Norton Rose Fulbright in Milan has hired a new corporate partner for its Italian corporate practice.

Alessandro Monza joins the firm from Studio Legale Monza & Associati. he focuses on private equity and real estate matters and will also act on IP issues.

Nicolò Juvara, head of Norton Rose Fulbright's Italian branch said of the hire: “The Italian market has become very attractive to investors and we have seen a real growth, in particular, from private equity firms and hedge funds interested in investing in Italy and we expect this trend to continue."

"Alessandro’s expertise complements our strategic vision and will offer our clients added strength across private equity and real estate investment. His appointment bolsters our offering to international and domestic clients in this area.”