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Withers Studio Legale

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 6

Withers Studio Legale

Acting for family businesses, entrepreneurs and SMEs, Withers Studio Legale, which 'provides a very personalised service that is to the point', frequently advises on cross-border deals. The team advised wine producer Santa Margherita Gruppo Vinicolo on the acquisition of a majority stake in Cà Maiol. Roberta Crivellaro is managing partner of the Italian practice and Sergio Anania is corporate head.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 6

Withers Studio Legale

Next Generation Partners

Matilde Rota - Withers Studio Legale

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Industry focus: Food
Industry focus: Food - ranked: tier 3

Withers Studio Legale

'Upfront and commercially adept' managing partner Roberta Crivellaro is the head of the food practice group at Withers Studio Legale. The team assisted an Italian wine producer with negotiating and drafting certain contracts relating to the development of its business in North America. Luca Ferrari and associate Mattia Biasi are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Roberta Crivellaro - Withers Studio Legale

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Industry focus: luxury goods
Industry focus: luxury goods - ranked: tier 3

Withers Studio Legale

Major highlights for¬†Withers Studio Legale¬†included assisting the French luxury fashion house¬†Balmain with setting up an Italian subsidiary, and also¬†negotiating a lease contract for its new boutique in Milan. Managing partner¬†Roberta Crivellaro¬†'focuses on the end goals of the business'. Also recommended is¬†associate Mattia Biasi, who¬†is 'hardworking, pragmatic and incredibly bright'.¬†Former head of team Ida Palombella¬†and associate Federica Caretta¬†departed for¬†Deloitte Legal ‚Äď Studio Associato¬†in July 2018. Crivallero and¬†Anthony Indaimo¬†are the practice heads.

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Padua: leading firms
Padua: leading firms - ranked: tier 1

Withers Studio Legale

Roberta Crivellaro, who is the head of Withers Studio Legale's Italian practice, is particularly experienced in undertaking corporate and commercial work for clients in the food and beverage sector. The firm, more broadly, also acts for clients in other industries, with litigation and tax representing the other key areas of focus at the Padua office. Recent work includes advising the owners of Cementizillo on its multimillion-euro sale to Buzzi Unicem. Gemmo, Santa Margherita and Spazioverde are among other active clients.

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Tax - ranked: tier 5

Withers Studio Legale

Withers Studio Legale's tax team, led by Giulia Cipollini, focuses on the domestic and international taxation of companies and private individuals; the practice also includes tax litigation and tax rulings.

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    In 2009, Italian Law introduced a new legal instrument, Business Network Contracts (‚ÄėBNC‚Äô), which allow aggregations of commercial entities to work together in an organised and durable manner (without having to establish a new company or a consortium) whilst retaining their own independence and individuality, as well as benefitting from various incentives and tax benefits.
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