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Alessandro Barzaghi

Partner

Expertise

Alessandro joined the firm in 2001 and became a partner in 2008. He was managing partner from 2021 to 2023 and jointly with Giulia Comparini from 2014 to 2017.

Alessandro advises companies in the fashion, retail, and food service industries on corporate, commercial, and real estate law.

He also offers specific support for foreign clients looking to expand in Italy, assisting them with Italian legal vehicles, structuring business networks, drafting contracts for corporate transactions, and advice on certain compliance matters.

For Italian clients, Alessandro handles various matters in domestic and international commercial law, as well as the structure of foreign distributions.

With regard to the real estate sector, he assists real estate owners with development operations and provides support in managing and leasing real estate.

Alessandro is a speaker at meetings on topics related to real estate law.

He has been recognized as a “leading individual” in the Real Estate sector by the Who’s Who Legal publication.

He edited and co-authored “Professione: Avvocato”, published by Giuffrè on the legal profession.

Education

J.D., University of Milan, magna cum laude, 1996

Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 2003

Visiting Lawyer at Pepper Hamilton LLP, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 2003–2004

Memberships

Alessandro is founder and chairman of ALMA, the Italian LLM Association. Moreover, he is Officer of the International Commerce and Distribution Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). Since 2021, he has been a member of the Camera degli Avvocati Internazionalisti (International Chamber).

He is actively involved in volunteer work and is a member of C’è da fare ETS, an association dedicated to supporting projects for disadvantaged children, particularly those with psychological and psychiatric conditions through fundraising, events, and sports and cultural initiatives.

Languages

Alessandro offers legal advice and assistance in Italian and English.