

Antonio Di Pasquale; Filippo Andrea Chiaves; Pierantonio Musso; Alessandra Dima; Francesco Gallo

Testimonials

The firm provides a 360-degree consultancy service in all sectors and manages complex negotiations with the counterpart in an excellent way.

The technical legal knowledge of all the professionals is highly appreciated, as well as the competence in insolvency matters.

The professionals are all very prepared and competent, and always manage promptly to satisfy every request.

Attentive to clients’ needs and always available during complex transactions to provide excellent advice. Even the junior collaborators, unlike at other firms, are very prepared and provide very careful advice.

A leading international firm, with a well-positioned team in the restructuring field.

Ernesto Apuzzo and counsel Pierantonio Musso are both very experienced and focused on the success of the operation and they always propose innovative solutions.

Key clients

UniCredit

Intesa Sanpaolo

Monte dei Paschi di Siena

Etihad

GranCasa

Maccaferri

Kuwait Petroleum

Resideo

Sacyr

Molex Group

Georgia-Pacific LLC

Kock Group

VSL Construction Solutions (Pty)

Prelios Credit Servicing S.p.A.

Apeiron Management S.p.A.

Banking and finance: Borrower side Tier 4

Hogan Lovells International LLP's borrower practice is headed by Carlo Massini, whose Italy-related financing expertise includes corporate, acquisition, asset and project finance. He is also experienced in PPP matters and infrastructure and real estate finance, as well as loan portfolio transactions.

Banking and finance: lender or arranger side Tier 4

Hogan Lovells International LLP's experienced partner Carlo Massini leads the Italy transactional banking team. Massini advises domestic and international lenders on a range of financing deals, including corporate, acquisition and asset finance, along with infrastructure and real estate finance, and loan portfolio transactions.

Industry focus: Energy Tier 4

Hogan Lovells International LLP's energy department focuses on public procurement, litigation, acquisitions and reorganisations, as well as criminal proceedings. Leah Dunlop, who is dual-qualified to practise in Italy and England & Wales, advises clients operating in the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors; her expertise includes wind farm investments, and regulatory and administrative issues.

Practice head(s):

Leah Dunlop

Testimonials

‘The firm is made up of highly competent professionals with a keen sense on analysis and attitude to solving problems.’

‘Willingness and listen and understand critical issues and a constructive approach to them, especially taking into account compliance and regulations but also commercial requirements.’

Key clients

Kuwait Petroleum International

SAUR SAS

Ferrovie dello Stato S.p.A.

Terna S.p.A.

Private equity Tier 4

Hogan Lovells International LLP's PE team has particular strengths in structuring deals, particularly where international tax planning or robust restructuring schemes are required. Luca Picone has longstanding experience in advising on domestic and cross-border transactions, and Francesco Stella is regularly involved in significant PE transactions.

Practice head(s):

Luca Picone

Other key lawyers:

Francesco Stella; Leah Dunlop; Antonio Di Pasquale

Key clients

JAB Luxury Group GmbH

Forno d’Asolo S.p.A.

Tax Tier 4

Hogan Lovells International LLP's counsel Serena Pietrosanti is experienced in providing tax assistance to foreign and domestic multinationals. At senior associate level, Maria Cristina Conte advises on the tax aspects of insurance and financial transactions. Former partner (and former Italian practice head) Fulvia Astolfi is now senior counsel.

Practice head(s):

Serena Pietrosanti

Other key lawyers:

Maria Cristina Conte; Fulvia Astolfi

Testimonials

Great ability to assess complex tax implications, difficulties and opportunities.

They understood our business and proposed the most correct solution.

Very collaborative in their exchanges with clients.

Its strengths include availability, professionalism and determination to push matters forward.

The team has the necessary capability and knowledge to provide support in totally different matters. This gives comfort and assurance for us as clients, as we do not need to seek out other expert lawyers.

The ability to offer realistic solutions and to put them into practice.

Counsel Serena Pietrosanti’s advice always satisfies; she is prompt and clear in her responses, as well as being reachable during holidays and non-work days (if required) – a dedicated and responsible individual.

Senior counsel Fulvia Astolfi is a trusted adviser, who breaks down complex tax matters and finds custom-made solutions to complex problems.

