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Lead corporate partner for Italy in the global transactions group. Nicola specialises in corporate and commercial law, with a specific focus on private acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, public takeovers and equity capital markets transactions. He is often involved in private equity transactions, including LBOs and MBOs. Nicola is a member of the firm’s global financial investors, infrastructure/transport, pharmaceuticals/healthcare and retail/consumer goods sector groups.


Joined Freshfields in 1997; partner since 2002. Managing partner of Italian offices since September 2015.

Professional Memberships

Italian Bar (1995).


Education: JD, University of Milan. Language: English.