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About us

About us

Updated on Tuesday 27th June 2017 is a member of the Bridgewest legal network that operates in over 65 European countries. Bridgewest provides corporate services to international clients interested in doing business in Italy and other countries all over Europe, through its local teams of affiliated lawyers.

Who is our local affiliate lawyer in Italy?


Our affiliate contact is Francesco Dagnino. A founding partner at LEXIA Avvocati, Francesco Dagnino specialises in corporate law, securities regulation, investment services, asset management and regulation of financial institutions. Francesco has an extensive expertise on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, real estate and venture capital transactions. He serves also as a vice-chairman of the Italian Shareholders' Rights Association (Associazione Italiana per l'Esercizio dei Diritti degli Azionisti - AIEDA).
Francesco Dagnino was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2006. He obtained a Ph.D. in Corporate and Financial Markets Law from the University of Bologna, and an L.L.M. in Corporate Law from the New York University School of Law as a Fulbright Scholar and an Arthur T. Vanderbilt Scholar. He was a visiting Scholar at Columbia University in New York. He graduated in Law summa cum laude from the University of Palermo. He is the author of many academic publications in the field of corporate law, regulation of financial institutions and private international company law and he is a regular speaker at conferences.
He speaks three languages:

About Bridgewest

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