Paolo joined the Firm as counsel in 2015, after having worked for over twenty years with leading Italian law firms in Milan and Rome (and having been a partner of two of them) and with a leading international law firm in London. Paolo graduated magna cum laude from the University of Turin in 1993 and received his specialized legal training at the University Luigi Bocconi of Milan. He was admitted to the Italian Bar as avvocato in 1996.
Paolo has extensive experience in corporate law, with particular reference to M&A transactions (both local and cross border), joint ventures, corporate deal structures, private equity, corporate restructurings and reorganizations. As part of his activity, he has regularly dealt with structured finance and debt restructuring matters in connection with M&A transactions.
Paolo’s specific focus will be to develop and foster the Firm’s presence and relationships with law firms and other financial services businesses in Hong Kong and other financial centers in Asia, in order to serve the needs of Italian clients seeking to expand internationally, as well as to assist Asian investors interested in the Italian market.
Paolo speaks fluent Italian and English.