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Who We Are 2017-11-16T18:30:13+00:00

ITALIAN LAWYERS IN ENGLAND

At Palazzo Law Boutique we have built up a team of Italian lawyers in England with a solid business background and experience of providing bespoke legal advice and assistance on Italian law. Our team consists of two fully qualified Italian lawyers – one of which is also registered at the Solicitor Authority of London as Registered European Lawyer (Sra no 636040) – who are regularly admitted to practice law in Italy and comply with the Italian lawyers code of conduct, as well as an Italian legal specialist and a fully qualified Albanian lawyer who is registered at the Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano as Avvocato Stabilito. We operate in England as Exception European Lawyers (Solicitor Authority no. 637562) and are uniquely regulated by the Italian Law Society.

Why should you trust our Italian lawyers in England?

We cannot say whether our Italian lawyers in England are the best or not for you. That is for you to decide. But what we can say is that they will work to achieve the best outcome, for you and for our firm.

Our lawyers have a considerable experience assisting English and Italian speaking clients, both in Italy and UK. They are renewed for giving straightforward legal advice in plain English and Italian. Moreover, they are able to help you simplify complex issues that can occur when facing cultural and linguistic barriers. 

They offer: 

  • High quality legal skills;
  • solid understanding of contract law;
  • knowledge of commercial entrepreneurial business and language skills;
  • assistance and representation across a wide spectrum of courts and tribunals in Italy;
  • multi-language services, with clients communication in English, Italian and Spanish;
  • strong ethical code and best practice;
  • bespoke legal services in a timely and cost-effective way.
  • legal services uniquely alienated our own background and experience. At this end, each of us operates within a specific jurisdiction and is specialised across a specific area of advice.

How can our Italian lawyers in England help you?

 

We recognise that in today’s business commercial environment, clients can be overwhelmed by the cultural and linguistic barriers given by foreign legal systems. Our team of Italian lawyers in England has a good understanding of various legal jurisdictions and has acquired substantial experience in assisting English, Spanish and Italians speaking clients dealing with foreign legal issues.

By providing a bespoke level of service, we are able to assist you in a wide range of Italian legal sectors. For mentioning some, Italian real estate, tax, intellectual property, will and probate, Italian citizenship and immigration. On the other hand, we can offer advocacy, analysis, and advice on all aspects of domestic and international contract law matters, from drafting to negotiating, supporting clients’ day-to-day operations and tacking specific projects. They use the most advanced tools, resources, and techniques to analyse, develop, and represent your case.

Whether thinking of investing abroad, moreover, we can assist you at any stage of the internalisation process by:

  • performing a preliminary analysis of the law in place in the target market;
  • choosing the most appropriate entry strategy, whether contractual arrangements or equity structures;
  • negotiating, drafting, concluding domestic and complex international arrangements;
  • setting up the legal entity;
  • developing a tax plan;
  • looking for funds and financing retrieval for your business;
  • dealing with intellectual property matters;
  • obtaining any other support for developing and managing the business.

How much does it cost?

First of all, we offer a free initial case assessment and consultation for your case.

Once contacted us, an Italian lawyer will get in touch with you and answer all of your questions. This means you will have a good understating of your legal case from the outset and avoid underestimating any legal risk.

Each client’s case is different and refers to various legal issues, simple or complex. Accordingly, we cannot indicate a fixed amount right now.

We will discuss with you our fees on a bespoke basis and let you know what funding options may be available to you. Based on the Italian Tariff Regulations for Lawyers (D.M. 10/03/2014 n. 55), we calculate our quotes according to urgency, complexity, and value of the case.  The payment instructions are generally sent upon receipt of a request for legal advice or assistance. Furthermore, we can always develop a fully bespoke monthly payment according to your needs.

Our Italian lawyers in England will only charge you for the work we do and the level of expertise necessary to find the best solution for you.

  • Compulsory costs

On top of our legal fees, the following costs are compulsory by law:

– Out-of-pocket expenses (the costs that are paid on your behalf – for example, travel and accommodation expenses if your lawyer needs to travel for your case. Of course, all these costs are justified with their receipts);

– General expenses (fixed by law at 15%);

– Lawyer Pension Fund Contribution (“C.P.A.” – fixed by law at 4%);

– VAT (fixed by law at 22% – if applicable).

OUR TEAM OF ITALIAN LAWYERS IN ENGLAND

DAVIDE PALAZZO

FOUNDER AND ITALIAN QUALIFIED LAWYER 

Davide Palazzo is an Italian native lawyer specialised in international law trade matters. He mainly deals with commercial contracts, customs, intellectual property, export control and/or sales tax issue on daily basis. 

