Simone Giacosa

Graduated in law in 2009, he carried out his professional experience at the Law Firm Avvocato Zaccone e Associati (2009-2012), passing the qualifying examination for the legal profession in November 2013 at the district of the Turin Court of Appeal. He worked professionally at the Law Firm Avvocato Zaccone e Associati (2009-2015) with specialization in company and corporate criminal issues, with particular reference to violations of the T.U. Legislative Decree 81/08, asbestos-related diseases, environmental legislation pursuant to Legislative Decree 152/06, and the guarantee positions of Directors, Board Members and Statutory Auditors of the most important Italian and foreign companies operating in the Italian industrial sector.

In 2016 he founded the Giacosa-Bussolino law firm, dealing with the judicial defense of the top figures of Italian companies (Chief Executive Officers, Board Directors, Directors) in criminal proceedings with regard to tax matters, safety at work, environmental protection, crimes against heritage, food criminal law. After having gained significant experience regarding the subject of social and welfare structures, he is involved with training courses for Facility Directors, Health Directors and personnel (educators, nurses, healthcare professionals).

In 2018 he became a partner of the Leading Law firm, also dealing with out-of-court assistance to entities in relation to liability pursuant to Legislative Decree 231/2001, holding the position of internal member of the SB of the PROGETTOPERSONA Social Cooperative Company from May 2020.

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Angelo Giunta

Angelo usually provides legal and strategic advice to companies in the phases of incorporation, development, expansion and consolidation of their business, providing support in the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts, credit management and debt restructuring.

Angelo also deals with issues relating to social responsibility and administrative responsibility of companies (D.lgs. 231/2001) and he offers ongoing assistance to clients for the compliance to EU Regulation no. 679/2016 (GDPR) from the analysis and monitoring of risks (assessment), the drafting of data processing agreements to the creation of data protection models even through the creation, implementation or review of corporate policies. Angelo has also developed specific experience in the management of issues related to health and safety in the workplace.  

He has also gained consolidated experience in the management of non-performing loans, as well as in the judicial and extra-judicial resolution of disputes in banking practice.

Graduated in law in 2005 with a thesis on “The Fraudulent Bankruptcy”. He was admitted to the Turin Bar in 2009.

Besides his native language Italian, Angelo is fluent in English and French.

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Massimiliano Elia

Registered with the Bar since February 2, 2005;
Authorized to practice before the Higher Jurisdictions and the Supreme Cassation Court;

Classical High School Diploma and University of Turin;

Languages: He obtained the Certificate of Attendance an Intensive English course at KIE London Leicester Square of Kaplan International English in London.

Mention of excellence in the LOY Banking and Finance award year 2018 at the Palazzo della Borsa in Milan with the following explanation:
“Given the extreme specialization and result orientation that have allowed the Firm to emerge as a reality of recognized quality, especially for the management of disputes related to derivative contracts and disputes relating to online trading. Thanks also to the high quality and the provided skills that have allowed the Firm to be able to make changes to the relevant jurisprudence “.

Ad personam Lawyer of the Year Award in financial matters, Le Fonti Palazzo della Borsa di Milano 2018 with the following recognition:
“For offering the customer highly specialized assistance on the matter, which has earned the Firm the recognition as a center of excellence in the financial area. For competence combined with constant updating “.
Award recognized by the Sole 24 Ore and Statista among: “Law firms of the year 2019”

Other activities:

Cooperations with Il Sole 24 Ore in the drafting of articles on financial matters with a particular focus on structured finance;

Member of the Commission for legal-economic assistance in banking and financial matters of U.N.I. Italian Standardization Body – Milan

Banking and financial consultant of the Association of small and medium-sized enterprises of Turin;

He gained experience in the field of litigation in arbitration and he was a member of the Milan arbitration chamber. He followed in arbitration boards as chairman and arbitrator of litigation in financial and corporate matters. He currently holds the position of member of the ADR commission of the Turin Bar Association.

Co-author in the drafting of: “Reference practices in banking and financial matters” UNI / DPR 29-2017 – Italian Standardization Body, year 2017

Author of the book “Compendium on derivative contracts” published by the publishing house

Le Fonti Milano 2010, in the Finance & Law series.

Co-author of the book “Formulario del Lavoro” published by Utet 2008.

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Francesca Imarisio

Francesca C. Imarisio graduated from the University of Turin in 2002, with a research thesis carried out at the Culture Department of the Piedmont Region on the subject of cultural heritage legislation.
From 2002 to 2006 she was the legal contact at the “Back Office Project La Venaria Reale”, where she gained important experience in the field of administrative law, in particular in public procurement and administrative proceedings.

Since 2007 she has been a member of the Turin Bar Association and worked as a lawyer at the Law Firm Prof. Andrea Comba and Mario Comba & Associates specialized in administrative law.
From 2012 to 2014 she attended the II Level Master in Public Administration Law at the University of Turin, graduating with full marks with the drafting of a judgment on administrative and accounting responsibility in holding foundations.

