Global Excellence Awards 2018

Acquisition International - Global Excellence Awards 2018 31 48 Acquisition International - March 2018 Barba & Partner Rechtsanwälte is an international law firm, amongst others that specialise in Italian-German business relations with offices in Munich, Berlin, Rosenheim, Rome and Milan. Recently, we spoke with Salvatore Barba who revealed more about the firm and the secrets behind their success. arba & Partner Rechtsanwälte is an international law firm, which is amongst others that specialise in Italian-German business relations. With offices in Munich, Berlin, Rosenheim, Rome and Milan, the firm is able to provide legal assistance in all matters of national and international commercial and contractual law. The firm’s main target, are clients from both small and medium sized enterprises, as well as supporting entrepreneurs and employees in their start-up phase on German and Italian market. Starting off the interview by informing us of the objectives of the firm, Salvatore goes into detail about how Barba & Partner Rechtsanwälte assist entrepreneurs and what marks them out from their competitors. “At Barba & Partner, the main objective is to protect the legal interests of our clients effectively, to facilitate the start of new business activity, as well as to reduce and avoid the risk of economic damage related to business-management on the German/Italian market. “Furthermore, we are able to assist entrepreneurs by drafting up cross-border trade contracts, comparing the relevant national legal provisions, then choosing the most appropriate regulation for their interests - in order to reduce the risks of disputes. Entrepreneurial choices in international exchanges are supported by a relevant, realistic assessment of the legal aspects, and qualified advice for the out-of-court settlement of disputes. “Professional specialisation, innovation and multilingualism are fundamental qualities for us. Through its language skills, our staff are able to offer clients the opportunity to contact us in Italian, German or English. “Moreover, we are an active member of several national and international networks. Over time, our law firm has tightened a stable and reliable partnerships with international colleagues, in different parts of the world. “Lastly, Barba & Partner stands out from competitors for our creativity, knowledge of commercial reality and legal skills. The internal culture within our firm is to find Contact: Salvatore Barba Company: Barba & Partner Rechtsanwälte, Landshuter Allee 8-10, Munich, D-80637, Germany Telephone: 0049 89 54 55 82 72 Web Address: Sustainable Solutions inEverySituation B 1803AI09 an appropriate and commercially sustainable solution in every situation.” Recently, Barba & Partner found success in the Acquisition Intl’s 2018 Global Excellence Awards, where they received the title Best International Commercial & Contract Law Firm 2018. When discussing the success, Salvatore highlights what the accolade means for the firm, as well as going into depth about how the team has never lost sight of their goals. “Here at Barba & Partner, we are delighted to have been selected for the 2018 Global Excellence Awards as the Best International Commercial & Contract Law Firm 2018, as this is an acknowledgement of our way of working. “Overall, we never lost sight of our visions for the firm, and so the award is the approval of what we always worked for. Personally, I have always considered myself to be not only an attorney, but also an entrepreneur. The firm has always tried to be as innovative as it can be for a professional who has had to deal with rigorous professional ethics. Bringing the interview to a close, Salvatore reflects on the changes that face the industry they operate within, noting on how the challenges that may arise could potentially affect the company. “In the future, companies will be confronted with the implementation of more digitalisation, and the lack of specialists. Innovation and flexibility are needed more than ever, as new markets and sectors want to be discovered. One thing I am sure of, is that we will have a hard, but also very interesting time in front of us.” Looking ahead to what the future holds for the firm, Salvatore envisions Barba & Partner opening their doors to other countries from across the globe, rather than Italy base one. “In the future, we will open our law firm for companies that come from other countries, other than Italy. Since there is a vast amount of dynamic markets worldwide, here at Barba & Partner, we want to be one of the law firms who accompany dynamic entrepreneurs when approaching the German market.”