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Andrea Gangemi



Andrea Gangemi is known for his great technical skills, quick responses and precision.” LEGALCOMMUNITY LABOUR REPORT 2018

Andrea has expertise in the full gamut of employment matters, such as collective dismissals, transfers of business and contentious employment mandates. One client appreciates that ‘he has outstanding knowledge’, adding: ‘His ethical approach makes him one of the best lawyers I have met’. Another client reports: ‘He is always available and possesses great business acumen’.” CHAMBERS EUROPE 2018 – EMPLOYMENT

Sources say Andrea Gangemi of Portolano Cavallo is ‘responsive, practical and able to distinguish between legal and commercial issues’. His areas of expertise include hiring and firing of top managers, disciplinary sanctions and collective dismissals. CHAMBERS EUROPE 2017 – EMPLOYMENT

Andrea has been with the firm since October 2006. He advises companies on a broad range of employment issues: employment contracts also for directors and top managers, consulting agreements, non-competition covenant, bonus plans and stock option plans, employee privacy, individual and collective dismissal and disciplinary sanctions, posting of workers, collective redundancies, proceedings in the event of company transfer or merger, codes of conduct and employee policies.

A trusted figure for contentious issues, Andrea assists clients in employment court proceedings at all levels, as well as in trade union negotiations and arbitration and mediation. Andrea has lectured on “Employment contracts in the film and television sector” as part of the master’s course in management of cinematography and television production at the LUISS Guido Carli Business School.

He has also written numerous articles in employment law journals e.g. in ELA Briefing, the legal magazine of British Employment Lawyers Association. Since 2010, he co-authored the Italian chapter of the book ABA/BNA International Restrictive Covenants and of Doing Business reports, published by the World Bank.

He graduated with a degree in law from the Università degli Studi in Messina in 1998. He previously worked for other law firms in the employment law sector. Andrea is personally ranked by Chambers Europe since 2011 and he is a member of the Italian Employment Lawyers’ Association (AGIAssociazione Giuslavoristi Italiani), the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA), the American Bar Association (ABA) and the International Bar Association (IBA).

Andrea is also ranked by Who’s Who Legal in the Labour, Employment & Benefits: Labour & Employment practice area since 2017.

Foreign languages: English and Spanish (speaking proficiency).

Andrea is member of the Rome Bar Association (A-33837).



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