In 1991 we set up our Germany desk to assist our clients in German-speaking countries – Germany, Austria and Switzerland – in their operations in Italy and to assist Italian clients with business in those countries.

The team is made up of fully bilingual lawyers specialized in both in German and Italian law.

Their expertise in both countries’ law, combined with an in-depth knowledge of the two cultures, means they are ideally qualified to understand clients’ expectations and to resolve any misunderstandings arising from cultural differences.

Head of the Germany desk is Pavia e Ansaldo partner Sven von Mensenkampff, who is qualified to practice both in Italy and Germany.

The Germany team boasts broad, consolidated knowledge and experience of corporate and commercial law, M&A, real estate law (including related to the tourism sector), and energy law and, in collaboration with the other departments in the firm, provides comprehensive advice on all the practice areas covered by the firm.