Law leather was the name of a kind of sheepskin leather used in the past for binding statute books and official documents.  Law in leather indicates our know how in one of Italy’s sectors of excellence, the leather and hide industry.

Through geographical proximity and tradition, our specialisation in this industry, of particular importance in Italian tradition and in our history, sets us apart. The Italian tanning industry is considered a sector of excellence at global level with an annual turnover of around 4.9 billion Euros, just under 58% of which is produced in the Arzignano district. Our clients include EU and non-European manufacturers of raw materials, Italian and foreign tanneries, manufacturers of tannery machinery, chemical companies, Italian and international distributors and trade agencies.


Our expertise

We assist the client in every stage of the production and distribution chain, we are constantly engaged in the negotiation of contracts and contractual clauses in line with our clients’ strategic objectives, in the preparation of agency and distribution agreements governed by Italian law or involving more than one jurisdiction, in the management of litigation and arbitration procedures administered by the international arbitration chamber for leather.

We have gained significant experience in the structuring of extraordinary operations, such as the purchase and sale of equity investments, the purchase and sale of companies or business branches, risk capital investment operations by private equity funds, also for minority shareholdings, but also in generational transitions within the company and in the definition of governance rules.

We are at the client’s side in the definition of compliance models and business social responsibility policies, in the adoption and implementation of organisational, management and control models, in the definition and structuring of the relevant protocols.

We make use of the collaboration of experts in the field for regulatory matters and in the management of claims for product faults and defects.

With Law in leather we assist our clients in all legal areas concerning the field of company and commercial law, but also on the subjects of corporate compliance, IP and regulatory rights.

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