Dr. Lucia Magelli

Of Counsel, Frankfurt



Lucia Magelli advises issuers and investment banks, issuers and other market participants on debt capital markets products. She has a particular focus on pan-European placements as well as all types of (structured) issues and (structured) Schuldscheine. Furthermore, her practice also include the establishment of, and updating of, issuance programs as well as any associated securities and regulatory matters, in particular in connection with the sale and approval of financial products in Italy. Lucia Magelli also supports international underwriters in connection with Italian government bonds and thus has extensive experience in dealing with the Italian admission boards and regulatory authorities. She further advises German-listed corporations and private companies in connection with legal structuring and negotiations of M&A transactions in Italy and Italian companies on transactions in Germany, also in the energy sector. Prior to joining White & Case, Lucia Magelli worked in the Frankfurt office of a leading German and international law firm for eight years.
Bars and Courts
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
Dr. jur.
University of Bologna


Advising a metal processing company on the acquisition of the majority stake of an automotive supplier.

Advising Banks on various issuance programs.

Advising the Treofan Group on its refinancing.

Advising Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. AG & Co. KGaA on the acquisition of Mediobanca shares.


Corporate bodies in the società per azioni after the reform of the Italian corporate law (Organe der Società per Azioni nach der Reform des italienischen Gesellschaftsrechts), RIW, pp. 903–912, December 2004

Capital measures in the limited liability company (Kapitalmaßnahmen in der GmbH), RIW, pp. 575–581, August 2003

Awards and Recognition

Best Lawyer Germany in Banking and Finance Law, Handelsblatt 2021 & 2023