Luca De Menech

Managing Associate

+39 02 771131

luca.demenech@belex.com

Main office: Milan

Focus Team: Restructuring & Insolvency

Expertise

  • Employment law, with particular focus on:
    • assistance with drafting of employment and administration contracts for executives and top managers and incentive plans
    • assistance in court and out of court with problems related to the establishment, management and termination of employees’ contracts, agency agreements, and self-employed workers’ contracts
    • assistance with extraordinary transactions (company disposals, mergers, demergers, etc.), collective redundancies, the utilisation of welfare safety-net provisions (workers’ temporary redundancy funds, solidarity contracts)
    • problems relating to the management of employment relationships in companies subject to insolvency proceedings
    • management of the employment of executive management and expatriates
    • privacy in the employment sphere
    • claims for damages deriving from exposure to asbestos
    • management of internal auditing procedures and the actions resulting from these problems
    • management of employment relationships in professional sports companies
  • Industrial relations, with particular focus on:
    • assistance in to discussions and negotiations with trade unions
    • management of relations with government entities (e.g., Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Economic Development)
    • drafting of trade union agreements
  • Key sectors:
    • chemicals and pharmaceuticals
    • engineering
    • fashion
    • transport
    • services
  • Foreign languages: English

Background

  • Member of the Restructuring & Insolvency Focus Team
  • Joined the firm in 2006

Qualifications

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