Gianluca Carlesso

Gianluca Carlesso is a lawyer based in Bucharest (Romania) and his focus is M&A, corporate, banking and finance. With over 20 years’ experience, he is dual qualified as a lawyer in Italy and Romania.

His experience includes advising on a wide range of high-profile corporate transaction and managing multi-party and multi-jurisdictional cases. His practice covers the full range of banking, commercial, and corporate matters. He has also extensive experience of advising in relation to restructuring and insolvency matters. He has been recognized by Chambers of Commerce every year since 2008 as one of the leading commercial and corporate lawyer in East Europe. He advises multinational, international and local companies and banks.

He has graduated in Rome University ‘La Sapienza’ and is admitted to the Italian and Romanian Bar. He attended a LLM in Commercial Law at National University of Dublin, Ireland, and a Master in International Tax Law at Rome University III “Tor Vergata”, Italy. In addition, he was Assistant Professor of International Commercial Law at “LUISS” University of Rome, Italy. He is a native Italian speaker and is fluent in English, French and Romanian.

Gianluca Carlesso

Otilia Cristina Tache

Ms. Otilia Cristina Tache as junior partner of the firm is a qualified lawyer who has graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest and got a Master of Laws Degree in Employment Law and Labor Relations, University of Bucharest. She holds experience in Labor and Tax Law, Commercial Contracts, Corporate and Administrative Law, and worked at Legal and Tax Department of multinational companies. She advises and assists a broad range of clients in relation to various matters relating to their day-to-day business activity as well as to specific issues arising out of corporate, labor, real estate and tax due diligence, regulatory, permitting, and related aspects. She is coordinating legal activities of the firm related to corporate and business investments, transactions, legal opinions, contracts, and commercial matters.
She has been involved in many of the remarkable corporate cases over the past few years. She also has broad experience handling international matters involving multiple jurisdictions.
She is a native Romanian speaker and is fluent in English and Italian.

Mara Copaci

Ms. Mara Copaci as junior associate is a qualified lawyer. Mara graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest and Master’s Degree in international Arbitration – LLM from University of Bucharest. She is currently attending a Master’s in International and European Law: International Trade and Investment Law at University of Amsterdam – Amsterdam Law School. She is a member of the Bucharest Bar since 2023.

Mara has a previous experience as legal consultant and senior contract analyst in multinational enterprises in Geneve, Switzerland and Bucharest, Romania. She has a professional experience with a substantial expertise in transnational contracts, employment, commercial matters, recognition, and enforcement proceedings of foreign judgments. She also has experience in drafting contracts or legal documentation related to agreements, ensuring the harmonization of national law with European Union directives, advising companies in corporate, commercial, and real estate law.

She also advised construction companies in the infrastructure field in Romania.

She is a native Romanian speaker and is fluent in English and French.


Mr. Gianluca Calistri is a qualified lawyer based in Rome and Milan (Italy), who has graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Rome, Tor Vergata and partner at Studio Legale Morelli & Associati . He is specialized in Administrative Law, Real Estate and Construction, M&A, Public and Procurement Law. He advises and assists a broad range of multinational, international and local clients with reference to issues arising out of real estate and corporate due diligence, contracts, regulatory, permitting, urban planning and related aspects. In addition, Gianluca has professional experience with a long expertise in administrative litigation before Regional Court as TAR and highest jurisdiction as Consiglio di Stato. After law degree he had legal training in a notable law firm in Toronto, Canada and in 2005 took the post-graduate course Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He is a native Italian speaker and is fluent in English and Spanish

Tommaso Di Natale is a lawyer based in Rome and Siena (Tuscany), specialized in Tax and Commercial Law, in international and joint venture agreements and also in labour law. His focus is to advice and assist Italian companies and their international subsidiaries with over 20 years’ of experience. He graduated at La Sapienza University of Rome and he attended a course in Comparative and International Law at the Vermont University (U.S.); he holds a Master’s degree in Tax Law at IlSole24Ore Business School in Milan. He worked at KPMG Office in Milan and at K-Legal in Milan and focused in banking and finance law. He is native Italian speaker and fluent in English.