Francesco Dagnino

Ph.D. LL.M., Partner at Lexia Avvocati Italy

About Francesco

A founding partner of Lexia Avvocati, Francesco Dagnino specialises in corporate law, corporate governance (with a focus on corporate governance of listed companies), securities regulation, investment services, asset management and regulation of financial instititutions. Francesco has an extensive experitse on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, real estate and venture capital transactions.
Francesco Dagnino was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2006. He obtained a Ph.D. in Corporate and Financial Markets Law from the University of Bologna, and an L.L.M in Corporate Law from the New York University School of Law as a Fulbright Scholar and an Arthur T. Vanderbilt Scholar. He was a visiting Scholar at Columbia University in New York. He graduated in Law summa cum laude from the University of Palermo. He is the author of many academic publications in the field of corporate law, regulation of financial institutions and private international company law and he is a regular speaker at conferences. He has previously founded the law firm Criscuoli, Dagnino & Associati and worked at Chiomenti, Latham & Watkins and Annunziata e Associati law firms.

Areas of practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Fiduciary and Trustee
  • Wealth Management
  • Banking
  • Company Formation

I am interested in the following jurisdictions

  • Belize
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cyprus
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Jersey
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Malta
  • New Zealand
  • Panama
  • Dominican Republic
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • British Virgin Islands

I can help with

Our practice focuses on corporate law, M&A, private equity, banking and insurance law, financial regulation, investment services, startups and venture capital, commercial contracts, litigation, arbitration, credit recovery, labor law and tax law, incorporation of domestic and foreign corporations and partnerships and the settlement of trusts and foundations in numerous jurisdictions.


  • English - United States
  • Italian - Italy
  • Spanish - Spain