Italy: Restructuring & Insolvency 2019

Here we recognise 16 lawyers for their excellent work providing advice on a range of matters including rescue, reconstruction and insolvency procedures; financial restructurings; leveraged buyouts; and liquidations, among many others. 

Most Highly Regarded
1. Rita Gismondi Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners, Rome
2. Giuseppe Lombardi BonelliErede, Milan
3. Ugo Molinari  Molinari e Associati, Milan

Three practitioners from BonelliErede are recognised for their expertise in the field.
Giuseppe Lombardi is one of the foremost restructuring and insolvency experts in the Italian market, and is known for his extensive experience conducting debt restructuring and corporate reorganisations.
Lotario Dittrich is a well-established name in the field who focuses his practice on contentious proceedings arising out of bankruptcies.
Vittorio Lupoli has notable expertise in bankruptcy, debt restructuring and insolvency matters, with considerable experience of acting for corporate clients on high-stakes reorganisations.

Rita Gismondi of Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners is widely regarded as a leading lawyer in the restructuring and insolvency space, who provides clients with expert advice on turnarounds, international restructuring transactions and complex disputes.

At Molinari e Associati, Ugo Molinari has outstanding experience and expertise in managing large-scale corporate restructurings and sophisticated insolvency matters.

Bruno Inzitari at Studio Legale Inzitari & Partners is a highly experienced restructuring lawyer, having spent decades advising clients in large-scale restructuring and bankruptcy mandates.

Chiomenti’s Giorgio Cappelli is an accomplished lawyer with an impressive practice in debt restructuring. He is recognised as a go-to lawyer for complex bankruptcy and insolvency mandates.

From Studio Legale Fallanca Scicolone & Partners, Marco Scicolone is praised by clients as a "very fast and effective" lawyer who "provides detailed and comprehensive opinions for greater effectiveness in recovery".

Giorgio Corno of Studio Corno Avvocati has an international presence and regularly advises foreign and domestic clients in cross-border investments and debt restructurings.

Andrea Novarese at Latham & Watkins impresses the market with his work on sophisticated restructuring and lending mandates, advising a range of clients including banks, funds and manufacturers.

Paul Hastings sees Bruno Cova recognised for his expert work on corporate restructuring matters. He possesses deep knowledge of advising distressed companies on bankruptcy and insolvency issues.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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