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Paolo Ludovici
T: +39 02 303231.1

Paolo Ludovici founded L&P – Ludovici Piccone & Partners in November 2014. Previously he worked with Maisto e Associati since its set up and he became partner of the firm in 2000. He advises on all areas of tax law. His expertise includes domestic and international corporate reorganizations, M&A and structured finance transactions, tax planning for high net-worth individuals and trusts. He often acts as an expert in criminal and tax proceedings.
In 2019 he awarded “Tax Star Status” by Chambers & Partners Europe on the back of overwhelming praise from clients. He is recognized “Leading Individual” by Legal500 EMEA and recommended “Band 1” in Chambers HNW Guide, furthermore he has been identified among the leading experts by Who’s Who Legal in Private Client and Corporate Tax practice. He has been awarded “Professional of the Year” at Legalcommunity Tax Awards 2019 and he awarded the prize “Professional of the Year” for Tax Consultancy at Top Legal Awards 2017.
He regularly writes for Italian leading financial newspapers as well as for other major tax reviews and magazines. He regularly speaks at tax conferences and lectures in post-graduate specialization courses. He is a member of the Tax and Legal Committee of Italian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AIFI) as well as of the Legal Committee of the Italian Private Banking Association (AIPB). He is full member STEP Italy.

He graduated Cum Laude in Business Administration at Bocconi University. He is admitted to the Italian Chartered Accountant Association in Milan.

Languages: Italian – English – French

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Chambers HNW 2019 - Top ranked
(ITA) Chambers Europe 2019
The Legal 500 EMEA 2018 - Leading Individual
Legalcommunity Tax Awards 2019 - Professional of the Year
Chambers HNW 2018
Chambers Europe 2018
The Legal 500 EMEA 2018 - Leading Individual
Top Legal Awards 2017 - Professional of the Year Tax Consultancy
Chambers HNW 2017
Chambers Europe 2017
The Legal 500 EMEA 2017 - Leading Individual
Legalcommunity Tax Awards 2017 - Professional of the year
Best of the Best 2017 - Tax
Chambers HNW 2016
The Legal 500 EMEA 2016 - Leading Individual
Chambers Europe 2016
Legalcommunity Tax Awards 2016- Consultant of the year
Legalcommunity Tax Awards 2016- Professional of the year in Financial Taxation
Legalcommunity Corporate M&A Awards 2016- Professional of the year Tax M&A
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Pietro Piccone Ferrarotti
T: +39 02 303231.1

Pietro Piccone Ferrarotti is partner of the firm since 2016. Before joining the firm, he worked with Maisto e Associati since 2004 where he became a partner in 2009 and previously with the law firm founded by Prof. Franco Gallo from 1996 to 2004. He gained a significant experience in advising domestic and foreign clients in complex tax audits, pre-litigation and judicial settlements, and defence before tax courts and Court of Cassation. His areas of expertise include corporate and group taxation, M&A and business restructuring, taxation of real estate, VAT, registration tax and other indirect taxes as well as excise duties and consumption taxes. He is author of publications on tax matters and he often speaks at tax conferences and lectures at post-graduate specialization courses.

He graduated in Law at LUISS – Guido Carli University in Rome. He attended a one year full time specialization program in Tax Law and Tax Accounting at Management school at LUISS – Guido Carli University in Rome.
He is admitted to the Italian Bar Association in Rome. He is authorized to practice before the Court of Cassation and higher courts.

Languages: Italian – English

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Chambers Europe 2019
The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 - Leading Individual
Top Legal Awards 2018 - Tax Controversy Leader
Chambers Europe 2018
Legalcommunity Tax Awards 2018 - Professionista contenzioso
International Tax Review - Tax Controversy Leaders
Chambers Europe 2017
Chambers Europe 2016
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Michele Aprile
T: +39 02 303231.1

Michele Aprile is partner of the firm since its foundation. Before joining the firm, he worked with Maisto e Associati for three years and previously with Chiomenti law firm for ten years (one of which in the New York office). He is specialized in corporate and group taxation, taxation of individuals, taxation of financial instruments and financial transactions, taxation of real estate as well as international and EU tax law. He gained a significant expertise in advising investment funds. He is author of several publications on tax matters and he often speaks at tax conferences and lectures on post-graduate specialization courses.

He graduated in Business Administration at Bocconi University.
He is admitted to the Association of Chartered Accountants in Lecce.

Language: Italian – English – French

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Loredana Conidi
T: +39 02 303231.1

Loredana Conidi is partner of the firm since its foundation. Before joining the firm, she worked with Maisto e Associati for fourteen years and previously with other leading international tax firms for four years.
She is specialized in corporate and group taxation as well as in M&A and business restructuring. Her areas of expertise also include taxation of financial instruments and financial transactions, taxation of individuals as well as stock option and incentive plans. She also assists clients (domestic and international) in potential tax controversies and tax dispute resolutions through settlements. She is author of publications on tax matters.

She graduated in Law and Business Administration at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan.
She is admitted to the Association of Chartered Accountants in Milan.

Language: Italian – English

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Luca Formica
T: +44 (0) 20 7887 1982

Luca Formica is partner of Ludovici & Partners LLP since its foundation and he coordinates the London office. Before joining the firm, he worked with Maisto e Associati for seven years, the last four in the London office, and previously with another leading international tax firm for over three years.  He advises mainly on taxation of individuals, tax planning for high net wealth individuals, trusts and foundations, especially in cross border contexts, taxation of financial instruments and financial transactions as well as corporate and group taxation, M&A and business restructuring.

He graduated with Laude in Law and Business Administration at Bocconi University. He is admitted to the Association of Chartered Accountants in Avellino and he is Chartered Tax Adviser and Recognised Qualified Accountant in England and Wales.

Language: Italian – English

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Andrea Iannaccone
T: +39 02 303231.1

Andrea Iannaccone is partner of the firm since 2016. Before joining the firm, he worked with Maisto e Associati for over nine years and previously with another Italian tax firm for three years.
His areas of expertise are corporate and group taxation, M&A, business restructuring and transfer pricing. He also advices domestic and foreign clients in complex tax audits, pre-litigation and judicial settlements, and assists them in the defence before tax courts.
In 2019 he has been awarded the “Professional of the year – Tax Litigation” title at the Top Legal Awards, and he is recognized “highly rated advisor ” by the international directory Legal500 EMEA. He is author of publications on tax matters and he often speaks at tax conferences and lectures at post-graduate specialization courses.

He graduated in Law and Business Administration at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. He also obtained a one year full time Master in Tax at IPSOA, Milan (Wolter Kluver).
He is admitted to the Association of Chartered Accountants in Milan.

Language: Italian – English

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Andrea Prampolini
T: +39 02 303231.1

Andrea Prampolini is partner of the firm since its foundation. Before joining the firm, he worked with Maisto e Associati for more than eleven years and previously with another leading international tax firm for two years. His main areas of expertise include corporate and group taxation, national and cross-border M&A and business restructuring. He also assists clients (domestic and international) in potential tax controversies, tax dispute resolutions through settlements and tax litigation. He is author of several publications on tax matters. He regularly speaks at conferences and he lectures in post-graduate specialization courses.

He graduated cum Laude in Business Administration at Bocconi University and he graduated cum Laude in Law at Università degli Studi di Milano. He also obtained a one year full time Master Diploma in Tax at IPSOA (Wolters Kluwer), Milan.
He is admitted to the Italian Bar Association in Milan and to the Association of Chartered Accountants in Milan.

Language: Italian – English – French

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