Highly qualified legal assistance for companies, employees and banks.
Based in Milan, the Studio Ardito law firm was founded in 1981 by Mauro Ardito and deals with both extrajudicial and judicial matters, including labour law, tenders, contract law, agency contracts, corporate and commercial law, banking law, privacy and corporate governance, and provides comprehensive legal support to businesses. Our team of professionals also offers assistance in family law matters.
In addition to our internal team of lawyers, the firm works with a network of legal and tax professionals in both Italy and abroad. We are, therefore, able to provide services throughout Italy and in major foreign countries, offering our support also in English, German and Spanish, if required.
A professional and clear approach backed by over 40 years of experience in the field and excellent client relationships have made us a trustworthy partner for all issues concerning the legal areas we are specialists in. idenziati

About Us

Mauro Ardito, qualified lawyer
Graduating with honours from the University of Florence, Mauro went on to obtain his professional qualification in 1976. With four years of experience as Head of the Legal Office of a Swiss bank′s holding company, he founded Studio Legale Ardito in Milan in 1981, where he is currently a Supreme Court lawyer and legal auditor as well as being a member of AGI - Italian Labour Law Attorneys Association.
Iacopo Ardito, qualified lawyer
Iacopo graduated with honours in July 2012 from the University of Insubria and, after an internship in England in January 2013, he joined us at the firm, focussing particularly on providing corporate advice in labour law and privacy matters. Fully qualified since 2015, he then obtained his privacy officer certification in 2017.
Pierandrea Sergio Di Lecce, qualified lawyer
Becoming a Supreme Court lawyer, Pierandrea first graduated with honours from the University of Milan to then qualify as a professional lawyer in 2003. Since then, he has been working with us, focussing primarily on labour law.
Davide Panzeri, qualified lawyer
Having graduated with top honours from the University of Pavia in 2005, Davide obtained his professional qualification in 2009. Since 2008, he has been working with us, specializing in matters regarding banking law.
Massimiliano Sironi, qualified lawyer
Registered with the Bar Association of Monza since 1979, Massimiliano has been working with us since 1981.
Alessandra Caricato, qualified lawyer
Registered with the Bar Association of Milan since 1993, Alessandra has been working with us since 2010, focusing on all matters relating to criminal law.
Emilia Claudia Cornalba, qualified lawyer
Registered with the Bar Association of Lodi since 2006, Emilia has been working with us since 2010.
Maria Laura Cornalba, qualified lawyer
Registered with the Bar Association of Pavia since 2014, Maria has been working with us since 2015.
ISO 9001:2015
Since November 2016, Studio Legale Ardito has been certified according to the UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 standards for the services of judicial and extrajudicial legal assistance and consultancy in civil law matters. Regarding the services we provide, suggestions or complaints may be submitted through the contact section on our website: our Quality Manager will then contact you to discuss the matter further.
Our firm is accredited as a "Partner24ORE" with expertise certification in the following areas:
  • Labour law - trade union law and collective agreements
  • Contractual practices in commercial law - service contracts (tenders, consultancy, work contracts, engineering)
  • Debt recovery - debt collection and enforcement procedures.
Specialist Areas
Labour Law
Management of individual and group dismissals
Disputes with employees, agents and managers
Drafting of company policies and regulations, such as disciplinary, behavioural and ethical codes, etc.
Assistance and consultancy for workers (Executives and Managers)
Handling of disciplinary proceedings
Negotiations and relationship management with trade unions
Company and personnel transfers
Arbitration and conciliation procedures
Disputes with social security institutes
Due Diligence
Drafting of individual and group contracts
Drafting of non-competition and confidentiality agreements
Company and Commercial Law
  • Consultancy and assistance in tender offer agreements
  • Consultancy and assistance in contractual and corporate matters
  • Support in company formation (drafting and revising bylaws, constitutive deeds, minutes and shareholder agreements)
  • Corporate secretarial support and assistance
  • Consultancy in the ordinary management of companies, cooperatives and associations
  • Cooperation agreements, joint-venture management and cooperatives
  • Corporate restructuring and reorganization
  • Assistance in corporate restructuring operations (due diligence for acquisitions and mergers, transfers, business wind-ups and contributions, spin-offs)
  • Business mediation
  • Compliance with Law 4/2013 (Italian Legislative Decree No. 4/2013)
  • Internal regulations
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency procedures
  • Agency relationships
  • Drafting contracts
  • Related disputes.
Contract Law
  • Shareholders′ agreements and business purchase contracts
  • Import, export and distribution contracts in Italy and abroad
  • Business contracts
  • Contracts for tender offers, supply of goods and services
  • Transfer and licensing of trademarks and patents, related disputes
  • Leasing contracts
  • Business transfer and asset sale contracts
  • Commercial leases
  • Purchase and sale of real estate
Banking Law
  • Seizure of real estate and moveable assets
  • Disputes with credit institutions
Family and Succession Law
  • Separation and divorce
  • Child custody
  • Disputes regarding inheritances
  • Property transfer
  • Audit and risk analysis
  • Implementation of privacy management systems
  • Adaptation of information and IT systems
  • Drafting of corporate privacy policies
  • Training activities
  • Consultancy services
  • Data Protection Officer duties
Debt Recovery
  • Individual and corporate debt recovery
  • Drafting of debt recovery letters
  • Appeals against payment injunctions
  • Debt enforcement procedures
To provide the highest level of reliability and care for our clients.
With over 40 years of professional experience in the field of civil law, we aim to ensure the best legal assistance and consultancy, meticulously tailored to each individual client′s needs. We are committed to offering personalized and detail-oriented services, with a focus on delivering the best possible outcome for our clients..
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Studio Legale Ardito
Via Procaccini, 29
20154 MILANO (MI)
Tel: 023318807
Fax: 0231809581
P.IVA: 01256350123