- Civil and Commercial Law
- Corporate and bankruptcy law
- Industrial property
- Community customs law
- Labour and social law
- Family law
- Legal audit
- Criminal law
- Massive debt recovery
- Administrative law
- Competition and consumer law
Civil and Commercial Law
Real estate and Inheritance Law, Tenancy and condominium Law. Transport and insurance Law. Civil liability. Assistance in the negotiation and drafting of contracts such as: sale & purchase, lease, agency, distribution, transport and logistics. Debt recovery. Assistance with arbitration and mediation proceedings, both voluntary and compulsory.
Corporate and bankruptcy law
Assistance with the incorporation and acquisition of companies. Advice and assistance in matters and disputes concerning company directors’ liability. Assistance with bankruptcy procedures. Proceedings before the guarantor and antitrust authorities. Assessment of criminal risk with reference to corporate operations of an extraordinary nature and access to bankruptcy and quasi-bankruptcy proceedings.
Trademarks and patents. Protection of industrial property. Product labelling and enforcement of safety regulations with particular expertise in the food and cosmetics sector. Litigation before the Advertising Jury. Assistance, advice and defence in the field of industrial and intellectual property criminal law, including copyright offences, as well as in the field of intellectual and industrial property protection and trade.
Community customs law
Customs Law is a vast and complex discipline which companies wishing to operate on the international scene must deal with. Export control, dual-use products, customs classification, origin, customs valuation, product labelling and safety, and tax and administrative customs litigation are our strengths. Assistance and defence activities are also extended to customs criminal law, with particular reference to smuggling and non-tax offences.
Labour and social law
Assistance to companies and workers, also thanks to a long-standing collaboration with a professional labour consultancy firm, regarding all the issues that may arise in the course of an employment relationship, such as individual and collective dismissals, demotion, mobbing.
Assistance is provided in the out-of-court phase, in the conciliation phase before trade unions and in the judicial phase before all types of courts. Comprehensive assistance in the area of agency and quasi self-employment relationships, by dealing with both the drafting of contracts and any critical issues arising during the employment relationship.
Advice and assistance, in and out of court, in separation and divorce proceedings. Experience shows that, in this area, satisfactory solutions can also be achieved through family mediation. By resorting to family mediation, the couple has the opportunity to negotiate and share decisions, from the point of view of both the relationship between partners and the management of economic aspects. Mutual agreements will also be more advantageous for the children.
LegalAssociati also provides assistance and defence with reference to criminal law for vulnerable groups, offences against the family (breach of family care obligations, mistreatment of family members and cohabitants), the person (stalking, sexual violence, private violence) and property (circumvention of incapable).
Studying and developing organisation and management models pursuant to Legislative decree no. 231 of 8 June 2001, "Regulations on the administrative liability of legal entities, companies and associations, including those without legal personality". Arranging operational delegations in the field of health and safety at work and the environment.
Advice on corporate governance (management and control processes, ethical corporate guidelines, rules, relationships, processes, protocols and corporate systems). Verification of the adequacy of the existing contractual instruments in the company and the procedures adopted for the proper adoption and implementation of special regulations, in particular with regard to EU Reg. No. 679/2016, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing and free movement of personal data. Assistance and advice in business crisis situations also in the light of the recent Business Crisis Code.
Participation in supervisory bodies also as Data Protection Officer (DPO). In-person and distance training courses.
Assistance and defence in court, as well as out-of-court advice to entrepreneurs, professionals, public administrations, entities and individuals, with particular reference to criminal economic law (corporate, bankruptcy and tax offences, customs offences), criminal business law and, in general, the so-called white collar crimes (offences against the public administration, criminal labour law, health & safety at work, criminal law in the fields of environment, energy, construction and urban planning, medical and professional liability, liability of directors and officers of local authorities, press offences), as well as prevention measures and criminal proceedings regarding property.
We have also gained significant experience in agri-food and wine criminal law, as well as in industrial criminal law. Assisting and defending in proceedings brought against companies and entities pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 231 of 8 June 2001 on the subject of "Regulations on the administrative liability of legal persons, companies and associations, including those without legal personality".
Massive debt recovery
One area of LegalAssociati is specially dedicated to the mass recovery of commercial debts in the banking, insurance, consumer goods & services and automotive sectors.
A specialised team provides assistance to Public Administrations with regard to both their legal obligations (e.g. staffing plans; three-year plans for the prevention of corruption and transparency; publications pursuant to Article 1(32) of Law No. 190/2012) as well as any other dispute they may be involved in.
One of LegalAssociati's dedicated team also assists private clients in their relations with the Public Administration in the following areas: authorizations and concessions; urban planning and construction; cultural and landscape heritage; environment; public employment; expropriations for public utility; administrative agreements; public contracts, administrative and customs jurisdictional disputes.
Competition and consumer law
Antitrust law, vertical and horizontal agreements, abuse of dominant position and state aid. Consumer protection.