Antonella Negri


  • Employment law, with particular focus on:
    • Industrial relations, with particular focus on:
      • collective redundancies
      • business transfers, including businesses in financial difficulty
    • labour, trade-union and social security litigation
    • the drafting of individual employment contracts (e.g. for senior managers, expatriates, consultants and agents) and collective company agreements
    • management of relationships with all types of workers (e.g. employees, temporary staff, agents)
  • Key sectors:
    • healthcare and pharmaceuticals
    • engineering
    • insurance
    • consultancy and services
    • large-scale retail
  • Foreign Languages: English, French


  • Member of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Focus Team
  • Member of the Restructuring & Insolvency Focus Team
  • Member of the Shipping & Transport Focus Team
  • Made Partner in 2002
  • Joined the firm in 2001
  • Founding member of the Association of Italian Employment Lawyers

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Antonella as an experienced lawyer in the field of employment law.


“Antonella Negri, in addition to the absolute competence in the sector, has the ability to fully understand the customer’s needs and propose the most suitable solutions. She is able to quickly understand problems and to provide excellent solutions.”

(The Legal500 EMEA)


  • Member of the Italian Bar, admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court
  • Lecturer at the advanced school of labour, trade-union and social security law run by the Association of Italian Employment Lawyers
  • Law degree from the University of Milan

Knowledge Sharing

The United States, Mexico and Canada Agreement (“USMCA”)

With the conclusion of the ratification process, the United States Mexico and Canada Agreement (USMCA) is set to enter into force on July 1, 2020.  The USMCA, replacing the NAFTA, will notably limit the scope of using arbitration to resolve investment disputes to those concerning violation of …

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Achmea: the future of investment arbitration in Europe

The European Court of Justice’s controversial judgment in Achmea v Slovak Republic has cast serious doubt on the continued viability of arbitration under intra-EU bilateral investment treaties. In an interesting webinar available here, our four i …

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Third Party Funding: a useful tool to know in international arbitration

The funding of arbitration by a litigation funder on a non-recourse basis is a tool that can give companies access to massive amounts of capital and it can be tailored to meet the specific needs of the client. On 15 May 2018, BonelliErede held a seminar on TPF in international arbitration, d …

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A new team leader for the Healthcare and Life sciences Focus Team: Vincenzo Salvatore - 10 January 2019

BonelliErede renews the leadership of its Healthcare and Life sciences Focus Team with the appointment of Vincenzo Salvatore as the new Team Leader. Vincenzo Salvatore, Full Professor of European Union Law, joined BonelliErede in 2015, bringing his specific regulatory and compliance skills in t …

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