members of Studio Mastellone

Carlo Mastellone

Professional qualifications:

  • Enrolled in the College of Advocates of Florence (Albo degli Avvocati di Firenze)
  • Admitted to represent clients before the Italian Supreme Court

Education:

  • Degree in Laws (Hons.) (University of Florence 1978)
  • LL.M. (Queen Mary College - University of London, 1979)
  • fellow researcher in International Law (European University Institute, 1981-1983)

Professional associations:

  • UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats)
  • IPG (International Practice Group)
  • UNAM (Unione Nazionale Avvocati per la Mediazione)

Lawyer (avvocato), born in London (England) in 1955, English mother language, a dual national (British and Italian), Degree in Laws (Hons.) 1978, University of Florence, Master of Laws (LL.M), Queen Mary College, University of London 1979; fellow researcher in International Law, European University Institute, San Domenico (Fiesole) 1981 – 1983. enrolled in the College of Advocates of Florence (Albo degli Avvocati di Firenze) since 1983; also admitted to represent clients before the Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione).
Areas of practice: on-going business legal consultancy and advice, company and commercial law (including business compliance and acting as member of supervisory boards pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 231/2001), contract law, international business and trade law, real estate and construction law, as well as dispute resolution services in these areas, for corporate and private clients as well as non-profit organisations, both Italian and from abroad. Editor, Handbook on Cross-Border Industrial Sub-Contracting, Kluwer Law International (The Hague, London, Boston) 2001, 656 pages (AIJA series), ISBN 90-411-9826-1; a speaker at congresses, conferences and law courses in Italy and abroad on topics of international business and trade law, international contracts and foreign investments in Italy.
Member of the Governing Board of the UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats) since the year 2000, a former member of the Executive Committee as Director of Publications (2015 – 2020), Director of Legal Education (2010 – 2015), Director of Legal Projects – Seminars (2005 – 2010); National Vice-President for Italy (1997 – 1999), and Honorary Vice-President, AIJA (Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats), Director, management committee, UIA (Italian Committee) School of Higher Specialist Training in International Law and European Union Law.
Accredited mediator, enrolled in the list of mediators of OCF (Organismo di Conciliazione di Firenze).

Languages
  • English (mother language)
  • Italian
  • French

Tirtza Meucci

Professional qualifications:

  • Enrolled in the College of Advocates of Florence (Albo degli Avvocati di Firenze)

Education:

  • Degree in Laws (University of Florence, 1997)
  • School of Higher Specialist Training in employment, trade union and social security law (Associazione Giuslavoristi italiani, 2013-2014)
  • Master Data Protection Officer - D.P.O. (UniD S.r.l., 2021-2022)

Professional associations:

  • AGI (Associazione Avvocati Giuslavoristi Italiani)

Lawyer (avvocato), born in Florence in 1971, Degree in Laws (University of Florence, 1997), enrolled in the College of Advocates of Florence (Albo degli Avvocati di Firenze) since 2000. Tirtza primarily provides advice to clients on day-to-day legal issues relating to employment contracts and represents clients in all kinds of employment disputes as well as real property and tenancy, civil, commercial and contractual disputes.
An accredited mediator. Member of the National Association of employment lawyers AGI (Associazione Avvocati Giuslavoristi Italiani)

Languages:
  • Italian
  • English

Pietro Mastellone

Professional qualifications:

  • Enrolled in the College of Advocates of Florence (Albo degli Avvocati di Firenze)
  • Admitted to represent clients before the Italian Supreme Court

Education:

  • Degree in Laws (University of Florence, 2005)
  • Adv. LL.M. in European Union Business Law with specialisation in International and European Tax Law (Universiteit van Amsterdam, 2006)
  • PhD in Public and Tax Law in the European dimension (University of Bergamo, 2013)
  • Post-doctoral research fellow in International Tax Law (University of Florence, 2014-2017)
  • Final diploma 4th Bi-annual Course 2017/18, “School of Higher Specialist Education in Tax Law” (Unione Nazionale Camere Avvocati Tributaristi - UNCAT, 2019)
  • Degree in Economics (Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, 2020)
  • Post-doctoral research fellow in Tax Law (University of Rome “La Sapienza”, 2022-in course)

Professional associations:

