Gianluca Leotta

Founding Partner

Languages: Italian, English
Address: Milan, via San Vittore al Teatro 1-3
Telephone: +39 02 2111 7645 | +39 349 7853587

Area of Practice

Lawyer with consolidated experience in corporate finance. He has formed his experience in Venture Capital, M&A and Private Equity transactions, assisting corporate clients in extraordinary merger and acquisition transactions, as well as institutional investors in real estate, private equity and venture capital transactions. He has participated as a speaker and expert in the corporate finance sector at various conferences organized by prestigious Italian universities.
He has taught at the MIP Politecnico di Milano in matters of Corporate Finance, Private Equity and Venture Capital. He dealt, among other things, with important restructuring operations, structuring of investment schemes for leading private equity funds and operations in the renewable energy sector. He has collaborated with public institutions in a project aimed at acquiring bank impaired loans.

Professional experience

2015 – to date Founding Partner of LR LEX, Avvocati Associati, Milan;
2013 – 2015   Own firm – provided counsel on an ongoing basis to several institutional clients regarding specific projects;
2007 – 2013   Senior Associate, Legance Studio Legale Associato, Milan;
2000 – 2003  Associate, Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, Milan;
2000 – 2003  Founder of an Internet start-up and a TLC build-up.


2008  Admitted to the Milan Bar Association;
2003  Executive MBA – MIP International Business School – Milan Polytechnic;
2000  Degree in law, University of Catanzaro;
1999   Master’s degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Malta.


2018 European Takeover and the a Art of Acquisition by Jeremy Grant Phd London School of Economic