Avv. Chiara Padovani

FOUNDER

She graduated in Law at the University of Milan with a dissertation in Criminal Law, final grade 110/110.

She is a registered lawyer at the Court of Milan and she has obtained the final grade 350/350.

She is admitted to the Court of Cassation and other Higher Courts.

She attended the First Course of the National School of Higher Education (Primo Corso della Scuola Nazionale di Alta Formazione) dedicated to criminal lawyers, organised by the Unione delle Camere Penali Italiane in the two-year period 2011-2012.

She has gained considerable experience working for a prestigious law firm in Milan, specialized in: corporate criminal law, professional liabilities, personal injury, clinical negligence and safety at work, criminal law involving mass media, international criminal law and the administrative liability of corporate bodies introduced by the Italian Legislative Decree n. 231/2001 and further modifications.

During the intense judicial and extra-judicial activity, she has worked on a high number of relevant proceedings within the national and the international frameworks, facing and deepening both the criminal law fields aforementioned and, in addition, the ones concerning severe negligent personal injury and employment cases, environmental crimes, computer and new technologies crimes and crimes against the Public Administration.

Besides, she has realized, for various companies, listed and not listed, the compliance models (Organizational, Management and Control Model) following the organizational criteria of transparency, effectiveness, share of liabilities and control imposed by the Italian Legislative Decree n. 231/2001.

Currently she is President and Member of the Supervisory Bodies of international companies, leader in the productive and commercial sectors.

Furthermore, she legally represents, Italian citizens and foreigners, within criminal proceedings related to international cooperation in the field of criminal law also with specific reference to the European arrest warrant and to the extradition requests and the rogatory procedures active and passive.

She has, moreover, practiced in English and French before the judicial authorities of Aix-en-Provence, Nice, London, Lugano and Malta. This experience allowed her to deepen her knowledge of the foreign criminal processual systems of civil and common law.

Since November 2007 she is the owner of the Chiara Padovani Law Firm in Milan, which offers legal assistance to its clients in the fields of administrative liability of corporations and legal entities, for crimes committed by their members, pursuant to the Italian Legislative Decree n. 231/2001, personal injury, clinical negligence and safety at work, tax crimes, crimes against the Public Administration, computer and cyber crimes, environmental crimes and international criminal law.

Part of the activity is oriented to the criminal profiles following corporate crisis and to the drafting, adoption and implementation of the compliance models (Organizational, Management and Control Model) on behalf of multinational corporations and listed companies.

She works in Italian, English, French and Spanish.

She is lecturer of “The administrative liability of corporations and legal entities, for crimes committed by their members, pursuant to the Italian Legislative Decree 231/2001”, for the academic year 2016-2017, at the Specialization Course held by the University of Milan, Law School.

She is lecturer, for the academic year 2016-2017, of “Criminal Procedure: the precautionary measures” at the Specialization School for the Legal Professions (Scuola di Specializzazione per le Professioni Forensi) at the University of Brescia.

She was lecturer of “The administrative liability of corporations and legal entities, for crimes committed by their members, pursuant to the Italian Legislative Decree 231/2001”, for the academic year 2015-2016, at the Specialization Course held by the University of Milan, Law School.

She was lecturer, for the academic year 2015-2016, of “Criminal Procedure: relationships with the foreign Judicial Authority” at the Specialization School for the Legal Professions (Scuola di Specializzazione per le Professioni Forensi) at the University of Brescia.

She was lecturer of “Criminal Procedure: The Foreign Judicial Authorities” for the academic year 2014-2015, at the Specialization School for the Legal Professions (Scuola di Specializzazione per le Professioni Forensi) at the University of Brescia.

She was lecturer of “Criminal Procedure: the scientific proof” for the academic year 2013-2014, at the Specialization School for the Legal Professions (Scuola di Specializzazione per le Professioni Forensi) at the University of Brescia.

