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Alessio Gerhart Ruvolo has deep experience in commercial and corporate law, representing clients in cross-border transactions, financing agreements, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and commercial litigation. He drafts and negotiates commercial contracts and provides counsel on a wide variety of substantive matters, regularly advising foreign and Italian clients on commercial, banking, and corporate matters.

Alessio represents Italian and foreign corporate clients in international and domestic litigation and arbitration proceedings, focusing on commercial litigation, supply sale, and construction contracts, as well as banking matters. He has been involved in several major securitization, financing, and assignment of receivables transactions involving top Italian and foreign banking institutions. His experience includes transactions relating to portfolios of receivables towards major public entities in the health sector, as well as complex credit-unfreezing transactions.


  • Joint ventures
  • Commercial cooperation agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Offering transactions
  • Settlement negotiations



  • Teaching Assistant, Public and Private International Law, University of Milan, 2001-2007

Recognition & Leadership

  • Selected, Best Lawyers in Italy, Banking and Finance Law, 2024-2025
  • Listed, EMEA Legal 500, 2022 - 2024
    • Banking and Finance: Borrower Side, 2022 - 2024
    • Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger Side, 2022 - 2024
    • Capital Markets: Debt, 2022 - 2024
  • Member, Milan Bar Association
  • Member, Società italiana per l’Organizzazione Internazionale (SIOI)


  • LL.M., International and Comparative Business Law, summa cum laude, Guildhall University, 2000
  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Milan, 1998
  • Postgraduate Diploma, English Law, summa cum laude, Polytechnic of London, 1998
  • Italy
  • Italian, Native
  • English
  • French