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Livio Bossotto



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Livio Bossotto



Livio heads the Italian Employment & Benefits team. He specialises in employment law, advising major corporates and financial institutions on both contentious and non-contentious matters including individual dismissals, termination of executives' contracts, agency agreements, expatriation procedures and secondments as well as company restructurings, mass layoff and reorganisations processes.

Livio has worked in Italy and abroad on employment issues connected to due diligence activities, private equity deals, joint-ventures and commercial agreements. He is a member of the European Lawyers Association (EELA), the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Italian Employment Lawyers Association (AGI).

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Compulsory vaccination, super green pass in the workplace and agile working in Italy

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Publications: 13 December 2021

The latest Italian National Protocol on remote working

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News: 02 December 2021

A&O advises Hitachi Rail on the transfer of Bombardier Transportation’s contribution to the V300 ZEFIRO from Alstom

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Publications: 18 October 2021

Green pass: the obligation of green certifications in the working environments

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Admitted as avvocato, Italy, 2005


Summer School Beijing-London School of Economics, 2007

J.D, Università degli Studi di Torino, 2001

Published work

  • Several Articles in OGL, Guida al Lavoro
  • Several Articles in Quotidiano Giuridico
  • Contribution to the 3rd edition of a publication about bankruptcy and insolvency, In Pratica, Wolters Kluwer
  • Italian chapter of the "GIR: Data Privacy and Transfer in Investigations" (2020)

Pro-bono experience

  • Advising the human rights charity Save the Children on domestic legislation.
  • Advising the human rights charity Hope and Homes for Children on international and domestic legislation.



Labour Lawyer of the Year

Thought Leadership, 2021

Best Practice Advisory

Legalcommunity Labour Awards, 2020

Labour Lawyer of the Year - Rising Star

Legalcommunity Labour Awards, 2016