Firm Profile > Lexia Avvocati > Milan, Italy

Lexia Avvocati
MILAN 20121

Italy > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 7

LEXIA Avvocati's commercial, corporate and M&A practice hired equity partners Andrea Cazzani and Marco Muscettola in 2020 from Legance - Avvocati Associati and PLC Studio Legale, respectively. The team handles M&A, private equity, venture capital and restructuring transactions. A founding partner, Francesco Dagnino is also an experienced practitioner.

Practice head(s):

Francesco Dagnino; Andrea Cazzani; Marco Muscettola

Other key lawyers:

Andrea Maroni


Ability to understand legal issues in a very short time.

Responds very quickly to all our requests, with perfect command of the English language.

Professionalism – they make clients look good during negotiations because of the competence of the partners and their ability to interact well with counterparts.

Exceptional ethical conduct.

Lexia Avvocati is a leading Italian full service law firm, widely recognized in the Italian legal market for its remarkable expertise in the field of tech, FinTech, crypto-assets and blockchain, green energy, financial institutions and venture capital.

In a few years after its foundation in 2016, the firm rapidly emerged in Italy as a leader in these areas and built-up an impressive track-record of innovative and complex projects requiring creative legal solutions. In addition to Capital markets, M&A, banking, FinTech, financial services, FDI and tax, the firm practices in the areas of public law, labor law, restructuring and global mobility and corporate immigration.

The firm boasts over sixty professionals working from the offices in Milan, Rome and Palermo – respectively led by managing partners Francesco Dagnino, Vincenzo Sanasi D’Arpe and Alessandro Dagnino.

The capital markets team mainly advises companies listed on the main segments (MTA and STAR) of the Italian stock exchange. The firm holds a prominent position in the proxy solicitation market, having followed almost 20% of the proxy solicitations on listed companies carried out in Italy in the last five years.

Lexia has a top-tier team focused on FinTech, crypto-assets and blockchain, which has been awarded several prizes. It provides assistance to Italian and foreign companies operating at the forefront of financial innovation.

The energy team permanently assists leading financial institutions and sponsors in financing operations, investment, acquisition and development of projects with reference to renewable energy. Important and numerous national and international awards are given to professionals of the firm in the specific sector.

The firm has significant expertise in handling private and public M&A deals, as well as venture capital investments in Italian tech companies.

The tax litigation team is widely recognized for having obtained decisions that have had ground-breaking impact on tax law.

Department Name Email Telephone
Managing Partner - Head of Corporate M&A, Capital Markets – Co-Head of FinTech, Crypto-Assets and Blockchain Francesco Dagnino (+39) 02 3663 8610
Partner - Head of Energy Marco Muscettola (+39) 02 3663 8610
Partner – Head of Financial Institutions, Co-Head of FinTech, Crypto-Assets and Blockchain Angelo Messore (+39) 02 3663 8610
Managing Partner - Palermo – Head of Tax Alessandro Dagnino (+39) 091 3090 62
Managing Partner- Rome Vincenzo Sanasi D’Arpe (+39) 06 3265 0892
Photo Name Position Profile
Avv Francesco Dagnino photo Avv Francesco Dagnino Managing Partner | Head of Capital Markets; head of Corporate & M&A;…
Avv Alessandro Dagnino  photo Avv Alessandro Dagnino Managing Partner | Head of Tax department.
Avv Vincenzo Fabrizio Giglio  photo Avv Vincenzo Fabrizio Giglio Partner | Head of Labour department.
Avv Angelo Messore  photo Avv Angelo Messore Partner | Head of Financial Institutions; Co-head of FinTech, Crypto-Assets and Blockchain.
Avv Marco Muscettola photo Avv Marco Muscettola Partner | Head of Energy and Banking and Finance Department
Avv Vincenzo Sanasi D’Arpe  photo Avv Vincenzo Sanasi D’Arpe Managing Partner – Rome
Number of Professionals : 60+
Elite Partner - Italian Stock Exchange
Premium Partner – Regional Agency for the Attraction of Foreign Investment Invest in Lombardy
Founding Partner of AIEDA (Italian Association for the Exercise of Shareholders' Rights)
Member of the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications
Partner of Endeavor
Premium partner of the Italian FinTech hub
Partner of AiFin (The Italian Financial Innovation Think Tank)
Member of the British Chamber of Commerce for Italy
Member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy
Other Offices : Rome, Palermo