Marco Passalacqua


  • In and out-of-court assistance to Italian and international clients in proceedings regarding:
    • bankruptcy and insolvency
    • debt restructuring
    • civil and commercial litigation
    • business and company law
    • national and international arbitration

Foreign languages: English, French, Spanish


  • Member of the Debt Capital Markets Focus Team
  • Member of the Restructuring & Insolvency Focus Team
  • Country partner for Latin America
  • Made partner in 2009
  • Joined as Of counsel in 2007
  • Worked at U.N.C.I.TRA.L. in the international insolvency law department (2002)

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Marco as an expert in Italy in bankruptcy law and corporate restructuring.


“He is brilliant, capable of finding innovative and fast solutions.”

(Chambers and Partners)


  • Adjunct lecturer on corporate crises and recovery at the European University of Rome, department of economics and management innovation (2014-2015)
  • Member of the Italian Bar, admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione)
  • Law degree from L.U.I.S.S. Guido Carli University of Rome

Chambers Europe Awards 2018, BonelliErede is "Italy Law Firm of the Year" - 3 January 2019

On Friday 20 April 2018 the Chambers Europe Awards were held, organised by the Chambers & Partners international legal guide, which awards law firms active in Europe based on research from the last twelve months. This year, BonelliErede received the award for “Italy Law Firm of the Ye …

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