Raffaele Bergaglio

Lawyer - of counsel – criminal lawyer

Raffaele Bergaglio, of Italian and German origin, was born in London on 22 August 1969. He graduated in Law from the University of Piemonte Orientale 'Amedeo Avogadro' in 2000. He is registered with the Bar Association and Criminal Court of Milan.

After graduating, he joined the law firm of lawyer Alfredo Biondi in Genoa, practising criminal law. In October 2001 he completed his trainee period at the Derra, Meyer & Partner law firm in Milan, working in the field of international trade law, in particular in regard to relations between Italy and Germany. In July 2001 he began a long collaboration with lawyer Paolo Della Sala in Milan, specialising in corporate criminal law.

In 2008 he became a partner of the Paolo Della Sala and Associates law firm, where he specialised in criminal law related to the world economy and businesses. In 2015 he founded his own law firm, still working in profitable synergy with MDM Law and Tax firm. He focuses exclusively on criminal law, providing advice and assistance to Italian and foreign companies, organisations, institutions and individuals, in cases pending at any proceedings stage, both in cases where there is an involvement as an accused person, or those in which a person is victim of a crime.

Given his proven experience in this field, he is able to ensure maximum confidentiality and protect clients’ image, even in cases of maximum stress and media exposure. He defends clients in court proceedings and provides out of court counselling in favour of well-known foreign corporations with offices in Italy or having business relations with Italy.

He has spoken at several conferences (including in the field of occupational safety and accountability for crimes under Legislative Decree 231/01), seminars and courses. He is the author of publications (fire prevention regulations) in the field of criminal law and procedure.
He is a member of numerous associations representing lawyers, both at European and international level (DAV-Italian-German Association of Lawyers, DACH-Association of European Lawyers, VdSRV – Association of German criminal law defendants, the Italian-German Chamber of Commerce in Milan). He speaks Italian and German, and has a working knowledge of English.
Raffaele Bergaglio



PHONE: +39 02 55191486
FAX: +39 02 55190906

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