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WWL Ranking: Recommended

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Barbara Grasselli is recognised by peers as "a standout lawyer" with significant expertise in labour litigation and industrial relations.


Barbara Grasselli is a partner of the employment and industrial relations department of Grimaldi Studio Legale.

Barbara has a significant experience in employment law and industrial relations. She advises domestic and foreign clients in implementing and managing personnel restructuring plans, in dealing with business crisis situations as well as in procedures involving the relocation of business. She assists clients in labour-law issues over both the pre-litigation and the litigation stage. She has a wide experience in agency relationships, thus assisting clients in drafting agency contracts as well as in managing the relevant litigation.

After earning her JD at the University of Milan in 1996, Barbara became a member of the Italian Bar Association in 2001. Since 2015, she has had the right of audience before the Italian Supreme Court.

She’s member of the Italian Labour Lawyers Association (AGI;

Barbara is co-author of several books on employment law and trade union issues, the latest of which is Crisi Aziendale e Rapporto di Lavoro (“Company Crisis and the Employment Relationship”) (collection of five books; Il Sole 24 Ore, 2018), awarded in June 2019 as the Best Book on Employment Law by the Labour Consultants Association of Milan.

She cooperates with Il Sole 24 Ore, thus being the author of several legal writings on all the employment-related and agency issues, which are published on the main legal reviews of such editor, including the well-known Guida al Lavoro.

She has been awarded as Lawyer of the Year - Rising Star at the Legalcommunity Labour Awards in 2015.

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