Chambers Global 2024

Portolano Cavallo is ranked in the Chambers Global 2024 guide with 2 practice areas and 4 professionals.

1. Intellectual Property: Band 5

Portolano Cavallo is an established boutique firm, offering IP services to media, technology and telecom clients. The firm advises on copyright, trade mark and design infringement cases. The team also handles mandates regarding licensing agreements, image rights and broadcasting rights.”

Their team is experienced, smart and responsive.”

Portolano Cavallo provides precise and punctual in-depth analysis.”

“Commercial and business awareness is one of the key strengths of the law firm.”

Lydia Mendola is also personally ranked in this area, while Chiara Marchisotti is ranked for Intellectual Property: Copyrights (click here to see the “Individual Recognitions” section below).

2. Corporate/M&A: Band 6

Portolano Cavallo is adept at handling acquisitions, capital increases and divestments, particularly in the TMT and life sciences fields. The law firm’s client roster features a variety of corporates, including startups. The team frequently handles the Italian aspects of multi-jurisdictional matters.”

Portolano show that they are used to working on cross-border matters and are sensitive to the different legal systems.”

Portolano offers a specialisation for each topic, and this strategy is absolutely winning.”

Portolano‘s team are very responsive, provide quick answers and are always available.”

Francesco Portolano and Ginevra Sforza are also personally ranked in this area (click here to see the “Individual Recognitions” section below).

Chiara Marchisotti: Associate to watch for Intellectual Property: Copyrights

Chiara Marchisotti is an experienced associate in various copyright matters, assisting prominent domestic and international clients. She is particularly active in the media and technology sectors.”

Chiara excels on all fronts.”

“She is a highly trained professional and intervenes in a precise and punctual manner on each subject, proposing useful approaches for business decisions.”

Chiara provides an amazing client service.”

Lydia Mendola: Band 5 for Intellectual Property

Lydia Mendola is experienced at handling an array of copyright, trade mark and advertising matters. She often assists clients in the fashion, technology and media sectors.”

Francesco PortolanoBand 4 for Corporate / M&A

Francesco Portolano is an adept lawyer who often assists clients with regulatory matters and media tenders. His practice also includes acquisitions and establishment of joint ventures.”

Francesco is very analytical with high technical skills.”

“His business acumen and endless stamina make him the ideal trusted adviser that any client would like to have.”

Ginevra Sforza: “Associate to watch” and “Foreign Expert in France” for Corporate / M&A

Ginevra Sforza assists clients with acquisitions, management buyouts and capital increase matters. She is also experienced in cross-border mandates.”

Ginevra is very knowledgeable of international market standards. She is very responsive and up-and coming.”

“She is someone who is great to work with, a very focused lawyer.”

She is in control of all the details of the deal.



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