The Professionals


Margherita Grassi Catapano
Partner 


Margherita is an expert in Banking, Insurance, Telecoms, Digital markets and Data protection. 

Before establishing WLex she led her own law firm with ten professionals. She works on both contntious and contractual matters to the benefit of institutional clients she has created a well-established relationship of trust with.

In 2001 she was admitted to the Milan Bar.

Margherita graduated at the Università degli studi of Milan in 1997.

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

Manuela Bianchi
Of Counsel


Manuela has more than 20 years of experience within the Corporate Compliance. She holds the office of DPO as well as in company supervisory  bodies (ODV) .

She is Contract Professor at DIBRIS - Department of Computer Science, Bioengineering, Robotics and Systems Engineering - of the University of Genoa and she is lecturer at the Department of Information Technology Law of the Università degli Studi of Milan. She is contract professor at LLM for business lawyers of the Alma Laboris Business School.

She contributes to www.cyberlaws.it, a website that deals with new technologies.  She is among the authors on the essay  "Digital Knowledge for legal professionals: Information technology capabilities and learning of the new Technology Law ", coordinated by Professors G. Ziccardi e P. Perri, Giuffré 2022, as well as the Legal Tech Dictionary, Giuffré, 2020. 


She speaks Italian and English.


T: +39 02877820

F: +39 02877570

manuela.bianchi@wlex.it

Veronica Falchi
Junior Associate


Veronica works on contentious matter for what concerns the telephone and banking branches. Before joining Wlex, Veronica cooperated with a Milan based law firm, active in the civil law practice. Veronica has been admitted to the Milan Bar in January 2022. In June 2020 she achieved a degree from the specialization school for legal professionals at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. During her training period she carried out an internship at the Juvenile Court in Milan and  another one at the 3rd Chamber of the Criminal Court of Milan. In October 2018 she graduated at the Bicocca University in Milan (magna cum laude).

Veronica speaks Italian and English.



T: +39 02877820
F: +39 02877570
E: veronica.falchi@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


Serena Vadalà

Junior Associate


Serena is litigator within mobile and banking sectors.

Before joining WLex, she worked in an historic Law Farm based in Milan and dealing with civil law.

Serena has been a member of the Milan Bar since January 2022 and she graduated from the University of Milan in October 2018.

In 2017, she carried out research within the framework of the Erasmus’ program at the Universitad del País Vasco aimed at working a comparative thesis on gender equality.

She speaks Italian, English, Spanish and French.

T: +39 02877820

F: +39 02877570
E: serena.vadala@wlex.it


 


Christian Cozzi

Junior Associate


Christian deals with insurance and banking law.
Before joining WLex, Christian worked for two years in a fiduciary study of a primary insurance company, maturing a consolidated experience in the field of professional responsibility, with particular reference to the areas of town planning and company law.
He provides assistance and defence in these areas, both at national and regional level, in the management of ante litem litigation, which
judicial proceedings, in the context of special summary proceedings and ordinary proceedings on the merits.
Christian has been a member of the Milan Bar Association since 2020.
He graduated from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan in 2017.
He speaks Italian and English


T: +39 02877820

F: +39 02877570
E: christian.cozzi@wlex.it





Alice Silvis

Junior Associate


Alice focuses on European law, competition law, e-commerce, contract law and privacy.

Before joining WLex Alice attended a master program at the 24 Ore Business School in business law, where she was able to deepen her knowledge in the areas of corporate law and contracting and obtained a certificate as a Privacy expert.

Alice graduated from the University of Foggia in March 2021.

Alice speaks Italian, English and French.



T: +39 02877820

F: +39 02877570
E: alice.silvis@wlex.it





Camille Doguet

Associate


Camille mainly practices in Consumer protection, Competition law and EU law.

Before joining WLex, Camille has worked in various law firms in Paris (France) and in the Principality of Monaco dealing with business law, in both contentious and non-contentious  matters.

She also worked in the consumer mediation department at the French Association of Finance Companies and at the General Consulate of France in Milan.

In 2021, Camille obtained the “GDPR and DPO” certification from the French Data Protection Authority.

Camille has been a member of the Paris Bar since 2019 and of the Milan Bar as Resident lawyer since 2023.

She graduated in private law from the Universities of "Paris II Panthéon-Assas" and "Paris Nanterre La Défense".

She speaks French (mother tongue), Italian and English.

T: +39 02877820

F: +39 02877570
E: camille.doguet@wlex.it

Italy - Milan - Corso Europa, 10 - 20122

Phone: 0039 02 877820 Mail: info@wlex.it