Francesco Anglani


  • Assistance to corporate clients before the European Commission and national authorities
  • Corporate compliance and antitrust advice relating to the various distribution systems in Italy and abroad
  • Representation of clients before European and national courts
  • Assistance to national and international groups in preliminary proceedings for breach of regulations on restrictive practices and abuse of dominant position
  • Foreign languages: English, French


  • Team leader of the Luxury Focus Team
  • Member of the Insurance Focus Team
  • Member of the Sports Law Focus Team
  • Member of the Shipping, Transport & Logistics Focus Team
  • Member of the Competition Litigation Task Force
  • Made partner in 2015
  • Seconded to Slaughter and May in London (2007)
  • Joined the firm in 2002
  • Member of the board of the Consorzio Nazionale Raccolta e Riciclo Batterie (COBAT)
  • Member of the supervisory body of the Italian football premier league (Lega Calcio Serie A)
  • Member of the Società Unica Abruzzese di Trasporto S.p.A
  • General secretary of the Italian Antitrust Association
  • Speaker at numerous conferences, seminars and courses concerning EU law and competition law

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Francesco as an expert in Italy in antitrust law.


“He is always ready to deliver top-quality service with a deep knowledge of any question discussed.”
(Chambers & Partners)


  • Member of the Italian bar
  • PhD in comparative business and EU law and EU market law
  • LLM from King’s College of London
  • MA in house legal from University of Pescara
  • Law degree from the University of Teramo

Knowledge Sharing

The ECN+ DIRECTIVE: Main features and potential impact on Italy’s legal system

On 4 December 2018, the Council of the European Union approved the ECN + Directive, with the aim of empowering the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market: the ECN+ Directive want t …

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Another first in Italy: BonelliErede launches its Competition Litigation Task Force - 10 February 2021

BonelliErede has drawn on its strengths in civil litigation and competition law, its expertise in competition-related damages actions, and its proven track record to set up a new task force dedicated to competition litigation – the first of its kind in Italy. The Competition Litigation Task F …

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BonelliErede fields new Sports Law Focus Team - 27 July 2018

BonelliErede’s lawyers specialising in sports law have combined their forces to officially establish a dedicated Focus Team. The firm’s path to innovation continues with the formal announcement of a team of professionals from various practices, who have assisted athletes, sports clubs, inve …

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The Luxury Focus Team organises the event “E-commerce of branded products: risks and opportunities for businesses” - 11 July 2017

BonelliErede’s Luxury Focus Team, in collaboration with INDICAM and Assorologi, hosted the event “E-commerce of branded products: risks and opportunities for businesses” in Milan. The meeting brought together representatives from numerous fashion companies and offered an opportunity to ex …

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