Luciano Di Via is a partner and head of the antitrust practice of Clifford Chance in Italy and is considered one of the primary Italian experts in antitrust. He is consistently ranked among leading antitrust lawyers in Italy according to independent commentators such as Chambers and Partners. Luciano has more than 20 years’ expertise in this field and provides advice to domestic and international clients in antitrust matters in the food and beverage, retail, insurance, energy and telecommunications sectors. Before joining Clifford Chance in 2013, he spent 10 years at the Italian Competition Authority (ICA) – for two of which he was the ICA’s seconded national expert at the European Commission’s Directorate General of Competition. During his time at the ICA, among other activities, he led teams conducting dawn raids at company premises. He has also worked for a decade as antitrust partner at Bonelli Erede Pappalardo, one of the leading domestic Italian firms.