Ms. Giovanna Pacchiana Parravicini


Giovanna Pacchiana Parravicini, a founding partner of the firm since 1998, deals with disputes related to employment law and specialises in particular in trade union law.

In 1994 she won a doctorate in labour law and industrial relations at the University of Pavia, which she completed in 1997.

She has been a researcher of labour law and industrial relations at the University of Piemonte Orientale since 2002, in addition to being head of the Labour Law course at the Department of Economics and Enterprise Studies at the same university.addition to being head of the Labour Law course at the Department of Economics and Corporate Studies at the same university.

From 2000 to 2007 she was Executive Advisor for Piedmont at the Centre for the Study of Labour Law "Domenico Napoletano".

She has been a member of the national executive council of the AGI - Italian Employment Lawyers Association since 2013.

She has been a speaker at various conferences in the field of labour law and trade union law and is a member of the AGI, AIDLASS (Labour and Social Welfare Law Association) and the Domenico Napolitano Centre for Study.

She is a lawyer of the Supreme Court.


  • (1996) New problems and old instruments: employee secondment between associated companies in the journal 'Giurisprudenza Italiana' 1996, 3.
  • (2002) Relocation of companies, and individual dissent: the amendment of paragraph 4 of the Article 2112 Civil Code in 'Nuove Leggi Civili Commentate' (New Civil Laws Reviewed) 6/2002
  • (2002) Associative relations and employment contracts of the cooperative member in the journal 'Giurisprudenza Piemontese'. 2002, 1
  • (2003) "Old-age pensions and termination of employment: still an open question" in the journal 'Giurisprudenza Italiana' 2003, 1621
  • (2004) "The taxable wage for contribution purposes: the case of compensation for damages relating to breach of entitlement to recruitment priority in the hiring of seasonal workers" in the journal 'Diritto Sicurezza Sociale' (Social Security Law) 1/2004
  • (2004) "Working hours arrangements after the Legislative Decree 66 of 8 April 2003" in the journal 'Europa e diritto' (Europe and the law) 1-2/04
  • (2004) "The European community and night work for women" in the journal 'Europa e Diritto' (Europe and Law) 2004
  • (2005) "Innovations regarding the transfer of companies", in 'Commentary on Labour Law' by M. Magnani and T. Treu, Giappichelli 2005
  • (2005) "The limitation period for the proposition of direct action to enforce the right to unemployment benefits: Is math a valid opinion?" in the journal 'Previdenza pubblica e privata' (Public and private welfare) 5/2005
  • (2007) "The Court of Justice interprets the Directive 1999/70/EC on fixed-term contracts" in the journal 'Europa e Diritto' (Europe and Law) 1/07
  • (2008) Tenders and employment contracts: in this case, discipline and responsibility in solidarity in light of the new legislation referred to in the Decree 4/7/2006 n° 223 (the so-called Bersani decree) and the law 27/12/2006 no. 296 (Finance Act) in the journal Piedmont 2/2008
  • (2008) Comment on Article 8 of the Legislative Decree 25/2007 in 'Information, consultation and participation of workers' by F. Lunardon, IPSOA 2008
  • (2010) 'The termination of the collective agreement', Giappichelli 2010
  • (2011) Company acquisitions and the permanent employment contract, in 'Le acquisizioni societarie' (Company acquisitions) by M. Irrera, Doctrine Cases Systems, Zanichelli 2011
  • (2012) Continuing enforcement, resolution, termination of the collective agreement in practice and in jurisprudence in the journal 'Argomenti di Diritto del Lavoro' (Labour Law Matters) 2012, 395
  • (2012) New Article 18 on substantive and procedural aspects, in 'Giur. Lav.' 2012
  • (2013) The new "flexible output": some ideas on interpretation issues and constitutional profiles, edited by Massimo Cavino and Ilenia Massa Pinto, 'Costituzione e Lavoro oggi' (Constitution and Labour today), Bologna, Il Mulino, 2013 pages 237-261
  • (2013) The "Fornero" process: an impossible labyrinth?, in 'Riv. It. Dir. del lavoro', 2013, pages 288-303
  • (2013) Flaws of union procedures and agreements in the framework of collective redundancies in 'Giurisprudenza Italiana', 2013, 10-13
  • (2014) Hic sunt leones: Article 19 of the Workers' Statute tested by a union other than FIOM, in It. Dir. del lavoro., 2014, II, 205
  • (2014) Dismissal for just cause, in the journal 'Giornale Dir. Lav.' 2014, 411.
  • (2015) Issues concerning the enforceability and type of indemnity of service bonuses and severance pay in the journal 'Rivista Diritto Sicurezza Sociale 2015.
  • (2016) The Law delegates 124/2015 and the changes on employment contracts in the journal 'Diritto ed Economia dell’impresa' 2016, 25.
  • (2016) Relocation of companies and outsourcing, about to be published in 'Enciclopedia del diritto' (Encyclopedia of Law)
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