In this chapter we recognise Italy’s leading aviation lawyers, who stand out for their expertise handling regulatory, financial, transactional and contentious matters relating to both commercial and private aviation.
Most Highly Regarded
At Studio Pierallini, Laura Pierallini is lauded as “an excellent aviation lawyer” and maintains her status as one of Italy’s most prominent authorities in the sector.
Gianluigi Ascenzi continues to impress with his “detailed knowledge” of aviation law and “great commercial approach”. One source notes, “He is the best expert on the list.”
Anna Masutti at R&P Legal possesses a stellar reputation among peers thanks to her outstanding work advising aviation clients on complex regulatory issues.
Maurizio Corain is highlighted for his deep understanding of regulatory regimes across the sector as well as his significant experience handling aviation disputes.
Studio Legale Bird & Bird’s Francesco Barbieri is a first-rate aviation specialist who stands out for his excellent work handling complex leasing transactions and aircraft financings.
Gabriele Bricchi at Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati is looked upon with enormous favour by sources for his top-notch work on sector-related insurance and liability cases.
At Vitale & Partners, Salvatore Vitale ranks highly among peers thanks to his excellence in aviation regulation, financing and related litigation.
Manfredi Bettoni with Studio Legal Giangaleazzo Bettoni impresses with his in-depth knowledge of aviation law including complex contractual matters and disputes.