The Law Firm

Studio Legale Novelli is a dynamic and reliable law firm, offering both judicial and extra judicial advice in civil and commercial law, in tax related concerns and in international law. 

Our attention to detail and to the needs of our clients are our trademarks, combined with the experience that our legal professionals have gained over the course of their many years of legal practice. 

The law firm has also built and consolidated secure relationships with leading European and global Law Firms. This provides us with the advantage of being able to offer our clients an integrated consultation service in where international issues are concerned. 

Studio Legale Novelli offers services in Italian, English, French, Russian and Portuguese.

Professional Services

Advice and Assistance for Business 

Studio Legale Novelli is focused primarily on providing services to Business. In addition to the provision of all possible legal services, we also provide advice in business management where necessary, such as improving the optimisation of resources and expenditure, in order to increase productivity and results. 

From the most complex schemes and projects to the more standard matters involved in everyday business, the law firm provides the necessary legal and operational insights, calling upon our extensive tools to deliver guidance and solutions. 

Independence, timeliness and passion are our characteristics.


Civil, Commercial and Contract Law 

Studio Legale Novelli assists our clients, whether they are companies or individuals, at all stages of negotiation, drafting and conclusion of commercial contracts. Our assistance includes, but is not limited, to: contracts for the supply, distribution, trade, financing, agency, tendering, confidentiality procedures, licensing and sponsorship, etc. 


Corporate Law

Studio Legale Novelli provides clients with a structured and comprehensive service, offering advice on all aspects of corporate law: company constitution, the drafting of articles of association and shareholders' agreements, as well as disposals, acquisitions, mergers, leases of businesses or business units, as well as assistance in voluntary liquidation and bankruptcy proceedings.

Studio Legale Novell’s expert lawyers also have experience in providing their knowledge to company directors and shareholders on matters relating to a company’s financial balance, any internal conflicts between the subsidiary organs and controlling power of a company, as well as issues concerning corporate restructuring.

Studio Legale Novelli also offers clients assistance with the establishment and development of start-up companies and related branches and representative offices globally. This support includes the creation of associative groups and joint ventures, both contractual and corporate. We provide targeted advice to identify the most suitable tools for the specific needs of each individual client, and in doing so are able to adapt our services for each particular case. 


Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law and Proceedings 

Studio Legale Novelli is able to take responsibility for the management of all issues concerning financial difficulties and the insolvency of companies, including company restructuring and debt consolidation and company reorganisation. We also provide assistance to commercial clients in insolvency proceedings, such as bankruptcy, arrangements with creditors, and compulsory administrative liquidation, in relation to the management of insolvency litigation.


Employment Law 

Studio Legale Novelli provides clients with a consolidated service in all areas of employment law, from the perspectives of both employer and employee. In particular, the Firm provides assistance and advice with regard to problems that concern the management of employees. This expertise extends to issues concerning recruitment, remuneration, cases of suspension and termination of employment, disciplinary procedures, relations with trade unions, and procedures in the event of a corporate crisis. We work to help our Clients anticipate and avoid disputes, with the aim of increasing the optimum management of human resources, whilst offering, in the event of conflict, an efficient and high quality service. 


Civil Litigation, Commercial and Tax Law

Studio Legale Novelli provides clients with assistance on matters relating to judicial proceedings in connection with litigation and arbitration, where civil, commercial and tax issues are concerned. We involve the Client in the drafting of administrative papers and the discussion of procedural strategies, ensuring experience and professionalism in the management of hearings before all national and international Courts. 


Real Estate

Studio Legale Novelli has for many years been active in the field of real estate and property transactions and has developed considerable experience with all legal and practical issues in this area. 

The extensive experience in this sector, gained through years of practice, has enabled the Firm to develop a wide network of contacts, ensuring a productive collaboration with the property sector. 

Studio Legale Novelli offers a complete and inclusive service, assisting and advising the client at every stage of their matter.

I Professionisti

Ambrogio Novelli

graduated in Economics and Business in 1986 from the University of Genoa, and in Law in 1991 from the Department of Law of the University of Genoa.

He began his professional experience in 1987 at the law firm Studio Ghiglione e Ghio where he worked till 1992. During this period he specialized in the provision of domestic and international tax advice, focusing on tax management for corporations, on corporate reorganization (both domestic and international), and on international tax planning. 

In 1992 he joined the Milanese branch of the international law firm Baker & McKenzie, where he worked until 1994 as a Senior Associate. In 1994, he worked as a legal consultant in the Republic of Angola for the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs. Since 1992, he has also been an Advisor to the Tribunal of Genoa for economic and fiscal matters. 

In 1995, he was a founding partner of the law form  Mazzeschi, Novelli & Porcari in 1995. In addition, since 1989, he has been a recognised as both a Tax Consultant and a Chartered Accountant (“dottore commercialista”), registered with the Genoa Association since 1989,. He has also been a recognised Chartered Auditor (“revisore contabile”) since 1989. He has been a registered Lawyer with the Bar Association of Genoa since 1994.

Practice areas: Mergers and acquisition, corporate and commercial law, tax law, civil litigation, international commercial contracts.

Languages: Italian, English, French, Portuguese, Russian.

