Carlo Fossati

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Carlo Fossati

Via Lorenzo Mascheroni, 31
20145 Milan

Ph. +39 02 4819 3249

Labour & Employment Law Department

Partner of Studio Legale Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati since 2006. When he joined the Firm in 2003, Carlo was already an accomplished litigator thanks to his previous ten year experience with two domestic Law Firms, specializing in business law and in labour law respectively.

Carlo regularly advises domestic and multinational companies on labour law issues related to mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and reorganisations, redundancies and downsizing. His assistance includes drafting of contracts such as employment, agency, supplier, confidentiality, and settlement agreements, as well as incentive plans, and legal opinions on various matters.

Carlo’s company clients span from the banking and financial sectors to fashion, telecommunication, chemical and industrial sectors.

Professional Admissions / Qualifications: Barrister since 1995.

Professional Affiliations:

Member of AGI, Avvocati Giuslavoristi Italiani (i.e. Italian Employment Lawyers Association).

Chairman of AGI University Relations Commission (i.e., in charge of its relations with University), member of AGI Steering Committee.

Member of EELA, the European Employment Lawyers Association.

Lecturer at Scuola di perfezionamento e Pratica Forense dell’Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano (i.e. School of Improvement and Legal Practice of Milan’s Bar).

Teacher of Masters organized by Euroconference and by Sole 24 Ore Formazione, linked to Sole 24 Ore, major business daily newspaper in Italy.

Teacher of professional training with AIDP (namely, Associazione Italiana per la Direzione del Personale, i.e. Italian Association of HR Managers), and ANCL (namely, Associazione Nazionale dei Consulenti del Lavoro, i.e. Country-wide Italian Association of Employment Counsels).

Publications: author of several articles and commentaries on employment and labour law topics in the main reviews of the labour law sector, such as “Rivista Italiana del Diritto del LAvoro”, “Diritto e Pratica del Lavoro”, “Il Consulente del Lavoro”, “Guida alle paghe”.

Co-Author and Editing Director of “Lavoro all’estero – Aspetti giuridici, previdenziali e fiscali”, published by IPSOA in 2005.

Awards: 1992, Premio Ludovico Barassi, for the best graduation degree thesis on Employment Law in Italy (i.e. extensive research paper and the relevant dissertation at the graduation final exam).

Legal Education: Università degli Studi di Milano (J.D. awarded with First Class Honours in 1992).

Native Italian speaker, fluent in English.