Matteo Bonelli


  • Business contracts, with focus on:
    • M&A deals, particularly those involving private equity and real estate funds
    • debt restructuring
    • group reorganisations
  • Corporate law
  • Mergers and demergers
  • Protection of minority shareholders
  • Corporate governance
  • Commercial litigation and arbitration
  • Business consultancy on extraordinary operations, mainly in relation to the following sectors:
    • infrastructures
    • renewable energies
    • real estate
    • fashion
  • Foreign languages: English


  • Member of the Real Estate Focus Team
  • Leader of the Family Businesses & SMEs Focus Team
  • Country partner for Russia and Eastern Europe
  • Made partner in 2006
  • Joined Bonelli e Associati in 1992, which evolved into BonelliErede

Ranking and Awards

The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directory listed Matteo as an experienced lawyer in the corporate law and real-estate fields in Italy.


  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Assistant to the professor of commercial law at the University of Milan (1992-1994)
  • Law degree from the University of Milan