PIROLA PENNUTO ZEI & ASSOCIATI
Via Vittor Pisani, 20
Tel: +39 02 66 99 51
Fax: +39 02 66 91 800
Other offices: Rome, Turin, Padua, Bologna, Naples, Parma, Verona, Brescia, London, Beijing
Senior Partner: Giuseppe Pirola
Chief Executive Committee: Massimo Cremona, Sergio Pennuto, Stefano Tronconi.
Board of Directors: Giuseppe Pirola, Sergio Pennuto, Massimo Cremona, Maurizio Bernardi, Nicola Antoniozzi, Lorenzo Banfi, Massimo Di Terlizzi, Andrea Gottardo, Eldo N Menchinella, Luciano Patelli, Marcello Romano, Stefano Tronconi
Number of partners: 34
Number of lawyers: 150
Number of tax consultants: 350
Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati was established in the 1970s as a partnership by a group of specialists. The firm provides tax and legal services to medium and large-sized companies and multinational groups and has continually sought to reinforce its multidisciplinary approach by creating specialized centres of excellence. The firm has eleven offices, nine in Italy (Milan, Rome, Turin, Padua, Bologna, Brescia, Naples, Verona, Parma), one in London and one in Beijing and is composed of 150 business lawyers and 350 tax consultants.
Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati clients can rely on a firm which adopts the most advanced information technology systems and offers the highest standards in the practice of law, in-depth industry knowledge and a long-term approach to client relationships. The firm focuses on selected areas of practice as guarantee for competence and top quality of the tax and legal services provided, thereby increasing efficiency and combining the trust relationship between the professional and the client with organisational skills in order to manage complex operations.
The strategic presence of the firm in some of the most dynamic Italian cities and the in-depth knowledge of local environment grant clients an effective support to their operations in the Italian market.
Among Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati professionals there are lawyers who are admitted to practise in foreign jurisdictions, thereby providing clients with direct access internationally. In fact, as to UK and France, specific desks have been created, each of them headed by a counsel admitted in the relevant jurisdiction. The Asian desk is staffed with Italian lawyers speaking English and Chinese, well experienced in China's and India's legal and economic environment. The firm has close links with the world's leading tax and law firms and is focused to an internationalisation policy to better serve clients' interests.
Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati offers a broad range of tax and legal solutions in the areas of Italian, EU and international law, in all transactional matters and litigation contexts. The firm advises many of Italy's leading corporations and several major Italian banks, both domestically and abroad. The representation of foreign clients both in Italy and internationally constitutes a significant part of the firm's practice.
Areas of practice:
Corporate Law, M&A and Private Equity; Banking and Finance; Tax Consultancy (Tax Planning, VAT, Transfer Price, Litigation); Tax Litigation; Litigation; Insolvency and Corporate Reorganization; Antitrust and European Law; Employment; Media Entertainment and Telecommunications, Intellectual Property & Information Technology; Privacy and Information Protection; Insurance Law, Administrative, Energy and Environmental Law; Real Estate.
Italian, English, French, German, Hebrew, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese.