The Firm was awarded "Firm of the Year – TMT"

Baker & McKenzie Italy received the "Law Firm of the Year – TMT" award during Legalcommunity's IP & TMT Awards 2016, at the Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology on May 9. Over 450 people attended, including many respected IP and TMT operators, general counsels of national and international companies, in addition to representatives from Italy's leading law firms.

The prize was awarded by a prestigious committee, including Marilù Capparelli (Legal Director of EMEA, Google) , Valerie Ruotolo (Country Counsel, HP Italy), Luca Sanfilippo (General Counsel, Sky Italia) and Valerio Bruno (Director of Legal Services Contracting, Accenture). The latter -- a Baker & McKenzie Italy alumnus -- handed over the prize to the Baker & McKenzie Italian TMT team, represented by Raffaele Giarda, Andrea Mezzetti and Saverio Ligi.

The committee highlighted the Firm's "responsive team, who always have expert knowledge of their client's business". According to the panel, the Firm represents one of the most specialized and experienced players in the TMT sector and in all of the areas linked to it.

During this year's awards, Raffaele Giarda and Lorenzo de Martinis from Baker & McKenzie were also shortlisted for "Lawyer of the Year – Telecommunications and TMT" (Raffaele Giarda) and "Lawyer of the Year – Information Technology and TMT" (Lorenzo de Martinis), alongside other prestigious law firms and colleagues.

"" is the first Italian social media site focused on the legal market with daily news, alerts, blogs and content. This is the fourth edition of its "IP & TMT Awards", which are aimed at recognizing the best Italian talent in the IP & TMT sectors (

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