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


  • Co-managing partner of the firm
  • Board member
  • Member of the Corporate Governance Focus Team
  • Member of the Innovation and Digital Transformation (strategic support).


  • Partner since BonelliErede was founded


  • Former partner at a Milan-based boutique employment law firm

Ranking and Awards

At the IX edition of the TopLegal Awards he was crowned Managing partner of the year together with Stefano Simontacchi

The “Chambers & Partners” and “The Legal 500 EMEA” international legal directories list Marcello Giustiniani among the leading labour law experts 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 awards two “Franco Bonelli” scholarships

BonelliErede honours the extraordinary legacy of its founder Franco Bonelli by annually granting two scholarships to law graduates who wish to complete their studies in the subjects he addressed in his writings (corporate law and corporate governance, privatization, international trade law, ant …

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A new international practice and a new cooperation in Egypt to consolidate development in Africa and the Middle East

Angelino Alfano joins the Milan office of BonelliErede as Of Counsel for the new Public International Law & Economic Diplomacy Focus Team Ziad Bahaa-Eldin, former Egyptian deputy Prime Minister, will be managing the Egyptian law office that will cooperate with BonelliErede   BonelliEr …

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Raffaele Cassano joins BonelliErede partnership

BonelliErede further strengthens its ranks with new administrative law partner – Raffaele Cassano. Raffaele (43) will join the Rome office in September, following many years at other major national and international law firms. He is expert at protecting clients’ interests in litigation and …

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