  • AIJA (Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats)
  • IFA (International Fiscal Association)
  • ANTI (Associazione Nazionale Tributaristi Italiani)
  • STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)

Lawyer (avvocato), a dual national (British and Italian) specialised in Tax Law, enrolled in the College of Advocates of Florence (Albo degli Avvocati di Firenze) since 2008 and admitted to represent clients before the Italian Supreme Court.
Pietro holds a Degree in Laws (University of Florence) and a Degree in Economics (Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna).
In 2006, he was awarded an Adv. LL.M. in European Union Business Law with specialisation in International and European Tax Law by the Universiteit van Amsterdam.
In 2013, Pietro was awarded a PhD in Public and Tax Law in the European Dimension (University of Bergamo), with a thesis to which the the Associazione Italiana dei Professori di Diritto Tributario (AIPDT) granted a prize reserved to young researchers in tax law (2014).
A member of the editorial committees of the Rivista Trimestrale di Diritto Tributario (G. Giappichelli Editore, Turin) and of the Rivista di Diritto Tributario Internazionale (Sapienza University Press, Rome).
A lecturer at specialisation courses on tax law and various Italian universities.
Pietro has acquired a consolidated expertise in the following areas: international and European tax law, tax crimes, energy and environmental taxes, tax aspects of the real estate sector, M&A tax profiles, taxation of wine producers, artists and sportsmen, assets tax planning and transition of family-owned business to the next generation.
Pietro offers assistance to taxpayers in procedures with the Italian revenue offices (with in respect of tax rulings, assessments by agreement, preventive agreements for companies with international business, etc.) and represents clients in disputes before the specialised tax courts as well as in tax -related criminal proceedings, including before the Italian Supreme Court.
A certified “Trust and Estate Practitioner” (TEP) by STEP since 2018.

Languages:

  • Italian
  • English
Avv. Bernardo Persia Firenze

Bernardo Persia

Professional qualifications:

  • Enrolled in the College of Advocates of Florence (Albo degli Avvocati di Firenze)

Education:

  • Degree in Laws (University of Florence, 1986)

Lawyer (avvocato), born in Florence in 1960, Education: Degree in Laws (University of Florence, 1986), enrolled in the College of Advocates of Florence (Albo degli Avvocati di Firenze) since 1991.
Bernardo primarily represents clients in court proceedings in civil and commercial law disputes.

Languages

  • Italian
Dott. Stefano Bianchini Firenze

Stefano Bianchini

Professional qualifications:

  • Chartered accountant (dottore commercialista) and official auditor (revisore ufficiale dei conti), enrolled in the College of Chartered Accountants of Florence (Albo dei Dottori Commercialisti ed Esperti Contabili di Firenze)

Education:

  • Degree in Economics (Hons.) (University of Florence, 1988).

Chartered accountant (dottore commercialista) and official auditor (revisore ufficiale dei conti), born in Florence 1960; Stefano holds a Degree in Economics (Hons.) (University of Florence, 1988).
Enrolled in the College of Chartered Accountants of Florence (Albo dei Dottori Commercialisti ed Esperti Contabili di Firenze) since 1991.

Languages

  • Italian
  • French
Avv. Emanuele De Napoli Firenze

Emanuele De Napoli

Professional qualifications:

  • Enrolled in the College of Advocates of Florence (Albo degli Avvocati di Firenze)

Education:

  • Degree in Laws (Hons.) (University of Florence, 2019)
  • Scholarship on dispute prevention and resolution (University of Florence, 2019-2021)
  • PhD student in Legal Sciences (University of Florence, 2021-in course)

Lawyer (avvocato) born in Florence in 1995, he holds a Degree in Laws (Hons.) (University of Florence, 2019). Enrolled in the College of Advocates of Florence (Albo degli Avvocati di Firenze) since 2021.
Emanuele’s CV during his University course include taking part in several international mediation and negotiation competitions including the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition in Paris and the IBA-VIAC CDRC mediation and negotiation competition in Vienna.
He was awarded a scholarship on dispute prevention and resolution, University of Florence 2019 -2021, and, since 2021, is a PhD student in Legal Sciences -University of Florence.

Languages:

  • Italian
  • English
e.denapoli@studiomastellone.it