From 10 to 16 June, the eighth edition of Legalcommunity Week, an event dedicated to the Italian and international legal community, will take place in Milan. This year, there will be more than twenty opportunities for discussion hosted by the Hotel Principe di Savoia, in Piazza della Repubblica. These will include conferences, round tables and keynote speeches on topics of interest to lawyers and the business world.

Furthermore, Legalcommunity Week also provides opportunities for leisure and social interaction. Institutional events will be accompanied by receptions, sporting activities and a musical competition featuring bands comprising lawyers and other members of the business community. The Legalcommunity Corporate Awards, a gala evening dedicated to the most outstanding business lawyers and law firms of the year, will also be held.

The most up-to-date programme of all events and registration links can be found at As the week progresses, images of all events will be available in the Photo Gallery section.

DAY FOUR– 13 JUNE 2024

Last day of meetings at the Principe di Savoia for this Legalcommunity Week 2024. The morning was dedicated to two conferences. The first one, focused on the new M&A trends, was introduced by Federico Vermicelli, partner of BonelliErede, and was divided into three round tables.

The first, moderated by Letizia Ceriani, journalist at Financecommunity, was devoted to the relationship between private equity and the capital market, with particular emphasis on add-ons and delisting: it was attended by Paolo Cavaiani, vice president of L Catterton; Elena Guizzetti, managing associate of BonelliErede; Michele Marocchino, managing director of Lazrd; Francesca Peruzzi, managing associate of BonelliErede; and Martina Peterlini, junior partner of Nextalia sgr.

The second conference of the morning was instead dedicated to what has been defined as the ‘golden age’ of pharmaceutical innovation, and was introduced by Laura Orlando, Italy managing partner, joint global head of intellectual property Emea and co-head of life sciences at Herbert Smith Freehills; and Elena Paola Lanati, ceo of Indicon and vice president of Iab – Italian Angels for Biotech.

The first panel discussion of the conference was dedicated to early stage investments, and moderated by Ilaria Iaquinta, editor-in-chief of Iberian Lawyer and The Latin American Lawyer. It was attended by Francesco Cerruti, general director of Italian Tech Alliance; Giovanni Rizzo, partner biotech fund of Indaco Venture Partners; Augusto Santoro, partner and head of the Italian corporate practice of Herbert Smith Freehills; and Federica Tadini, general manager of G-Factor – Fondazione Golinelli.