Once he graduated in law at UCSC International of Milan in 2013, Davide started working at Tasca Law Firm – a prestigious Italian law firm specialised in taxation, pharmaceutical, insurance, merger and acquisition, joint venture and international contracts. Here he was mainly assisted in providing individuals and businesses with bespoke advice on all the aspects of Italian law. For mentioning some, taxation, contracts, Intellectual property, insurance and pharmaceutical law.   

In 2015 Davide moved to London for working at Black Lion law firm – a British law firm specialised in financial irregularities. 

He now operates between Italy and Uk providing legal assistance to Italian and foreign businesses of all size. As such, Davide is a member of the Milan bar association and is registered as European Lawyers at the Solicitors Regulation Authority in London.

Education:

  • Il Sole 24 Ore S.p.A., master’s degree in international trade law, 2016.
  • UCSC International, law degree, 2013.
  • Il Sole 24 Ore S.p.A., specialisation course in business and legal English.

Qualifications: Italy (Avvocato).

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Jurisdictions : Italy and United Kingdom

Practical areas: international commercial agreements, joint venture, merger and acquisitions, IP

Languages: Italian and English.

FRANCESCO MIRIZZI

OF COUNSEL – LEGAL SPECIALIST FOR THE CHINA’S MARKET 

Francesco is an expert legal specialist (qualified in Italy) who operates in China. He is specialised in Corporate law, international commercial contracts, M&A, foreign investment and IP.

In 2011, Francesco obtained a law degree at University of Bari.

In Addition of the above, he has attended several specialist law courses regarding international law. For mentioning some, a PhD in comparative law and a master’s degree in international trade law.

Over the last years, he has been working on behalf of several law firms. After collaborating with BOSS & YOUNG – a leading law firm established in China specialised corporate law, foreign direct investment, M&A, intellectual property, real estate – he is now working as international associate at Grandway Law Offices.

Languages: Italian and English.

Practical areas:

  • international agreements;
  • corporate;
  • M&A;
  • Intellectual property;
  • foreign investments, with particular focus on China’s market.

Education:

  • Il Sole 24 Ore S.p.A., master’s degree in international trade law and legal business English, 2016.
  • Visiting Ph.D, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.
  • University of Bari, Ph.D. comparative law, 2014.
  • Law degree, 2011, University of Bari.

Qualifications: Italy.

ROSARIO ALMIENTO

OF COUNSEL  

Rosario Almiento is a skilled criminal-tax lawyer with over 15 years of practice.

He operates primarily in Italy.

Once graduated in law at University of Bari in 1993, Rosario qualified to practice law since 1998. As such, he is also registered as a barrister of Supreme Court of Cassation since 2011.

He has in-depth experience in assisting, both on contentious and non-contentious matters, individuals and companies, public and private, operating in the field of international trade.

Rosario oversaw the implementation of several regulatory provisions concerning transparency and anti-corruption, Procurement Code and the Environmental Code, and occupational safety.

Moreover, he is the legislative committee president of the National Association of public transport companies in Italy since 2014.

Rosario is regularly admitted to the Law Society of Brindisi, Italy.

Qualifications: Italy (Avvocato).

Practical areas:

  • criminal economic law;
  • tax law.

Education:

  • Specialisation course in Bankruptcy, 2005.
  • University of Bari, law degree, 1993.
  • Specialisation course in Bankruptcy Proceedings, in 2003.
  • XI National Specialisation Course for criminal lawyers, 2008.
  • Specialisation course in Tax Law, 1996.

Languages: Italian and English

JONA BUNKU

OF COUNSEL – ALBANIAN QUALIFIED LAWYER 

Jona is a multilingual lawyer skilled in custom law and international agreements.

In 2006, she graduated in law at University Carlo Cattaneo and qualified to practice law since 2015.

Jona obtained a master’s degree in international commercial law at “Il Sole 24 Ore”, Milan, in 2016.

In addition of the above, she also attended a specialised course in customs law at University of Insubria, Como, Italy.

Jona describes herself as committed and precise person who adapts quickly to the most various surroundings, both in the workplace and in her personal life.

Currently, she is regularly admitted to the Law Society of Tirana, Albania.

Practical areas:

customs law, international commercial agreements.

Education:

  • Specialisation course in custom law and international commercial law, University of Insubria, Como, Italy, 2016.
  • Master’s degree in international trade law and business legal English, “Il Sole 24 ore, 2016”.
  • JD in Law. Università Carlo Cattaneo – Liuc Castellanza Faculty of Law, 2006.

Qualifications: Albania.

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