DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Simmons & Simmons LLP

Employment

1 ranked lawyersBand 5ItalyEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Assists multinational and domestic clients with individual terminations of high-level management, negotiations with the trade unions and litigation, among other matters. Additionally well versed at handling employment law issues in relation to corporate matters, including cross-border operations. Experienced in drafting global reorganisation projects for multinational corporates. Key clients include luxury fashion companies, financial advisories and technology corporations.

Strengths

Clients describe the lawyers in the team as "very commercial in their advice, always looking for practical solutions that work for the business."

Another interviewee highlights the team's "accountability, experience and approach to the client," adding: "They have significant expertise, as well as a strongly client-focused approach."

Work highlights

Advised Marcolin on the negotiations related to the exit of the company's former CEO.

Notable practitioners

Davide Sportelli regularly deals with employment disputes, termination proceedings and the implementation of health and safety measures, including cross-border mandates. One client praises his strategic skills, describing him as a "great negotiator."

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Employment


Davide Sportelli
Band 4