Mr Paolo Scarduelli > CMS > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

20122 MILANO

Work Department

Corporate/M&A, Competition & EU, Insurance, TMC




Paolo is a Partner in the Milan office. Over his long-lasting professional experience, he has assisted several multinational companies, funds and banks; his assistance covers all aspects of the transactions, including national and cross-borders activities. He is a member of the Firm’s Corporate Department in Milan, where his practice focuses on competition law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He has a considerable experience in advising a wide range of Italian and international corporations, funds and other investors on both Italian and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and venture capital transactions, as well as capital market transactions, public takeovers, financing, company and securities law. He has been recommended by the international press as a leader in the field of competition law. He has assisted and advised the start up of the Bruxelles office on behalf of a leading American International law firm.


Italian, English and French.


Milan Bar Association

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Industry focus: TMT

Several global technology, media and telecoms organisations routinely turn to CMS’s team of experienced practitioners for advice on compliance and regulatory advice and representation in litigation. The department’s workload also includes joint venture and e-commerce projects and cybersecurity, IT and blockchain matters. Practice co-head and worldwide co-head of the technology and sourcing practice Italo de Feo is a key contact, as is fellow co-head Paolo Scarduelli, who notably focuses on the music and sport industries, routinely advising companies on drafting publishing, record and sponsorship agreements. The team also includes recently promoted partner Matia Campo, whose broad practice spans regulatory and transnational matters, outsourcing, IT agreements, AI, and robotics and data protection matters.

Italy > Private equity

CMS‘ multidisciplinary team is consistently mandated on complex private equity matters, with clients benefiting from its ability to work alongside the firm’s finance, capital markets, tax and competition teams. Advising across the insurance, banking, automotive and TMCs sectors, Italy private equity department head Paolo Scarduelli regularly assists national and international private equity clients on corporate law, M&A, and corporate finance. Key support is provided by Pietro Cavasola and Massimo Trentino.