Massimo Fantin

Senior Counsel

  • Commercial law
  • Corporate law / M&A
  • Criminal business law
  • Insolvency law
  • Labour law
  • Sports law
  • Litigation, advisory, transactional
  • Italian (mother tongue)
  • English

Massimo is a Senior Counsel at the firm and is an Italian lawyer with 20+ years of experience in all the main areas of commercial, corporate, insolvency, labour and sports law, both contentious and transactional. He graduated defending a thesis on digital signatures and has always been very interested in new technologies. During his career, he specialized in corporate advisory to tech-driven and innovative businesses.

In addition to court litigation experience, Massimo has significant experience in mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, both as a lawyer and as an arbitrator. He is a member of the Arbitration and Conciliation Cooperation Chamber of Rome, and in 2019 he completed the training process to qualify as over-indebtedness crises manager (“Gestore della Crisi da Sovraindebitamento”). Massimo has then acquired experience in sports law by being for more than 5 years a sport judge F.I.G.C. – L.N.D.

Currently, his activity is focused on legal assistance in contentious and non-contentious matters to SME and startups (also innovative).

  • Professional qualifications
    • Admission to plea before the Corte di Cassazione and the Higher Courts (Ordine degli Avvocati di Pordenone, 2015)
    • Admission to practice in Italy (Ordine degli Avvocati di Pordenone, 2003)
    • Registration to the over-indebtedness settling body (Organismo di Composizione della Crisi da Sovraindebitamento) with the Ordine degli Avvocati di Pordenone – Section A – No. 9 (2019)
    • Listed as a liquidator by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development (2018)
  • Degrees and diplomas
    • J.D. first class degree (University of Parma, Italy)