Giulia Cipollini


Giulia is a partner in the private client and tax team.

Her areas of specialism include corporate and personal Italian and international tax, tax compliance and transparency (voluntary disclosure), tax litigation and tax rulings before the Italian Tax Authorities. In addition, Giulia assists with inheritance tax planning and is particularly knowledgeable in the taxation of trusts.

Her clients include high-net-worth Italian and foreign individuals, sports personalities and creative individuals in the arts and fashion worlds, along with major international brands and corporates with offices in Italy.

Giulia has been particularly active in advising private individuals, trustees, foundations and companies on how to become compliant with Italy’s Voluntary Disclosure Programme as well as with FATCA and CRS (Common Reporting Standard).

In addition, she works closely with her IP colleagues in assisting clients who wish to take advantage of the new Italian Patent Box regime.

In 2016 Giulia was appointed to join a newly formed working group which will make recommendations on the drafting of a new trust law for Italy with respect to tax legislation. The team was put together by the President of the Select Finance Committee of the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

Giulia and her team have put together a task force to advise clients wishing to take advantage of the new Italian ‘non-dom’s’ tax system.

Secretary Roberta Ulizzi


Giulia Cipollini is ‘an excellent tax lawyer’.

Legal 500 EMEA, 2018

Giulia Cipollini’s experience in wealth planning along with that of her team are considered top of the market. According to clients ‘she has passion and extraordinary dedication which she is always able to transmit to her work’.

Legalcommunity, Tax Awards, 2018

A top-rated lawyer with great expertise. She is dedicated and totally passionate for her work.

Legalcommunity Tax Report, 2018

Giulia is an expert tax lawyer. She is precise, and really committed to clients. Cipollini is problem-solving driven and has a good sense of humour and is always smiling.

Chambers HNW 2018, Italy

‘Giulia Cipollini and her tax and wealth planning team are able to provide unique and accurate advice on complex and cutting-edge matters relating to both domestic and international tax planning. They are proactive and effective.‘

Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

‘Giulia Cipollini has valuable experience with high-end entrepreneurs and company managers, especially in the fashion and arts sectors, which allows her clients to rely upon her and her team completely, from the beginning of an elaborate matter to the very end of it.‘

Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

‘Giulia Cipollini and her team show high competence and professionalism levels, managing to get to the heart of problems with an empathic approach and proposing highly innovative solutions.‘

Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

‘Giulia Cipollini is an exceptional lawyer, with great knowledge and experience.‘

Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

Track record





Assisted the Italian subsidiary of a French fashion house in relation to the management of their brand under new Patent Box regulations.

Assisted an Italian professional football league on tax matters.

Advised a major Japanese fashion brand on tax issues relating to the opening of a branch in Italy.

Italy, 2003

‘The export of artworks from Italy is made easier at last,’ Withersworldwide, 9 November 2020

‘Nuove frontiere del wealth Management’,, 21 April 2017 co-authored with Giada Mazzola

Special Commission on Fiscal Studies of the National Council of Italian Notary Publics in Rome, 2002-2007

AITC Association of International Tax Consultants (Board member)

Italian Charity Committee of 100 Women in Hedge Funds

Giulia has appeared several times on Class CNBC TV commenting on topical tax matters

Interviewed here after receiving Legalcommunity’s 2016 award for tax innovation, Giulia Cipollini comments on the advantages of the new Patent Box regime for Italian companies.



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