Franco Toffoletto

Managing Partner

Office: Bologna, Brescia, Milan Italian, English, French +39 02 721 441


  • University of Milan (Law Degree, 1980);
  • Admitted to the Milan Bar in 1982;
  • Rights of audience at the Supreme Court since 1996.

Practice Areas

  • Employment law;
  • Labour law & industrial relations;
  • Commercial agency agreements;
  • Civil law;
  • Litigation.

Publications and Lecturing

Authored numerous articles and publications in the area of employment law, in particular, recently: “Codice del lavoro” (Il Sole 24 ORE, 2018 and previous editions); ”Il Codice Civile Commentario – Il contratto d’agenzia – Arts. 1742-1753 Quarta edizione” (Giuffré 2014); “Il contratto di agenzia” (Giuffré, 2012); “Il diritto del lavoro” (Egea, 2009); “Trattato di diritto civile e commerciale (Cicu Messineo) – Il contratto di agenzia” (Giuffrè, 2008); “Nuove tecnologie informatiche e tutela del lavoratore – Il potere di controllo del datore di lavoro – Il telelavoro” (Giuffré, 2006).

Contributes to the pages of “Il Sole 24 Ore” and is a member of the Italian Association of Journalists. Lecturer at the Higher Education School for Employment law, organised by the Italian Employment Lawyers Association (AGI – Avvocati Giuslavoristi Italiani), in collaboration with the Milan Bar Association and with the patronage of the National Bar Council, and speaker at numerous conferences, including international ones, on employment law matters and commercial agency agreements.


President until 2012, for two consecutive terms, and founding partner of Ius Laboris (Global Human Resources Lawyers,

Founding member of the Italian Employment Lawyers Association (AGI, Avvocati Giuslavoristi Italiani –

Member of the Board of Directors since its foundation and President from 2003 to 2007 of EELA (European Employment Lawyers Association,

Member of the IBA (International Bar Association –