Pavia e Ansaldo

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Managing Partner: Stefano Bianchi
Board of Directors: Stefano Bianchi, Mario Di Giulio, Marco Giustiniani, Meritxell Roca Ortega, Sven von Mensenkampff
Number of partners: 36
Number of lawyers: 120
Languages: Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Russian,  Chinese, Japanese

Firm Overview:
Pavia e Ansaldo is an independent, full-service, Italian law firm with a strong international orientation and a solid reputation in the international areas. Founded in Milan in 1961, the firm has over 120 professionals, offices in Italy, Japan, Russia, Spain, 22 departments, eight foreign desks, providing assistance in all areas of business law.

Main Areas of Practice:
Administrative
Antitrust & Competition
Aviation, Maritime & Shipping
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Compliance
Construction & Project Finance
Corporate & Commercial
Dispute Resolution
Employment
Energy
Environmental
EU & International
Food & Beverage
Health Care & Pharmaceutical
Industrial & Intellectual Property
Investment Funds
Mergers & Acquisitions & Private Equity
Real Estate
Restructuring & Insolvency
Tax
TMT

Corporate & Commercial:
22 partners; 49 fee earners – Counsel in all corporate and commercial transactions, representing companies from the establishment of their business activities on and providing day-by-day advice on incorporation of companies, associations, foundations, consortia; corporate and commercial matters/contracts; corporate governance/compliance; responsibilities of directors/ corporate bodies; ordinary and extraordinary corporate transactions.
Contacts: vittorio.loi@pavia-ansaldo.it, sven.vonmensenkampff@pavia-ansaldo.it

Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity:
20 partners; 41 fee earners – Counsel on all aspects of domestic and cross-border private and public M&A and venture capital/private equity transactions. The practice is a core business of the firm since its foundation; its reputation and multifaceted experience is further strengthened by the firm’s own presence in Russia, Spain, Japan and its eight Foreign Desks.
Contacts: Stefano.Bianchi@pavia-ansaldo.it, Roberto.Zanchi@pavia-ansaldo.it

Dispute Resolution:
6 partners; 19 fee earners – Ordinary civil litigation before all relevant courts (including Supreme Court); domestic/international commercial arbitration, with experience also as arbitrators. Specific expertise in corporate law, post-acquisition controversies, commercial agreements, insurance, product liability, class actions, real estate, insolvency, environment, inheritance, asset protection.
Contacts: marina.santarelli@pavia-ansaldo.it, maurizio.vasciminni@pavia-ansaldo.it

Banking & Finance:
6 partners; 15 fee earners – The department covers the full range of domestic/ international banking and finance activities, with vast experience in the traditional banking sector, structured finance, securitisation, non-performing loans and distressed assets, syndicated lending, debt securities, derivative products.
Contacts: mario.digiulio@pavia-ansaldo.it, roberto.zanchi@pavia-ansaldo.it

Energy:
4 partners; 10 fee earners – First-rate assistance in the acquisition/development of energy infrastructures. Legal advice on the regulatory, environmental, contractual, corporate, financial aspects of infrastructure projects, agreements for construction/infrastructure (including EPC, BOT, O&M), acquisition of infrastructure/ companies, gas/electricity purchase, supply/tolling agreements; regulatory matters.
Contacts: carlo.delconte@pavia-ansaldo.it, claudio.cera@pavia-ansaldo.it

Employment:
3 partners; 8 fee earners – The firm advises on all employment issues: directorship/employment/consulting agreements; termination of employment; labour disputes; union negotiations within collective dismissal procedures, temporary lay-off, transfer of business; agency agreements, labour matters in the context of M&A and sales.
Contact: enrico.delguerra@pavia-ansaldo.it

Real Estate:
3 partners; 11 fee earners – Assistance to real estate operating companies, government entities, institutional investors, real estate investment funds, pension funds, developers, private investors, in transactions concerning offices, retail, hotel, residential, leisure, industrial properties.
Contacts: claudio.cera@pavia-ansaldo.it, fiorenza.resta@pavia-ansaldo.it

Administrative:
2 partners; 4 fee earners – Counsel on public contracts and procurement procedures, public assets and privatisation, zoning plans and expropriation, regulated matters (telecommunications, electricity, natural gas, transportation, water, pharmaceutical, privacy).
Contacts: marco.giustiniani@pavia-ansaldo.it, nico.moravia@pavia-ansaldo.it,

Tax:
2 partner; 8 fee earners – Assistance in Italian and international tax law matters; advising on all clients’ dealings with revenue authorities; analysis of all issues arising in transactions (extraordinary transactions, capital markets and structured finance, project finance, restructuring, transfer pricing, investment funds, voluntary disclosure, employee incentives, stock option, stock grants, estate).
Contacts: marco.jannon@pavia-ansaldo.it, giuseppealessandro.galeano@pavia-ansaldo.it

Antitrust & Competition:
1 partners; 3 fee earners – Counsel on competition and regulatory matters, among which cartel cases, merger control proceedings, public and private litigations concerning several economic sectors (among which oil & gas is a focus sector).
Contact: filippo.fioretti@pavia-ansaldo.it

Industrial & Intellectual Property:
1 partner; 4 fee earners – Assistance in enforcing or invalidating highvalue IP rights in Italy, in the areas of life sciences/ pharma, mechanical, software/IT, fashion; counsel on non-contentious matters (contracts, day-byday advice, opinions, strategies) in all fields of IP (patents, SPCs, trademarks, design, copyright) also dealing with trade secrets, advertisements, unfair competition.
Contact: gianpaolo.disanto@pavia-ansaldo.it

Key Contacts

Managing partner:

Stefano Bianchi
stefano.bianchi@pavia-ansaldo.it

Firm Rankings

Administrative & Public Law
Band 4

5.0

Banking & Finance
Band 4

4.0

Capital Markets: Debt
Band 4

4.0

Competition/Antitrust
Band 4

4.0

Compliance
Band 3

6.0

Corporate/M&A
Band 4

4.0

Dispute Resolution
Band 3

6.0

Energy
Band 3

6.0

IP
Band 4

4.7

Labour & Employment
Band 4

4.0

Life Sciences
Band 2

8.0

Luxury Goods
Band 1

Manufacturing
Band 2

8.0

Private Equity
Band 4

4.0

Real Estate
Band 3

6.0

Lawyer Rankings

Enrico Del Guerra

Band Five

Labour & Employment
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Gian Paolo Di Santo

Band One

Luxury Goods

Band Two

IP
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Marina Santarelli

Band Four

Dispute Resolution
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Mario Abate

Band Four

Corporate/M&A
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Stefano Bianchi

Band Four

Corporate/M&A
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