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Partner, Head of the Firm’s Tax department: Raul-Angelo Papotti
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Quick facts:

Number of advisors: 39
Network memberships: 2 (European Network and Lex Mundi)
Languages: Arabic, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, Shanghainese, Spanish

The department increased its activity in tax related transactions, completely unrelated from the firm’s activity, witnessing a growth in the last years: developing renowned expertise in M&A and-finance; boosting the corporate tax and TP advisory area with Italian and foreign multinationals (income taxes, VAT, registration tax and indirect taxes);  developing tax litigation practice with expertise in international matters, transactional issues such as permanent establishment, TP, tax residence of foreign companies;  developing real estate expertise to become internationally recognized.

Compliance management:

  • Business model optimisation
  • Economic modelling
  • Policy design
  • IP management
  • Technology services

Corporate tax matters:

  • Cross-border project management
  • Restructuring
  • Cost-sharing arrangements
  • APAs
  • Transactions
  • M&A
  • Environmental
  • Financial services
  • Corporate taxes
  • Technology
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Value chains

Dispute resolution:

  • Audit defence
  • Audit support
  • Competition/anti-trust cases
  • Dispute resolution
  • Pre-litigation
  • MAPs/ADRs
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Controversy management
  • State aid

Tax advisory:

  • Tax consulting
  • International tax advisory
  • US Inbound
  • US Outbound

Indirect tax:

  • VAT
  • GST
  • Customs
  • Supply chains

Tax Department
Raul-Angelo Papotti
Partner, Head of the Firm’s Tax department

Advising banks and hedge funds (Bridgepoint, Tendercapital, Muzinich Capital, Hayfin capital, Tosca capital, Kirkoswald capital, Eisler Capital Management) in Italian and cross border deals. He is the referee in consultancy transactions involving international tax and TP matters (Kuwait Petroleum, JP Morgan, Intesa Sanpaolo-Fideuram, Nomura, Banca Generali, FCA Bank, Spencer Stuart and Carlisle, Huawei, Mondoconvenienza, Volotea, Sea Aeroporti, Sofidel, Coesia, Recordati, Menarini).

Among the highlights, e.g. tax assistance to the Friedkin group in purchase of AS Roma calcio; regular assistance to Fiorentina Calcio, AS Roma and other football teams for Italian tax matters.


  • Accounting
  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport
  • Utilities