• Professional experience:

    Founder of the Firm in 1986 with Luigi Macchi di Cellere. Senior partner in the tax department: his main area of work is the domestic and international
    corporate and individual taxation, principally tax planning connected with estate planning, corporate reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions and tax planning of securitization projects. Assists Italian and foreign companies belonging to international groups; significant experience in tax litigation, especially on transfer pricing issues. Assists wealthy people and families in planning their investments in Italy and abroad structuring death and donation tax effective strategies.
    He also acted as expert witness in relation to several international tax claims.


    He obtained his Law Degree at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1962. He was granted a Scholarship from Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, for his studies at the University of Cologne and the Bonn Institute “Finanzen und Steuern” (1963-1965). He has also attended the courses on Comparative Tax Law organised by the Ecole Superieure de Sciences Fiscales, Brussels (1970) and the Seminar on American Law at the Salzburg Seminar.







    CHAMBERS EUROPE – 2019-2021-2022

    Bruno Gangemi “has extensive knowledge of the tax system and his advice and acumen are always valuable,” a source remarks. His long-standing expertise encompasses tax planning, corporate and reorganisations as well as tax litigation and transfer pricing issues.



    Notable practitioners: Bruno Gangemi continues to be a respected member of the Italian tax community, renowned for his vast experience in the area. He maintains solid credentials in international taxation and litigation mandates.


    LEGAL 500 – 2018       

    Macchi di Cellere Gangemi assists with international tax planning and tax litigation, including criminal tax matters, transfer pricing, M&A-related domestic corporate tax issues and corporate reorganisations and financing transactions. Other areas of strength include financial instruments, private equity and real estate funds, employee incentive plans and VAT. Bruno Gangemi is among the main advisers.



    Department co-head Bruno Gangemi is widely respected in the market, noted for his breadth and depth of expertise. He is considered to be “excellent and skilled, first-class, with incredible knowledge about tax.” A further interviewee confirms: “He is exceptional with outstanding attention to detail; he has a brilliant and clear way of explaining complex matters.”


    CHAMBERS EUROPE – 2016 – Notable practitioners 

    Bruno Gangemi remains a reference point for market commentators, who single him out as “a good tax lawyer” with a wealth of experience.



    An authority in the Italian tax market, Bruno Gangemi is respected as an expert in tax issues related to intra-EU mergers, complex cross-border restructurings and transfer pricing litigation. He is viewed as “a fantastic lawyer and a great professional.”



    Name partner Bruno Gangemi continues to lead the majority of the firm’s key deals and is appreciated for his practical approach in dealing with the tax authorities. “He was able to advise us on the pros and cons of various scenarios to facilitate a positive outcome,” notes one interviewee.



    Name partner Bruno Gangemi continues to lead the majority of the firm’s key deals and is appreciated for his practical approach in dealing with the tax authorities. “He was able to advise us on the pros and cons of various scenarios to facilitate a positive outcome,” notes one interviewee.


    LEGAL 500 – 2014        

    Rome and Milan-based Bruno Gangemi specialises in international tax planning and tax litigation. The practice is also experienced in transfer pricing, tax-related M&A, and domestic and international VAT matters.



    Clients appreciate Bruno Gangemi‘s superb commercial acumen and attention to detail: “He understands our business and is able to translate Italian culture to international clients. He really does his best to help us.”


    LEGAL 500 – 2013

    Macchi di Cellere Gangemi’s Bruno Gangemi is ‘great to work with’.


    CHAMERS GLOBAL – 2012 

    Bruno Gangemi provides individual high-calibre tax planning advice, particularly with regard to cross-border work involving US companies. He is also active in tax litigation and criminal tax work before the Court of Cassation and the ECJ”.



    “Macchi di Cellere Gangemi’s tax division is led by Bruno Gangemi, who is an international tax planning and tax litigation specialist. He is distinguished in the market and has also been involved in criminal tax aspects before the Court of Cassation and the European Court of Justice. “Bruno Gangemi is a terrific lawyer,” said one client.”




    Bruno Gangemi Founder & Senior Partner


    Office: Rome

    Practice: Tax

    Admitted to Italian bar in 1971. Member of the Rome Bar. Admitted to represent clients before the Court of Cassation since 1997. Member of the International Bar Association (Chairman of the Tax Committee, 1992-1996). He is also a member of the International Fiscal Association (member of the Permanent Scientific Committee and Secretary of the Italian Branch), of the American Bar Association (as “International Associate”), of the Associazione Nazionale Tributaristi Italiani, of the Confédération Fiscale Européenne (member of the “CFE Tax Force on ECJ decisions, Chairman of the Technical Committee 1996-2000). He has been Reporter at the Buenos Aires Congress in 1984, General Reporter at the Stockholm Congress in 1990, Discussion Leader at the Geneva Congress in 1996 and Member of the Panel Topic at the Copenhagen Congress in 2013. He has also been member of the Panel of Experts appointed by the EU Commission for a study on company taxation in the EU, 2001.

    Languages: English, Italian, French, German