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Freshfields bolsters Global Transactions practice with counsel hire in Milan

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (‘Freshfields’) has announced the appointment of Filippo Chiodini as Counsel in the firm’s Global Transactions practice in Milan, Italy.

Filippo Chiodini is joining from BonelliErede, where he was a member of its Restructuring & Insolvency Focus Team and its Private Equity Focus Team. Filippo is an expert advisor of debt restructuring, distressed M&A and private equity.

Filippo’s appointment demonstrates the firm’s growth strategy, aimed to further expand the existing group with specific competencies, functional to provide clients with the expertise they need most.

Francesco Lombardo, managing partner of Freshfields in Italy commented: “The addition of Filippo to our market leading team strengthens our position in the restructuring, distressed M&A and Private Equity sectors. I am confident that Filippo will contribute significantly to achieving our goals. His hire demonstrates our dedication to providing to the highest standard of quality advice to clients and our intention to get on board the most talented lawyers in the practice areas we focus on. We are certainly ambitious: we don't grow to grow, we grow to improve. Filippo’s hire, the recent promotions as partner of Ermelinda Spinelli and as Counsel of Federico Mercuri and Giorgio Candeloro prove it”.

Freshfields’s Italy offering now totals 11 partners and 10 counsel.

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is a global law firm. We have a long history of successfully assisting the world's leading industrial and financial companies, institutions and governments with their complex projects, transactions and challenges. Whether from our own 28 offices in the world's major business and financial centres or with leading local law firms, our more than 2,800 lawyers provide comprehensive business law advice and combine their expertise to deliver decisive legal and industry solutions for our clients.