Paolo Daviddi


Paolo Daviddi


T:+39 02 8635 941

F:+39 02 8635 94 44

Paolo Daviddi is a corporate lawyer based in Milan. He focuses on equity capital markets, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures. His practice also covers general corporate and commercial law advising and real estate.

Paolo’s work crosses over numerous industry sectors. He frequently works with the Bank of Italy and CONSOB. His clients include Italian and international listed companies and private companies, as well as banks and other financial institutions.

Paolo read law at the Università degli Studi di Milano and qualified as an Italian avvocato in 1992. 

He is a native Italian speaker and he is fluent in English.

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  • Admissions
    Avvocato, qualified in Italy
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • Chambers Global 2014
      “Paolo Daviddi specialises in ECM and also brings substantial corporate expertise to his practice. Clients identify him as the go-to partner: "When you have him at the table you know that there is a person who will speak frankly and is keen to solve the problem."
    • Chambers Europe 2013 - Capital Markets: Equity 
      “Paolo Daviddi heads the practice from the Milan office. Clients acclaim him as an effective, efficient practitioner.”

    • Legal 500 EMEA 2013 - Corporate and M&A
      “Paolo Daviddi is an experienced adviser.”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2012 - Capital Markets (Equity)
      “Norton Rose Studio Legale was particularly active in capital increase projects, as well as in advising clients on new regulations regarding takeover bids and exchange tender offers approved by CONSOB. Team leader Paolo Daviddi … [is] well regarded.”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2012 - Corporate and M&A
      “Paolo Daviddi is recommended.”
    • Chambers Europe 2012 - Capital Markets (Equity)
      “Paolo Daviddi leads the department and is well regarded for his expertise in equity matters. He also has considerable experience in domestic and international M&A transactions, IPOs and securities offerings.”
    • Chambers Europe 2012 - Corporate and M&A
      “Head of the Italian office of this international firm, Paolo Daviddi is a respected M&A and capital markets lawyer and often advises Chinese businesses with work in Italy as well as Italian companies active in China.”
    • Chambers Europe 2011 - Capital markets (Equity)
      “Department head Paolo Daviddi is at the helm on all equity projects, and receives acclaim from clients for his expertise in this area.”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2011 - Corporate and M&A
      Paolo Daviddi is “recommended”.
    • Chambers Europe 2010 - Capital markets (Equity)
      Paolo Daviddi “continues to display adept leadership in equity transactions across a range of sectors.”
    • Top Legal
      Paolo Daviddi was awarded “Best Capital Markets Lawyer in Italy 2009.”
    • Chambers Global 2009 - Capital markets (Equity)
      Paolo Daviddi “is renowned as a ‘problem solver who will work collaboratively to achieve a goal under difficult circumstances’.”


    Daviddi, Paolo

  • Memberships and activities

    Paolo is a regular participant as speaker at domestic and international conferences and is author of numerous articles on legal topics.