Collabora con lo Studio dal 2003. Ha una vasta esperienza in campo di contenzioso nazionale ed internazionale, con particolare riferimento a contenziosi in materia societaria e finanziaria; è altresì esperta in campo di societario, di arbitrato e di procedure di insolvenza. Svolge la propria attività, sempre in ottica internazionale, assistendo inoltre aziende e gruppi societari con specifica competenza in merito alle procedure di ristrutturazione. Svolge la propria attività anche nell’arbitrato e metodi alternativi di risoluzione delle controversie, nel diritto fallimentare e nelle ristrutturazioni aziendali e societarie e nelle procedure concorsuali.
Laurea in Giurisprudenza presso l’Università di Pisa nel 1994. Ha frequentato un corso organizzato dall’Ordine degli Avvocati di Firenze (1995-1996), e successivamente un Seminario sul Diritto dell’Unione Europea organizzato dall’Università di Pisa, nell’ambito del Progetto “Robert Schuman”. A Marzo del 2001 ha partecipato al Corso “L’Arbitrato: fondamenti e tecniche”, organizzato dalla Camera di Commercio di Milano. Nel 2002 ha frequentato la “Academy of American and International Law”, organizzata dal Center for American and International Law, a Dallas.
TOP LEGAL AWARDS – 2020
Avvocato dell’Anno Contenzioso Cassazione
Silvia Lazzeretti: Ha catturato l’attenzione della commissione con un mandato tecnico e complesso, legato alla normativa antimafia. Per X Elio Energy ha ottenuto la pronuncia di difetto di competenza arbitrale a favore del giudice civile.
LEGALCOMMUNITY ENERGY REPORT – 2018
Sources said: “Silvia Lazzeretti has deep know-how of the litigation proceedings, management capacity and is a problem solver”
LEGAL 500 – 2017
Dispute resolution: Silvia Lazzeretti and Salvatore Orlando jointly head Macchi di Cellere Gangemi’s ‘very committed and knowledgeable’ litigation team, which recently represented Honda Italia as plaintiff in civil proceedings against a former top manager related to alleged fraudulent behaviour. Other key clients include Ryanair and UBS.
CHAMBERS EUROPE – 2016
Dispute Resolution – Italy: Macchi di Cellere Gangemi
What the team is known for: Handles intellectual property, consumer, banking, corporate and energy litigation. Advises a number of large multinational companies. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “The lawyers have impressive precision and communicate fast.” Work highlights Represented UBS in claims brought by institutional investors. These claims were related to Parmalat’s insolvency. Advised Honda Italia Industriale on its litigation against its former vice president. The matter involved civil and criminal law.
Notable practitioners: Silvia Lazzeretti and Salvatore Orlando are the key contacts for clients. Significant clients Ryanair, Wan Ho Industrial Company, SesVanderhave
IFLR1000 REVIEWS – 2015
Financial and corporate: In the restructuring and insolvency area Silvia Lazzeretti advised Ernst Young as the administrator of the Nortel Group Italia, as part of the wider Nortel Group administration.
CHAMBERS EUROPE – 2015
Dispute Resolution: What the team is known for: Key areas of activity include banking, energy, commercial and IP litigation. Assists prominent domestic and international clients with disputes before the Italian courts. Works in close co-operation with colleagues in the energy and structured finance departments. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “I like that the team has the ability to engage with its client and to provide a quick service and 360-degree advice.” What’s new? New clients include Pitagora and Pasubio Servizi. Work highlights: Represented UBS in various civil and criminal proceedings. Acted for the institutional investors of Parmalat on a damages claim and a Court of Cassation proceeding. Notable practitioners: Silvia Lazzeretti is the department head and the key contact for clients.
CHAMBERS EUROPE – 2014
DISPUTE RESOLUTION : What the team is known for: A prominent player in the banking and energy sectors, assisting a large number of high-profile domestic and international clients. Capable of handling civil, commercial, criminal and administrative disputes. Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients): “A deep knowledge of both the legal and commercial issues.” Work highlights: Represented the investors of Parmalat in an insolvency-related damages claim, as well as in Court of Cassation proceedings. The two cases totalled some EUR130 million. Acted for various branches of UBS on a number of commercial and criminal proceedings, including an administrative liability claim. Notable practitioners: Silvia Lazzeretti is the key contact for clients.
CHAMBERS GLOBAL – 2013
Silvia Lazzeretti heads the department and is the main practice contact. The team enjoys a strong name in international arbitration and ADR, and is increasingly visible in high-profile litigation.
LEGAL 500 – 2013 – Dispute resolution
Milan-based Silvia Lazzeretti heads Macchi di Cellere Gangemi’s department, which defended UBS, and UBS Italia SIM, in multi-defendant litigation commenced by the city of Milan over a bond issue and associated derivatives transactions.
LEGAL 500 – 2012
Macchi di Cellere Gangemi’s Silvia Lazzeretti is ‘an excellent litigator’. The team represented UBS in appeal proceedings relating to the merger of Edison into Italenergia and the fairness of the merger exchange ratio, achieving a successful first instance decision for UBS. The key point of contact is department head Silvia Lazzeretti.
CHAMBERS EUROPE – 2012
Dispute resolution: THE FIRM This well-regarded firm is adept at handling international disputes and representing huge global players such as Pfizer and UBS. With offices in Milan, Rome and Bologna it also has a great capacity for domestic work. The team has won a number of mandates in the renewable energy sector of late and continues to be active in banking and insurance litigation. KEY INDIVIDUALS Silvia Lazzeretti is the main contact for the practice.
Ammessa all'esercizio della professione forense dal 1997. Iscritta all’Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano. Abilitato al patrocinio dinnanzi la corte di Cassazione dal 2014. Membro dell’International Bar Association (IBA), nel Comitato O (International Litigation), e della CIArb (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators).
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