Linda Morellini

Aree di attività: Civil and commercial litigation, business crisis and insolvency, arbitration

Lingue: Italian and English

Linda Morellini is a partner working at both the Milan and Genoa offices.

She specialises in both contentious and non-contentious civil and commercial law and bankruptcy matters (insolvency, extraordinary administration, compulsory administrative liquidation), advising companies involved in bankruptcy procedures or compositions with creditors.

Since 2007 she has also assisted financial institutions in the banking-side of business crisis and insolvency law matters, and has successfully negotiated and managed various restructuring and recovery agreements with leading Italian companies.

She is currently a member of the Supervisory Committee of an administrative compulsory liquidation procedure.

Linda has acted both as sole arbitrator and as a member of arbitration panels.

She was admitted to the Genoa Bar in 1986 and in 1992 she was admitted to practice before the Italian Court of Cassation.

Prior to joining the firm as a partner in 2010, she was a trainee at a leading Genoese boutique law firm specialising in bankruptcy matters, and from 2006 to 2010 she subsequently worked at Bonelli Erede Pappalardo law firm.

After graduating cum laude from the Università di Genova in 1984, she collaborated with the Civil Procedure Law Department at the Università di Genova e di Milano and was a teaching assistant in civil law and insolvency matters with the Bankruptcy Law department at the Università di Genova.

She is the author of many publications and has participated as speaker at various conferences and seminars on bankruptcy proceedings and debt restructuring matters.

Publications and conferences

Speaker at the conference D. Lgs 12 gennaio 2019 n. 14 – Codice della Crisi d’Impresa e dell’insolvenza (Legislative Decree no. 14 of 12 January 2019 – Businesss Crisis and Insolvency Code) organised by Synergia Formazione, 12 December 2019, Milan

Speaker at the conference Nuovo Codice della Crisi e dell’Insolvenza – D. Lgs. 14/2019 G.U. n 38 14/2/2019 in attuazione della L. 155/17 (New Business Crisis and Insolvency Code – Legislative Decree G.U 14/2019 G.U. no 38 14/2/2019 in implementation of Law 155/17) organised by Synergia Formazione S.r.l., in collaboration with the Associazione Concorsualisti di Milano – Gruppo Campania, 2 – 3 October 2019, Naples

Speaker at the conference Crisi d’impresa e Ristrutturazioni aziendali (Business crisis and corporate restructuring), organised by the Order of Chartered Accountants of Genoa in collaboration with the Genoa Bar Association, 20 September 2019, Genoa

Speaker at the conference Il nuovo codice della crisi dell’Insolvenza (Business Crisis and Insolvency Code) organised by Synergia Formazione, 29 May 2019, Verona

Speaker at the conference Ciclo di incontri sul nuovo codice della crisi d’impresa e dell’insolvenza (Meetings on the new business crisis and insolvency code) organised by CEDIF – Centro Studi di Diritto Fallimentare di Modena, Order of Chartered Accountants of Modena, in collaboration with Order of Chartered Accountants of Modena and Aiga, 2 May 2019, Modena

Speaker at the conference Il nuovo codice della crisi dell’Insolvenza (Business Crisis and Insolvency Code) organised by the Order of Chartered Accountants of Rovigo, 8 March 2019, Rovigo

Speaker at the conference Il nuovo codice della crisi dell’Insolvenza (Business Crisis and Insolvency Code) organised by Synergia Formazione, 28 February 2019, Milan

Speaker at the conference Il nuovo codice della crisi dell’Insolvenza (Business Crisis and Insolvency Code) organised with the Bar Association of Rome held at the Hall of the Institute of Santa Maria in Aquiro at the Senate of the Republic, 30 November 2018, Rome

Speaker and moderator at the course on Il finanziamento delle imprese nelle soluzioni concordate della crisi: il ruolo delle banche ed analisi economico-aziendale delle opzioni. Offerte concorrenti. La transazione fiscale (The financing of companies in agreed solutions to the crisis: the role of banks and economic and business analysis of options. Competing offers. The tax transaction) organised by the Order of Chartered Accountants of Genoa, 6 March 2018, Genoa

Speaker at the conference Investire nel turnaround: come rendere le aziende in procedura interessanti per gli investitori. Esperienze e suggerimenti dei principali attori (Investing in turnaround: how to make companies in the process attractive to investors. Experiences and suggestions of the main players) organised by TMA Italia – OCRI Osservatorio Risanamento Imprese at the University of Bergamo, 23 November 2017

