Hi.lex is an independent, mid-sized specialist law firm, efficient in its activity and correct in its invoicing.


Hilex’s litigation department, headed by Maurizio Traverso, has been recommended by Chambers 2019.

What the team is known for  Established boutique that continues to win praise for its capabilities in litigation and arbitration. Assists with contentious IP, corporate and financial mandates. Represents clients active in a variety of sectors, including heavy industry, technology and finance.

Strengths  Clients appreciate the team’s high level of service and its provision of “pragmatic solutions” and highlight the lawyers’ “clear expertise in litigation and experience in managing difficult moments of the case.

One interviewee recommends the team for “knowing how to do work at top level” in addition to being proficient at handling international matters, adding: “Team members have a perfect level of English”.


Maurizio Traverso has been ranked as highly recommended amongst Italy’s best arbitrators in the Leaders League 2018-2019 edition of the Arbitration & ADR Market Intelligence Report.



Special dedication towards the Client and the uniqueness of his problems and projects, so as to build, first and foremost, a human relationship even before the professional relationship.


Technical expertise, awareness and depth of thought, together with a lean structure, ensure an excellent assistance in terms of effectiveness and efficiency.


To us, conscience means acting in accordance with the most rigorous ethical and professional rules, always guided by our respect towards others and towards the legal profession.


We deeply appreciate the fact that legal costs should always be under control. Hence, we never present unpleasant surprises to our Clients and strive to find, together, the preferred formula for the remuneration of each assignment, with flexibility, correctness and transparency.


The Partners of Hi.lex are always involved first-hand in Client matters, making their experience and knowledge – acquired during their previous experience in primary law firms – available to Clients continuously throughout the assignment.


  • Mergers,
    Acquisitions and Extraordinary Transactions
  • Corporate law
  • Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative
  • Capital Markets
  • Administrative
  • Tax
  • Commercial and Financial Contracts
  • Restructuring
  • Intellectual Property and Competition
  • Real Estate
  • International

Thanks to consolidated relationships with Clients active in the most diverse industries, our lawyers have acquired an in-depth knowledge of various market segments, ranging from private equity and venture capital to luxury and fashion, from the hotel and tourism market segments to the chemical, energy and automotive industries.


  • Emanuele Breggia partner
    Emanuele Breggia
  • Fabio Cappelletti partner
    Fabio Cappelletti
  • Marco Carbonara partner
    Marco Carbonara
  • Emanuela Ferro partner
    Emanuela Ferro
  • Luca Iaboni partner
    Luca Iaboni
  • Giovanni Nicchiniello partner
    Giovanni Nicchiniello
  • Leonardo Proni partner
    Leonardo Proni
  • Maurizio Traverso partner
    Maurizio Traverso
  • Stefano Baroni of counsel
    Stefano Baroni
  • Federico Bulfoni of counsel
    Federico Bulfoni
  • Carlotta Alvino associate
    Carlotta Alvino
  • Giovanni Caniggia associate
    Giovanni Caniggia
  • Francesco Cesaroni associate
    Francesco Cesaroni
  • Martina Ferrin associate
    Martina Ferrin
  • Teresa Grisotti associate
    Teresa Grisotti
  • Serena Nasuti associate
    Serena Nasuti
  • Michele Quagliata associate
    Michele Quagliata


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A solid knowledge of the law, passion and pragmatism.

We see a long-term investment in every young Colleague;
for such reason our selection process is particularly scrupulous.

Each candidate is examined and evaluated directly by the Partnership,
undergoing at least three interviews, in Italian and in English.

The essential prerequisites are:
a solid basic legal knowledge,
passion for law,
writing skills,
sharing the most rigorous ethical,
and professional standards.

If you are interested in sending us your CV, please address the same to: recruitment@hilex.it

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