Luca Bassi

Studio Professionale Associato a Baker & McKenzie


Luca’s practice concentrates in the area of Dispute Resolution in Criminal matters. He regularly represents in Court companies and individuals charged with white collar crimes and as plaintiff in criminal trials.

He also provides legal opinions on compliance/white-collars crime matters and coordinates internal investigations.

Luca is member of several Supervisory Boards according to Legislative Decree 231/2001.

Practice Focus

Luca's practice concentrates on compliance, environmental crimes, tax and financial crimes, bankruptcy, (anti) corruption, fraud, and work injuries.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Assisting a worldwide leading company specialized in insurance brokerage and risk consulting in conducting internal investigation on certain employees who have allegedly committed fraud against the company itself and third parties, concerning the conclusion of insurance policies;

  • Representing in Court a multinational company of the fashion business whose legal representative is charged with the crime of tax evasion due to and alleged hidden permanent establishment;

  • Assisting a multinational medical devices company in conducting investigation with the scope to analyze the conducts of top level managers and employees, following a whistleblowing report. We have reviewed mailboxes and documents stored in the laptops of the managers/employees involved. In particular, we have investigated their relationships with HCPs, public and private hospitals, commercial agents of the company, in order to manage and mitigate the potential risk of corporate criminal liability, in relation with alleged bribery;

  • Representing in Court a leading Bank which suffered a phishing-fraud causing damaged for almost two millions of euro.

Professional Honors

  • Listed in "Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defence" 


  • Italy (2008)


  • University of Parma (Criminal Law, cum laude) (2005)


  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Speaker, "Criminal Law basics", Department of Engineering, Milan Polytechnic, since November 2008; 

Speaker, "Criminal Law basics" for members and participants to annual meetings, the Failure Analysis & Forensic Engineering (, since June 2009.