Italy

Team Leader, ItalyFrancesco d'AmoraItaly@laborlawplus.com

15 years of experience in labor and employment law.

Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Quorum Studio Legale e Tributario Associato, Milan, May 2011 - Present
  • Senior Associate, Tonucci & Partners in alliance with Mayer Brown LLP, January 2006 – June 2011 

Education:

  • Law Degree - LUISS "Guido Carli" University, Rome, 2004
  • Master in Business Law - LUISS "Guido Carli" University, Rome,  2004
  • Assistant to the Professor of Labour law - LUISS "Guido Carli" University, Rome, 2005

Languages: Italian, English, French, Spanish

Professional Memberships:

  • Member of Italian Bar Association since 2007
  • Member of European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) since 2005
  • Member of International Bar Association since 2012
  • Member of Italian Employment Lawyers Association (AGI) since 2013

Publications: 

  • “La ricusazione nel Rito Fornero” in Guida al Lavoro, n. 58/2013
  • "Confindustria Agreement – Trade Unions May 31st, 2013. Measurability of the trade union representation" on Diritto24, 2013
  • "The effectiveness of the trade unions protocols: the Jabil case" on Diritto24, 2012
  • “Extraordinary unemployment insurance without rotation is legitimate in the pharmaceutical industry"  on Guida al Lavoro n. 41/2012
  • "The employee dismissal is legitimate in case of his refusal to change the working time" on Guida al Lavoro n. 37/2012
  • "Employee absent following the information by e-mail of the paid vacation to the HR department: unfair dismissal" on Diritto24, 2012
  • "The apprenticeship: the changes assumption considered by the Labour Commission of the Senate" on Diritto24, 2012
  • "Employment Contracts - Bill containing provisions relating to the reform of the labour law with a view to growth reform " on Diritto24, 2012
  • "It's null and void the term applied to the employment contract, if the company has not carried out the risk assessment," on Guida al Lavoro n. 18/2012
  • "The dismissal of a woman during pregnancy is null and void, even if the employer is unaware" on Diritto24, 2012
  • "Review of the regulations concerning individual dismissals" on Diritto24, 2012
  • "Depressed Manager: dismissal for just cause is lawful," on Guida al Lavoro n.  13/2012
  • "Fixed-term contract: business complexity, replacement reasons, and special local needs" on Diritto24, 2011

Conferences/Lectures:

  • Professor of Labor Law to the Masters “Law and Companies” and “Human Resources” of Il Sole24Ore (Rome and Milan) and to the LUISS Guido Carli University,
  • Author of about 45 publications in employment law. 

Overview:

Our affiliate in Italy was founded by a group of likeminded lawyers who have built up extensive experience in different fields of national and international law.

With a team of over 40 professionals and offices in Rome and Milan, our affiliate firm is able to ensure highly qualified legal advice throughout the Italian territory.

The team specializes in a wide range of business and labor law practice areas, representing clients in a wide variety of industry sectors including: energy, pharmaceuticals, technology and banking amongst many others. The firm has extensive expertise in international transactions and our firm is able to offer assistance in English, French, German and Spanish to meet the needs of foreign customers in Italy.

Labor and Employment Practice:

Our affiliate in Italy regularly advises on all areas of labor and employment law across all industry sectors and regularly represents employers in labor disputes before all Italian courts/arbitration panels.  

Among other areas the team also advises on all labor aspects of mergers and acquisitions as well as restructurings of  Italian companies, the drafting of employment contracts specifically for executives, employees and consultants, the drafting and revision of "bonus plan" and also for groups of companies,  individual and collective dismissals and resignations and as a result of corporate restructuring.

Among other areas the team also advises on all labor aspects of mergers and acquisitions as well as restructurings of  Italian companies, the drafting of employment contracts specifically for executives, employees and consultants, the drafting and revision of "bonus plan" and also for groups of companies,  individual and collective dismissals and resignations and as a result of corporate restructuring.

The team also advises on government subsidies to protect the employment contract, compulsory employment of disabled persons and solidarity contracts to avoid layoffs or resignations and has experience in the evaluation of pension plans (a factor influencing the operating costs and the ability to have access to social security benefits), assists with the choice of the applicable CCNL (National Collective Contract of Work) and advises on labor and employment law related to starting a business in Italy in addition to many other aspects of labor and employment law.

The Plus - Business Law Practice:

The firm represents domestic and international clients from a variety of industry sectors, including energy, pharmaceuticals, technology and banking amongst others. 

The range of business law services to Italian and foreign corporations and investors includes: Corporate/M&A, Real Estate & Construction, Employment & Benefits, Administrative, Energy & Environmental; Banking & Finance, Litigation, Arbitration & ADR Restructuring & Insolvency, Intellectual Property, E-Commerce & Data Protection, Antitrust & Competition, Public Utilities, Criminal, Product Liability, Tax, Pharmaceuticals, Automotive and Food & Beverages among many other areas.

Our team supports customers when expanding or restructuring (in mergers, demergers and acquisitions, leveraged buy outs, spin-off, sale and lease of companies and branches of company, restructurings and liquidations) and advise on aspects including the definition of the best legal scheme.

Key Facts:

  • Location: Rome, Milan
  • Size: 10 Partners, 45 Associates
  • Business Law Practice Areas: Labor & Employment; Corporate/M&A; Real Estate & Construction; Administrative, Energy & Environmental; Banking & Finance; Litigation, Arbitration & ADR Restructuring & Insolvency; Intellectual Property; E-Commerce & Data Protection; Antitrust & Competition; Public Utilities; Criminal; Product Liability; Tax. Pharmaceuticals Automotive Food & Beverages Software 
  • Languages: English, Italian, French, German, Spanish

Contact: italy@laborlawplus.com