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DLA Piper LLP

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4 ranked lawyersBand 1ItalyEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

DLA Piper is widely recognised for its outstanding insurance team adept at handling contentious and non-contentious issues. The team assists with a range of insurance matters including regulatory, transactional and compliance issues. Its lawyers also handle claims under D&O and PI policies, and the firm is particularly popular among multinational insurance companies thanks to its extensive network. DLA Piper is frequently instructed by a broad clientele, encompassing insurers and reinsurers.

Strengths

"They have a broad range of expertise to draw on," enthuses a client.

Work highlights

DLA Piper advised Howden Group on the set-up of its broking operation in the Italian market and all related regulatory and compliance requirements.

Notable practitioners

Bruno Giuffré is called upon by clients for his skills in litigious matters, with a focus on D&O disputes and professional liability. He is a popular choice of counsel for clients in the automotive sector. A client praises his "great knowledge of the market, wide experience and relevant commercial skills," further commenting that he is "very reliable."

Chiara Cimarelli is sought out for her skills advising on cross-border acquisition mandates and regulatory issues. She often acts for creditors and clients in the shipping industry.

David Marino advises on a range of matters including policy structuring, regulatory framework and litigation. Clients highlight his "good network in the insurance industry" and describe him as "an expert in insurance law who can give strong advice in a short span of time."

Francesco Cerasi is an adept lawyer who is noted for his experience advising clients with regard to transactional mandates such as acquisition, regulatory and portfolio reinsurance work.

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Insurance

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Italy

Insurance


Bruno Giuffré
Band 2
Chiara Cimarelli
Band 4
David Marino
Band 2
Francesco Cerasi
Band 3