Gianluigi Marino > Osborne Clarke > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

Osborne Clarke
20122 MILAN

Work Department

TMT, Data protection & privacy


Gianluigi represents a leading voice in the ambit of digital transformation – supporting both traditional businesses now facing the process of digitalisation, and the more disruptive models driving the change.

He is the Head of Digitalisation in Italy, Head of the Italian Tech, Media and Comms team and Data Protection practice. His legal experience includes privacy, intellectual property and technology law, both contentious and non-contentious.

Gianluigi assists clients through the digital transformation of business processes and the mitigation of risks associated with information security and information management.

He advises some of the major international companies on legal issues relating to privacy and personal data processing, information technology, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, wearable technology, CRM, eHealth and telemedicine, as well as the “right to be forgotten”.

Furthermore, he has gained substantial experience in drafting and reviewing personal data protection compliance programmes and in providing assistance during and following Data Protection Authority raids.

Gianluigi also advises on media regulatory issues, platform regulation, e-commerce, producer guarantees and consumer rights, misleading advertising, prize promotions, commercial contracts, outsourcing, information technology, internet service providers’ liability, copyright and counterfeiting issues.

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Industry focus: TMT

(Leading individuals)

Gianluigi MarinoOsborne Clarke

Tech giants and high-profile media entities routinely seek Osborne Clarke’s advice on data collection, consumer law, marketing compliance, as well as copyright issues, where practice head and data protection and internet law specialist Gianluigi Marino stands out for his ‘in-depth knowledge’. Particularly experienced in the music industry and well versed in advertising issues, Federico M Ferrara is another key name, while Antonio Racano notably focuses on the implementation of compliance programmes around data protection and privacy.

Italy > Data privacy and data protection

(Leading individuals)

Gianluigi Marino – Osborne Clarke

Osborne Clarke‘s Italy practice acts for some of the world’s leading tech companies on privacy and security matters across the fintech, eMobility, advertising, music and real estate sectors. The group is particularly focused on advising clients on digital transformations and the development of data-driven business models. Gianluigi Marino heads up the firm’s data protection team in Milan, advising on data breaches, cybersecurity, GDPR implementation, big data, outsourcing and compliance. Other key figures include senior associate Marialaura Boni, a media and advertising specialist, and senior lawyer Antonio Racano, whose wide-ranging workload includes the implementation of data compliance programs.