Rebeca Gómez Tafalla

Born in Alicante, Spain) in 1973, she graduated in Law from the University of Murcia in Spain in 1996.

In 1999 she achieved the Master qualification in ““Derecho Comunitario” (Community Law) from the University of Complutense of Madrid.

Between 1999 and 2003 she studied Social Sciences and Human Relations in Florence, Italy, and graduated in Politics and International Relations from the University of Genoa  in, 2008.

Languages: Spanish, Italian and English. 

Andrea Pittaluga

Graduated in Law on 19th October, 2007 from the University of Genoa, with a thesis in Labour Law, “The Security of Employment on Ships and in Port” under the guidance of  Professor  Clara Enrico.

He began his legal apprenticeship at Studio Legale Novelli in Genoa, concentrating primarily on  Civil Law and Labour Law, He focused on the strengthening of legal questions, the research of statutes, and the drafting of legal opinions in these areas of law. He then strengthened his training in  Company and Contract Law.

He continues to work for Studio Legale Novelli  Novelli Law Office he provides counsel in legal assistance in Civil Law Contract Law, Debt Recovery, Company Law and Road Traffic Accidents.

Languages: Italian and English.

Alessio Biffi

Born in Genoa on the 5th January 1988, in October 2011, he earned his degree in law from the University of Genoa, writing his thesis in Criminal Law on “The liability of subsequent corruption in the Judiciary Act” under the guidance of Professor Paolo Pisa.

In 2011, he gained the IELTS Certification (International English Language Testing System),  and in March 2012 he gained a Master degree  in Journalism and Radio-Television Journalism from the Eidos Communication Institute in Rome.

Following an initial period of legal apprenticeship  at a law firm in Genoa, during which he concentrated on Criminal Law,  from October 2012 he initiated work with Studio Legale Novelli. 

Languages: Italian and English.

Alberto Spinelli

Born in Genoa in 1975, he graduated in Law from the University of Genoa in 1975, having written his thesis on Public Finance and Tax Law: “The Tax Return: Legal Nature, Effects, and Rectificability” under the guidance of Professor Giovanni Marongiu, obtaining the grade 110/110. 

Between 2005 and 2007, he worked at Studio Cassottana in Genoa, performing research and assistance in court matters relating to private law, with a particular emphasis on contract, commercial and corporate law. He acted as the Ligurian representative for ADUSBEF, the Italian organisation for the protection for consumers of financial services, acting in disputes between consumers and financial institutions in matters of law concerning the financial markets. 

From 2007, he worked until 2011 at the law firm Righetti in both Genoa and Milan, where he provided, in addition to performing research and providing consultancy services in private law, assistance in court matters and legal assistance in matters of Shipping Law,  including cases involving international law . 

In 2011 he qualified as a mediator, and between 2011 and 2013 he worked at the law firm Rosso & Tirelli in Genoa, providing advice on procedures outside of court in matters of navigation, transport, and provide law, with a particular focus on civil litigation in private and public contracts, as well as in civil law in  medical liability and related insurance matters, credit recovery and forced procedures. 

Since November 2007, he has also provided assistance to the Private Law Department at the Department of Law at the University of Genoa, under the guidance of Professor Donato Carusi and Professor Alessandra Pinori, participating in educational activities and departmental coordination. 

Since 2007, he has also worked with the journal “Diritto Marittimo” (Maritime Law”)  under the supervision of Professor Francesco Berlingieri, preparing comments and case notes on matters relating to navigation and transport law.  Since March 2007, he has also collaborated with the publisher Ipsoa, working as an author of notes on cases concerning civil liability in international private law and navigation. 

Languages: Italian and English 

Enrico Macera

A former Commander of the Brigade of the Guardia di Finanza, the branch of the Italian police force specialising in financial crime, he  specialises in civil, fiscal and tax law. During his career, he gained considerable experience in these areas, and he has colaborated  with the Ministry of the Economy and Finance regarding the development of a specialist  information technology system for combatting insurance fraud in the auto industry.

He graduated in law from  the University of Pavia with a specialisation in business law and was recognised as Licensed Legal Counsel in 2012.

He resolved to concentrate soley on legal matters, continuing his studies at the Department of Law of the University of Milan, where he gained the postgraduate qualification in «Tax Magistrates and Licensed Professionals authorised to practice in the Tax Court» in  «Company Law» and in «Litigation before the European Courts.

Carolina Siccardi

Graduated in law from the Catholic University of Milan in 1993, and was admitted to the Bar Association of Genoa in 2000.

In 1993, she achieved the Pst Graduate qualification in  International and European Community Law in Luxembourg, and completed the Postgraduate course in Commercial Law at Columbia University of New York in 1993. 

She joined Studio Legale Novelli in 2006, and her legal practice concentrates primarily on Maritime Law and she assiss clients with shipbuilding contracts, safety inspections, and maritime claims, as well as possessing etensive experience in civil, comercial and transport law. 

Languages: Italian, English and Spanish.

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We will be happy to answer any questions or requests for information about our work. Please contact us at the following postal and email addresses:


Studio Legale Novelli
Via XX Settembre 26/9
16121 Genova


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