Practice Areas
Employment Law
Trade Union Law, Negotiations with Trade Unions and Industrial Law

Professional Activities
Edgardo is a partner and joined Trevisan & Cuonzo in January 2015. Edgardo is an expert in Italian employment law and industrial relations, both in litigation and non-contentious matters. He has had extensive experience in the field of corporate reorganizations. His successes include the management of redundancies at a collective level, and negotiations with trade unions. Edgardo trained in Milan, working in the 1990s in employment law with a highly specialised boutique legal firm. He transferred to Hammonds & Rossotto (now R & P Legal) in 2003 and then to LABLAW in 2006. By 2010 he was the firm’s youngest partner and became Head of Department for Employment Law.

Edgardo’s professional experience includes:

  • Management of corporate restructuring in leading Italian industries, sectors including engineering, food, information technology, trade and clothing. He has also acted as an Expert Adviser in court in litigation
  • Business redundancy crisis management to assist and protect work force, using Italian ex Art. 47 Agreements, paragraphs 4(a) and 5, Law no. 428/90
  • Corporate transactions employment issues in relation to mergers and transfers of business
  • Litigation, employer / employee disputes, individual and collective also company defence in special tribunal proceedings instituted by the trade unions
  • Contract law, drafting and advising: recruitment, stock option plans, non-competition agreements, stability pacts, collaboration contracts and consulting, service contracts
  • Assistance to head office management, both during the recruitment and contract finalization of work related incentives, i.e., stock options and contractual break clauses and redundancies packages

Publications & Affiliations

  • La somministrazione dopo il Jobs Act, Diritto & Pratica del Lavoro Oro n. 7, Ipsoa, 2016
  • Codice Commentato del rapporto di lavoro. Ipsoa, 2013
  • La somministrazione di lavoro. Differenze con il contratto a termine e l'appalto di servizi. Giuffrè Editore, 2012
  • Formulario Commentato del Lavoro. Ipsoa, 2010
  • Codice Commentato del rapporto di lavoro. Ipsoa, 2008
  • Guida al diritto del lavoro. Cedam, 2005
  • Manuale Pratico di diritto del lavoro. Cedam, 2003
  • Il comportamento antisindacale. Cedam, 2003
  • Member of the Law Society and the European Employment Lawyers Association
  • La somministrazione dopo il Jobs Act, Diritto & Pratica del Lavoro Oro n. 7, Ipsoa, 2016

Italy - Avvocato (2002)

State University of Milan, Graduating 1999

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