Giovanni has practised in Asia for over 15 years and specializes in corporate and commercial work. He has been involved in a wide range of transactions in Hong Kong/ China and the Asia Pacific Region, including structuring and establishing FDIs and joint ventures, cross border M&A and all forms of commercial documentation.
Giovanni started his career in Asia in 1995, when he was seconded to the Asia Development Bank in Manila (Philippines) on behalf on the Italian Trade Commission. He then worked in private practice in international law firms in Vietnam, Singapore and Hong Kong, and was most recently a partner in the Hong Kong office of a US law firm.
Giovanni has a particular focus on retail and distribution, acting for a number of companies engaged in the fashion and luxury industry.
He is qualified in Italy and is a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong.