- The new entity will count approximately 350 professionals located in the Milan, Turin and Rome offices, with a combined turnover of more than EUR 120 million (as at 2022)
- The combination of the three groups creates a leader in the Italian legal market
Milan, July 26th 2023 – The Partners of Gattai, Minoli, Partners and Pedersoli, together with Carlo Montagna and Stefano Cacchi Pessani announced today the creation of a law firm named PedersoliGattai.
The Firm will be active from January 1st 2024 and will count on about 350 professionals, including 64 partners across the Milan, Rome and Turin offices.
The new Firm is born from the alliance of two of Italy’s most prestigious Italian law firms and a third group of professionals, which includes Partners Enrico Vaccaro, Alessandro Capogrosso and Elisabetta Bellini along with a team. Three groups of professionals of major standing and reputation that boast a great tradition and a history of success, whom together give life to a firm able to position itself immediately at the very top of the Italian legal market.
A modern, full service firm, of cutting edge excellence, founded on strong ethical and professional values, that aims at attracting the best talents in the market and investing in their professional growth path.
As a result of the merger, clients will benefit of a 360-degree advice with a wealth of experience and professionalism acquired by the three groups in extrajudicial and judicial assistance, working together across the various practices at the Firm.
PedersoliGattai can count on strong, long-standing relationships with some of the most prestigious foreign law firms, placing itself in a privileged position to assist Italian and foreign clients in cross-border transactions.
Carlo Pedersoli will be Chairman and Bruno Gattai Managing Partner and they will both be members of a broader Executive Committee, together with two Deputy Managing Partners Stefano Cacchi Pessani and Carlo Re – in which all three founding groups will be equally represented.
A Supervisory Board comprising Carlo Pedersoli, Antonio Pedersoli, Bruno Gattai, Luca Minoli and Carlo Montagna will guarantee the founding values of the new partnership.
Carlo Pedersoli commented: “We are thrilled about this important development. PedersoliGattai is the perfect integration of highly experienced professionals with the ability to offer its clients premium-quality advice, enhancing a long and prestigious tradition at the highest levels of the market. A group of recognised and esteemed professionals is a guarantee, also for the benefit of our younger colleagues, of the continuity over time of those values that have always distinguished our approach, geared towards the creation of a modern firm of cutting edge excellence”.
Bruno Gattai stated: “We are happy and proud to have managed to bring together, in one large firm, two of the most important so-called super boutiques of the country, together with a group of friends and excellent professionals. We are sure it is an extraordinary transaction in the Italian legal market which immediately places us at the top, with the size and resources to invest in technology, in our young talents and in those we will be able to attract. At the same time, we are consolidating the two major founding firms creating the conditions that will ensure an outstanding future that goes far beyond the horizon of their founders”.
Carlo Montagna, who will be a member of the Executive Committee and leader of the third group founding PedersoliGattai, added: “Today a new, large firm is born. Its mission is to provide excellent quality, modern and timely service to domestic and international clients. The Firm will primarily focus on M&A and high-end litigation, but is equipped with professionals capable to successfully deal with all areas of law. We will do so with the utmost respect for ethical values and human relationships, the founding principles of working together and the ability to grow and attract the best talents in the market. For this reason, Stefano Cacchi Pessani, Enrico Vaccaro, Alessandro Capogrosso, Elisabetta Bellini and I are proud to be part of the creation of this new Firm. Finally, we thank very much the firm we come from which represents a milestone in our professional and human growth“.
Further information available at the following link: PedersoliGattai
Gattai, Minoli, Partners
Gattai, Minoli, Partners was founded in 2012 by a group of professionals, former colleagues in a large international firm. It opened its doors with about 30 professionals and now counts over 180 in its Milan and Rome offices.
This exceptional growth has brought Gattai, Minoli, Partners to be one of the major firms in the Italian market. A full-service law firm of excellence, a reference point in mergers and acquisitions, with a recognised leadership in the assistance to private equity funds.
Pedersoli Studio Legale
Pedersoli is one of the most renowned and respected independent law firms in Italy founded as Avv. Alessandro Pedersoli Law Firm in 1958. It has over 160 professionals today in its offices in Milan, Turin and Rome.
With a over 60-years history, the Firm stands out for its experience, independence, international expertise and excellence in all areas in which it operates. The Firm boasts a long tradition and extensive expertise in providing both out-of-court and judicial assistance including arbitration, to the most important industrial and banking groups, as well as leading entrepreneurial families.
The Third Group of professionals
A cohesive and well-established team. The team includes well-regarded professionals with decades of experience in all areas of M&A, extraordinary transactions and capital markets, who have developed a consolidated and recognised market position assisting institutional clients, private equity funds and industrial players in sophisticated transactions with an international scope in various industries, including banking and finance, insurance and payments, luxury and infrastructure and transport.