Giuseppe De Simone

Giuseppe De Simone



  • Banking & Finance
  • Insolvency and Reorganisations

WSG Practice Industries


Gianni & Origoni

WSG Leadership

Banking & Finance Group
Real Estate Group
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group

Giuseppe De Simone is Co-Head of the Banking & Finance Department at Gianni & Origoni.

He has a long, consolidated and extensive experience in all the areas of banking & finance law. He assists domestic and international investment banks, private equity funds and companies in domestic and cross-border transactions in all fields of banking & finance, with specific focus on financing matters (including acquisition financing, real estate financing and IPO financing), restructuring transactions (including debt restructuring and assistance in the preparation of the relevant restructuring plans), structured finance and NPLs transactions

In 2019, in the context of the TopLegal Industry Awards, Giuseppe was awarded “Lawyer of the Year - Banking”.

Before joining the firm, Giuseppe specialised in corporate finance and gained significant experience working at primary Italian banks and companies and at leading Italian law firm.

He has also worked in the London office of Gianni & Origoni.

He graduated in Law in 2000 from the University LUISS Guido Carli in Rome.

Giuseppe is currently adjunct professor (professore a contratto) at the Università degli studi LUM "Jean Monnet” (“Economia e management” faculty), for the degree course in “Corporate Finance Law".

He is often a speaker at conferences and seminars on banking and finance.

He is a member of the Italian Bar since 2003.

He speaks Italian and English.


Bar Admissions

  • LATINA Bar (Italy)


  • University LUISS "Guido Carli" of Rome
Areas of Practice

Banking & Finance | Insolvency and Reorganisations

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

Before joining Gianni, Origoni, Grippo & Partners, he specialised in corporate finance. Giuseppe gained significant experience working at primary Italian banks and companies and at leading Italian law firms.

New Emergency Measures Adopted after the “Sostegni Decree”
Gianni & Origoni, April 2021

Below is an update on the most relevant employment law measures adopted after the Decree of March 22, 2021, no. 41 (the so-called “Sostegni Decree”) within the framework of the COVID-19 emergency legislation and the on-going vaccination campaign...

COVID-19 - Legal Updates For Employment Law: The “Sostegni” Decree
Gianni & Origoni, March 2021

Following the extension of the state of emergency until April 30, 2021 and the issuance of further pieces of legislation in connection with the COVID-19 emergency, including the recent Decree of March 13, 2021, no. 30 (that introduced, among others, new parental leaves and baby-sitting vouchers), the so-called “Sostegni Decree” has been just issued (Decree of March 22, 2021, no. 41, in force from March 23, 2021) ...

Covid-19 Legal Updates for Employment Law: The Conversion into Law of the August Decree and the “Ristori” Decree
Gianni & Origoni, December 2020

By resolution adopted on October 7, 2020, the state of emergency has been extended until January 31, 2021...