BonelliErede expands its partnership: six new partners announced
19 December 2022

On 17 December, BonelliErede’s partners’ meeting approved the promotion to partner of six of the firm’s managing associates: Livia Cocca, Francesco Casamassa, Gianpaolo Ciervo, Daniele Gambirasio, Giulio Mazzotti and Giovanni Minuto.

Livia Cocca joined BonelliErede’s Milan office in 2008. She specialises in M&A and corporate law, with expertise across several industries, including energy, infrastructure and pharma. She is a member of the Infrastructure Focus Team and the Golden Power Task Force.

Francesco Casamassa joined the Milan office in 2011. He specialises in litigation and arbitration – with a focus on commercial, civil, bankruptcy, antitrust and corporate law – and is a member of the Competition Litigation Task Force.

Gianpaolo Ciervo has been working at the Milan office since 2010. He specialises in debt restructuring and corporate, banking and bankruptcy law and is a member of the following focus teams: Banks, Digital Innovation, and Restructuring & Insolvency.

Daniele Gambirasio has been with the firm since 2010 and is based in Genoa. He specialises in corporate law matters, extraordinary transactions, corporate crises, commercial litigation and capital markets and is a member of the Africa Team, with a focus on Ethiopia.

Giulio Mazzotti joined BonelliErede in 2011 and is based in Rome. He specialises in tax law, taxation of businesses, non-commercial entities and individuals, international taxation, and tax advice on financial and real estate transactions. He is a member of the following focus teams: Energy & Ecological Transition, Infrastructure, and Tax Litigation.

Giovanni Minuto has been with the firm since 2007 and is based in Milan. He specialises in international arbitration and litigation, with a focus on tenders, investment arbitration, commercial contracts and international private law. He is a member of the following focus teams: Construction & Engineering, International Arbitration, and Sports Law.

BonelliErede’s President, Stefano Simontacchi, and Managing Partner, Andrea Carta Mantiglia, had this to say: “We are happy to announce the promotion to partner of Livia, Francesco, Gianpaolo, Daniele, Giulio and Giovanni: young professionals specialised in different practice areas who we are sure will rise to the challenges ahead with renewed energy and continued success. These promotions are a successful part of a path we embarked on to nurture our people’s personal and professional development. One of the path’s many aims is to identify talent and foster growth within our firm – and indeed, it is a path we will proudly continue on in the years to come, with the goal of turning the paradigm shift taking place in the legal profession into a development opportunity not just for our people but also for the evolution of our firm”.

As a result of these promotions, BonelliErede now has 94 partners and almost 800 people total across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.