Alessandro De Nicola


  • Corporate law
  • Corporate governance
  • Compliance
  • M&A
  • Resolution of complex disputes
  • Foreign languages: English and French


  • Joined BonelliErede in 2024
  • Member of the Digital Innovation Focus Team
  • Member of the Corporate Compliance & Investigations Focus Team
  • Member of the Corporate Governance Focus Team
  • Was managing partner and then senior partner at the Italian offices of an international law firm, where he also served on the firm’s Global Board
  • Was managing partner at an Italian law firm that was part of a Big Four accounting firm’s network
  • Member of several 231 supervisory bodies, advisory boards and boards of directors at Italian and international companies and financial institutions
  • Author of textbooks and publications on corporate law and compliance
  • Editor of a publication on business contracts put out by Il Sole 24 Ore, entitled I Contratti d’Impresa

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Alessandro as one of Italy’s top experts in corporate law, M&A and compliance


“Alessandro De Nicola is a lawyer of great knowledge in various fields as well as an authority in the field of compliance”

(Chambers and Partners)


  • Adjunct professor of comparative business and European law at Bocconi University (Milan)
  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • MBA from Cambridge University
  • PhD in Corporate Law and Economics from Cambridge University
  • LLM from Cambridge University
  • Law degree from Cattolica University of Milan

BonelliErede expands its team by adding 15 professionals - 14 February 2024

BonelliErede has strengthened its ranks with the arrival of 15 professionals led by Alessandro De Nicola from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe’s Milan offices. The addition of the new team members – who will be based in Milan – is part of a wider strategy to consolidate the firm’s Leg …

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