Over only a short period of time, D’Andrea & Partners Legal Counsel has already gained tremendous recognition and has become a well-established entity in the international legal profession.

D’Andrea & Partners Legal Counsel is a leading international law firm, with our European headquarters situated in Milan, Italy, and our Asia-Pacific headquarters based in Shanghai, China. Our firm has a strong presence across major cities in China, Hong Kong S.A.R., India, Italy, UAE, Vietnam, as well as a Russian-speaking Desk.

We stand out as one of the select international law firms in China, holding authorization from the Ministry of Justice of the People’s Republic of China to operate in the country as a representative office of a foreign law firm.

Our firm was founded by the attorneys at law, Carlo Diego D’Andrea and Matteo Hanbin Zhi – both recognized experts in cross-border M&A, dispute resolution, and corporate governance, with a specific focus on strengthening business relationships between Europe and emerging economies.

Our team comprises of highly skilled and experienced young experts and bar registered attorneys at law from a diverse set of countries spanning the globe, equipped to provide our clients with legal services in several foreign languages.

Working collaboratively on a day-to-day basis, our team leverages the best communication technologies available in the market to provide our clients with exceptional support and expertise.


What We Believe

We strongly believe our team of experts can contribute exponentially to the future and growth of your business and company.

We are dedicated to working collaboratively with our clients to develop innovative and tailored solutions that meet their unique needs and goals.

We believe in building long-term relationships with our clients, working alongside them as a trusted partner to achieve their business objectives.

Our Mission

To make the world a better place to do business, to do so, we aim to establish offices in every major capital city around the world. This will help our clients seamlessly integrate their businesses within different cultural and geographic contexts, maximizing their potential for success.

Our Firm’s Culture

At our firm, our culture is centered on solving our clients’ problems and providing them with exceptional professional support and a trustable relationship.

We believe that our clients’ satisfaction is our top priority and that providing the best service in the fastest way possible is our mission. Only by doing this, may we can become a leading service provider.
Our reputation is a testament to our excellence. Therefore, transparency and accountability in our interactions with our clients, partners, and shareholders are values of paramount importance in our daily practice.

We believe that integration and cooperation with different partners and shareholders around the world is imperative to the success of our business and clients.

As a team, we know that our clients’ problems are our problems. We care about them as if they are our own problems. We take pride in the fact that we are committed to our clients’ success.

We realize that every organization has a role to play in making a positive difference in the world. For this reason, Corporate Social Responsibility is an essential part of our culture and we undertake numerous initiatives with the aim of giving back to our community as well as protecting our natural environments.

We give full consideration to each individual employee. We believe that every team member brings with them unique talents and strengths and within our firm, we encourage their growth and development.

Gender equality is an issue we take seriously within our firm. We believe in equal opportunities for all genders and are committed to making our workplace inclusive.

Core Values

Our clients’ satisfaction is our top priority, providing our best service in the fastest way is part of our mission. Only by consistently delivering exceptional support can we be a leading service provider.

Our awards


Managing Partner Carlo D'Andrea Premiato con 2024 Greater China Legal Advisor Award

Carlo Diego D'Andrea, Managing Partner di D'Andrea & Partners, riceve il premio "Greater China Legal Advisor Award 2024" dalla Greater China Business.


The A-List 2022

Gli avvocati della "A-List" sono stati selezionati dal Business Law Journal sulla base di un ampio invito a presentare candidature e di un'approfondita ricerca per identificare i migliori avvocati privati del mercato cinese.


China Awards 2022

Siamo lieti di essere tra i vincitori della 17ª edizione dei China Awards, prestigiosa cerimonia tenutasi il 14 dicembre 2022 presso il Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia di Milano e organizzata dalla Fondazione Italy China Council e da Class Editori.