Speaker at the conference Rapporto di lavoro e procedure concorsuali, on ‘La crisi dell’impresa e profili di diritto del lavoro’ (Labour relations and insolvency procedures on The crisis in business and labour law profiles) organised by Centro Nazionale Studio di Diritto del Lavoro Domenico Napolitano – Liguria Section and Scuola Superiore della Magistratura in Genoa, 12 December 2014

Speaker at the seminar on Gestione della crisi di impresa – La posizione dei creditori anteriori rispetto alle diverse procedure (Business crisis management – The position of creditors prior to different procedures’, organised by the University of Genoa, 28 February 2014, Genoa

E’ ammissibile la domanda di concordato preventivo per il gruppo di imprese? (Is the application for composition with creditors admissible for the group of companies?), published in Il Fallimento: casi e questioni, no. 3/2012, Section15, Case 81

Il riconoscimento della prededuzione a un finanziamento effettuato da banche o da intermediari finanziari iscritti agli elenchi di cui gli artt.106 e 107 DLgs 1°settembre 1993 n. 85 in funzione della domanda di omologazione di un accordo di ristrutturazione dei debiti oltra alla previsione del finanziamento nell’accordo richiede che anche il decreto del tribunale di omologa dell’accordo di ristrutturazione disponga espressamente la prededuzione del finanziamento concesso (Recognition of the super-priority nature of a loan granted by banks or financial intermediaries registered in the lists referred to in Articles 106 and 107 of Legislative Decree no. 85 of 1 September 1993 on the basis of the application for validation of a debt restructuring agreement in addition to the provision of the loan in the agreement requires that the decree of the court validating the restructuring agreement also expressly provides for the super-priority nature of the loan granted), published in Il Fallimento: casi e questioni, no. 2/2012, Section 15, Case 80

L’art. 182 quater l. fall.: novità e criticità (Article 182 quater of the Insolvency Law: new features and criticalities), published in Il Fallimento no. 8/2011, page 898

Speaker at the conference Ristrutturazione del debito e risanamento delle imprese in crisi (Debt restructuring and recovery of distressed companies), organised by Paradigma, 12 October 2010, Milan

Le controversie deferite agli arbitri e la decisiva volontà delle parti (Disputes referred to arbitrators and the decisive will of the parties) published in Società 2007, 607

Rilevanza della volontà delle parti per distinguere l’arbitrato rituale da quello irrituale (Importance of the will of the parties to distinguish ritual arbitration from irritual arbitration) in Società 2006, 235

Speaker at the seminar La legge 14 maggio 2005 n.80: le nuove norme in materia di processo esecutivo, la riforma della procedura concorsuale, le nuove norme in materia di diritto di famiglia (Law no. 80 of 14 May 2005: the new rules on the enforcement process, the reform of the insolvency procedure, the new rules on family law) organised by the Consiglio Superiore della Magistratura, 13 July 2005, Genoa

Le parti e l’oggetto dell’arbitrato societario: spunti di riflessione (The parties and corporate arbitration: food for thought) published in Società 2005, 79

Diritto transitorio e validità della clausola compromissoria (Transitional law and validity of the arbitration clause) published in Società, 2005, 899

Speaker at the seminar Il Curatore Fallimentare on ‘L’azione revocatoria nella riforma fallimentare’ (The Bankruptcy Curator – The clawback action in bankruptcy reform) organised by the Order of Chartered Accountants of Genoa, 21 June 2005, Genoa

Art 34 ss, D.Lgs n. 5/2003: ambito di applicazione e nullità della clausola compromissoria (Art 34 ff, Legislative Decree no. 5/2003: scope of application and nullity of the arbitration clause) published in Società 2004, 996

Osservazioni a Trib. Genova 18 novembre 1988, Trib Genova 23 novembre 1987, Trib. Genova 29 ottobre 1987 in tema di qualificazione di impresa artigiana (Commentary on judgements of the Court of Genova of 18 November 1988, Court of Genova of 23 November 1987, Court of Genova of 29 October 1987 on the qualification of a craft enterprise) published in Giurisprudenza Commerciale, 1990, II,177

Pertinenze dell’abitazione e determinazione del corrispettivo (Relevance of the dwelling and determination of the consideration) in published in Giurisprudenza Italiana, 1985, I, 2nd

 

Linda Morellini is a partner working at both the Milan and Genoa offices.

