Vittorio De Luca is managing partner of De Luca & Partners. Before joining the Firm, he practiced at Loyens & Loeff (Amsterdam) and Studio Deiure (Milan). Born in Milan in 1965, also thanks to his degree in Jurisprudence and in Economics, Vittorio is highly skilled in understanding business needs.

He is regularly involved
— as expert for employment and labour related matters — in primary reorganizations, M&A, restructuring and private equity transactions and usually advises corporations, private equity funds, often in conjunction with other law firms within the frame of international transactions involving multiple jurisdictions.

Since its foundation in 1976, De Luca & Partners (Labour & Employment Lawyers) has been growing in size and experience and today is recognized as “a strongly positioned and highly reputed employment firm, well known both to the market and to the legal community.” Partners and associates of the Firm are always committed to achieve Clients’ goals, preventing litigation when opportune. The Firm’s track record of successful trials is a point of pride for De Luca & Partners. The Firm’s mission is to provide solutions to the clients in any matter relating to employment law, always including social securities and employment tax matters in our analysis. The Firm's experience in restructuring, industrial relations and social shock absorbers is well recognized and for this reason, since 2012, De Luca & Partners is the exclusive official advisor of Lombardy Labour Authorities (ARIFL) competent public office for trade unions procedures concerning collective layoffs, collective redundancy plans and other social shock absorber procedures. 

Specialization, knowledge, continuous improvement, commitment, transparency, independence, proactivity and innovation.

These are De Luca & Partners’ values and they lead our day-to-day activity. 

We provide specialized services to support clients’ strategy in a cost effective manner; improve risk anticipation and mitigation and regulatory compliance; act as business partners to our clients to provide practical solutions for key business goals; strive to improve and invest in capabilities; are more efficient and easier to do business with; tailored talent, development, career pathing and attorney retention; high ethical standards.

Our full-service experience in Employment Law includes:

Employment, freelance and self-employment contracts

Commercial agents

Employment law related issues within M&A and extraordinary corporate transactions

Trade union relations and corporate restructuring

Employment law compliance and due diligence

Health and safety in the workplace

Compliance with Italian Legislative Decree no. 231/01

Pensions and social security law

Data protection

Litigation in all employment law areas



Author of a number of articles in the specialist press, Vittorio De Luca is advisory member of the Certification Commission at the Provincial Labour Office, Milan and is a member of AGI (Italian Employment Lawyers Association), of the EELA (European Employment Lawyers Association) and of the ABA (American Bar Association).

Vittorio has been mentioned among “Top Management” employment lawyers by Legal Community Labour Awards 2013. From 2002 to 2011, Vittorio was honorary fellow in the Department of Labour and trade unions law at the State University of Milan.

Further to Italian, Vittorio speaks fluent English and French, due to his foreign experience and his regular assistance to multinational and foreign employers.