Nicola is a partner of Maisto e Associati and is based in the London office of the firm. He obtained a degree in business administration from the Bocconi University in Milan and a degree in law from the Italian State University, as well as a master of laws (LLM) in international taxation from the University of Leiden (The Netherlands). He is admitted to the Italian Bar and the Italian Association of Chartered Accountants, is a member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, as well as its vice president and chair of its Tax Committee. He is a member of STEP, of the International Client London UK Satellite SIG Committee of STEP as well as of the International Client Global SIG Steering Committee of STEP. He is ranked as leading expert in several legal directories, including Chambers High Net Worth 2017, Legal Week Private Clients Global Elite and Citywealth Leaders List. He is author of many publications on Italian tax matters and is frequent speaker at conferences. His areas of expertise include taxation of trusts, estates, and high net worth individuals and estate planning.