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Simonetta Candela

Simonetta Candela


Simonetta Candela

Simonetta Candela is Head of the Italian Employment Law team.

Simonetta specialises in employment law and has advised both domestic and international companies on employment matters with particular reference to corporate law, restructuring processes and litigation. 

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Bologna (LL.D) 1993
  • Admitted as an avvocato in Italy 1996
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1999
  • Partner since 2006

Awards and citations

  • #2 Employment
    Chambers Europe 2019
  • Mentioned in Employment
    Legal500 2019
  • She is “extremely knowledgeable and clever, with a strategic approach.”
    Chambers Europe 2019: Employment
  • Lawyer of the Year - Agency Contracts
    LegalCommunity Labour Awards 2016
  • Lawyer of the Year - Advisory
    LegalCommunity Labour Awards 2015
  • Lawyer of the Year - Rising Star
    LegalCommunity Labour Awards 2014