Francesco Simoneschi joins Pedersoli as Equity Partner. He will lead the development of the Labour department.

Milan, 21 March 2018 – Francesco Simoneschi joins Pedersoli Studio Legale as Equity Partner and Head of the Labour department.

Alessandro Crosta and Andrea Scarpellini, respectively as Counsel and Associate, join the Firm as members of the team.

The newcomers will strengthen the department working alongside Alessandro Tufani (Partner), Stefano Lava (Senior Associate), Francesco Airaldi and Francesca Pistol (both Associates) and Chiara Ciocciola (Trainee).

Francesco Simoneschi has a considerable experience in advising domestic and international companies in the field of labour law and industrial relations. He also advises clients on in-court and out-of-court matters, in relation to extraordinary transactions in different sectors, namely: banking and finance, telecommunications and IT, healthcare, chemical and pharmaceutical, energy and natural resources.

Before joining Pedersoli Studio Legale, Simoneschi has been working in leading domestic and international law firms, among which Allen&Overy and Ashurst, and in last 8 years he had been head of the employment department at Gatti Pavesi Bianchi law firm. In addition, he is lecturer in labour law post-graduate courses. In this regard, he also lectures in courses at Scuola di Alta Formazione in Diritto del Lavoro held by AGI (Association of Italian Labour Law Legal Counsels).

The development of Labour department falls within the Firm’s strategy of growth, which has recently announced the establishment of White-Collar Defence and Investigations and Administrative Law practices, as well as the empowerment of Financial Institutions department.

Following these new entries, Pedersoli Studio Legale increases the number of its professionals over 130, among which, 20 Equity Partner and 13 Partner, operating in the Milan, Turin and Rome offices.


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