Thanks to a consolidated long-term experience, the professionals working for the Firm take care of the complete and integrated analysis of the Clients’ banking positions – both for companies and individuals – for the verification of the existence of any critical issues and anomalous practices in the management of economic and financial relationships. The in-depth legal-accounting examination focuses on credit lines, current accounts, mortgages, leasing and all other banking contracts, and is carried out through the qualified contribution of technical consultants specialized in the subject.

The Firm has obtained significant jurisprudential rulings in favour of its Clients, and it offers assistance both in the pre-litigation phase, also through the definition of settlement agreements with the Credit Institutions, and in the subsequent judgment before the Judicial Authority (Financial Banking Arbitrator, Mediation, Civil Court and Courts of Appeal, Public Prosecutor’s Office).

The defensive strategy guarantees effective and timely intervention even in the executive procedure, if necessary by combining the ordinary civil remedies – opposition before the Execution Judge – with complete protection in criminal matters.

The professionals working for the Firm have developed a solid specialization in corporate and commercial matters with specific reference to contracts in the field of business law, corporate governance, corporate and contractual joint ventures, network contracts and agri-food law.

Lexalent provides counsel in foreign market entry strategies from the point of view of the legal issues, both from Europe to overseas markets and viceversa, and can rely on a great experience of the partners.

The Firm offers companies legal support in every aspect of their activity, ordinary and extraordinary, continuously providing assistance to its clients in the drafting of all types of commercial contracts, including sales, distribution, agency, supply, franchising, leasing, and licensing.

The team deals with issues relating to corporate governance of client companies – duties and responsibilities of directors, corporate reorganizations, internal company operations, etc. – and assists its clients during transactions and acquisitions. The latter activity includes the drafting of all the necessary contractual documents, such as the drafting of acquisition contracts, statutes, and shareholders’ agreements.

The Firm can assist its Clients in litigation and insolvency procedures provided for by the bankruptcy law, or the management of financial crises through the new corporate recovery tools:

  • recovery plans
  • bankruptcy agreements and agreements with creditors
  • restructuring agreements negotiated directly with banks and/or creditors.

The Firm offers debt collection services and preparation of applications for admission to the liabilities of bankrupt debtor companies. Before proceeding with the forced debt collection, the firm proposes an in-depth examination of the specific case in order to verify the actual possibility of obtaining payment, indicating, if necessary, the potential impossibility to recover said credit.

The Firm offers debt collection services and preparation of applications for admission to the liabilities of bankrupt debtor companies. Before proceeding with the forced debt collection, the firm proposes an in-depth examination of the specific case in order to verify the actual possibility of obtaining payment, indicating, if necessary, the potential impossibility to recover said credit.

The Firm assists Clients in defining intellectual property protection strategies by providing specific advice for the development and economic exploitation of content protected by copyright law, with particular reference to the drafting of licensing, sponsorship, and merchandising agreements.

The Firm provides assistance in the phases of conception and filing of trademarks at national, European, and international level, as well as for their protection.

Thanks to its many years of experience in the mass media sector, the Firm offers specific advice in the field of defamation in the press (newspapers, internet, television), in cases concerning the related compensation requests, and in disciplinary proceedings of the professional order of journalists. Particular attention is also paid to the cases arising from the use of social networks, to protect both the site manager and the users involved. Professional intervention extends to assistance in relations with the Supervisory Authorities (mainly AgCom and Antitrust), including in arbitrations before the Regional Administrative Courts.

The Firm assists its clients in the field of public contracts for works and services, supplies and

concessions.

The professionals take care of both assisting the Contracting Authorities in the management of tenders and advising economic operators during all phases of the procurement process examination of the lex specialis

  • preparation of offers
  • management of the tender
  • execution of the contract
  • subcontracts
  • possible litigation phase

The Firm also provides advice on project finance and renewable energy, in the structuring of transactions related to specific sectors:

  • concessions for works and/or services
  • photovoltaic systems
  • biomass plants
  • public lighting and energy saving operations

The professional support extends to the specific sector of public financing to businesses, thanks to the assistance provided to economic operators interested in accessing tenders/procedures aimed at providing incentives.

The Firm assists clients throughout Italy during tax audits, assessment, and litigation before the provincial and regional tax commissions and before the Court of Cassation.

In particular, the Firm provides advice and assistance as pertains to

  • IRPEF (income tax)
  • IRES (company income tax)
  • IRAP (Regional Tax on Productive Activities)
  • inheritance and donation tax
  • VAT
  • registration tax
  • customs duties
  • tax on waste
  • TOSAP (tax for the occupation of public space)
  • tax on advertising and other local taxes
  • single tax on betting
  • PREU (Single tax levy on games)
  • tax concessions
  • tax penalties.

The Firm also assists taxpayers in the phase of collection of taxes, through legal actions aimed at detecting formal and substantial defects in payment bills and prerequisite deeds, as well as through arbitrations regarding precautionary measures adopted by Collection agent – detention of registered assets and registration of mortgage – and of opposition to execution and executive deeds in the event of real estate foreclosures, tax collection sales, and foreclosures from third parties.

The Firm deals with all issues related to national and international family law, the civil aspects relating to personal and property relations between spouses, and the legal discipline of filiation relationships, with particular attention to the sensitive issues of the protection of minors and of adoptions.

The professionals also deal with the various activities relating to succession law and inheritance in general and with international elements, both in the context of relationships between individuals and as pertains family businesses.

In this sector, the Firm has already dealt with various issues of considerable complexity concerning both amicable and judicial divisions of important hereditary assets in Italy and abroad.