This year Portolano Cavallo has been ranked by Chambers Europe in the following practice areas:
– Corporate/M&A – Italy (Band 5)
“[The team] focuses on corporate matters arising in the media space. Also advises clients from other sectors such as life sciences, fashion and manufacturing. Joint venture agreements, M&A and shareholder agreements make up the team’s workload.
Interviewees say the team is ‘extremely pragmatic, which is something we value most’.”
“Francesco Portolano specialises in the TMT arena, where he advises clients on a range of corporate issues including joint ventures and corporate governance.”
– Intellectual Property – Italy (Band 2)
“Recognised firm offering assistance on IP issues, from trade marks and patents to domain names and copyright. Acts on behalf of an impressive list of key companies from the online world as well as well-known fashion houses.
Sources highlight the practice’s additional expertise in related areas. ‘The team is very good on new technologies and online protection and exploitation’, says one interviewee.”
“Lydia Mendola is a key contact in the team.”
– TMT: Information Technology – Italy (Band 2)
– TMT: Media – Italy (Band 1)
“[The team] Couples an outstanding media practice with extensive expertise in IT-related matters. Adept at handling a variety of issues including transactional matters, litigation, data protection and advertising. “
“Ernesto Apa is a top-tier media lawyer. He has expertise in a variety of areas including advertising, M&A and copyright issues.”
“Francesco Portolano has outstanding capabilities in the media arena. He specialises in transactional issues, regularly assisting clients active in this sector with M&A, venture capital and private equity matters. He also has a wealth of experience in corporate governance and joint venture agreements.”
“Laura Liguori is an IT lawyer with particular knowledge of privacy issues. Her expertise spans cybersecurity, information governance, big data and data mining.”
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