Pavia e Ansaldo

Pavia e Ansaldo is an independent Italian law firm which has been operating in Italy and abroad for over 50 years.

Our 6 offices, in Milan, Rome, Moscow, Saint PetersburgTokyo and Barcelona, 22 specialised departments, 7 foreign desks and over 130 lawyers and other professionals provide advice to our clients on all aspects of business law.


Since its foundation in 1961, the firm has rendered assistance to its clients on all the legal aspects of their businesses. We have advised on many of the most significant company, trade and financial transactions that have contributed to the development of Italy and the growth of Italian business abroad in the past fifty years. Furthermore we have represented and assisted our clients in many of the most significant litigation and arbitration matters that have led to the development of this sector.


Our lawyers are known and respected for their technical competence, dedication to their clients, human qualities and ethical and cultural values. To provide our clients with the excellent standard of service that is a hallmark of our firm, we select our staff carefully and give particular importance to their training and continuing professional development.

Thanks to their experience, competence, commitment, and determination we are able to guarantee qualified, dedicated, personalized and timely service.

Multidisciplinary approach

We provide specialist advice in all areas of business law and possess an in-depth knowledge of our clients’ business sectors.

International Reach

Since its inception, the firm has worked towards creating a structure to meet the needs of clients on an international level. With our lawyers in our Spain, Russia and Japan offices, our 7 Foreign Desks, staffed by lawyers qualified to practice both in Italy and in the respective countries with which they work, and our international network, we are ideally placed to advise Italian clients on their business abroad and foreign clients on their business in Italy and other countries.

We have chosen to maintain our status as an independent firm and to establish strong relationships with the most qualified legal firms in those countries where we do not have our own office, with a view to providing a personalized service worldwide and the most advantageous solutions for our clients.