Mr. Giovine received his Juris Doctor (Laurea in Giurisprudenza) from the University of Padua, Italy, in 2008. After obtaining in 2009 a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Commercial and Company Law at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, he went back to Italy to work as a trainee attorney at a boutique law firm located in Padua, where he worked until 2010 focusing mainly on Civil and Bankruptcy Law. In 2011 he completed the legal mandatory training working as a foreign trainee in the corporate department of Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo in Madrid. Between 2011 and 2014 he practiced in Milan as a trainee and - after being admitted to the Italian Bar in 2012 - as a corporate associate in the M&A group of major international law firms as Hogan Lovells and DLA Piper.
Mr. Giovine obtained a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.) from the UCLA School of Law in 2015 and then joined Valla & Associates. He is a member of the transactional group and focuses his practice in M&A transactions, corporate matters and commercial agreements.
Languages spoken: Italian, English, Spanish