Francesco Giammaria


– Degree in Law obtained on December 17, 1992 with a grade of 110/110 and honors, at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, with a thesis in Private Law entitled “The prohibition of succession agreements”.

– Specialized with honors on December 18, 1998 at the School of Specialization in Trade Union Law of Labor and Social Security of the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, with a thesis entitled “The surplus of personnel in the credit sector between legal and contractual discipline “.

Other titles

– Lawyer since July 22, 1996. Attorney in cassation.

– Founding Partner of the Pessi e Associati Law Firm (where he is also one of the three members of the Executive Committee and head of the Milan office), primary firm in the national labor law scene, specialized in defense and assistance to companies, composed of 14 partners and 40 lawyers , with registered office in Rome, Via Po, n. 25 / b and in Milan, Via Hoepli, Sala dei Longobardi Gallery, n. 2.

– Member of the Board of Directors of Laura Biagiotti S.p.A. (from August 2020) and FarBanca S.p.A. (Banca Ifis Group since April 2021).

– Indicated by Milano Finanza, as part of the Legal Award 2021, among the 20 Best nationally in the Employment litigation category.

– Member of the Labor Law Commission of the Vittorio Emanuele Orlando School of Law of the Council of the Rome Bar Association.

– Adjunct Professor of Labor Law at the University of Rome Tor Vergata from the 2001/2002 academic year to the 2016/2017 academic year.

– Adjunct Professor of Labor Law at the LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome (School of Specialization for Legal Professions as well as Master “Legal advisor & human resources management”).

– Member of the Scientific Committee and lecturer of the 1st level University Master “Organization, People, Work” at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

– Contract professor at the University of L’Aquila in the academic years 1996-1997, 1997-1998 and 1998-1999.

– Winner of a scholarship at the Center for Studies and Research of Comparative and Foreign Law in Rome from 1 April 1995 to 15 February 1996.

– Winner of a scholarship for participation in the XIII International Seminar of Comparative Labor Law held at the Certosa di Pontignano of the University of Siena from 3 to 9 September 1995.

– Winner of a three-year scholarship relating to the competition for admission to the School of Specialization in Labor and Social Security Law of the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.

– Member of AIDLASS – Italian Association of Labor Law and Social Security.

– AGI member – Association of Italian Labor Lawyers.

– Speaker on labor law issues in study days and training courses organized by the main companies specialized in the sector (ITA, SOLE 24 ORE, PARADIGMA, ISPER, CEGOS) and collaborates on a regular basis with CEIDA, MANPOWER and ABI – Italian Banking Association.

– Among the numerous topics dealt with on these occasions, the following are mentioned:

“Flexibility of duties”; “Apprenticeship as part of the Treu package”; “The new discipline of part time work”; “Remote control of workers”; “The Fund for redundancies in the credit sector”; “The insertion contract”; “The project collaboration contract”; “The social safety nets”; “The administration”; “The Biagi Reform”; “Conciliation and arbitration in the employment relationship”; “Labor law aspects of Legislative Decree no. 231 of 2001 “; “The prevention and deflation of litigation”; “The certification of contracts”; “Crisis management between re-employment incentives and enhancement of collective bargaining”; “Autonomous collaborations in the Fornero Reform”; “The jobs act”; “The point on service contracts”.

– Member of the editorial board of the Notiziario di Giurisprudenza del Lavoro, a magazine specializing in trade union labor and social security law published by Bancaria Editrice and author of over 200 sentencing notes published on the same.

Main skills

Assistance and consultancy in the field of labor law for employer clients (national and foreign) such as banks, pension funds, telephone, television, IT, oil, railway, industrial companies, companies operating in the sector of airport management, distribution, services, energy, administration, automotive, hotel industry, religious bodies.

– Consultancy in the field of

a) Labor law:

– preparation and termination of contracts with top managers;

– management of issues relating to duties, transfers, secondments, individual dismissals, non-competition agreements, confidentiality agreements, compensation, disciplinary actions, company regulations;

– funded training.

b) Trade union law:
dismissal procedures

Main publications

– Lavoro domestico, Licenziamento disciplinare e tutela della maternità, nota a Pretura di Firenze, ordinanza (di remissione alla Corte Costituzionale) n. 582/1994, in Diritto del Lavoro, 1994, II, 517.

– Nuovo intervento della Corte Costituzionale in materia di  sciopero nei servizi pubblici essenziali nota  a  Corte Costituzionale,  24 febbraio 1995, n. 57, in Il diritto  del lavoro, 1995, II, 150.

Osservazioni in tema di mutamento di mansioni e tutela della  professionalità, in Il diritto del lavoro, 1995,  I, 496.

Osservazioni  in  tema di  danno  da  dequalificazione professionale, nota a Cassazione Civile, Sezione Lavoro, 18 aprile  1996, n. 3686, in Giurisprudenza Italiana, 1997,  I, 1, 926.

– Disciplina  delle mansioni e flessibilità: le  deroghe all’art.  2103 c.c. in “Flessibilità e diritto del  lavoro”, II a cura di Giuseppe Santoro Passarelli, Torino, 1997,  11.

– Le Sezioni Unite e l’<<intenzionalità>> nell’art. 28: il quadro generale lascia una perplessità, nota a Cassazione Sezioni Unite Civili, 12 giugno 1997, n. 5295, in Rassegna Giuridica dell’Energia Elettrica, 1998, 1, 129.

L’articolo 28 dello Statuto dei lavoratori tutela i soli diritti sindacali, nota a decreto Pret. Roma, in Guida al lavoro, 1998, 7, 16.

Successione di ccnl: aspettative di fatto e autonomia contrattuale, in Guida al Lavoro, 1998, 45, 68.

Riflessioni in tema di patto di non concorrenza, in Guida al lavoro, 2000, 29, 30.

– Commento agli artt. 2095 e 2103 c.c. nell’ambito del “Codice Civile Ipertestuale” edito dalla UTET a cura di Confortini – Bonilini 2009.

– Commento agli artt. 414, 416, 425, 428, 431 c.p.c. nell’ambito del “Codice Ipertestuale di Diritto del Lavoro” edito dalla UTET 2010.

–  “Azione di regresso dell’Inail e accertamento del fatto-reato in sede civile”,  nota a Corte di Cassazione – Sezione Lavoro 17 maggio 2010 n. 11986 in Mass. Giur. Lav., 2011, 4, 276.

“Assunzione obbligatoria solo per la qualifica richiesta”,  nota a Corte di Cassazione – Sezione Lavoro 25 marzo 2011 n. 7007 in Mass. Giur. Lav., 2011, 7, 510.

Alcune considerazioni sulle “nuove” collaborazioni autonome”,  in Mass. Giur. Lav., 2013, 8, 510.

“Panoramica sulla Riforma Fornero, in La Riforma Fornero, Spunti di discussione, a cura di Roberto Pessi e Giuseppe Sigillò Massara, CEDAM, 2013, 4.

“Le collaborazioni autonome, in La Riforma Fornero, Spunti di discussione, a cura di Roberto Pessi e Giuseppe Sigillò Massara, CEDAM, 2013, 83.

–   “Le “nuove” collaborazioni coordinate e continuative”, in Mass. Giur. Lav., 2015, 6, 380.