Monica Fantino


  • Commercial law and corporate law, with particular focus on:
  • M&A (both Italian and cross-border)
  • purchase and disposal of companies and business units
    • joint ventures
    • shareholders’ agreements
    • business agreements
  • Key sectors:
    • healthcare and life sciences, with particular focus on:
    • extraordinary transactions, including those covering multiple jurisdictions
    • assisting companies
    • preparing and negotiating commercial contracts (e.g. R&D contracts, distribution and joint-promotion agreements, consultancy agreements)

Foreign languages: English


  • Member of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Focus Team
  • Joined the firm in 2000
  • Visiting lawyer at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York (2005–2006)


The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories lists Monica as one of Italy’s major professionals in healthcare and life sciences.


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

Three new awards for BonelliErede at the Legalcommunity Corporate M&A Awards 2017 - 10 July 2017

BonelliErede received three new awards at the 2017 edition of the Legalcommunity Corporate M&A Awards held on 6 July. Following its recent success at the TopLegal Industry Awards, the firm was crowned “Pharma Corporate M&A Firm of the Year” thanks to the achievements of the Healthca …

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BonelliErede wins two awards at the TopLegal Industry Awards 2017 - 19 May 2017

BonelliErede was crowned “Infrastructure Firm of the Year” and “Biomedical Firm of the Year” at the 2017 TopLegal Industry Awards held on 18 May. In crowning the firm “Infrastructure Firm of the Year”, the judging panel crowned the firm “Infrastructure Firm of the Year” based on …

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