Key clients

Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena

Banca Progetto

Banca Valsabbina S.c.p.a.

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti SpA

Ferrovie dello Stato S.p.A.

Mercedes Benz Financial Services Italia S.p.A.

Monument Re

CrescItalia Holding S.r.l.

Covestro AG

Flixbus Group

The firm: Change is happening faster than ever, and legal challenges come from all directions. To stay ahead, organisations need to anticipate what’s next. Hogan Lovells understands this and works together with its clients to solve the toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centres around the world. With 2,500 lawyers on six continents, Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world’s most complex legal environments and markets for corporations, financial institutions and governments. The firm provides practical legal solutions that help clients identify and mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities.

Whether a client is expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes, Hogan Lovells can help.

The firm’s lawyers are straight-talking. They understand and solve the problem before it becomes one. And they deliver clear and practical advice that gets the job done.

A fast-changing and interconnected world requires fresh thinking combined with proven experience. That’s what Hogan Lovells provides. Progress starts with ideas. And while imagination helps at every level, the firm’s legal solutions are aligned with each client’s business strategy. The firm’s experience in cross-border and emerging economies gives it the market perspective to be the global partner of choice for its clients. The team at Hogan Lovells brings a diverse variety of backgrounds and experience which delivers a broader perspective. This ultimately makes for more rounded thinking and better answers for clients. Giving back to communities and society is fundamental to good business. And, it’s part of the firm’s core. Everyone at Hogan Lovells is asked to volunteer at least 25 hours a year as part of their normal work duties.

Milan office: The Hogan Lovells office in Milan gives domestic and international clients practical advice on complex business transactions and disputes in Italy and abroad. It provides you with a clear understanding of Italian laws and concepts in familiar, everyday terms. It also has extensive experience outside Italy. It translates its understanding of legal systems in international jurisdictions into clear answers for you and your business.

The multilingual lawyers provide co-ordinated, creative and solution-driven services to clients engaged in cross-border activities. The advisory services related to strategic commercial agreements and advising clients in disputes are at the core of what it does. It knows your industry. The lawyers understand how business works in the fashion and luxury goods, automotive, life sciences, technology, financial institutions, real estate, energy and insurance industries.

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Administrative and public law
Antitrust and competition
Business structures
Capital markets
Commercial
Corporate
Employment
Intellectual property
Investigations
Litigation
Mergers and acquisitions
Privacy and cybersecurity
Business restructuring and insolvency
Tax
Automotive and mobility
Consumer
Education
Energy and natural resources
Financial institutions
Insurance
Life sciences and healthcare
Real estate
TMT
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Ms Sabrina Borocci  photo Ms Sabrina Borocci Partner
Mr Filippo Andrea Chiaves  photo Mr Filippo Andrea Chiaves Partner
Mr Federico Del Monte  photo Mr Federico Del Monte Federico Del Monte is a Partner of the Finance Debt Capital Markets…
 Maria Deledda photo Maria Deledda Counsel
Mr Christian Di Mauro  photo Mr Christian Di Mauro Partner
Ms Leah Dunlop photo Ms Leah Dunlop Partner
 Pierluigi Feliciani photo Pierluigi Feliciani Senior Associate
Mr Corrado Fiscale  photo Mr Corrado Fiscale Corrado is partner of the Finance and Debt Capital Markets Department of…
 Maria Luigia Franceschelli photo Maria Luigia Franceschelli Senior Associate
 Eugenia Gambarara photo Eugenia Gambarara Senior Associate
Mr Giovanni Ghirardi  photo Mr Giovanni Ghirardi A true litigator with a passion for new and cutting-edge technology, Giovanni…
Mr Luigi Mansani  photo Mr Luigi Mansani Partner
Mr Carlo Massini  photo Mr Carlo Massini Partner
Mr Vittorio Moresco  photo Mr Vittorio Moresco Partner
 Maria Luce Piattelli photo Maria Luce Piattelli Senior Associate
Mr Luca Picone  photo Mr Luca Picone Country Managing Partner
Mrs Francesca Rolla  photo Mrs Francesca Rolla Partner
Mr Marco Rota Candiani  photo Mr Marco Rota Candiani Partner
Mr Francesco Stella  photo Mr Francesco Stella Partner
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