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 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.


“Francesco Anglani is said to be competent, professional, constantly available at minimum notice, and has the ability to understand and adapt to complex organisational realities.”

(The Legal500 EMEA)


  • 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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