Lawyer and Partner
Avvocato Enrico Maria Giarda
Lawyer Enrico Maria Giarda


Born in Milan in 1975.


After completing his classical studies, he graduated in Law from the University of Milan in 1999.

He obtained his qualification as a lawyer from the Milan Court of Appeal in 2002 and is a member of the Milan Bar Association.

Court of Cassation lawyer since 2015.






Professional Experience

At the Giarda Law Firm since 2000, he ascended to a partnership role in 2015.

He was among the pioneers in addressing the criminal liability of entities in accordance with Legislative Decree no. 231/2001, amassing extensive experience over the years in this specialized realm. This experience spans extrajudicial contexts, as well as providing legal assistance and defense for companies facing administrative liability charges within criminal proceedings. His focus includes entities operating in the oil & gas sector, as well as publicly listed companies subject to Supervisory Authorities’ oversight.

Furthermore, he has been involved in numerous cases encompassing domestic and international corruption, market manipulation, false corporate communications—particularly concerning international accounting standards—and violations related to gas excise. Presently, he is actively engaged in several significant cases concerning criminal environmental law and criminal health and safety in the workplace.

Additionally, he boasts substantial judicial expertise in Judicial Administration, particularly regarding asset prevention measures in accordance with Legislative Decree 159/2011. He has taken part in numerous seminars and conferences on this subject matter.

Notably, he has authored numerous publications featured in esteemed specialized journals and industry books. He also assumes the role of a speaker at various conferences. Holding positions as Chairman and member within several Supervisory Bodies for Italian companies, including publicly listed and multinational enterprises operating in Italy, underscores his influence.
Moreover, he contributes as a member of the Council of the Milan Bar Association and holds the position of Chairman within the Criminal Justice Commission.

E-MAIL: egiarda@studiogiarda.it


It deals mainly with::
  • Corporate and bankruptcy criminal law;
  • Banking and financial market criminal law;
  • Criminal tax law;
  • Environmental criminal law;
  • Crimes against Public Administration;
  • Cybercrime;
  • Criminal liability of entities pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 231/2001;
  • Safety and health at work offences;
  • Medical liability and offences against the person;
  • Intellectual property offences;
  • Judicial administrations and asset prevention measures;
  • Drafting and revision of Organisation, Management and Control Models pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 231/2001.