Massimo Brizzi

Avv. Massimo Brizzi was born in Florence in 1957 and graduated in 1982 with mention. He practiced at Olivetti Leasing S.p.a. as in-house legal consultant in charge of the development of the computerization of the legal services afterwards he gained experience at Watt, Tieder Killian & Hoffar’s Law Firm of Washington D.C., U.S.A and Cameron Markby’s Law Firm of London, United Kingdom. When back to Italy, he co-founded first Roberto Tassi & Associati Law Firm,  then Brizzi Burgio Cuccurullo Sarti Law Firm. Later, he practiced as an independent and finally has joint Leading Law.

Massimo Brizzi has an extensive experience in domestic, international and cross border transactions. His areas of practice are business and contract law, corporate law with focus on insurance companies, asset planning with focus on asset protection, inheritance planning and generation shift, and finally tax law.

Knowledge of languages: fluent in English.


Practice areas


Business Law

– All and any business agreement, including but not being limited to, agency and distribution, franchising, leasing, sale of goods and services, trade-mark patent and know licensing and in general intellectual property, fine arts law, IT law (including internet frauds), commercial and residential property transactions focusing on tourist residential complex and hotel resorts, all and any corporate agreement (please see below).


Corporate Law

– Setting up of companies of any kind whatsoever, corporate and contractual joint-ventures, branches and subsidiaries, representative offices, group reorganizations, company repatriation and relocation, mergers & acquisitions, spin offs, share for share transactions, shareholders agreements, infra-group agreements. This area of practice includes the management of the authorization procedure for licensed businesses such as insurance, banking and financial businesses.

Estate Planning

– Estate planning for high net worth individuals involved in multiple legal jurisdictions aiming at: (i) the asset protection or part thereof; (ii) inheritance planning; (iii) generation shift of successful family businesses. All of the above making use, inter alia, of special purpose vehicles, hybrid companies, trusts and the like.


– Tax relating to all the above referenced transactions as well advice and assistance relating to all and any tax issues, including, but not limited to, international treaties and double tax agreements, real property taxation, royalties, dividends and capital gains, interest and financial income, controlled foreign companies and transfer pricing, trusts, v.a.t. and sales tax, all of the above having regard to anti avoidance and anti-abuse rules.

Lungarno Amerigo Vespucci 8
50123 Florence – Italy
T + 39 055 292 345
M + 39 329 6160 820

Corporate law and M&AFiscal LawCommercial LawReorganization of Personal Assets
Vittorio Corelli

Vittorio Maria Corelli

Expert in civil, banking and commercial law in judicial and extrajudicial fields. Consultancy in national and international contractual matters and regular consultant for major national clients in the banking, insurance, financial and services sectors in the field of credit risk management and out-of-court and judicial management of non-performing loans. In recent years he has gained significant experience in the field of Digital Law and misleading and comparative advertising.

Banking and Financial lawCredit risk managementInsurance lawNational and international contracts

Stefania Mancinelli

She is a lawyer registered in the Lodi bar since 2001 and graduated in Law in 1996 from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan. She worked with a leading law firm in the area, where she gained twenty years of professional experience, having as reference customers banks, companies (partnerships or corporations), Bankruptcy Trustees. Since 2015, she has been a founding partner of the Gruppi e Mancinelli Law Firm, and assists clients in the fields of debt collection, banking law, bankruptcy law, commercial law, real estate law, both in extrajudicial and judicial matters.

LitigationCriminal Bankruptcy LawCivil Law

Enrico Maria Picco

Expert in civil and commercial law in the judicial and extrajudicial fields with particular attention to national and international contracts and M&A transactions. He is expert in assisting clients in the drafting and negotiation of commercial distribution agreements, agency agreements, sale and purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, risk and revenue sharing agreements, EPC contracts, shareholder agreements, and in general, in the drafting and negotiation of any contract or general contract conditions in the industrial sector. He also coordinates our M&A Team in stock exchange listing transactions and company acquisitions in Italy and abroad, together with our partners in Europe, USA, United Arab Emirates, China and South East Asia. Experience gained both as a freelance lawyer and as a General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer in leading Multinational Industrial Groups in the Aerospace, Defense, Engineering, Chemical, Telecommunications, Railway and Information Technology sectors. He deals with consultancy on Health & Safety and Environmental Law in the industrial field, as well as Compliance. In this context, he contributed to the drafting of numerous Organization, Management and Control Models 231/2001 and is/was chairman/member in the SB 231 of leading Italian companies. Expert in I.T.A.R. and DUAL –USE. He has been dealing with civil liability and medical malpractice for years. It also collaborates with various associations to protect the so-called weaker groups and has dedicated himself to some important cases of victims of discrimination, mobbing, straining, stalking and bullying in the workplace and school.

Corporate law and M&ACivil Law Environmental law
junior partner

Carlo Alberto Romagnoli

After graduating with full marks from the University of Turin, he began his professional career at the family law firm and then entered, once he was licensed to practice as a lawyer, in the Leadinglaw network. After completing his university, he continued his training in the innovative field of agri-food law, earning in 2019 the second level master’s degree in Food law at the Luiss University of Rome. He currently works in the firm’s innovation team and provides in particular judicial and extrajudicial assistance in the field of contracts and corporate law at the service of national and international companies and start-ups.


LitigationStart up and Innovation National and international contracts
junior partner

Valentina Castagno

After having obtained the master’s degree in Law at the University of Turin with full marks, she developed the main skills in the assistance of parental and non-parental couples, both during separation and divorce, as well as in the management of practices that affect minors before the Juvenile Court.

Furthermore, as a result of the continuus assistance and consultancy provided in the corporate subject, she have developed a broad knowledge of national and international commercial contracts, compliance, privacy and credit risk management.

Data protection complianceFamily LawNational and international contracts