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Simmons & Simmons LLP

Employment

1 ranked lawyersBand 5ItalyEurope 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Simmons & Simmons assists multinational and domestic clients with individual executive terminations, negotiations with trade unions and employment-related litigation, among other matters. Additionally, the practice group is well-versed at handling employment law issues in relation to corporate matters, including cross-border operations. The department is experienced in drafting global reorganisation projects for multinational corporates. Key clients include luxury fashion companies, financial advisories and technology corporations.

Work highlights

A Simmons & Simmons team led by Davide Sportelli acted for Giorgio Armani against an unfair dismissal claim brought by a former employee alleging sexual harassment.

Notable practitioners

Davide Sportelli regularly deals with the implementation of health and safety measures as well as employment disputes and termination proceedings, often including cross-border mandates. One source compliments him as "an extremely prepared lawyer who is clear in his opinions and empathetic with his clients."

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Employment


Davide Sportelli
Band 4