Francesca Lorenzi

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Born in Florence on January 17, 1973, Francesca was called to the Bar in 2005. She has acquired extensive experience in litigation, both judicial and extra-judicial, in civil, commercial and bankruptcy law. She has also advised on commercial contracts.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Francesca mostly works in litigation, both judicial and extra-judicial, for corporate clients at the national and international level.

EDUCATION
Francesca is a cum laude graduate of law from the University of Florence.
In 1997, she won an Erasmus scholarship to study at the Faculty of Law at Limburg University in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

SELECTED ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
From 2013 to 2017, Francesca was responsible for the production of articles about the latest developments in Italian law for a newsletter for clients of a major Asian financial group.
In 2012, she was admitted as Mediator for civil and commercial disputes from the Centre for Mediation and Arbitration in Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
In 2004, she worked for a leading minority shareholders’ rights advisory firm in Europe. She worked on a class action lawsuit in the United States against banks and accounting firm linked to the Italian dairy group Parmalat.
From 2001 to 2002, she worked for an international law firm in Brussels.
In 2000, she obtained a Leonardo scholarship to work at a consultancy in Brussels monitoring EU policy and legislation, advising and assisting companies and institutions in evaluation of projects for EU funding.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES
English, French.

PUBBLICATIONS
In 2015, Cash pooling, profili di revocabilità fallimentare e finanziamenti infragruppo in dirittobancario.it.
In 2005, L’art. 51 della legge n. 3/2003: intervento a tutela della salute dei non fumatori in Studium Iuris, Cedam (n. 12/2005).
In 2004, La tutela da fumo passivo nei luoghi di lavoro privati in Studium Iuris, Cedam (n. 4/2004).
Francesca has also contributed articles on legal matters concerning art and cultural heritage for a specialized magazine.
florenzi@studiopadovan.com