Publications:

  • “La voluntary disclosure in un’ottica comparatistica e sovranazionale”, in LEGAL, Year II/ N°12/ May 2017;
  • “Le lesioni colpose” (Maggioli Editore, 2009);
  • “Colpa medica e linee guida: le nuove frontiere del rischio consentito”, comment on Cassazione penale, section IV, judgment 2 March 2011, n. 8254, in Medicina & Diritto, n. 2/2012;
  • “Il concetto di utilizzazione del minore nella videoripresa a contenuto pedopornografico, trasmessa via mms”, comment on Cassazione penale, section III, judgment 12 July 2007, n. 27252, in Diritto dell’Internet, n.1/2008;
  • “Nuovi movimenti religiosi e tutela penale”, in Cahiers Européens, legal magazine on line www.cahiers.org, 2003;
  • “Le politiche di sicurezza comunale in Europa. L’esperienza milanese, parigina e inglese a confronto”, in Città e Società, 2003 and in Foro Padano, 2003;
  • in collaboration with Daria Pesce, Diffamazione a mezzo stampa e diritto di critica, in Leadership medica, n.08/2000;
  • In collaboration with Daria Pesce, La responsabilità dei direttori generali e degli amministratori delegati, in Leadership medica, n. 06/2000.
Speaker at the Round Table “Nuovo reato di corruzione privata e Convenzione del Consiglio d’Europa contro la corruzione”, organised in Milan by Le Fonti and moderated by the Director of the monthly magazine “World Excellence” and “Legal” on 8 February 2017.

“La nuova normativa sul testimone vulnerabile: un nuovo limite all’oralità del processo penale?” lecturer at the Conference organised in Milan by the Italian Criminal Chamber and by the Council of the Association of Lawyers on 26 April 2016.

“Governance e responsabilità di amministratori e sindaci: risvolti penali, il D.lgs. 231/2001 anche per le PMI” lecturer at the Conference “Focus società di capitali non quotate”, organised by the Association of Chartered Accountants of Milan (Scuola di Alta Formazione Luigi Martino) on 24 September 2015.

“La casistica giurisprudenziale in materia di corruzione, reati societari e riciclaggio: dal patteggiamento alle imputazioni a carico delle persone fisiche e dell’ente”, lecturer at the Conference “Verifiche sul modello organizzativo e sull’attività dell’OdV- indagini interne, indagini giudiziarie, casistica giurisprudenziale”, organised by Synergia Formazione in Milan on 20 November 2014.

“Focus D.lgs. 231/01 Indagini Giudiziarie, Modelli Organizzativi, OdV”, organised by Synergia Formazione, Milan 10-11 June 2014.

“Focus società di capitali non quotate: i gruppi societari”, lecturer at the Conference “Percorsi di diritto societario. I vantaggi compensativi nei gruppi societari: esempi pratici”, organised by Fondazione dei Dottori Commercialisti di Milano, on 26 November, 2013.

“Vantaggi compensativi nei gruppi societari. Governance, bilancio e riflessi penali”, lecturer at the Conference “Percorsi di diritto societario. I vantaggi compensativi nei gruppi societari” organised by the Fondazione dei Dottori Commercialisti e degli Esperti Contabili di Milano on 15 November 2012.

“Le nuove frontiere del danno da prodotto”, lecturer at the Conference “Responsabilità penale da prodotto difettoso. Casi giurisprudenziali e rilevanza ai sensi del D.lgs. n. 231/2001” organised by the Fondazione Forense dell’Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano on 24 February 2011.

“Nuovi reati-presupposto ed aggiornamento dei modelli organizzativi: la sicurezza sul lavoro e i reati informatici”, lecturer at the Workshop on “Rischio penale d’impresa e responsabilità societarie” at the European School of Economics, in Milan, on 28 May 2010.

“I gruppi di imprese ed il diritto penale societario”, lecturer at the Conference on “I gruppi societari” organised by the Fondazione dei Dottori Commercialisti e degli Esperti Contabili di Milano on 17 November 2010.

“La fenomenologia del danno da prodotto: la nuova sfida del diritto penale”, lecturer at the Conference “Danno da prodotto e rischio penale d’impresa” on 22 December 2009.

Training day on Bankruptcy Crimes at the post-graduation Master in Business Law, organised by Il Sole 24ore in 2007.

