Gianni & Origoni strengthens real estate practice with hire of Filippo Cecchetti
Milan, 1 September 2022 - International law firm Gianni & Origoni announces the hire of Filippo Cecchetti, a real estate and corporate law expert, who joins the Rome Real Estate Department as Partner and will co-head the practice along with Partners Davide Braghini and Domenico Tulli.
Filippo joins with his current team of real estate experts – counsels Eleonora Laurito and Giulia Minetti Floccari, as well as associates Filippo Coen and Gregorio Calabresi. As part of his role, Filippo will focus, among other things, on developing the firm's international real estate business.
Filippo has an established and widespread experience in assisting leading Italian asset management companies, domestic and foreign institutional investors, private equity funds, companies and entrepreneurs in major transactions involving the purchase and sale of real estate portfolios. His experience in the field includes leases, construction contracts, service contracts and hotel management contracts. Filippo also has extensive experience in M&A, mainly in extraordinary transactions and corporate acquisitions, as well as in civil and commercial contracts.
A “cum laude” graduate in Law from the University La Sapienza of Rome in 2002, Filippo was a partner in a leading Italian firm as well as in an Anglo-Saxon firm before joining Gianni & Origoni.
Davide Braghini, co-head of the department, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Filippo and his team. His appointment supports our firm’s strategy to consolidate and further strengthen its position in the real estate sector through the hire of top quality professionals and also confirms our commitment to expand and enhance the services we offer our clients."
Domenico Tulli, co-head of the department added: "Notwithstanding the uncertain macroeconomic climate, Italian real estate shows excellent activity levels and returns plus solid prospects compared to other European markets, and is supported by good fundamentals and competitiveness. In this context, Filippo's arrival will strengthen our ability to assist clients in seizing and developing market opportunities."
Filippo Cecchetti stated: "My team and I are honoured and excited to join Gianni & Origoni, a firm of the highest calibre and professional standards, and we look forward to contributing to further consolidate the firm's top market position.”