Our strength and depth is delivered across an extensive Italian network in Milan, Brescia, Padua, Rome and Busto Arsizio.


We advise clients in the Energy and Utilities, Media, Digital Media, Financial Services, Real Estate, Transport and Automotive, and Life Sciences and Healthcare sectors. Our 19 partners and 48 professionals, which include lawyers and accountants, offer a full service with particular strengths in corporate transactions, energy regulation, real estate, IP and tax.

We have over ten years’ experience of advising on both domestic and cross-border issues. We are recognised as a leading adviser to the Italian renewable energy sector.

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Legal assistance for master agreement, local and services agreement in the ambit of a turnkey contract for the delivery of a compete paintshop for car bodies.


Assisted the bank in the provision of financing for the acquisition by the PE fund HAT of the designer chair manufacturer, Luxy.

Accelovance Inc

Advised on the multi-jurisdictional acquisition of THERAMetrics’ CRO operations in Germany, Italy and Romania.

Avon Rubber

Assisted in the purchase of the Italian company InterPuls SpA, operating in the production of components for the dairy industry.

Red Lions

Advised the client, investor in innovative start-ups,  as  the leader in the biggest Italian equity crowd-funding campaign (Kiunsys srl).  

Romano (Meltin’ Pot)

Arrangement with creditors and tax settlement resulting in the continuation of cleint's'  business, safeguarding, in part, employment levels. Arrangement of new finance.

Club Med

Assisted in the negotiation with the national trade unions - tourism - of a shop-floor agreement applicable to all client's structures in Italy, creating the new role of holiday village animateur.


Arrangement with creditors allowing the restructuring of the company's debt, maintaining the assets including 130 PV plants and numerous shareholdings in companies operating in the renewables sector.

Sony Music Entertainment Italy

Successful court litigation: Universal Music found to have engaged in unfair competition concerning its publication of an  album containing the same songs as that published by the client.

Sony Music Entertainment Italy

Osborne Clarke successful in supreme court litigation: “Prendi questa mano zingara” by Francesco De Gregori held not to constitute plagiarism of the song “Zingara”.

Snell Advanced Media

Assisted in the acquisition of the entire company capital of Mantrics S.r.l., market leader in workflow management technology.


Ongoing assistance in all matters relating to the protection of IP rights.

FAP Investments

Advised in the sale of 11 logistics points located in central and northern Italy to the US fund, Blackstone.


Advised on the client's crowd-funding campaign.

Tristan Capital Partners LLP

Acquisition, through vehicle company, of the entire share capital of four Italian companies operating in the development and management of shopping centres, controlled by Altarea Italia S.r.l. (Altarea Cogedim SA Group).

Luxemburg investment fund manager

Successful in defending litigation with claim value in excess of €14 million relating to unit linked insurance policies.


Advised on the sale of various Italian real estate portfolios owned by funds managed by the client.

Grifols Italia

Advised on the acquisition of the diagnostics division of Novartis Vaccine Diagnostics.


Assistance in the refinancing to the value of €100 million of SO.FI.M.A spa, holding company of the IMA Group listed in the STAR segment of the Italian Stock Exchange's Italian equities market (MTA).


Acquisition of the entire share capital of M & M International S.p.A., forming part of the Spirax Sparco Group, specialising in the production and sale of fluid control valves.


Assistance in the acquisiton of the entire share capital of Costruzioni Meccaniche Legnanesi S.r.l. operating in the production of  actuators used  in oil, gas and water distribution and treatment applications.


Assistance in relation to the integration of the operations of the Corio and Klépierre groups.

eClerx Services Limited

Assistance in the acquisition, through  a vehicle company, of the entire share capital of  CLX Europe S.p.A., a company leader in the creation, management and multi-channel distribution worldwide of multimedia contents.

TES shareholders

Advised the TES shareholders on the agreement for the integration into Tamini Transformers, in turn part of the Terna Group, the first grid operator for electricity transmission in Europe.



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