Antonella Terranova


T. +39 06 809154.1


Via Vincenzo Bellini, 24
00198 – ROME

Antonella Terranova is the partner in charge of the Rome office since 1995.

She started her professional practice at the Avvocatura Generale dello Stato (Office of the State Legal Service).

She has developed an in-depth experience in the fields of administrative, tenders and public procurement, pharmaceuticals, EU and antitrust, real estate, sports law and regulatory law in general.

With specific reference to antitrust law, Antonella frequently handles merger filings, defence in cartels and abuse of dominance cases, self-assessment of restrictive agreements and practices.

She has also significant experience in private enforcement actions both follow-on and stand-alone, as well as unfair commercial practices falling within the competence of the Competition Authority.

She has been retained for the defence of undertakings charged with forming cartels and has experience in proceedings before the European Commission, the General Court and the Court of Justice.

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As concerns public procurement and tenders, Antonella advises domestic and multinational companies in relation to the preparation of bids, award processes as well as in the subsequent challenges before the Administrative Courts (Regional Administrative Courts, Council of State and Cassation Court).

In particular, she has assisted multinational companies in a number of industry sectors such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, healthcare products, betting and gaming, luxury, construction and retail.

Antonella is a frequent speaker at conferences and EMEA chair of the Competition and Distribution Practice within Interlaw, a worldwide leading legal network, a member of the Italian Society of Administrative Lawyers and the Italian Antitrust Association (AAI), and the author of numerous publications.

She is regularly mentioned on Legal500 in the Administrative Law and EU and Competition practices.

Antonella has been from 2007 to 2015 Prosecutor of the Italian Golf Federation (FIG) and from 2015 she is the President of the Federal Tribunal of the Federation.

In 2023, Interlaw has appointed Antonella Terranova as its new chair of the EMEA region.

Areas of expertise

Admitted to the Supreme Court

Admitted to the Italian Bar


Rome, Degree in Law (cum laude), Sapienza University of Rome


Italian, English