Alessandro Bardanzellu


Practice areas


Assistance in relation to domestic and European competition law, in particular on cartels, merger control and abuse of dominant position.
Assistance to Italian and foreign companies in proceedings before the Italian Antitrust Authority and the European Commission and appeal proceedings before the competent national and European courts.
Moreover, experience in proceedings concerning control of foreign investments in Italy (the so-called “golden power”), in EU Law and in Sports law.

Professional Association
Italian Bar and Italian Supreme Court

Italian, English, Spanish, German

Education and career

2016 – present
Partner, Pedersoli Studio Legale, Milan

2009 – 2016
Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Milan

2007 – 2008
Trainee, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Milan

2006 – 2007
Intern, Italian Antitrust Authority, Rome

LL.M., New York University (U.S.A.)

LL.M., European Business Law, University of Leiden (The Netherlands)

Degree in Law (J.D.), Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza” (with honours)


A very good emerging lawyer.”
Chambers Europe 2022 – Competiton/European Law

He is “a very reliable and client-oriented lawyer, and has an excellent knowledge of Italian competition law.”
Chambers Europe 2021 – Competiton/European Law

“His knowledge of the decision-making practice of the Italian Competition Authority, combined with his analytical skills, is a great help.”
Chambers Europe 2021 – Competiton/European Law

“Very reliable and client-focused.”
The Legal500 EMEA 2021 – EU and Competition

“Capable to assist the client also in connection with complex transactions, proposing practical and effective solutions.”
The Legal500 EMEA 2020 – EU and Competition

“Very reliable and precise.”
The Legal500 EMEA 2019 – EU and Competition