About AL Assistenza Legale

AL – Assistenza Legale, which is a Founding Member and the Italian representative of LINEE, is a multi-practice italian firm which was established in 2008 by Cristiano Cominotto and Francesca Passerini. Since then the firm, and interest in the firm, has grown exponentially.


Today, AL counts 15 offices, and about 100 legal professionals, located throughout Italy.

AL ‘s employment and labour practice, which is led by Founding Partner Cristiano Cominotto, advises executives, managers, and employees on a range of employment and labour law matters including: the drafting and negotiation of employment contracts, executive benefits,  discrimination, pensions, private health insurance, severance packages, work permits for foreign nationals working in Italy - as well as contentious situations relating to unfair dismissals, health and safety in the workplace, and mobbing.


AL has been recognised by the Financial Times as 1 of the 50 MOST INNOVATIVE LAW FIRMS IN EUROPE in 2010 and 2011.  In addition, the firm was Highly Commended for the ITALIAN LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR by The Lawyer magazine in 2011.  This same year AL won their  EUROPEAN NICHE LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR award.


Avv. Cristiano Cominotto

Tel. +39 02 5450823 / +39 02 5453314






International executives and employees who work in, or have connections with, a number of different countries may have difficulties understanding which nations laws and courts will offer them the correct protection in case there is an employment dispute.
In some instances international executives and employees may even have parallel legal protection in a number of different legal jurisdictions simultaneously.

LINEE: Lawyers International Network for Executives and Employees has been created to specifically assist international and executives and employees with exactly this challenge.

If you frequently travel or are regularly engaged in overseas business – your employment relationship may not be limited only to your country of residence instead it may also be tied to the countries where you do business as well as to the nation where your employer is headquartered.

Employment and labour law is a complex subject on a national level – let alone an international one.

LINEE is your guide, your advisor, and your defender when cross-border employment and labour law issues arise… nationally and internationally.