Alessandro Di Giò is a counsel in the Antitrust, Competition and Trade group. His practice covers all areas of EU and Italian competition law, including cartels, abuse of dominance, distribution and licensing, as well as merger control (having been involved in two of the most important recent EU phase II cases, in the financial and beverages sectors), regulatory litigation, consumer protection and foreign investments control. He has experience across a wide range of sectors, and particularly in the financial, transport, retail and automotive industries, combining international experience with local knowledge to deliver effective solutions for clients on both global and domestic issues. Alessandro was seconded to our London office for six months in 2015.
Before joining the firm in 2010, he was an intern at the Italian Antitrust Authority, and previously worked in the banking and financial regulation practice of a leading US law firm.
He graduated in law (J.D., summa cum laude) from the University of Roma Tre, where he has also earned his PhD. He obtained an LL.M. from University College London (UCL) and was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Columbia Law School in New York.