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Alessandro Celli

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Zurich

Biography

Alessandro Celli’s broad experience includes technology-related transaction work, intellectual property and competition law, IT, data protection and cyber risk, commercial litigation, sports and entertainment law. Alessandro regularly advises Swiss and international clients on technology-related national and cross-border transactions (JVs, licences, distribution, sale and purchase of technology or related businesses and brands). He counsels on sourcing and data protection, competition law and business restructuring as well as sports and entertainment law in relation to media or sponsoring. As a member of the IP and Disputes practice groups, Alessandro is leading the IT/C (TMT) team in our Zurich office. His actual focus lies primarily on new technologies and business processes within a digitalized global economy and the associated legal and compliance challenges. His work has been increasingly determined by co-operational (sourcing) work as well as regulatory items involving the rapidly developing new technologies with a large impact also on the financial services sector. Alessandro has chaired the committee on legislation and practice at the Zurich Bar Association and is a member of the boards of selected Swiss companies.

Practice Focus

Alessandro regularly advises Swiss and international clients on technology-related national and cross-border transactions (JVs, licences, distribution, sale and purchase of technology or related businesses and brands). He also counsels on sourcing and data protection, competition law and business restructuring as well as sports and entertainment law in relation to media or sponsoring.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Zurich Bar Association – Member
  • Swiss Bar Association – Member
  • American Bar Association (ABA) – Member Division Antitrust
  • Zurich Bar Association – Member of the Board (2009 – 2014)
  • University of Fribourg – Lecturer (2001/02– 2003/04)

Admissions

  • Switzerland (1990)

Education

  • University of Zurich (Dr. iur.) (1992)
  • University of Zurich (lic. iur.) (1987)

Languages

  • English
  • German