Partners: Giuseppe Pirola, Sergio Pennuto, Maurizio Bernardi, Franco Barro, Marcello Romano, Andrea Gottardo, Lorenzo Banfi, Massimo Di Terlizzi, Federico Grigoli, Roberto Padova, Stefano Tronconi, Gabriele Bricchi, Flaviano Maria Ciarla, Ada A Garzino Demo, Guido Guetta, Fabio Oneglia, Paolo Nagar, Luca Occhetta, Dario Santagá, Alberto Santi, Luca Valdameri, Stefano Cesati, Andrea Vagliè, Yuri Zugolaro, Francesco Mantegazza, Gianfranco Buschini, Federico Venturi, Andrea Alberico, Luca Marvaldi, Stefano Barletta, Roberta Di Vieto, Luca Fossati, Claudio Schettini, Giuseppe Cagliero, Fabio Landuzzi, Bettina Solimando, Guido Doneddu, Carlo Dori, Rosita Natta, Fabio Carusi, Roberta Pirola, Nathalie Brazzelli, Andrea Pirola
Number of partners: 43
Number of professionals: 600+
Languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish
Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati is composed of more than 600 professionals, many of whom participated in some of Italy’s most significant corporate and financing operations over the past decade. The firm has ten offices in Italy (Milan, Rome, Turin, Padua, Bologna, Brescia, Naples, Verona, Parma and Florence), one in London, three in China (Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong), an Indian and a Russian desk. Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati’s clients can rely on a firm which adopts the most advanced information technology systems and offers the highest standards in the practice of law, in-depth industry knowledge and a long-term approach to client relationships. The firm focuses on selected areas of practice as guarantee for competence and top quality of the tax and legal services provided, thereby increasing efficiency and combining the trust relationship between the professional and the client with organisational skills in order to manage complex operations. The strategic presence of the firm in some of the most dynamic Italian cities and the in-depth knowledge of local environment grant clients an effective support to their operations in the Italian market.
Main Areas of Practice:
Tax law (specialist services: value added tax, transfer pricing, tax litigation, private clients), corporate law, M&A, private equity, insolvency and reorganisations, banking, real estate, insurance services, media, entertainment, telecommunications and data protection, Italian and EU antitrust law, civil litigation, administrative and environmental law, employment law, privacy, intellectual property and information technology law and corporate finance.
Among Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati’s professionals there are lawyers who are admitted to practise in foreign jurisdictions, thereby providing clients with direct access internationally. The firm has close links with the leading tax and law firms and is focused to an internationalisation policy to better serve clients’ interests.
Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati offer a broad range of tax and legal solutions in the areas of Italian, EU and international law, in all transactional matters and litigation contexts. The firm advises many of Italy’s leading corporations and several major Italian banks, both domestically and abroad. The representation of foreign clients both in Italy and internationally constitutes a significant part of the firm’s practice.