"Minds are like parachutes, they only function when open."

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Innovation and start-ups; internazionalization; M&A and contracts; commercial, corporate and bankruptcy litigation
Direct relationship with the client manager, brief opinions, clear language
We think in an entrepreneurial and commercial way: the law must be a help to companies, not a brake on business.
We provide assistance at through modern communication systems (Telegram, Slack, Meet).
Customised fee structure and clear quotations.
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Professionals

Our Lawyers

Raffaele Battaglini (LL.M.)

Fondatore

He deals with innovation and internationalization of companies, commercial contracts and M&A deals. He assists consolidated companies and start-ups in the design, implementation and development of innovative, technological and international projects, with particular focus on digitization, blockchain, smart contract, token issuance and legaltech.

After graduating in 2005 from the Faculty of Law of the University of Turin, he obtained a LL.M. post-graduate Master's degree in Innovation, Technology and the Law at the University of Edinburgh in 2006.

Subsequently, he trained in the M&A department of Studio Legale Gianni, Origoni, Grippo & Partners specializing in national and international commercial contracts and corporate law.

He had the opportunity to experience the internal dynamics of a company thanks to a period of secondment in the in-house legal department of a multinational company active in the energy sector where he followed M&A deals, the procurement function and the aviation sector.

Until 2017, he was Common Representative of Bondholders of a company active in the automotive sector.

Co-organizer of Legal Hackers Torino, the first Italian chapter of the global Legal Hackers community made up of lawyers, academics and innovators which deals with the most pressing issues arising from the relationship between law and technology. Legal Hackers Torino periodically organizes conferences on new technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, ICO, computational law, 3D printing and artificial intelligence.

He is currently a member of the blockchain roundtable within the Scientific Committee of San Marino Innovation S.p.A. and he is a member of the working group "Blockchains and Smart Contracts" at the European Law Institute.

Secretary General and Director of AGICONSUL - Association of Lawyers and Legal Consultants (an aggregate member of CONFINDUSTRIA Servizi Innovativi e Tecnologici) for which he is a regular speaker at conferences on the internationalization of companies and innovative start-ups.

He is a regular speaker and trainer in public and private events, in Italy and abroad, in the fields of digital innovation, legaltech, blockchain, smart contract, cryptocurrency and ICO.

He edited and authored the book "Blockchain and Smart Contract" published by Giuffrè Francis Lefebvre in November 2019.

Fluent in legal English.

Member of the Turin Bar Association.

Emanuela De Sabato

Fondatrice

Lawyer qualified to practise before the Superior Courts.

She deals with corporate, commercial and bankruptcy law, providing companies and directors with extra-judicial advice and judicial assistance (before ordinary courts and in arbitration) in the management of conflicts both within the company (between shareholders or between companies and directors) and with clients and suppliers following breach of contract.

These skills were significantly enhanced by three years' experience as a board member of a company operating in the children's publishing sector.

In addition, she advises companies in the process to become Benefit Corporation.

In the area of bankruptcy law, she deals in particular with the following aspects:

  • creditors side: lodging of claims and claw-back actions;
  • former directors' side: liability lawsuits;
  • procedural side: assistance to the trustee in the assessment of debts to be recovered, payments to be revoked and liability lawsuits.

She obtained, magna cum laude, a degree in Commercial Law in 2002 at the Faculty of Law of the University of Turin.

After collaborating, for about a decade, with two important law firms specializing in corporate, banking and bankruptcy law, she decided to focus mainly on corporate litigation and commercial litigation.

She carries out her profession with passion, curiosity and interest, providing rapid feedback and a constant presence according to the client's needs.

For years she has been a member of the Turin editorial staff of the magazine Giurisprudenza Commerciale, for which she has written numerous papers on bankruptcy and commercial law.

She speaks English and French and has excellent problem-solving skills.

She is a member of the Turin Bar Association.

Luigi Cantisani (LL.M.)

Junior Lawyer

He deals with commercial contracts, M&A deals, new technologies and data protection. He mainly assists start-ups and digital projects dealing with corporate matters, commercial contracts and GDPR compliance of online platforms, with particular attention to blockchain applications, smart contracts and token issuance.

Graduated in 2015 at the Faculty of Law of the University of Calabria, he started his law practice at the law firm of Prof. Renato Rolli, then completed it in the University of Calabria. During his traineeship he dealt with civil law, administrative law and related litigation.

He qualified as a lawyer in 2017.

In 2018, he obtained a Master LL.M. in International Trade Law at the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (United Nations agency), presenting a thesis on the application of blockchain technology to corporate governance.

In the same year, after an internship at a law firm specializing in data protection, commercial contracts and corporate transactions, he began his collaboration with Battaglini-De Sabato Law Firm.

Author of publications since 2015.

He manages, on behalf of legaltech projects, partnerships with prestigious national and foreign universities - such as Radboud University, University of Hull, IE University and University of Pavia - where he lectures on innovative topics such as the use of blockchain and smart contracts for contractual and dispute resolution purposes.

Thanks to these experiences and his passion for IT, he has developed the skills of the legal engineer, an emerging professional figure who plays the role of interface between legal experts and technology experts.

Fluent in legal English.

Member of the Turin Bar Association.

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