Avv Giulia Cipollini > Withers Studio Legale > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

Withers Studio Legale
20122 MILANO

Work Department

Tax / Wealth planning


Giulia is a partner in the private client and tax team in Milan.

Her areas of specialism include corporate and personal Italian and international tax, tax compliance and transparency (voluntary disclosure), tax litigation and tax rulings before the Italian Tax Authorities. In addition, Giulia assists with inheritance tax planning and is particularly knowledgeable in
the taxation of trusts.

Giulia is considered a point of reference in connection with the fashion and art industry as well as for the relocation of international families (including their tax and estate planning). Geographically, her key areas of expertise for HNWIs relocating to Italy includes, among others, Latin America, Israel, US.

Her clients include high-net-worth Italian and foreign individuals, sports personalities, collectors and creative individuals, as well as major international brands and corporates with offices in Italy.

As a result of her pioneering work when the programme was first announced in 2017, Giulia and her team have become a market leader in assisting clients and their family offices wishing to take advantage of Italy’s non-dom tax regime.  In this respect, Giulia has been a key speaker representing Italy before the Italian Embassy in Washington, the Italian Consulate in New York and Miami, presenting together with Government representatives the Italian non-dom regime and its main features.

She has been instrumental in developing and boosting the Arts advisory practice in our Milan office, providing clients with sophisticated tax advice.


Giulia qualified in 2003 and joined Withers in 2014.  She was promoted to partner in 2018.


Italian and English


Italian Bar, STEP Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (Board member and Secretary of the Italian Branch), IFA – International Fiscal Association ASLA (Associazione Studi Legali Italiani ) Commission on Taxation and Trusts, “Il Trust in Italia”,  Member of the Special Commission on Fiscal Studies of the National Council of Italian Notary Publics in Rome, 2002-2007. Novak Djokovic Foundation ONLUS, Vice President


University of Ferrara, Italy, JD equivalent (magna cum laude) , post-graduate course in International Taxation • IBFD – International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, PhD from La Sapienza School of Law, Italy


Giulia’s interests include: tennis, skiing, music, theatre and modern art.

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Tax

Operating from Milan and Padua, Withers Studio Legale acts for entrepreneurs, high-net-worth individuals and family offices on tax issues. Giulia Cipollini is a go-to practitioner for art and fashion industry clients, while corporate tax head Stefano Grilli is a 2021 hire from Gianni & Origoni. Roberto Bonomi was elevated to partner during 2022.

Italy > Industry focus: Luxury goods

Withers Studio Legale has longstanding expertise in assisting Italian and international luxury brands. Representative work covers commercial contracts, data and brand protection, digital commerce, taxation, disputes, real estate, and media relations matters. Roberta Crivellaro is routinely sought out by prominent Italian families and family offices; Giulia Cipollini advises on the tax side of fashion and art matters; and Jacopo Liguori is Italian IP practice head. In March 2022, Carlo Alberto Demichelis joined as a partner from Studio Professionale Associato a Baker & McKenzie as the Italian head of brand protection and IP advisory. The firm is also a partner member of the Altagamma Foundation, a network for several leading Italian luxury brands.