Davide Sportelli



T +39 02 7250 51
M +39 335 6329630

General Experience

Davide has extensive expertise in advising Italian and international companies and financial institutions on a wide range of employment matters. 

Davide heads our Employment group in Milan. He advises on all aspects of employment law, both in and out of court. He works closely with clients to handle individual and collective dismissals, termination of employment relationships with executives and related negotiations, and employment aspects of corporate transactions.

Being an expert in relations with the trade unions, Davide also advises on mandatory trade union consultation procedures for collective dismissals, also on a national level.

Davide is dedicated to keeping his clients abreast of employment news and regularly holds training events and workshops on employment developments in Italy.

As reported by Chambers Europe, he is especially noted for advising on collective dismissals, litigations and restructuring procedures. He was awarded “Lawyer of the Year in the Best Practice Top Management category” of Legalcommunity Labour Awards 2018.

Since joining Simmons & Simmons in 2001, Davide completed a secondment at our offices in London, where he developed close working relationships with the UK legal teams at a number of banks, international hoteliers, domestic and multinational companies, and worked to create synergies between the Italian Employment team and other offices in the network.