Marcello Giustiniani


  • Employment law, with particular focus on:
    • management of relationships with senior management
    • remuneration of senior management in regulated sectors
    • corporate crises, including mass redundancies
    • corporate reorganisation for extraordinary transactions
    • assistance with trade-union negotiations
    • social security contributions
    • international mobility of employees
    • competition and confidentiality
    • litigation
    • corporate governance
  • Foreign languages: English, French


  • Former member of the Board as Executive Director (co-managing partner 2013-2018)
  • Member of the Corporate Governance Focus Team
  • Member of the Restructuring & Insolvency Focus Team
  • Member of the Sports Law Focus Team
  • Member of the Digital Innovation Focus Team (strategic support)
  • Partner since BonelliErede was founded
  • Member of the Board of Directors of beLab S.p.A. (a public limited company wholly owned by BonelliErede) since July 2020
  • Former partner at a Milan-based boutique employment law firm

Ranking and Awards

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


“He is widely regarded as a top player in the market and a phenomenal labour lawyer.”

(Chambers & Partners)


  • Professor of employment law at the Milan Bar association’s forensic school
  • Lecturer at the advanced school of labour, trade-union and social welfare law run by the Associazione Giuslavoristi Italiani, of which Marcello is a founding member
  • Member of the Italian Bar, admitted to practice clients before the Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione)
  • Member of the Italian Journalists’ Association
  • Law degree from the University of Milan

BonelliErede, Cometa Formazione scs and ITA2030 together for a job placement office for Ukrainian refugees, with the support of the Municipality of Milan - 13 June 2022

Today the job placement office for Ukrainian refugees that opened its doors on 10 May is being officially inaugurated at BonelliErede’s office in Via Marostica. The office, known as the Help Centre, has already helped many refugees find work. The idea was devised by BonelliErede, leader in le …

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Supporting the environment: 400 trees planted in Milan by BonelliErede, Magnetic Media Network and Xerox, in collaboration with Rete Clima - 23 December 2021

BonelliErede, Magnetic Media Network (MMN) and Xerox, in collaboration with Rete Clima, came together to plant 400 trees in Cormano, a suburb of Milan’s Parco Nord. The reforestation was the final step in the process of updating BonelliErede’s printers, for which the firm relied on MMN. Var …

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BonelliErede’s alternative legal services provider beLab enhances its services and becomes a company - 14 October 2020

Innovation, technology and scalability: these are the traits that distinguish the services offered by beLab, BonelliErede’s alternative legal service provider, which is now a newly incorporated public limited company. Alessandro Musella, president of the new company, commented: “beLab has s …

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