Riccardo Agostinelli

Riccardo Agostinelli

Equity Partner

After a long period at Pavia Ansaldo, Riccardo Agostinelli founded Ashurst’s Italian office in 2000 where he acted as managing partner, before joining Latham & Watkins in 2009 as head of the Italian banking and finance team. From 2014 to 2021 he was name partner at Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners.

As from July 2021 he is name partner at Molinari Agostinelli.

Riccardo specializes in banking law (acquisition, corporate, real estate, sport and infrastructure finance) and insolvency (restructuring and distressed lending). His clients include major banks (Italian and international), investment funds and industrial groups.
Riccardo is recognized as one of the most respected experts in Italy in the field of banking and insolvency by the main national and international legal directories.


Università degli Studi di Genova
J.D., cum laude and recommendation for publication 

Università degli Studi di Genova
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business, cum laude and recommendation for publication 


1992, Italy


Italian, English

Practice Areas
Banking and Finance
Insolvency and Restructuring
M&A - Private Equity