Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati was established in the 1970s as a partnership by a group of specialists. The firm provides tax and legal services to medium and large-sized companies and multinational groups and has continually sought to reinforce its multidisciplinary approach by creating specialized centres of excellence. The firm has eleven offices, nine in Italy (Milan, Rome, Turin, Padua, Bologna, Brescia, Naples, Verona, Parma), one in London and one in Beijing and is composed of 150 business lawyers and 350 tax consultants.
The firm focuses on selected areas of practice and guarantees to provide competence and top quality services, thereby increasing efficiency and combining the trust relationship between the professional and the client with organizational skills, in order to manage complex operations on the entire Italian territory and abroad.
Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati advises many of Italy's leading corporations and several major Italian banks, both domestically and abroad. The representation of foreign clients both in Italy and internationally constitutes a significant part of the firm's practice.
The firm's services cover tax and legal matters such as domestic and international tax compliance and planning, transfer pricing, VAT, tax, legal and regulatory advisory services to companies in the banking and financial services sector, tax assistance for expatriates and individuals, IT law and copyright, labour law, business law, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, tax litigation, litigation, antitrust and European law, media entertainment and telecommunications, energy and environmental law, real estate, privacy and information protection, as well as corporate finance services.