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Announcing The Best Lawyers in Italy™ 2023

The results include an elite field of top lawyers and firms from Italy.

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June 22, 2022 05:55 PM

Best Lawyers® has highlighted the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession around the world for over 40 years. We use an extensive and thorough process of nomination and peer review voting, which allows us to offer unbiased legal referrals from the best lawyers in the world.

Lawyers who are nominated for consideration are voted on by currently recognized Best Lawyers® working in the same practice area and located in the same geographic region. Our awards and recognitions are based purely on the feedback we receive from these top lawyers. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo a thorough verification process to make sure they are currently still in private practice. Only then can these top lawyers be recognized by Best Lawyers.

The 2023 9th edition of The Best Lawyers in Italy™ recognizes the professional excellence of 994 lawyers in 50 practice areas, including 46 “Lawyer of the Year” recipients. “Lawyer of the Year” honors are awarded annually to only one lawyer per practice area in each region with extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinction

Italy Publication Statistics 2023

Publication Statistics

Here are highlights from the 2023 9th edition of The Best Lawyers in Italy™:

  • 994 Listed Lawyers
  • 50 Practice Areas Represented
  • 46 "Lawyer of the Year" Honorees
  • Eight “Law Firm of the Year” Awards

Milan is the metropolitan area with the most listed lawyers.

Top 10 Practice Areas Searched in Italy on www.bestlawyers.com:

  1. Corporate Law
  2. Banking and Finance Law
  3. Arbitration and Mediation
  4. Labor and Employment Law
  5. Litigation
  6. Criminal Defense
  7. Tax Law
  8. Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  9. Real Estate Law
  10. Restructuring and Insolvency Law

Top 10 Practice Areas in Italy by Number of Recognized Lawyers:

  1. Corporate Law
  2. Intellectual Property Law
  3. Banking and Finance Law
  4. Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  5. Litigation
  6. Tax Law
  7. Labor and Employment Law
  8. Restructuring and Insolvency Law
  9. Arbitration and Mediation
  10. Competition / EU Law

“Law Firm of the Year” awards are country and practice area specific. They are determined based on a handful of factors, including feedback from lawyers recognized by Best Lawyers® on individual lawyer and firm-wide work, the size and coverage of the firm in a specific practice area, historical analysis of the firm’s “Lawyer of the Year” awards in this area and research surrounding the firm’s overall scope and areas of expertise.

The 2023 "Law Firm of the Year" Recipients in Italy are:

  • BonelliErede
    • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Chiomenti
    • Banking and Finance Law
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
    • Competition / EU Law
  • Gianni & Origoni
    • Corporate Law
  • Pedersoli Studio Legale
    • Litigation
  • Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo e Soci
    • Labor and Employment Law
  • Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi e Associati
    • Tax Law
  • Trevisan & Cuonzo Avvocati
    • Intellectual Property Law


Interested in seeing Best Lawyers honorees in Italy? Use our Find a Lawyer tool to search by location and specialty.

Access the full report of Best Lawyers international releases, updated continuously.

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