Partners

Eugenio Bettella

Partner

Eugenio is a corporate lawyer admitted to the Italian Bar, with a strong international litigation and arbitration’s background. He has accrued a large experience at national and international level in Corporate and M&A transactions, commercial contracts, FDI and international joint ventures. He is chairman of the Supervisory Board of several leading italian Companies and international Groups pursuant the Legislative Decree 231/01. He has particular knowledge on fashion, automotive, construction, energy and infrastructure industries mainly in U.S., European, Russian, Middle East and African jurisdictions.

He teaches International Investments Law at the Master in International Business of the Faculty of Economics and ICRIM (International Centre of Research on International Management) of the Catholic University of Milan.

Eugenio is very much appreciated by his Clients for his smart and multicultural approach, excellent technical skills and large experience accrued in more than 25 years of legal profession.

SEATS: Padua, Dubai

LANGUAGES: Italian, French, English

Alessandro Borelli

Partner

Alessandro is a corporate lawyer admitted to the Italian Bar, with a depth knowledge of legal issues that arise in relation to M&A, joint venture, private equity and venture capital transactions and IP matters.

He is familiar with negotiation and drafting of various type of agreements, ranging from highly complex sale and purchase or alliances to manufacturing, distribution and licensing agreements.

He has assisted many Italian companies in their internationalization projects.

He has significant experience in assisting industrial companies in corporate and contractual matters on an ongoing basis, and therefore a deep knowledge of the following business sectors: Life Sciences, Food & Beverage, Fashion, Industrial Manufacturing.

Alessandro is very much prised for his impressive knowledge, smart negotiation attitude and his consistency.

SEATS: Milan

LANGUAGES: Italian, English

Riccardo Giacomin

Partner

Riccardo is a corporate lawyer admitted to the Italian Bar with a strong focus on sport industry, providing ongoing advice to the main entities operating in the sports business – federations, event organisers, teams and individual professional athletes – with particular reference to the areas of motorsport, cycling, football, golf and tennis. He also assists companies engaged in the sport industry proving them with corporate, commercial and dispute resolution assistance.

Riccardo is highly appreciated for his impressive technical skills, his problem solving attitude and his passionate commitment to the Clients.

SEATS: Padua, Dubai

LANGUAGES: Italian, English

LUCY KAMAU

Partner

Lucy is a Tax Consultant and a member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya. She has vast knowledge of Kenyan tax laws, accounting, Tax health check and Planning, financial management and reporting.

She handles tax related issues; preparing tax returns and determining the amounts owed, providing advice about tax laws and requirements, ensuring proper accounting and compliance, determining the tax liability and advising on how to minimize a client’s liability, Payroll management, keeping the clients well informed about the changing tax laws and implementing the tax strategies.

Lucy is highly appreciated by her clients for her analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, demonstrating both accuracy and honesty in her work.

SEATS: Nairobi

LANGUAGES: English, Kiswahili

Rita Ricciardi

Partner

Rita is a business advisor with a master in Economics and Finance with International Development and an impressive career in The United Nations. She deals with corporate, commercial and financial aspects of international investments, planning and development strategy, M&A advisory, Public and Private Procurement, Public Private Partnership with a particular focus on energy and infrastructure, healthcare, agrobusiness and telecommunications. She mainly operates in Africa and Gulf regions where she spent the last 20 years of her life. 

She is very much appreciated by her Clients for her entrepreneurial approach, wide vision and empathic attitude.

She is currently President of the Italian-Kenyan Association and Knight of the Italian Republic appointed by President Sergio Mattarella.

SEATS: Nairobi, Dubai

LANGUAGES: Italian, English

Micol Ruta

Partner

Micol is a lawyer with a consolidated track record in the corporate finance sector, with a focus on M&A and corporate transactions. She provides assistance to domestic and international investors in private equity, real estate and venture capital transactions.

She advises corporate Clients in their ongoing and extraordinary activities, with particular focus on the digital, media & technology, internet & e-commerce and food & beverage sectors.

She has gained significant experience in the structuring and establishment of alternative investment schemes for domestic and international clients, with a particular focus on private equity, real estate funds and NPL sector.

SEATS: Milan

LANGUAGES: Italian, English

Beatrice Sawe

Partner

Beatrice is a corporate lawyer admitted to the Kenyan Bar with a deep experience in corporate and M&A, commercial contracts, legal compliance and tax law. She is also a certified commercial mediator and a seasoned civil litigation counsel.

Beatrice handles Company and business registration, tax pin issuance, business licenses and permits, work permits, insurance and industrial compliance, tendering and other procurement processes, contracts and M.o.U., labour and employment.

Beatrice is highy appercited by her Clientes for her seasoned experience, robust approach to counterparties and trusthworty personality.

SEATS: Nairobi

LANGUAGES: English, Kiswahili

Guido Maria Solari

Partner

Guido Maria is a corporate lawyer qualified as Solicitor of England and Wales with a wide experience in corporate, M&A, cross border transactions and international commercial contracts and joint ventures. Guido has accrued a deep expertise in real estate, construction, infrastructure, facility management, energy, agro-business and industrial sectors.

He has worked in England, Italy, the Netherlands and, in the last 14 years, United Arab Emirates and Qatar.

He  teaches International Investments Law at the Master in International Business of the Faculty of Economics and ICRIM (International
Centre of Research on International Management) of the Catholic University of Milan.

Guido is prised for being a tough negotiator and a brilliant strategist.

SEATS: Dubai, Doha

LANGUAGES: Italian, English