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Grimaldi Studio Legale

Employment

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What the team is known for

Impressive domestic practice particularly active in individual and collective redundancies. Expertise extends to negotiations with trade unions on a variety of topics, as well as advising on contracts, secondments and employee transfers. Maintains a strong contentious team, acting on employment litigation. Advises high-profile Italian and international clients belonging to a variety of industry sectors including steel, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, publishing, and banking and finance.

Strengths

Clients approve of the team's "understanding of the business," with one of them adding: "They always delivered high-level work in terms of standard and quality."

"The team is very experienced in negotiations and precise in document preparation," affirms another interviewee.

Work highlights

Represented a former CEO of British Telecom Italia in litigation against his former employer in relation to damages arising from unfair dismissal claims.

Notable practitioners

Angelo Zambelli has a wealth of experience representing leading corporates in litigation relating to breaches of non-competition obligations and unfair dismissals. One client praises his "long-term vision and business acumen," adding: "Aside from his legal skill, he offers a strategy on how to approach any single matter."

Clients speak at length about Barbara Grasselli , reporting that she is "determined in negotiations," as well as "available, always providing the right solution and answering to company requests." She frequently advises Italian and multinational companies from the manufacturing, media and life sciences sectors.

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Overview

The Employment Law and Industrial Relations Department is led by Angelo Zambelli, head of a team having accrued an extensive experience in employment, industrial relations and related-litigation, as well as in-depth knowledge of the system of laws and regulations governing employment relationships.

As trusted advisor to industrial, financing and commercial companies and groups, the Department gives on-going assistance in matters related to the management of human resources, employment relationships and employment related-litigation.

The Department has successfully addressed many legal disputes relating to all issues of employment law and has an outstanding reputation in redundancies and reorganization plans.

The Department has been awarded as Best Practice Restructuring (2018) and as Law Firm of the Year - Labour Restructuring (2016) at the Legalcommunity Labour Awards. It received the award as Law Firm of the Year at the Le Fonti Labour Awards 2019.

Its professionals are recognized in main legal directories and have been granted with a significant number of awards. In particular, Mr Zambelli won the awards as Best Lawyer of the Year at the Legalcommunity Labour Awards 2017, 2015 and 2014 editions and as Best Lawyer of the Year for Industrial Relations and Trade Unions (2012 and 2013 editions). He has also received the Le Fonti award as Employment Lawyer of the Year 2018.  Ms Grasselli has been awarded as Lawyer of the Year - Rising Star at the Legalcommunity Labour Awards 2015. 

Members

Di Gennaro, Vincenzo

Ferrando, Francesca

Grasselli, Barbara

Pozzi, Giulia

Testi, Alberto

Villa, Greta

Zambelli, Angelo

Clients

Alstom Grid

Areva

Belstaff

Blackberry

Bruno Magli

CAI-Alitalia

Calyon-Crédit Agricole

Colgate

Condé Nast

Credit Suisse

Enel Rete Gata S.p.A.

ENI

Gucci Group

Hearst Magazines

Iberia

IQVIA

La Perla

Nokia

Piaggio

Sirti

Terex Corporation

The Royal Bank of Scotland

UBS

Versace

Industries

Automotive

Banking

Chemicals

Consumer Goods

Electric Oli&Gas

Healthcare

Luxury/Fashion

Technology/devices

Telecommunication

Transportation

Employment Department

Grimaldi Studio Legale

firm
Department location

Corso Europa, 12

Milan

Lombardy

Italy

20122

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Italy

Employment


Angelo Zambelli
Band 1
Barbara Grasselli
Band 4