Allen & Overy LLP

Dispute Resolution Department

Italy
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What the team is known for Respected disputes practice with an excellent track record handling complex financial arbitration and litigation. Handles disputes including restructuring and insolvency, corporate and antitrust litigation. Combines its strength in these areas with expertise in criminal matters. Impressive client roster features a number of household names from the energy and banking sectors.

Strengths Interviewees praise the team's technical expertise and describe the lawyers as "very intelligent, proactive, practical and pragmatic."

The firm receives further recognition for its activity in cross-border litigation arising from the financial sector.

Work highlights Assisted a consortium of banks including Intesa Sanpaolo and Natixis with a EUR300 million dispute concerning a loan granted to Fondazione MPS.

Notable practitioners

Amilcare Sada frequently assists a variety of banks with civil litigation, as well as related regulatory and criminal proceedings. Clients underline his "ample local and international knowledge."

The "commercial and practical" Massimo Greco offers long-standing experience in civil litigation, advising notable local and international clients on banking, antitrust and product liability disputes. His expertise extends to commercial arbitration proceedings.