Alessandro Bardanzellu



He is “a very reliable and client-oriented lawyer, and has an excellent knowledge of Italian competition law.”

Chambers Europe 2021 - Competition/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 - Competition/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

Italian and EU competition law, including cartels, merger control and abuse of dominance. Represents Italian and foreign companies in proceedings before the Italian Antitrust Authority and the EU Commission and on appeal respectively before the Italian Administrative Courts and the EU Courts. Advice on EU Law and Sports Law.

Professional Association
Italian Bar and Italian Supreme Court

Italian, English, German, Spanish


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)