Nicola is a partner of Maisto e Associati. He graduated from the Bocconi University in Milan and holds 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. He is the chair of the tax committee of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, a member of the international estate planning committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, chair of the international client global SIG steering committee of STEP and a member of the EU public policy committee of STEP. He is ranked among the leading individuals in several legal directories, including Chambers High Net Worth, Legal Week Private Clients Global Elite, Citywealth Leaders List and Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Global Elite.
Nicola is the author of many publications on Italian tax matters and is a frequent speaker at conferences. He leads the EU tax law course (LLM) at King’s College London. His areas of expertise include taxation of trusts, estates and high-net-worth individuals; estate planning in general; and international and EU tax law.