Filippo Modulo

Filippo Modulo





  • Rome
  • Milan


+39.06.46622.264 - +39.02.72157.608


He advises Italian and international clients in complex extraordinary transactions with a focus on deals involving regulated entities and regulated sectors, as well as listed companies and private equity funds. Filippo has been a Partner since 2005 and Managing Partner since 2015.

Filippo has developed an unparalleled know-how in managing major cross-border M&A transactions both inbound and outbound the Italian market, assisting purchasers, sellers, majority and minority shareholders, financing banks, financial advisors, and liaising with competent Authorities, entrepreneurs, boards of directors and leadership teams of different institutions, listed companies and private equity funds.

Filippo ranked first in the "Top Private Equity Lawyers in EMEA" category, as well as in the "Top M&A Lawyers in Italy" category in MergerLinks’ League Tables, FY 2021 and FY 2022 with £29,185 million and £49,668 million transactions value, respectively.

Filippo has been ranked as a leading lawyer by prominent international legal guides such as Chambers, IFLR 1000 and Legal 500. In 2017 he was awarded both Managing Partner of The Year and Professional of the Year - M&A by Top Legal and in 2022 was awarded M&A Partner of the year by Legalcommunity.

Professional experience

Filippo Modulo joined the Firm in 1997 and became a Partner in 2005. Since 2002, Filippo Modulo assisted clients in more than 130 transactions for a value exceeding 265 billion Euro.

Membership in professional associations

  • Member of the Rome Bar (Italy)


  • Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court, Italy


  • Regional Vice Chair Europe/Middle East/Africa Lex Mundi Managing Partners Committee


  • Erasmus Programme

    University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 1993

  • Graduated in Law, With Honours

    Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy, 1994

  • Executive Education, Leadership in Law Firms

    Harvard University, Cambridge, 2015


Italian, English, French

Filippo Modulo