Italy: Aviation 2018

We recognise eight leading practitioners for their work in the field of aviation, who stand out for their expertise handling transactions, financing and contentious matters relating to both commercial and private aviation.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Laura Pierallini Studio Pierallini, Rome
2. Anna Masutti LS Lexjus Sinacta, Bologna

Studio Pierallini sees two standout names recognised.
Founding partner Laura Pierallini is an authority on aircraft financing and leasing, dispute resolution and related employment matters. She is widely held to be one of Italy’s premier aviation lawyers.
Gianluigi Ascenzi has in-depth experience of complex aviation transactions at both the domestic and cross-border level. He is well regarded for his ability to cover multidisciplinary matters in the space.

Anna Masutti at LS Lexjus Sinacta is a go-to name for aviation insurance, loan and lease financing, and regulatory matters, where she advises both Italian and international clients.

R&P Legal’s Maurizio Corain is frequently called upon for his expertise in drafting contracts and disputes handling. His practice covers all aspects of the air transport industry including commercial tourism and lease and building.

Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati’s Gabriele Bricchi receives high praise for his work in the transport and air navigation law areas, where he is an experienced and well-respected practitioner.

Manfredi Bettoni at Studio Legale Giangaleazzo Bettoni has 40 years of experience in the field and is renowned for his expertise in complex aviation law on both a national and international scale.

Salvatore Vitale of Vitale & Partners is a top name in aviation finance and boasts an in-depth knowledge of international economic law, which he draws on when handling significant deals.

At Studio Legale Guerreri, founding partner Giuseppe Guerreri is a highly respected figure in Italian aviation law, drawing praise for his strong practice and leading presence in the market.

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