Antonio Tomassini is the head of the Italian tax department, as well as of the European tax disputes team and he's member of the DLA Piper global tax committee. He specializes in tax litigation, as well as investment funds, international taxation, wealth planning and criminal tax law. He assists clients in some of the most complex and important national and international tax litigation before National, European and Supreme Courts and before tax authorities within investigation, settlements, rulings and MAP.
Previously, he was head of tax in a leading Italian firm and before that he served as an Officer for the Italian Tax Authorities, dealing with tax inspections and criminal investigations in taxation, customs and money laundering matters.
PHD and professor of tax law and coordinator of various master programs, he regularly contributes for "Il Sole 24 ore" and he is author of more than one hundred monographs and articles for national and international scholar magazines, including, among others, "corriere tributario", "rassegna tributaria", "rivista di diritto tributario", "rivista trimestrale di diritto tributario".
He is ranked by Legal 500 EMEA, Chambers Europe, Chambers Global and International Tax Review amongst the most reputable Italian tax professionals.
Full member of STEP, member of the scientific committee of "Corriere Tributario", admitted to practice to Supreme and European Courts.