Pietro La Placa


Pietro La Placa (Genoa, 1984) has been General Counsel of CIR since September 2021. He has also been director of KOS since April 2022.

He graduated cum laude in Law from the University of Genoa (2009).

He has consolidated experience in the legal field from his work with the Law Firm Legance – Avvocati Associati (Milan), Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (Milan) and the BonelliErede Law Firm (Genoa).

He assisted prime Italian and foreign companies (in a broad range of sectors, including IT and TMT, aerospace and defence, infrastructure, healthcare & life sciences). He dealt mainly with corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, venture capital and other extraordinary deals, corporate restructuring deals, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts in the IT and TMT sector, business restructuring and crises, and corporate and commercial litigation both in and out of court.