Andrea Silvestri


  • Tax law
  • National and international tax advice and litigation for companies, with particular focus on acquisitions and reorganisations
  • Assistance to some of the main financial operators (ex. private equity funds) in their financial transactions within the market
  • Tax proceedings and pre-litigation activities, frequently dealing with issues of particular importance in terms of complexity and value
  • Foreign languages: English


  • Team Leader of the Tax Litigation Focus Team
  • Member of the Infrastructure, Energy & Ecological Transition Focus Team
  • Member of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Focus Team
  • Made partner in 2004
  • Joined the firm in 2003
  • Founder of the firm’s Tax practice
  • Worked for one of the most prestigious Italian tax consultancy firms
  • Worked for a prestigious international consultancy firm based in Boston, USA
  • Author of numerous articles for Italian and international tax journals
  • Speaker at national and international law conferences

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Andrea as one of Italy’s major experts in tax law.


“He is an outstanding professional who is very much oriented towards solving problems.”

(Chambers & Partners)


  • Adjunct Professor of taxation at the LUISS Business School and LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome
  • Certificate in Corporate Governance from INSEAD Fontainebleau
  • Member of the Italian bar
  • Statutory auditor
  • Chartered accountant
  • Master’s in taxation from Boston University
  • PhD in tax law from La Sapienza University of Rome
  • Law degree from La Sapienza University of Rome
  • Degree in economics and business from LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome

Knowledge Sharing

The "Sostegni Ter" Law Decree and the tax aspects of the measures to counteract the increase in electricity prices for businesses

Certain provisions of the "Sostegni Ter" Decree raise some tax doubts: until the (much anticipated) decree to reorganise tax credit transferability is issued, the bonus has a limited scope for use by energy-intensive companies. Our

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On the move: a new Rome office for BonelliErede - 19 December 2016

BonelliErede’s team in Rome moved to the historical Palazzo Menotti at 39 Via Vittoria Colonna today – just a stone’s throw away from the Supreme Court. Designed by the 19th century entrepreneur and politician Carlo Menotti, the namesake building is in the heart of one of the oldest neigh …

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BonelliErede and the Tax Executives Institute (TEI) join forces for the TEI EMEA Autumn Conference - 17/18 November - 17 November 2016

The 2016 Tax Executives Institute (TEI) EMEA Autumn Conference kicks off today in Leiden, home to the oldest university in the Netherlands. This not-to-be-missed two-day event for tax professionals is organised by BonelliErede and the TEI EMEA Education Committee in conjunction with the Interna …

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BonelliErede crowned “Tax Firm of the Year” at the Legalcommunity Tax Awards 2016 - 24 March 2016

The 2016 edition of the Legalcommunity Tax Awards to celebrate excellence in the tax advisory was held in Milan on 22 March. BonelliErede received the most prestigious award: “Tax Firm of the Year”. Ten members of the tax team, led by Andrea Manzitti, Andrea Silvestri and Riccardo Ubaldini, …

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