Legal Business

Euro elite: focus Italy – La dolce vita?

A new generation is revitalising the performance of a trio of Italian leaders committed to remaining steadfastly independent

It’s been a hard decade for Italy, not least for its law firms: the product of a flat economy and relatively few deals. Even before the crisis, the economy had the lowest sustained growth of any OECD country. But there has been a recent renaissance, of sorts, with GDP optimistically predicted to rise by 1.6% in 2016, while concluded deals totalled €50bn in each of the last two years, according to KPMG.