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Milan 20123 ,Italy
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Couples an outstanding media practice with extensive expertise in IT-related matters. The media team excels in a range of areas […]. Acts for a broad roster of major global media and technology companies. The client-oriented approach of the firm is also praised: "Every lawyer at the firm is exceptional as they all provide services which are complete, always on time and offer real value.” (Chambers Europe 2017)
Receives outstanding market feedback for its media work and advises an array of high-profile clients in this sector. “Portolano Cavallo has strong expertise in the TMT arena like no other firm in Italy“ [and is] “smart, informed, business-oriented and flexible.“ (Chambers Europe 2015)
A young team that is well motivated to assist its customers in a very effective way, providing forward-looking solutions. […] Universally regarded as a first choice for media work, attracting instructions from the market's most prolific national and global players. (Chambers Europe 2014)
“The lawyers are young people who are passionate about their work and are not afraid to suggest a different approach. They offer creative and strategic solutions.” (Chambers Europe 2013)
“A team of lawyers who refuse to be limited to inside-the-box thinking." (Financial Times Law 50, 2012)
Portolano Cavallo provides legal advice to companies operating in complex and evolving sectors: it is a leader in the Digital, Media and Technology sectors, in addition to being recognized in the Life Sciences and Fashion/Luxury fields.
The firm’s practice areas range from advertising to intellectual property, from data protection, privacy and cyber-security issues to technology transactions, from litigation to M&A and venture capital, from emerging companies to employment, from antitrust to regulatory issues.
In all these areas, Portolano Cavallo is recognized by multiple legal Italian and international rankings and awards.
Technical excellence, although essential, is not enough to satisfy clients’ expectations. Client satisfaction also depends on the quality of service. Our firm applies service levels that are typical of the legal profession in the United States and United Kingdom, characterized by accessibility, availability, responsiveness and reliability in meeting deadlines. For example, we return calls as soon as possible, generally within two hours; we are available outside normal business hours if required; we communicate with our clients and others in a comprehensible manner that is appropriate to their background.
Portolano Cavallo works with an international focus: over 60% of our clients are headquartered abroad, mainly in the United States and most of our work is done in English. The firm, therefore, advises clients on issues of a transnational nature, requiring an understanding of other legal systems in collaboration with professionals from other jurisdictions and the ability to manage cultural differences.
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