She specialises in both contentious and non-contentious civil and commercial law and bankruptcy matters (insolvency, extraordinary administration, compulsory administrative liquidation), advising companies involved in bankruptcy procedures or compositions with creditors.

Since 2007 she has also assisted financial institutions in the banking-side of business crisis and insolvency law matters, and has successfully negotiated and managed various restructuring and recovery agreements with leading Italian companies.

She is currently a member of the Supervisory Committee of an administrative compulsory liquidation procedure.

Linda has acted both as sole arbitrator and as a member of arbitration panels.

She was admitted to the Genoa Bar in 1986 and in 1992 she was admitted to practice before the Italian Court of Cassation.

Prior to joining the firm as a partner in 2010, she was a trainee at a leading Genoese boutique law firm specialising in bankruptcy matters, and from 2006 to 2010 she subsequently worked at Bonelli Erede Pappalardo law firm.

After graduating cum laude from the Università di Genova in 1984, she collaborated with the Civil Procedure Law Department at the Università di Genova e di Milano and was a teaching assistant in civil law and insolvency matters with the Bankruptcy Law department at the Università di Genova.

She is the author of many publications and has participated as speaker at various conferences and seminars on bankruptcy proceedings and debt restructuring matters.

Publications and conferences

Speaker at the conference D. Lgs 12 gennaio 2019 n. 14 – Codice della Crisi d’Impresa e dell’insolvenza (Legislative Decree no. 14 of 12 January 2019 – Businesss Crisis and Insolvency Code) organised by Synergia Formazione, 12 December 2019, Milan

Speaker at the conference Nuovo Codice della Crisi e dell’Insolvenza – D. Lgs. 14/2019 G.U. n 38 14/2/2019 in attuazione della L. 155/17 (New Business Crisis and Insolvency Code – Legislative Decree G.U 14/2019 G.U. no 38 14/2/2019 in implementation of Law 155/17) organised by Synergia Formazione S.r.l., in collaboration with the Associazione Concorsualisti di Milano – Gruppo Campania, 2 – 3 October 2019, Naples

Speaker at the conference Crisi d’impresa e Ristrutturazioni aziendali (Business crisis and corporate restructuring), organised by the Order of Chartered Accountants of Genoa in collaboration with the Genoa Bar Association, 20 September 2019, Genoa

Speaker at the conference Il nuovo codice della crisi dell’Insolvenza (Business Crisis and Insolvency Code) organised by Synergia Formazione, 29 May 2019, Verona

Speaker at the conference Ciclo di incontri sul nuovo codice della crisi d’impresa e dell’insolvenza (Meetings on the new business crisis and insolvency code) organised by CEDIF – Centro Studi di Diritto Fallimentare di Modena, Order of Chartered Accountants of Modena, in collaboration with Order of Chartered Accountants of Modena and Aiga, 2 May 2019, Modena

Speaker at the conference Il nuovo codice della crisi dell’Insolvenza (Business Crisis and Insolvency Code) organised by the Order of Chartered Accountants of Rovigo, 8 March 2019, Rovigo

Speaker at the conference Il nuovo codice della crisi dell’Insolvenza (Business Crisis and Insolvency Code) organised by Synergia Formazione, 28 February 2019, Milan

Speaker at the conference Il nuovo codice della crisi dell’Insolvenza (Business Crisis and Insolvency Code) organised with the Bar Association of Rome held at the Hall of the Institute of Santa Maria in Aquiro at the Senate of the Republic, 30 November 2018, Rome

Speaker and moderator at the course on Il finanziamento delle imprese nelle soluzioni concordate della crisi: il ruolo delle banche ed analisi economico-aziendale delle opzioni. Offerte concorrenti. La transazione fiscale (The financing of companies in agreed solutions to the crisis: the role of banks and economic and business analysis of options. Competing offers. The tax transaction) organised by the Order of Chartered Accountants of Genoa, 6 March 2018, Genoa

Speaker at the conference Investire nel turnaround: come rendere le aziende in procedura interessanti per gli investitori. Esperienze e suggerimenti dei principali attori (Investing in turnaround: how to make companies in the process attractive to investors. Experiences and suggestions of the main players) organised by TMA Italia – OCRI Osservatorio Risanamento Imprese at the University of Bergamo, 23 November 2017

