About us

gian_albertoGian Alberto Elli – Lawyer – Firm’s Owner
Milan, 18th october 1968

Bar Association
Admitted to the Italian (Milan) Bar in 1995.
Member of the Criminal Chamber of Milan.
Lawyer qualified to assist minors before Juvenile Courts.
Lawyer qualified for legal defence before the Italian Supreme Court (Cassazionista)

Law Degree at the Catholic University of Milan in 1992.
Lawyer since 1995.
In 1999 he obtained the qualification to defend minors in criminal trials.
In 2008 he obtained the qualification for legal defence before the Italian Supreme Court.

Criminal Law and, in particular, corporate crime, financial crime, bankruptcy offences.
Workplace safety offences, construction crimes, environmental crimes, industrial disasters, professional diseases.
Physician’s criminal liability.
Offences against Public Administration.
Wide experience in litigation.

Past activities
1993/2001: associate of Roberto Fanari Law Firm (Milan)
2001/2003: partner of Fanari-Santa Maria-Elli Law Firm (Milan)
2003/2005: partner of Santa Maria-Elli Law Firm (Milan)

Lecturer in the courses organized by the Criminal Chamber of Milan and the Milan Bar Association for the preparation of “court-appointed lawyers”.

Italian, English.

img_1510 Massimiliano Serra – Lawyer
Milan, March 19, 1974

In 2006 he graduated in Legal Services at the University of Milan with a final dissertation entitled “Legal aspects of documentary flow and IT management of documents” supervised by Prof. Giovanni Ziccardi

In 2001 Massimiliano Serra, during the Bachelor programme began working with the Meringolo law firm, where he also gained experience in the civil law field (contract, civil liability, compensation for demages, family law, tenancy and out-of-court debt recovery) showed its strength in the insurance industry. He subsequently completes his training working with the Elli Law Firm, dealing with criminal law and he has managed to rapidly acquire skills  in the culpable liability. He obtained the qualification to practice in Milan, continuing to deal with both civil and criminal law.

simonaof counsel Simona Cauli – Lawyer – Associate
Pavia, 1st August 1977

Bar Association
Admitted to the Italian (Pavia) Bar in 2006.
Admitted to the Spanish (Madrid) Bar in 2010

Law Degree at the University of Pavia in 2002.
Lawyer since 2006.
In 2009 she passed the “Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test” (conversion test) in Spain.

Corporate crime, financial crime, bankruptcy offences.
Codes of ethics and compliance programs pursuant to d.lgs. 231/01 in order to exempt companies from liability in the case of offences committed by managers and employees on behalf of the company.
Juvenile Criminal Law.
Drug offences.
Offences against property, the person and the family.
Workplace safety offences.

Past activities
2002/2003: trainee-lawyer in MDM Law Firm of Milan (international law)
2003/2005: trainee-lawyer in Santa Maria-Elli Law Firm of Milan (corporate crime, environmental crimes, privacy, physician’s criminal liability, compliance programs and codes of ethics pursuant to d.lgs. 231/01

Actual job position
In force in “Romero & Cauli”  Firm in Madrin (Spain), Avenida Daroca 17, and cooperates of counsel with Elli Law Firm for international cases.

Italian, English, Spanish.


In order to offer the best practice and maximum availability as well as to have the best professional tools, Elli Law Firm works in co-operation with Troyer-Bagliani Law Firm, whose partners are Mr. Luca Troyer and Mrs. Geraldina Bagliani and whose associates are Mr. Francesco Diletto, Mr. Fabio Mirarco, Ms Melissa Tettamanti.