Licensed to practice law in Spain and in Italy, as a member of the Madrid and Milan bars

Language Skills
ü  Italian:   native speaker.
ü  Spanish: fluent spoken and written (D.E.L.E. Diploma de Español - Nivel Superior = mother tongue).
ü  English: fluent spoken and written (English for Law - Advanced – I.P.E.C. - Legal English in achievement).
ü  French:   basic knowledge.

Work Experience

Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati                        Associate Attorney                  
                   from  Genuary 2011 up today
ü  Domestic and international contract drafting and contract law;
ü  Mergers & Acquisitions;
ü  Legal advice and assistance concerning company law and company secretary work;
ü  Legal advice and assistance concerning statutory and commercial law matter;
ü  Legal assistance in civil and commercial litigation proceedings, with particular regard to manufacturer’s liability and consumer code;
ü  After the introduction of the rules on the administrative liability of companies and entities, he has acquired extensive experience in the development and application of organisational models to ensure crime prevention.

Brembo S.p.A.                                                   Legal Counsel                    
                   from April to December 2010
I managed the work of the  Legal and Corporate Department, focusing on the work of international development:
ü  Wrote national and international contracts (in the most varied types).
ü  Negotiation and drafting of contracts in autonomy within M&A (JV, acquisitions, strategic partnerships, etc..)
ü  Setting up and managing all corporate legal activities and the Group, Corporate Governance, Corporate Secretary, Corporate Policy Group, L. 231 (corporate crime), etc..
ü  Execution of due diligence, participation in business.
ü  Manage relationships with the Italian Stock Exchange and shareholders.
ü  Care of the legal issues relating to the business (i.e. privacy, security, money laundering).
ü  Management of litigation in collaboration with outside legal.
ü  Advice to other business functions.
ü  Drew up contracts involving leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, employment, insurance and other matters
ü  Reviewed organizational documents and prepared and examined contracts which involved government grants, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, insurance, and/or easements

Law Firm Vernola                                             Junior Legal                                     
                  from July 2009 to March 2010
ü  Provided necessary researches and drafts of appellate briefs, various court motions and several inquiries along with their answers
ü  Accomplished proper researches in preparing various memorandums on the contract law and the corporate law
ü  Offer assistance to the attorney- client discussions by giving the logic for which the law is applied and its due suitability

World Service Authority (Washington D.C.)                                    Junior Legal 
                  from February 2009 to June 2009
ü  Wrote letters to government officials/heads of state and expose human rights violations.
ü  Worked with attorneys whom WSA passport-holders have retained in order to assist these people in understanding how to exercise their human rights.
ü  Assisted people in recovering any WSA documents that have been arbitrarily confiscated and authorize the reissue of documents that have been destroyed or are impossible to recover.


Master’s Degree
-          A.I.G.I (Italian Association of Corporate Lawyers) Via Santa Tecla, 5, 20122 Milano;                Feb. 2010 - Sept 2010.
Master’s degree in Corporate Law; Principal subjects skills covered: Corporate law, M&A transactions, international IPOs, corporate governance, e-commerce taxation, joint ventures, strategic alliances and I.P.R. law
-        S.I.O.I. (Italian Society For International Organization) Piazza San Marco, Rome, Italy; Oct. 2008 - June 2009.
Master’s degree in Diplomatic Studies; Principal subjects skills covered International Law, English, Spanish, History and Economics Matters.

University
-          “University of Rome La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy;     September 2004 - February 2009.
JD’s and Master’s Law degree; ranked first in the graduating class.
-   Scholarship: Thesis in Comparative Private Law: “Contracts between companies: Joint Ventures" done in collaboration with the law department of McGill University, Montreal (3 months).
-   Scholarship: Erasmus project in collaboration with the university ULPGC, Spain (9 months).
-          “University of Murcia”, Murcia, Spain;                     February 2009 – April 2011.
Recognition of foreign degrees, Law Faculty.

Computer Skills
Microsoft Vista and XP, Mac OsX, Office package, Internet browsers
-        E.C.D.L. (European Computer Driving License Foundation), Milan, Italy; January 2001
One year intensive course, Certifying authority from the leading international computer skills certification program;
Enable proficient use of Information and Communication Technology.

Hobbies
Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), volleyball, basketball, tennis, golf, soccer, equestrian sports, theatre.
ü President of Rotaract Club Galatina Capo Sud district 2120.
ü Member of  A.Q.V. (Association for the quality of life)
ü Member of  M.S.O.I (The Student Movement for International Organization)
ü Participated at three national conferences hosted by Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) in Republic of San Marino and Washington, DC and Italy.

Foreign Experience
ü Work: 4 months in Washington DC.
ü Study: 9 months at University ULPGC in Las Palmas Spain, successfully completed, with Honours, September 2006 – July 2007
ü Study: 3 months researched on Joint Ventures at McGill University in Montréal, Canada, July 2008-Sept. 2008
ü Summer School: England (2004 & 2007), Germany (2005), Sweden (2006).

 
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