Speaker at the conference Rapporto di lavoro e procedure concorsuali, on ‘La crisi dell’impresa e profili di diritto del lavoro’ (Labour relations and insolvency procedures on The crisis in business and labour law profiles) organised by Centro Nazionale Studio di Diritto del Lavoro Domenico Napolitano – Liguria Section and Scuola Superiore della Magistratura in Genoa, 12 December 2014

Speaker at the seminar on Gestione della crisi di impresa – La posizione dei creditori anteriori rispetto alle diverse procedure (Business crisis management – The position of creditors prior to different procedures’, organised by the University of Genoa, 28 February 2014, Genoa

E’ ammissibile la domanda di concordato preventivo per il gruppo di imprese? (Is the application for composition with creditors admissible for the group of companies?), published in Il Fallimento: casi e questioni, no. 3/2012, Section15, Case 81

Il riconoscimento della prededuzione a un finanziamento effettuato da banche o da intermediari finanziari iscritti agli elenchi di cui gli artt.106 e 107 DLgs 1°settembre 1993 n. 85 in funzione della domanda di omologazione di un accordo di ristrutturazione dei debiti oltra alla previsione del finanziamento nell’accordo richiede che anche il decreto del tribunale di omologa dell’accordo di ristrutturazione disponga espressamente la prededuzione del finanziamento concesso (Recognition of the super-priority nature of a loan granted by banks or financial intermediaries registered in the lists referred to in Articles 106 and 107 of Legislative Decree no. 85 of 1 September 1993 on the basis of the application for validation of a debt restructuring agreement in addition to the provision of the loan in the agreement requires that the decree of the court validating the restructuring agreement also expressly provides for the super-priority nature of the loan granted), published in Il Fallimento: casi e questioni, no. 2/2012, Section 15, Case 80

L’art. 182 quater l. fall.: novità e criticità (Article 182 quater of the Insolvency Law: new features and criticalities), published in Il Fallimento no. 8/2011, page 898

Speaker at the conference Ristrutturazione del debito e risanamento delle imprese in crisi (Debt restructuring and recovery of distressed companies), organised by Paradigma, 12 October 2010, Milan

Le controversie deferite agli arbitri e la decisiva volontà delle parti (Disputes referred to arbitrators and the decisive will of the parties) published in Società 2007, 607

Rilevanza della volontà delle parti per distinguere l’arbitrato rituale da quello irrituale (Importance of the will of the parties to distinguish ritual arbitration from irritual arbitration) in Società 2006, 235

Speaker at the seminar La legge 14 maggio 2005 n.80: le nuove norme in materia di processo esecutivo, la riforma della procedura concorsuale, le nuove norme in materia di diritto di famiglia (Law no. 80 of 14 May 2005: the new rules on the enforcement process, the reform of the insolvency procedure, the new rules on family law) organised by the Consiglio Superiore della Magistratura, 13 July 2005, Genoa

Le parti e l’oggetto dell’arbitrato societario: spunti di riflessione (The parties and corporate arbitration: food for thought) published in Società 2005, 79

Diritto transitorio e validità della clausola compromissoria (Transitional law and validity of the arbitration clause) published in Società, 2005, 899

Speaker at the seminar Il Curatore Fallimentare on ‘L’azione revocatoria nella riforma fallimentare’ (The Bankruptcy Curator – The clawback action in bankruptcy reform) organised by the Order of Chartered Accountants of Genoa, 21 June 2005, Genoa

Art 34 ss, D.Lgs n. 5/2003: ambito di applicazione e nullità della clausola compromissoria (Art 34 ff, Legislative Decree no. 5/2003: scope of application and nullity of the arbitration clause) published in Società 2004, 996

Osservazioni a Trib. Genova 18 novembre 1988, Trib Genova 23 novembre 1987, Trib. Genova 29 ottobre 1987 in tema di qualificazione di impresa artigiana (Commentary on judgements of the Court of Genova of 18 November 1988, Court of Genova of 23 November 1987, Court of Genova of 29 October 1987 on the qualification of a craft enterprise) published in Giurisprudenza Commerciale, 1990, II,177

Pertinenze dell’abitazione e determinazione del corrispettivo (Relevance of the dwelling and determination of the consideration) in published in Giurisprudenza Italiana, 1985, I, 2nd

 

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