Giulio Andreani + team joins Dentons’ tax practice in Milan
Dentons has announced the hire of Giulio Andreani as a partner in the Tax practice in Italy. He joins along with a team of five, including senior counsel Giuseppe Ferrara, senior associates Irene Avanzini, Giacomo D’Angelo and associates Erika Andreani and Valeria Andreani. They will be based in the Milan office.
Andreani is renowned for his experience in tax litigation, M&A tax structuring in as well as in tax issues related to restructuring and insolvency. He has advised clients such as Biancamano Group’s Aimeri Ambiente on some of the most important tax transactions on the Italian market. He has also represented clients on complex, high-value litigation cases, such as Alitalia in Extraordinary Administration versus the Tax Authorities. More recently, he advised on the tax structuring of the sale of the famous Winery Biondi Santi to French investors.
In addition to his career as a lawyer, Andreani is also well known in academic circles. He is the Director of the Master’s Degree Program in Tax Law at LUISS University and Director of the Finance and Economy High School of Rome. He is also a professor at La Sapienza University and Scuola Superiore dell’Economia e delle Finanze (School of Italian Tax Officers) in Rome. Professor Andreani is the author of 250 tax articles and ten monographs. His latest Commentary on the Income Tax Code, a comprehensive analysis of approximately 3000 pages which he co-wrote together with Professor Gianfranco Ferranti, will soon be published.
Federico Sutti, Managing Partner Italy, commented: “I have known Giulio Andreani for several years and I am delighted to finally have the pleasure to work with him. I am sure that he will greatly contribute to strengthening Dentons’ position in the Italian legal market, not only in Tax but also in other sectors”.
Sandra Hazan, Co-Head of the Europe and Global Tax practice added: “Giulio is widely recognized as one of Italy’s top tax lawyers, particularly in the field of tax litigation. Together with his team, he will broaden the capabilities of our Italian Tax practice and reinforce our ability to advise clients on complex tax transactions and disputes.”
With the addition of Professor Andreani and his team, Dentons’ Tax practice in Milan and Rome has grown to 14 professionals, including four partners.