Umberto’s expertise lies within Company & Commercial Law. After Qualifying in 1991, Umberto worked at a large, city based firm and also ran a successful law firm, specialising in Company Commercial and Employment law matters for ten years prior to joining AWB Charlesworth. His firm merged with two other successful practices in Yorkshire on 1st October 2011.
Qualifications and memberships
Law LLB degree
What interests Umberto about his specific area of law? “I have always had an interest in business, and specialising in corporate and commercial law was an easy choice for me as it allowed me to deal with businesses small and large on a variety of matters.”
Umberto’s favourite pastimes: “Walking the dogs, golf and spending time with the family…probably not enough of the first two.”
Umberto’s best personal qualities: his approachability and commerciality
Umberto’s typical workday involves: a good mix of transactional and commercial work. He deals with the sale and purchase of businesses, and commercial matters ranging from share options to shareholder and partnership documentation.
The best aspect of his work is: “the ability to work with a variety of businesses at all levels, on a wide range of commercial issues.”
The most challenging aspect of Umberto’s role: “Ensuring that our clients achieve their objectives in the most cost effective and efficient way.”