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November 21, 2018
Italy-based partner Galileo Pozzoli wins Arbitration Lawyer of the Year in Italy's TopLegal Awards 2018


Curtis Italy made an excellent showing at the prestigious TopLegal Awards 2018 at a ceremony held in Milan on November 19, 2018.

Italy Managing Partner Galileo Pozzoli won the hotly contested Lawyer of the Year award for Arbitration, prevailing over shortlisted candidates from internatinoal firms, including Cleary Gottlieb, Hogan Lovells and Linklaters.

The firm and its lawyers were shortlisted across every relevant category:

  • Alfonso de Marco was shortlisted as Banking & Finance Lawyer of the Year
  • Filippo Palmieri was shortlisted for Corporate Lawyer of the Year
  • Marco Guilizzoni was shortlisted as Labour Lawyer of the Year
  • Associate Irene Petrelli was shortlisted as an Emerging Professional of the Year (under 35)

Curtis was shortlisted as Corporate/M&A Firm of the Year alongside Wilkie Farr, Dentons, Latham & Watkins, Linklaters and Cleary Gottlieb.

TopLegal is Italy's leading legal publication, which hosts annual awards every November. You can see the full awards coverage at

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