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Italian desk

The Italian Desk offers highly specialised, multilingual advice on all aspects of commercial law. We have many years of experience in advising Italian companies and investors on their transactions and business in Germany as well as on German investments in Italy. The Italian Desk is the key, Italian-speaking port of call for our Italian clients. It manages the brief, if necessary, in conjunction with the respective specialists at RITTERSHAUS and experts outside the legal field, such as external tax advisors and auditors. Clients are therefore guaranteed not only the best of advice but advice that is delivered in their native language. This ensures that there are no misunderstandings of complex issues. Our Italian clients receive our opinions, expert reports and other working results in Italian. We support German companies and private investors in Italy and the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland with an exclusive network of leading law firms, tax consultancies and auditors, credit institutions and M&A advisors with whom we have worked together successfully on numerous transactions.

Main Areas of Expertise
  • Support of companies in cross-border M&A transactions

  • Restructuring

  • Support of German investors entering the Italian market

  • Advice on company succession

  • Structuring advice for German investors acquiring real estate in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland and Northern Italy

  • Sales contracts for Italian companies

  • Cross-border legal disputes

Memberships
  • German-Italian Association of Lawyers

  • German Bar Association of Italy (DAV Italy)

  • European Court of Arbitration, Strasbourg

  • German-Italian Chamber of Commerce Milan (AHK)

  • Italian Chamber of Commerce Munich