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President: Stefano Simontacchi
Number of partners: 85
Number of lawyers: 400+
Languages: Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Spanish

Main Areas of Practice:
Founded in 1999 from the merger of three Italian law firms, BonelliErede is one of the largest independent law firms in Italy, with offices in Milan, Rome, Genoa, Brussels, London, Cairo (in cooperation with Bahaa-Eldin Law Office), Addis Ababa (in cooperation with Tameru Wondm Agegnehu Law Office), Dubai, Frankfurt (in cooperation with Hengeler Mueller) and Beirut (as part of the integration with Tribonian Law Advisors). The firm offers a full range of commercial legal and tax services, combining business acumen with academic excellence

To better respond to clients’ needs, BonelliErede offers support through a number of specialised Focus Teams, which bring together the legal expertise of its professionals from various practice areas (administrative law, banking and finance, capital markets, commercial litigation, competition, corporate and M&A, criminal law, employment, EU law, IP, project finance, restructuring, structured finance and tax). The Focus Teams are organised by sector and practice area and pool their individual legal expertise and in-depth sector knowledge to offer clients assistance with all aspects of their businesses.

As of 1 July 2019, about 70 professionals from Lombardi e Associati joined BonelliErede, adding recognised expertise and long-standing experience in several practice areas including Litigation and Corporate.

Now in The Middle East, Africa & Europe:
BonelliErede currently has four strategic outposts: Cairo, Addis Ababa, Dubai and Beirut. Established in 2016, Cairo and Addis Ababa are the hub for the firm’s development plans in Africa - to which Dubai was added in 2017 and Beirut in 2018.

BonelliErede also works with the Best Friends network, which is made up of leading firms around the world, including: Bredin Prat in France, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in the Netherlands, Hengeler Mueller in Germany, Slaughter and May in the UK and Uría Menéndez in Spain.

Focus Teams:
■ Art & Cultural Property
■ Banks
■ Capital Markets
■ Construction & Engineering
■ Corporate Compliance
■ Corporate Governance
■ Digital Innovation
■ Energy & Infrastructures
■ Environmental Law
■ Family Companies
■ Healthcare & Life Sciences
■ Insurance Companies
■ International Arbitration
■ Luxury
■ Private Clients
■ Private Equity
■ Public International Law & Economic Diplomacy
■ Real Estate
■ Restructuring & Insolvency
■ Shipping & Transport
■ Sports Law
■ Tax Litigation


Via Barozzi 1, 20122
Tel: +39 02 77 1131

Via Vittoria Colonna 39, 00193
Tel: +39 06 84 5511

Genoa: Via delle Casaccie 1, 16121
Tel: +39 010 846 21 

International Offices

40 Square de Meeûs 1000
Tel: +32 2 5520070


30 Cannon Street EC4M 6XH
Tel: +44 020 7653 6888

Cairo (in cooperation with Bahaa-Eldin Law Office):
Iconia Building, 16 Mohamed Thaqeb Street
Tel: +202 25867500

Addis Ab aba (in cooperation with Tameru Wondm Ag egnehu Law Office):
METI Office Park, Bole Woreda 3, Bdg. No. 4/10
+251 930333331 

UAE Dubai:
1502 Index Tower, DIFC, PO Box 506828
Tel: +97145646618

Frankfurt (in cooperation with Hengeler Mueller):
Bockenheimer Landstraße 24 60323
Tel: +49 69 17095-0

Beirut (through TLA’s international partnership):
Starco Bldg, Omar Daouk Street, Mina Al Hosn
Tel: +961 1376016


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