Avv. Giampaolo Grasso

Founding partner of GLG & Partners, Giampaolo was previously a partner at leading law firms in Milan. He specialises in company law, capital markets, financial services and commercial contracts. Giampaolo regularly advises issuers, banks, funds, and other financial institutions, as well as SMEs, entrepreneurs and managers. The capital markets experience includes equity transactions (such as IPOs and rights issues), takeovers, mergers or divisions of companies and matters related to corporate governance. Other areas of expertise include banking law, media law and life sciences. Giampaolo frequently represents companies, shareholders, directors and statutory auditors in high-stake company law litigation cases. Giampaolo is a member of several supervisory bodies of, and serves as secretary in, listed companies as well as banking and financial institutions. Giampaolo is regularly invited as speaker at seminars and conferences and he has been a member of several working groups for the enactment of financial market regulations. He is author of several publications on financial regulation, company law and corporate governance matters, with specific focus on related party transactions.

Areas of practice
  • Company Law and M&A
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Financial Services, Banking and Derivatives
  • Media law and life science
  • Litigation and ADR

Italian, English


J.D. (110/110 cum laude), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan.