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Giovanardi Pototschnig e Associati Studio Legale

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Chairman: Carlo Alberto Giovanardi
Managing Partners: Valeria Mazzoletti
Number of partners: 8
Number of lawyers: 44
Languages: English, French, German, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Giovanardi Potoschnig e Associate is a law that has operated since the early 1900s. Over the years the firm has consolidated in national and international jurisdictions providing in court and out of court assistance mainly in the business commercial law and financial intermediaries sectors. The firm has always provided maximum independence, the highest confidentiality and outstanding availability towards clients by providing legal assistance in relation to corporate, banking and financial extraordinary transactions as well as civil and administrative litigation and domestic and international arbitrations.

Main Areas of Practice:

Litigation & Arbitration:
3 partners; 6 fee earners based in Milan
The firm is often involved in arbitration proceedings, corporate and banking issues. The firm’s partners have considerable experience both as advocates and as arbitrators -sole arbitrators or members of arbitration panels-, also under the Arbitration Court before the Chamber of Commerce of Milan.
Contacts: Paolo Pototschnig, Valeria Mazzoletti, Cecilia Lampertico
Tel: +39 02776721
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

4 partners, 5 fee earners based in Milan
The firm advises on corporate issues and corporate governance, providing clients with assistance throughout company events and, in particular, with regard to extraordinary deals, with complex structures such as transactions on share capital or reorganisations and transformations of company structure and layout. The firm assists primary investors and private equity, in merger and acquisition deals as well as in transfers of shares, quotas and on-going concerns.
Contact: Marco Marinoni, Carlo Alberto Giovardi, Filippo Cantalamessa, Paolo Pototschnig
+39 02776721
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
3 partners, 5 fee earners based in Milan
The firm assists and advises in banking and finance, in both judicial and extrajudicial contexts — including restructuring and insolvency procedures — banks, factoring and leasing companies, securitisation vehicles and servicing platforms with special regard to any kind of credit facility agreement, project financing, finance and regulatory issues, matters related to guarantees, as well as credit management and enhancement and credit liability issues. The firm is also specialised in the sector of assignment and management of credits towards public entities.
Contacts: Carlo Alberto Giovanardi, Cristiano Ruspi, Filippo Cantalamessa 
Tel: + 39 02776721
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Real Estate:
4 partners, 6 fee earners based in Milan and Genoa
The firm has specific know how and expertise in real estate transactions, regarding single assets and real estate portfolios, with enhancement and development targets, as well as credit protection with regard to mortgages, foreclosure procedures and evictions. In such context, the firm provides assistance in litigation as well, with regard to lease agreements, contracts, financing agreements, property management, loans and liability issues.
Contact: Marco Marinoni, Carlo Alberto Giovardi, Filippo Cantalamessa
Tel: +39 02776721
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Restructuring & Insolvency:
4 partners; 5 fee earners based in Milan and Genoa
Since its beginning, Giovanardi e Associati operated in the area of distressed companies and insolvency proceedings. In the restructuring context the firm assists financial institutions and selected companies, choosing the most appropriate legal solution to protect stakeholders’ interest and safeguard company value. The firm is involved in several debt restructuring deals, with major Italian and international groups and companies, including listed companies.
Contacts: Carlo Alberto Giovanardi, Linda Morellini, Paolo Pototschnig 
Tel: +39 010 5958909
Email: [email protected]