About Us

Giovannelli e Associati is an independent law firm, which combines an international approach with solid local roots.

We provide high profile corporate and finance legal advice, with a distinctive and innovative approach.

What differentiates us?
We are a cohesive team of lawyers with more than 10 years of experience together in some of the leading Italian and international law firms.

We focus first on satisfying our clients’ needs and on delivering solutions for their problems.

Italian boutique offering corporate services to clients hailing from the energy, financial services and manufacturing industries. Areas of expertise include M&A, corporate governance and private equity deals. Assists domestic and international clients including investment funds with mandates often spanning multiple jurisdictions. - Chambers Global 2020

Sources value the team's provision of "a tailor-made approach to clients' needs.” Interviewees additionally note that the lawyers are "dynamic, agile and efficient.” - Chambers Europe 2019

"Sources emphasise the team's availability to clients, with one stating: "It is a boutique law firm which is very flexible and able to provide constant access to partners.” - Chambers Europe 2018

"Provided the full coverage of advice and expertise that we needed for the transaction. Ability to think ahead on issues that cropped up during the transaction." – M&A - IFLR 2020

"They have a wealth of experience in private equity matters including M&A, LBOs and venture capital.” - Chambers Europe 2017

“Good-quality lawyers that are dynamic and proactive." - Chambers Europe 2017

"A business-oriented team with a client-friendly and proactive approach. The lawyers come up with ideas that go outside the boundaries of the specific legal aspects of a transaction, which is very helpful"
Chambers Europe 2015

"I was incredibly happy. It was smooth sailing, what I would expect from a much larger firm."
Chambers Europe 2015


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