Giovanni Domenichini


  • Corporate law, with particular focus on:
    • restructuring/bankruptcy
    • extraordinary finance operations
    • capital markets
  • Litigation
  • Bankruptcy proceedings

Foreign languages: English


  • Member of the Corporate Governance Focus Team
  • Made Of counsel in 2014
  • Joined in 1999
  • Managing partner of the firm (1999-2001)

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Giovanni as a professional with consolidated experience in the area of company law and corporate restructuring in Italy


Market sources highlight his “great standing” in the Italian restructuring market, with one highly impressed client describing him as “the best of all.”

(Chambers & Partners)


  • Professor of commercial law at the department of Economics of the University of Genoa (since 1995)
  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Specialisation from the legal department of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa
  • Law degree from the University of Pisa

Eighth edition of the Franco Bonelli Memorial Scholarship kicks off - 31 January 2024

For the eighth year now, BonelliErede is granting two scholarships in memory of one of its founders, Franco Bonelli, to enable young law graduates to further their studies abroad. The scholarships are open to graduates who: (a) achieved a score of at least 105 at an Italian university or an equ …

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BonelliErede introduces its ESG group - 30 November 2021

BonelliErede has launched a multidisciplinary ESG group in response to the ever more important ESG (environmental, social and governance) challenges facing the corporate world today. The ESG group is an offshoot of the firm’s Corporate Governance Focus Team, which will oversee its work. It br …

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Children in Protracted Crises Conference on the difficulties faced by millions of children around the world - 14 June 2017

BonelliErede was the main sponsor of the conference “Children in Protracted Crises” in Genoa on 16 June, hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa and Enrico De Barbieri (Honorary Consul of South Africa). The conference was aimed at raising public awareness of the difficulties f …

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