Avv. Gianluca Zandano
Equity partner in the firm, Gianluca generally assists corporations and entities, both Italian and Foreign, providing assistance and advise on issues related to corporate taxes, extraordinary corporate transactions and in case of tax audit, tax litigation and tax refunds. In his professional activity, he has devoted himself mainly to the tax litigation and to the advice in the management of all the phases preceding the formal tax litigation before the tax courts (i.e., assistance during tax audits, claims referred to tax police reports, alternative tax dispute resolution measures, claims against tax assessments, trials in front of the Tax Courts, etc…).
Gianluca graduated with honors in Law at Turin University. Then he attended specific courses at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) of London and a post graduate Master in Tax Consultancy organized by the Andersen Legal network.
Previously, he performed his professional training at a primary law firm in Turin. He gained further experience in the field of tax and legal services, until 2007, at the Italian professional correspondent of Arthur Andersen/Andersen Legal (“Studio di Consulenza Legale e Tributaria”) and Deloitte networks (“Studio Tributario e Societario”), operating as associate from 2006. During this period, he devoted himself mainly to the advice and assistance in corporate tax law, specially in favor of companies belonging to multinational groups (tax litigation, extraordinary transactions, tax due diligence, contract law).
Then, from 2007 to 2018, he carried out his professional activity at “Studio BGR e Associati”, as the partner in charge for the Tax Litigation service line.
He is qualified as Chartered Lawyer and is registered at the Special Register of Lawyers admitted to practice in front of the Italian Supreme Court and the other High Courts, since 2015.
He is member of the Chamber of Tax Lawyers of Turin since 2009 and performs the tutoring activity at the School of Advanced Education of the Tax Lawyers.
He is, and has been, a member of the board of statutory auditors of various companies.
He is author of some articles published in specialist tax magazines and acts in the role of speaker in seminars and conferences on tax issues.