LAW PROFESSOR AND LAWYER ADMITTED TO HIGHER COURTS LITIGATION
September 26th, 1964
Paolo Benazzo – founding and Name partner of the Firm – laurea magna cum laude in Law, is Full Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Pavia, where he holds several academic courses (Commercial Law; Stock-Exchanged Companies and Extraordinary Operations Law; Capital Markets and Public Companies Law). PhD in Commercial Law at Bocconi University, member of Panel of Professors coordinating Doctorate Programs, Visiting Professor and Life Member Clare Hall College of Cambridge. He has conducted strong researching activity in the fields of Company Law, Commercial Law, Capital Markets Law and Insolvency Law. Coordinator of national research programs, he has published several books and papers in most important Italian Law Reviews (Giurisprudenza Commerciale; Rivista delle Società; Rivista di Diritto Societario; Analisi Giuridica dell’Economia).
Lawyer admitted to Higher Courts litigations, former associate and partner of prestigious law and tax firms in Milan and then also founder of his own law firm, expert legal advisor in International Contract and Commercial Law of the “Unione degli Industriali della Provincia di Bergamo”, counsel in International Contract Law, he has always actively operated in the field of the Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Insolvency Law, Bank and Finance Law, where he has gained a strong and in-depth experience, throughout several acquisition, merger, restructuring and investment operations, even on an international level; legal advisor of some important finance and investment corporations, he is also arbitrator of the National and International Chamber of Arbitration of Milan, as well as member of the Banking and Financial Arbitration Panel of Milan. Appointed by Banca d’Italia (Central Bank of Italy) in Italian banks under “resolution” proceeding, former Executive Vice President until 2012 of the University Foundation “Alma Mater Ticinensis” and Vice-Chancellor delegated as President of EDiSU Pavia till 2018, he is independent member of Board of Directors and “Organismi di Vigilanza” of some relevant Italian Corporations.