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Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

Employment

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What the team is known for

Recommended boutique offering non-contentious support on a variety of labour issues, including union relations, social security matters, individual and collective agreements and pension schemes. Additionally capable of assisting clients with contentious mandates, including unfair dismissals, unsuitable work and harassment claims in national and European courts. Also assists clients with preventive advice to avoid litigation as well as offering an ADR service.

Notable practitioners

Carlo Fossati maintains a strong reputation in the employment market, advising a client roster including companies from the financial, telecommunications and chemical sectors. He is experienced in employment matters arising from M&A transactions and restructurings, as well as dealing with contentious mandates.

Franco Tofacchi is noted for his solid experience in employment matters. He frequently deals with employers' civil liability and disciplinary proceedings, as well as handling negotiations with trade unions.

Founding partner Pietro Ichino is described by interviewees as a "brilliant mind who drives innovation."He offers expert advice on a range of employment issues, including trade union negotiations.

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Overview

Well known in Italy thanks to its Senior Partner Pietro Ichino, whose career has always been focused on this practice area not only as a lawyer, but also as a teacher at university and a member of the Senate of the Republic of Italy. The department now includes around 40 experienced lawyers, who have practiced litigation broadly for many years even before the National Highest Courts and the European Court of Justice. Client categories span from the banking sector to technology, automotive, entertainment, utility sectors, including branches of multinational companies and global groups. Assistance and representation are provided to Italian and foreign businesses of all sizes. Deep experience in all main industry sectors and tailored assistance to both company and individual clients are distinguishing features of the department.

Practical and legal advice is tendered on a full spectrum of issues, bargaining practices,  unions and social security matters (also including  different types of pension funds), as well as legal services for all employment-related disputes. Our representations include cases and actions in Courts regarding either individual or collective contract termination, wrongful termination, claims for higher positions, claims for damages for harassment, demotion, or unsuitable work, and social security issues.

Based in Milan and Rome, the firm assists clients located in the whole Italian territory, including branches of international companies.

Members

Ichino, Pietro (Head of Department)

Basile, Evangelista

Burragato, Guglielmo

Covi, Margherita

Daffra, Luca

Fortunat, Andrea

Fossati, Carlo

La Badessa, Francesco Antonio

Mandruzzato, Piergiovanni

Pallini, Massimo

Passerini, Sergio

Tofacchi, Franco

Industries

Automotive

Banking

Education

Entertainment

Fashion

Food

Health, Pharmaceuticals, and Biotech

High Tech

Insurance

Luxury

Manufacturing

Media

Medical

Newspaper, Magazine & Book Publishing

Oil and Gas

Pharmaceutical

Retail

Telecom Services & Equipment

Utilities

Employment Department

Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

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Department location

Via Lorenzo Mascheroni 31

Milan

Lombardy

Italy

20145

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Italy

Employment


Carlo Fossati
Band 2
Franco Tofacchi
Band 4
Pietro Ichino
Eminent Practitioners