Since 2017 she has continued her professional career in the Leading Law Notaries and Lawyers network, mainly dealing with out-of-court consultancy and judicial assistance in the field of public procurement, cultural and landscape heritage, new forms of participation between public entities and public-law bodies, public employment, construction and urban planning, public education.

She is a member of various Supervisory Bodies, pursuant to Legislative Decree 231/2001 as amended, particularly in the irrigation and reclamation and infrastructure sectors.

In 2018 she was elected to the Steering Committee of the Piedmont Administrative Lawyers Association.

Currently cooperates with the magazine “The new law of companies”, in the Public administration and business section, Publisher Giappichelli, directed by Prof. O. Cagnasso

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Stefano Lanza

Law degree from the University of Padua.

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Lucia Gruppi

She is a lawyer registered at the Lodi Bar since 2000 and graduated in Law in 1996 from the University of Parma. She has collaborated with leading law firms of the Milan and Lodi courts, where she gained twenty years of professional experience, in the interest of companies, credit institutions, insurance companies, bankruptcy and private receivers. Since 2015 she is a founding partner of the Gruppi e Mancinelli Law Firm and assists clients in civil matters, family law, banking law, bankruptcy law, commercial law, road accident prevention, both in extrajudicial and judicial matters.

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Giulia Masi

Born in 1977, she is a criminal lawyer at the Supreme Court and she works in the office of Prof. Avv. Roberto Borgogno in Rome.
She carried out her legal practice with the lawyer Roberto Borgogno at the office of Prof. Franco Coppi.

In 2017 she founded the Free Juridical Mind Association which deals with the fight against gender violence. She is often a speaker at conferences and training courses on the theme of gender-based violence.
In 2007 she did a six-month internship at the Whitelock and Storr criminal law firm in London.

In 2006 she attended the second level master’s degree at the Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome, obtaining a diploma from the specialization school for the legal professions.
In 2004-2006 she worked for the monthly review of criminal law Cassazione Criminale.

In 2004 she graduated from Roma Tre University with a thesis entitled “External competition in association crimes” – Supervisor Prof. Antonio Fiorella.
Since 2020 she is a partner of the Leading Law firm, criminal department.

Lawyer Masi has developed her expertise by following important processes alongside lawyer Prof. Roberto Borgogno, concerning, in particular, cases of association crimes, crimes against the public administration, medical liability, corporate crimes, sexual crimes but also interesting cases of “classic” judicial and criminal reporting.

At the same time, she has developed a strong competence in the crimes of gender violence

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Alessandro Medori

Attorney Alessandro Medori is registered with the Turin Bar and works in the areas of corporate criminal law, the administrative liability of entities pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 8 June 2001 231 and the protection of personal data, assisting its clients both in court and out of court. After having obtained a master’s degree in law with a grade of 110/110 discussing a thesis in criminal procedural law, he practiced and exercised his first years of profession in a leading Turin law firm.

Currently, lawyer Medori holds the positions of Coordinator of the Supervisory Body of the EEIG Mont Blanc Tunnel – Tunnel du Mont Blanc, President of the Supervisory Body of the Italian Society of the Gran San Bernardo Tunnel – SITRASB SpA, member of the Supervisory Body Supervision of Social Security Services Valle d’Aosta SpA, member of the Supervisory Body of the Montagna Sicura – Montagne Sûre Foundation, member of the Supervisory Body of the Institut Agricole Régional Foundation and member of the Supervisory Body of the Azienda Pubblici Servizi Aosta SpA

He is also an external legal advisor to various Supervisory Bodies, many belonging to companies subject to supervision by the Bank of Italy.

In the matter of privacy, he holds the position of Data Protection Officer (DPO) of various professional associations (including the Orders of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Experts of Aosta, the Order of Journalists of the Aosta Valley and the of the Engineers of the Autonomous Region of Valle d’Aosta), of the Antonio Vivaldi Conservatory of Alessandria, of Confidi Valle d’Aosta SC, of ​​Confidi Centro SC; of the Equalized Music Institute of the Aosta Valley, of the Fondemain Pension Fund as well as of various Foundations and School Institutions.

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Michela Masoero

She graduated in 2009 from the Faculty of Law of the University of Turin, with a thesis in criminal procedural law, since 2012 she has been a lawyer at the Turin Court.
After working for years with a prestigious Turin criminal law firm, before starting her cooperation with LEADING LAW, she co-founded the professional studio VMDLaw.
Professionally born with specialization in criminal law, corporate criminal law, bankruptcy crimes, and compensation for damages, she has long dedicated her activity to the field of Sports Law, in particular Equestrian Law.

In 2019 she founded the Horses and Law web portal, born from the idea of ​​creating a blog where to highlight the problems that occur in the equestrian world.
From a sporting point of view, it deals with every related issue, ranging from contracts to sales, compensation for damages and related criminal and civil liability, corporate problems for sports facilities, and any other question that may arise for athletes or managers.

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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.

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