Masotti Cassella

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We are an international business law firm based in Milan, established in 1965.

Our firm comprises a multi-disciplinary practice of lawyers and tax accountants, with a diverse range of skills and backgrounds. Our team includes dual-qualified Italian and English lawyers together with Italian Dottori Commercialisti (qualified tax practitioners).

Many of our clients are fast growing and several are leaders in their industry sectors.

With established relationships with selected law firms in important business centres across the US, Europe and Asia, we provide our clients with a combination of in-depth local knowledge and a unique global perspective.

We are organized around the following practice areas: corporate and commercial (including M&A), corporate compliance, banking and finance, insolvency and restructuring, tax, life sciences, project finance, employment, administrative law and real estate, litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property.


Administrative and real estate                               Francesca Masotti
Administrative and real estate                               Carlo Piatti
Banking and finance                                                Mascia Cassella
Corporate and commercial                                     Luca Masotti
Corporate compliance                                             Mascia Cassella
Employment                                                              Barbara Cassol
Insolvency and restructuring                                 Mascia Cassella
Insolvency and restructuring                                 Francesca Masotti
Life sciences                                                             Luca Masotti
Litigation and arbitration                                        Luca Masotti
Litigation and arbitration                                        Carlo Piatti
Project finance and energy                                     Mascia Cassella
Tax                                                                              Francesca Maso



Key Contacts


Luca Masotti


Francesca Masotti


Mascia Cassella


Carlo Piatti

Firm Rankings

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Life Sciences
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