International Law , Transport Law
Alessandra Vignone is a founding and managing partner of TORRENTE VIGNONE STUDIO LEGALE INTERNAZIONALE in Italy since August 2010. Her practice areas are national and international commercial law as well as contract law, privacy law, legal proceedings in national and international courts. Alessandra has a particular expertise in transportation and logistics matters. In particular, she assists companies for the drafting, negotiation of contracts and acts as counsel for restructuring of logistics department of companies and for the partecipation to logistics tenders.
She advises companies belonging to hotel and hospitality industry for commercial contracts, privacy law and compliance in general.
Her prior experience includes ten years as senior associate attorney in one of international law firms of the magic circle and also an experience as senior attorney for one year in Nice (France).
Alessandra studied Law at the University of Milan and was admitted to the bar in Italy in 1996 and admitted to the bar in France in 2000.
Master in International Commercial Arbitration at Queen Mary University. London (UK).
She has become Mediator in Civil and Commercial disputes registered at the mediation center ADR Center – member of Jams International.
Alessandra is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London (UK).
Alessandra since 2010 has been teaching, with courses in international road transport and logistics, at Assologistica (the reference association of logistics and transport companies).
Alessandra is speaker at various conferences on transportation, data protection, commercial subjects and she writes in sector publications.
She has been lecturer in the High Training Master AEO qualification as Manager of Customs issues organized in Treviso by UNIS&F (Confindustria).
Alessandra is lecturer of logistics in the Master Fashion Law, University of Milan
Alessandra is lecturer of transportation and logistics in the Master Schmidt Supply Chain Management Digital Technologies” , University of Piacenza.
Languages: Italian, English,French
Torrente Vignone provides assistance in commercial contract negotiations for the production, sale and distribution of products and services, agency and franchising, sponsoring deals, consultancy agreements, tenders and facility management, general conditions applying to the purchase of products and services, and software licensing agreements.
In addition the firm can assist with the review of global agreements drawn up according to the laws of different jurisdictions in order to comply with the regulations and standards in Italy.
Legal proceedings, arbitrations and alternative dispute resolution.
We have considerable experience of commercial disputes and are able to represent clients in all courts and tribunals in every district of Italy, as well as before Arbitration Tribunals.
Services for foreign companies in Italy.
The firm provides legal assistance in this area (including tax and accounting services) and can deal with company and branch/representative office incorporation procedures.
Transport, Logistics and Insurance.
Torrente Vignone has a vast experience of road transport issues both in Italy and abroad. It assists Italian and foreign shipping companies and insurance companies in legal disputes, related to breach of contract or seeking damages for loss of goods or delay in delivery, insurance and reinsurance.
The law firm works together with companies, including multinational service providers and users, offering consultancy and legal services related to logistical requirements in outsourcing operations.
Apart from taking care of contractual issues, the law firm also deals with general conditions and offers for integrated service logistics, transport and storage of goods.
Hospitality and Travel & Accommodation Providers
The law firm has specific competences in the hotel industry, particularly with reference to the property development of hotel structures and related contracts including affiliation contracts, contracts, all the matters connected with the on-line tour operators, travel agencies, as well as the travel & accommodation services providers.
Data Protection (GDPR)
The law firm offers services to implement general data protection (GDPR) requirements, advises on all related matters, including the compliance of the web sites and e-commerce businesses and the drafting of the Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
Assistance to private foreign individuals.
The law firm assists foreign private individuals or Italians resident abroad in all matters related to inheritance, review and of wills, intestate succession, renunciation of inheritance.
Secondment with the client.
The law firm is able to provide professional staff on secondment to work in a client’s office for a temporary period as a special project advisor or to assist in general corporate management.
Company Training, Events and Seminars.
Torrente Vignone provides training services which range from refresher seminars on subjects in which they specialize through to organizing specific training meetings aimed at selected groups of clients.
Personal attention to the client, high quality work, and speed of response are the main values on which the Torrente Vignone Law Firm is founded.
Both lawyers are firmly convinced that a sound knowledge of the specific business sector of the clients is essential in order to provide a satisfactory level of assistance.
Torrente Vignone implement specific tools for the monitoring of the legal costs, always providing a quotation following the assignment of any case and ensuring that it keeps the client informed during the course of the proceedings and warning them in advance of any possible variations in costs that may occur.
In certain cases, where an alternative approach is required, we are prepared to discuss different possible strategies with the client to ensure that a solution can be found which matches the client’s needs and their budget.