Macchi partner breaks away to launch boutique

Macchi di Cellere e Gangemi partner Marco Padovan has quit to launch his own boutique, Studio Legale Padovan, specialising in banking, project finance, corporate and litigation. Formerly chief counsel at the European Investment Bank, Padovan joined Baker & McKenzie to head its project finance practice in 2000 and joined Macchi in late 2002. He has hired 10 fee-earners, some from Macchi, and a senior litigator for the launch.
First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyernews 2 April 2003