Elisabetta Varni


  • Corporate law
  • Bankruptcy law, with particular focus on:
    • insolvency and extraordinary receivership proceedings and consequent liability claims, claw-back actions, proofs of claim and objections to the admission of proof of debt
    • pre-bankruptcy settlement agreements with creditors
    • debt restructuring
  • Foreign Languages: English


  • Member of the Restructuring & Insolvency Focus Team
  • Made partner in 2014
  • Joined in 2001
  • Visiting foreign lawyer at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Amsterdam (2006)

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Elisabetta as an expert in Italy in bankruptcy law and corporate restructuring.


“She knows her way around the rules and the case law, and has a good sense of what the judge would think. She’s very practical”

(Chambers & Partners)


  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Law degree from the University of Genoa