Filippo Troisi

Titles: Senior Partner, Partner
Offices: Milan, Rome
Languages: English, French, Italian

Filippo Troisi has been involved in numerous major transactions in the Italian market, advising corporate entities and financial institutions, private equity funds and investment banks. Within the Corporate Finance department, he focuses on M&A (including public tender offers) and Private Equity deals in all the most important sectors of the economy, such as, for example, banking, insurance, industrial, real estate and telecommunications.

Since 2010, when for the first time he was awarded as “Best Lawyer of the Year” by TopLegal, Filippo has been constantly defined as Best Italian lawyer, receiving several awards confirming such definition. In particular, limiting the analysis only to the most recent years, he received the following awards:


      • “Lawyer of the Year – Private Equity” by MF Legal Rankings
      • Selected for the Corporate, M&A and Private Equity practices by The Best Lawyers in Italy


      • “Top M&A Dealmaker” by MergerLinks
      • “Thought Leadership” at the Legalcommunity Corporate Awards
      • “Lawyer of the Year – Private Equity” by MF Legal Rankings


      • “Lawyer of the Year” by Mag Legalcommunity
      • “Private Equity Professional of the Year” by TopLegal Industry Awards


      • “Lawyer of the Year” by Mag Legalcommunity
      • “Lawyer of the Year – Private Equity” by Class Editori
      • “Lawyer of the Year – Private Capital M&A Large Deals” by PBV Monitor Private Capital Tax & Legal Focus


      • “Lawyer of the Year” at the Legalcommunity Corporate Awards
      • “Private Equity Professional of the Year” at the TopLegal Industry Awards


      • “First Italian lawyer” in MergerMarket’s individual rankings, in relation to M&A transactions
      • “M&A Lawyer of the Year” at the Legalcommunity Corporate Awards
      • “Private Equity Lawyer of the Year” at the TopLegal Industry Awards


      • “First Italian lawyer among the thirty most important Italian business lawyers” selected by GQ
      • “Lawyer of the Year Corporate M&A” by Legalcommunity


      • “Best Lawyer of the Year” by Le Fonti
      • “Best Lawyer – Private Equity” by Legalcommunity

Also all the most relevant international legal directories define Filippo as a market leader in his sector. In particular and among others:

The Legal 500 ranks Filippo Troisi in the Hall of Fame category for both sectors Private Equity and Commercial, Corporate and M&A and quotes clients saying: “Filippo Troisi is one of the most competent and experienced lawyers in the market and I have my total trust in him on any aspect of the deal execution”, “Filippo Troisi is able to take a commercial and pragmatic approach to guide his client through the most delicate phases of deal negotiations” (2022), “The smartest lawyer around” (2020).

Chambers and Partners ranks Filippo Troisi in Band 1 for the Corporate M&A and Private Equity practice areas and quotes sources as saying: he “is excellent on a wide range of matters” (2024), the “great” Filippo Troisi is “one of the best and most experienced lawyers and offers exceptional professional skills” (2023), “is one of the best private equity lawyers I have ever worked with” and “a highly sophisticated negotiator who is able to properly balance commercial issues with the legal context” (2022), “an extremely experienced M&A lawyer” and with the “ability to sense the deal and understand the ultimate needs of the client” (2021), “excellent, fast and attentive” and “top of the market – calm and efficient, as well as excellent in private equity” (2020), “Very commercial, very good at negotiating and understanding the client’s needs, with a diplomatic approach” (2019), “very highly regarded and respected in the market”, “happy to get his hands dirty” and “very resourceful” (2018), “experienced M&A lawyer with a considerable reputation in the market”, “commercial, client-focused and effective. He defends the client’s interests while at the same time facilitating agreements and finding a good compromise” (2017), “recommended for his negotiation skills” (2016), “a fantastic lawyer – motivated and available” (2015), “technically strong and truly dedicated to the client. He is also a pleasant person to deal with and is well regarded in the market” (2014).

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