Avv. Chiara Padovani

FOUNDER

She graduated in Law at the University of Milan with a dissertation in Criminal Law, final grade 110/110.

She is a registered lawyer at the Court of Milan and she has obtained the final grade 350/350.

She is admitted to the Court of Cassation and other Higher Courts.

She attended the First Course of the National School of Higher Education (Primo Corso della Scuola Nazionale di Alta Formazione) dedicated to criminal lawyers, organised by the Unione delle Camere Penali Italiane in the two-year period 2011-2012.

She has gained considerable experience working for a prestigious law firm in Milan, specialized in: corporate criminal law, professional liabilities, personal injury, clinical negligence and safety at work, criminal law involving mass media, international criminal law and the administrative liability of corporate bodies introduced by the Italian Legislative Decree n. 231/2001 and further modifications.

During the intense judicial and extra-judicial activity, she has worked on a high number of relevant proceedings within the national and the international frameworks, facing and deepening both the criminal law fields aforementioned and, in addition, the ones concerning severe negligent personal injury and employment cases, environmental crimes, computer and new technologies crimes and crimes against the Public Administration.

Besides, she has realized, for various companies, listed and not listed, the compliance models (Organizational, Management and Control Model) following the organizational criteria of transparency, effectiveness, share of liabilities and control imposed by the Italian Legislative Decree n. 231/2001.

Currently she is President and Member of the Supervisory Bodies of international companies, leader in the productive and commercial sectors.

Furthermore, she legally represents, Italian citizens and foreigners, within criminal proceedings related to international cooperation in the field of criminal law also with specific reference to the European arrest warrant and to the extradition requests and the rogatory procedures active and passive.

She has, moreover, practiced in English and French before the judicial authorities of Aix-en-Provence, Nice, London, Lugano and Malta. This experience allowed her to deepen her knowledge of the foreign criminal processual systems of civil and common law.

Since November 2007 she is the owner of the Chiara Padovani Law Firm in Milan, which offers legal assistance to its clients in the fields of administrative liability of corporations and legal entities, for crimes committed by their members, pursuant to the Italian Legislative Decree n. 231/2001, personal injury, clinical negligence and safety at work, tax crimes, crimes against the Public Administration, computer and cyber crimes, environmental crimes and international criminal law.

Part of the activity is oriented to the criminal profiles following corporate crisis and to the drafting, adoption and implementation of the compliance models (Organizational, Management and Control Model) on behalf of multinational corporations and listed companies.

She works in Italian, English, French and Spanish.

She is lecturer of “The administrative liability of corporations and legal entities, for crimes committed by their members, pursuant to the Italian Legislative Decree 231/2001”, for the academic year 2016-2017, at the Specialization Course held by the University of Milan, Law School.

She is lecturer, for the academic year 2016-2017, of “Criminal Procedure: the precautionary measures” at the Specialization School for the Legal Professions (Scuola di Specializzazione per le Professioni Forensi) at the University of Brescia.

She was lecturer of “The administrative liability of corporations and legal entities, for crimes committed by their members, pursuant to the Italian Legislative Decree 231/2001”, for the academic year 2015-2016, at the Specialization Course held by the University of Milan, Law School.

She was lecturer, for the academic year 2015-2016, of “Criminal Procedure: relationships with the foreign Judicial Authority” at the Specialization School for the Legal Professions (Scuola di Specializzazione per le Professioni Forensi) at the University of Brescia.

She was lecturer of “Criminal Procedure: The Foreign Judicial Authorities” for the academic year 2014-2015, at the Specialization School for the Legal Professions (Scuola di Specializzazione per le Professioni Forensi) at the University of Brescia.

She was lecturer of “Criminal Procedure: the scientific proof” for the academic year 2013-2014, at the Specialization School for the Legal Professions (Scuola di Specializzazione per le Professioni Forensi) at the University of Brescia.

