Umberto Milano

Umberto Milano

MLaw, LL.M., Attorney at Law

Via Canova 15
CH-6901 Lugano

Tel +41 58 200 31 00

Fax +41 58 200 31 11


Sabrina Grandi

Umberto practices primarily in the area of company and commercial law, with special expertise in the fields of complex transactions (M&A), both domestic and cross-border, and of capital markets.

Umberto Milano is also active in the LegalTech sector, assisting companies and start-ups in the blockchain field, with particular reference to the launch of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and the use of tokens and cryptocurrencies in the exercise of their corporate activity, with particular regard to regulatory and civil law aspects.

Practice areas
  • Civil law
  • Commercial law
  • M&A
  • LegalTech
  • ICOs
Practice groups
  • M&A, capital markets and corporate
  • Startup Desk
  • 2018: Enrolled to the Ticino Register of EU and EFTA Member States’ Lawyers
  • 2018: Admitted to the Italian Bar
  • 2017: Admitted to the New York Bar
  • 2015: LL.M. in International Business and Trade Law, Fordham University School of Law (US)
  • 2015: Master of Law (five-years degree), Luiss "Guido Carli" (IT)
  • 2013: DEUF (Diplôme d'Etudes Universitaires Françaises), Université Jean-Moulin Lyon III (FR)
Experience / Career
  • since 2018: Associate, Kellerhals Carrard Lugano SA, Lugano
  • 2015-2018: Legal Trainee, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Rome (IT)
  • 2015: Intern, Tosolini, Lamura, Rasile & Toniutti LLP, New York (US)
  • Italian
  • English
  • French
Further activities
  • Ordine Avvocati Asti
  • New York Bar (US)
  • ABA - American Bar Association