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Francesco started his professional career in 1994 at the Brussels office of the law firm De Berti & Jacchia. He subsequently worked with the firms Simmons & Simmons and Lombardi Molinari, where he held the position of junior partner. From 2007 to 2019, he was “of counsel” at Bird & Bird law firm. He was legal counsel for a leading Italian venture capital fund and visiting lawyer for 3i Group plc. From 2020 to 2023 he was partner at hi.lex law firm. Starting from 2024 he is partner at Alpeggiani Avvocati Associati (A3Lex).

He focuses on corporate law, primarly on M&A and extraordinary transactions in general. He has gained significant experience in venture capital and private equity transactions, both domestically and internationally. He has served on the boards of directors of several companies. He regularly gives lectures and seminars on venture capital and corporate law.


  • Graduated magna cum laude, Università degli Studi di Bari – 1993

Professional Registers
  • Milan Bar Association
Practice Areas


Corporate / M&A

We assist companies, financial institutions and investment banks in the structuring and implementation of extraordinary transactions

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Private Equity / Venture Capital

We have accrued an extensive experience in assisting domestic and international private equity, venture capital and private debt funds

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Banking & Finance

We deal with the preparation, negotiation and execution of structured financing contracts in support of LBOs, Corporate M&A

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Corporate restructuring and crisis

We have specific and consolidated experience in corporate restructuring and crises

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Commercial Law

We constantly provide assistance in the drafting and negotiation of a wide range of commercial contracts

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Litigation and Arbitration

We offer assistance on all areas of operation and on the matters we deal with, both in and out of court

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Wide range of employment law matters

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We routinely provide advice and assistance to Italian and foreign clients in the evaluation and implementation of Italian Privacy

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Real Estate

We have specific expertise and experience in the property sector, accrued through assisting some of the main operators

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Administrative Law

We assist Italian and foreign clients, public administrations, public companies and joint ventures between private and public entities in carrying out activities regulated by public law

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Intellectual Property

We provide advice and assistance on matters relating to the creation, protection and exploitation of inventions and models, trademarks and other distinctive signs

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Family Assets and Trusts

Advice and assistance in relation to the allocation, protection and development of family assets

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231 and Criminal Law

Advice and assistance to Italian and foreign clients in the preparation and implementation of the so-called compliance programmes

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Regulatory and Antitrust

We assist investment firms, asset management companies and banks in connection with all requirements relating to the provision of financial and banking services in Italy and abroad

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