Publications:

  • “La voluntary disclosure in un’ottica comparatistica e sovranazionale”, in LEGAL, Year II/ N°12/ May 2017;
  • “Le lesioni colpose” (Maggioli Editore, 2009);
  • “Colpa medica e linee guida: le nuove frontiere del rischio consentito”, comment on Cassazione penale, section IV, judgment 2 March 2011, n. 8254, in Medicina & Diritto, n. 2/2012;
  • “Il concetto di utilizzazione del minore nella videoripresa a contenuto pedopornografico, trasmessa via mms”, comment on Cassazione penale, section III, judgment 12 July 2007, n. 27252, in Diritto dell’Internet, n.1/2008;
  • “Nuovi movimenti religiosi e tutela penale”, in Cahiers Européens, legal magazine on line www.cahiers.org, 2003;
  • “Le politiche di sicurezza comunale in Europa. L’esperienza milanese, parigina e inglese a confronto”, in Città e Società, 2003 and in Foro Padano, 2003;
  • in collaboration with Daria Pesce, Diffamazione a mezzo stampa e diritto di critica, in Leadership medica, n.08/2000;
  • In collaboration with Daria Pesce, La responsabilità dei direttori generali e degli amministratori delegati, in Leadership medica, n. 06/2000.
Speaker at the Round Table “Nuovo reato di corruzione privata e Convenzione del Consiglio d’Europa contro la corruzione”, organised in Milan by Le Fonti and moderated by the Director of the monthly magazine “World Excellence” and “Legal” on 8 February 2017.

“La nuova normativa sul testimone vulnerabile: un nuovo limite all’oralità del processo penale?” lecturer at the Conference organised in Milan by the Italian Criminal Chamber and by the Council of the Association of Lawyers on 26 April 2016.

“Governance e responsabilità di amministratori e sindaci: risvolti penali, il D.lgs. 231/2001 anche per le PMI” lecturer at the Conference “Focus società di capitali non quotate”, organised by the Association of Chartered Accountants of Milan (Scuola di Alta Formazione Luigi Martino) on 24 September 2015.

“La casistica giurisprudenziale in materia di corruzione, reati societari e riciclaggio: dal patteggiamento alle imputazioni a carico delle persone fisiche e dell’ente”, lecturer at the Conference “Verifiche sul modello organizzativo e sull’attività dell’OdV- indagini interne, indagini giudiziarie, casistica giurisprudenziale”, organised by Synergia Formazione in Milan on 20 November 2014.

“Focus D.lgs. 231/01 Indagini Giudiziarie, Modelli Organizzativi, OdV”, organised by Synergia Formazione, Milan 10-11 June 2014.

“Focus società di capitali non quotate: i gruppi societari”, lecturer at the Conference “Percorsi di diritto societario. I vantaggi compensativi nei gruppi societari: esempi pratici”, organised by Fondazione dei Dottori Commercialisti di Milano, on 26 November, 2013.

“Vantaggi compensativi nei gruppi societari. Governance, bilancio e riflessi penali”, lecturer at the Conference “Percorsi di diritto societario. I vantaggi compensativi nei gruppi societari” organised by the Fondazione dei Dottori Commercialisti e degli Esperti Contabili di Milano on 15 November 2012.

“Le nuove frontiere del danno da prodotto”, lecturer at the Conference “Responsabilità penale da prodotto difettoso. Casi giurisprudenziali e rilevanza ai sensi del D.lgs. n. 231/2001” organised by the Fondazione Forense dell’Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano on 24 February 2011.

“Nuovi reati-presupposto ed aggiornamento dei modelli organizzativi: la sicurezza sul lavoro e i reati informatici”, lecturer at the Workshop on “Rischio penale d’impresa e responsabilità societarie” at the European School of Economics, in Milan, on 28 May 2010.

“I gruppi di imprese ed il diritto penale societario”, lecturer at the Conference on “I gruppi societari” organised by the Fondazione dei Dottori Commercialisti e degli Esperti Contabili di Milano on 17 November 2010.

“La fenomenologia del danno da prodotto: la nuova sfida del diritto penale”, lecturer at the Conference “Danno da prodotto e rischio penale d’impresa” on 22 December 2009.

Training day on Bankruptcy Crimes at the post-graduation Master in Business Law, organised by Il Sole 24ore in 2007.