Gianni & Origoni is an award-winning business law firm providing legal advice in all areas of commercial law. Established in 1988, our firm now comprises over 450 highly specialized lawyers based in five Italy locations and six offices abroad.
In recognition of our growing market share and achievements both in Italy and overseas, we have received a number of prestigious awards and climbed the major legal rankings.
In 2018 we were awarded “Italian Legal Advisor of the Year” at the Mergermarket European M&A Awards. We previously won this award in 2017 and in 2015.
In 2018 we were also awarded “Client Service Law Firm of the Year” for Italy by the legal directory Chambers & Partners during the annual “Chambers Europe Awards” ceremony.
In 2017 we scooped the “Law Firm of the Year - Italy” award at the Chambers Europe Awards. We previously won this award in both 2014 and 2012.
We boast one of Italy’s leading corporate and M&A practices: we have become the firm of choice for clients on all major and most challenging transactions in this field. Our M&A team has regularly assisted domestic and international clients in several of the largest international acquisitions in Italy in recent years, covering all industries.
Our strength extends into other practices in which we provide top quality expertise: Administrative Law and Tenders, Antitrust and Regulatory, Art Law, Banking & Finance, Corporate and Commercial Law, Data Protection, Energy and Infrastructure, Environmental Law, Financial Markets, Insolvency and Reorganisations, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Labour Law, Litigation and Arbitration, Real Estate, Taxation, Wealth and Trust, White Collar Crime.
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
The law firm is among the first in Europe to launch a space economy-focused practice, which will be led by Partner Stefano Mele.
World Law Group has been shortlisted in the "Network of the Year" category for The Lawyer European Awards 2023, being held on November 23 at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel, London, UK.
Seven World Law Group member firms are also shortlisted.
Italian law firm Gianni & Origoni and the Greek law firm Bahas Gramatidis and Partners together assisted Enel S.p.A. to sign an agreement with Macquarie Asset Management, for the sale of 50% of Enel Green Power Hellas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Enel S.p.A. in Greece, for a consideration of approximately €345 million, representing a total enterprise value (full enterprise value) of approximately €980 million.
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