The Professionals:


Margherita Grassi Catapano
Partner 


Margherita is a Partner. She is specialized in Banking, Insurance, Telecoms, Digital markets and Data protection. She has a significant experience in assisting leading Italian companies.

Before establishing WLex she led her own law firm with a dozen professionals. Her practice covers Litigation and Contractual law for institutional clients with whom she has created a well-established relationship of trust.

In 2000 she was admitted to the Milan Bar.

Margherita graduated at the Università degli studi of Milan in 1996.

She speaks Italian and English.



T: +39 02877820
F: +39 02877570
E: margherita.grassicatapano@wlex.it

Francesca Sutti
Partner


Francesca is specialized in Competition law, Consumer protection, Privacy, EU law and Regulatory in given sectors such as Lifescience, Consumer goods, Digital markets, Data protection, Transport and Logistics.
Before establishing WLex she was the head of the EU, Competition law and Regulatory practice in highly reputed international law firms.

Francesca is particularly interested in personal development skills and, for instance, in 2020 she attended the course "Empathy and emotional intelligence at work" (University of California, Berkeley).

In 2009 she was admitted to the Bruxelles Bar.

In 1998  she was admitted to the Milan Bar 

In 1995/1996 she worked as a Rechtsreferendarin in Germany. 

She is a member of the Italian Antitrust Association.
Francesca graduated at the Università degli studi of Milan in 1995 (magna cum laude). 
She speaks Italian, English, German, French and Spanish.



T: +39 02877820
F: +39 02877570
E: francesca.sutti@wlex.it





Paola Furini
Of Counsel

Paola is specialized in Insolvency Law. She is a bankruptcy trustee in several insolvency proceedings and a delegate to the executive procedures for the Court of Milan.

She is a member of the ADGI (Associazione Donne Giuriste Italia) and of the ACM (Associazione Concorsualisti Milanesi).

She is also a member of the Committee of Insolvency Proceedings and of the Council of the Milan Bar.

In 1996 she was admitted to the Milan Bar.

Paola graduated at Università degli studi of Milan in 1995.

She speaks Italian and English.



T: +39 02877820
F: +39 02877570
E: paola.furini@wlex.it

Patrizia Pietramale
Of Counsel


Patrizia has been working with the Insolvency Court of Milan for over twenty years both as Bankruptcy Trustee and as Judicial Commissioner.

She offers legal assistance in the company defaults area as well as in the new overindebtedness corporate crisis and debt restructuring.

She is co-founder and a member of the directors’ Board of the ACM (Associazione Concorsualisti Milanesi).

She is a member of the S.I.S.C.O. (Società Italia Studi Concorsuali)

In 1998 she was admitted to the Milan Bar.

She graduated at Università degli studi of Milan in 1991.

She speaks Italian and English.



T: +39 02877820
F: +39 02877570
E: p.pietramale@studiolegalecommerciale.it


Eleonora Croccolino
Associate


Eleonora works in the Litigation.

She is specialized in civil, banking, telecoms litigation and enforcement proceedings.
In 2014 she was admitted to the Milan Bar. 

In 2010/2011 she worked as a trainee for a Judge in the Court of Milan. She attendend a two years Master at the University of Milan.

She received a degree in Law from Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna in 2009.

She speaks Italian and English.



T: +39 02877820
F: +39 02877570
E: eleonora.croccolino@wlex.it


Lucrezia Puliatti
Associate

Lucrezia works in the Litigation Practice. She is specialized in public law, banking and telecoms litigation. Before joining WLex, Lucrezia has worked in the boutique law firm of a Professor of public law at the Bocconi University of Milan.

In 2015 Lucrezia was admitted to the Milan Bar. 
Lucrezia graduated in law at the University of Pavia in 2013 (summa cum laude).

Lucrezia speaks Italian and English.


T: +39 02877820
F: +39 02877570
E: lucrezia.puliatti@wlex.it


Costanza Riva
Junior Associate

Costanza is a litigator focused on banking and TLC. She works also with the EU, Competition and Regulatory Practice.

Before joining WLex, Costanza has worked in a boutique law firm specialized in commercial law and in a highly reputeted International law firm in the Litigation and Arbitration Practice.

Costanza was admitted to the Milan Bar in January 2020 and she graduated in law at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan in 2016.

She speaks Italian and English.



T: +39 02877820
F: +39 02877570
E: costanza.riva@wlex.it



Alessandra Staropoli
Junior Associate

Alessandra works in EU, Competition & Regulatory Practice. She is also a litigator.

Before joining WLex she worked in a highly reputed international law firm in the Corporate Finance Practice. Within this contest she was also at the AIG Italy legal department.

In 2019 Alessandra graduated from Bocconi University with a degree in law. In 2018 she did an internship at the Permanent Delegation of Italy to NATO in Brussels, where she also studied at Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in the frame of the Erasmus Programme.

She is native speaker both in Italian and French. She speaks English.



T: +39 02877820
F: +39 02877570
E: alessandra.staropoli@wlex.it


Alice Spinelli
Junior Associate


Alice deals with insolvency law and real estate executions.

In 2020 she completed her legal practice and she is currently enrolled in the Register of Practitioners of the Milan Bar Association.

Before joining WLex, Alice worked both in an accounting and a law firm specialized in bankruptcy law.

In 2018 Alice graduated from Bocconi University with a degree in law.

She speaks Italian and English.


T: +39 02877820
F: +39 02877570
E: info@wlex.it


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