STUDIO LEGALE METTA

A trusted Italian law firm.
Since 1887.

Studio Legale Metta handles Italian legal matters for private and corporate clients primarily from the USA, the UK, Ireland and Australia.

We assist foreign clients with legal matters throughout Italy. Based on our extensive international experience we have established proven procedures which enable our clients to achieve extraordinary outcomes without travelling to Italy.

We are a boutique Italian law firm internationally recognized especially for its real estate and cross border succession practice areas.

Our knowledgeable team of bilingual Italian lawyers provides fast, accurate and cost-effective services. Our extensive knowledge and experience, efficient international working style and established legal tradition make our services unique.

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TESTIMONIALS

  • 14 September 2016 - My wife and I had a tremendous experience with Nick and Studio Legale Metta. The assistance we received in purchasing property in Tuscany was outstanding. They understand all steps of the buying process in Italy that an American citizen must go through and guided us every step of the way. They even connected us with Real Estate agents, Banks, Notaries, etc. If you are interested in buying property in Italy, I highly recommend utilizing Nick and his team as legal representation.

    M.T., Novi, Michigan, USA (from LinkedIn)
  • 12 September 2016 - I want to thank you on behalf of my sister and myself for all your assistance, efficiency and professionalism. I wish you all the best for the future.

    M.B., Wedderburn, NSW, Australia
  • 31 August 2016 - We want to thank you very much for all the excellent support you have personally given us to successfully bring to a conclusion all of the transactions and processing of legal documents of our estate. Mille Grazie.

    R.&G. C., Emerson, NJ, USA
  • 8 August 2016 - I am writing this recommendation for Nicola M. Metta who provided substantial assistance, guidance and legal advice to me and my husband before and during the purchase of our property in the Tuscan Region of Italy. He and his firm provided estate planning, structuring of the purchase, language translation services and on site closing representation for the real estate closing in Italy. In addition he has also provided guidance on Italian tax related issues. Mr. Metta and his firm are continuing to assist us during the renovation process while we are living in the United States. I highly recommend Nicola Metta and his firm if you are looking to purchase property in Italy or if you need any legal advice on managing your financial interest in Italy.

    S.S., Freeport, Florida (from LinkedIn)
  • 18 May 2016 - Back in early 2015 my wife and I wanted to purchase a house in Italy, My wife was born in Italy but we were living in the US and had no idea how to even go about buying a house there. I found Nicola through a Google search, contacted him, and he gave me the entire run down of how the process would work. What could of been overwhelming , or impossible by yourself, Nicola made the process very simple and took all the stress off my wife and I. Once we found the house we wanted in Umbria, Nicola and his team took over, from providing assistance on finding a bank that gives mortgages to foreigners, organizing all the payments to the surveyors and even the down payment transfers to the bank as well as providing summary emails of everything that was happening, and in my case translating every document into English so I would be able to read it. He did all of this without us having to be in Italy. All in all without Nicola I do not think my wife and I would have our beautiful house. I fully recommend Nicola if you are ever in the market to purchase a house in Italy.

    B.D, Oakland, California (from LinkedIn)
  • 12-5-2016 - Thank you and your staff for your kind and efficient work on my behalf.
    R.C., Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • 24-04-2016  - This weekend my daughter went to Spoleto to get the keys for our new apartment. We would like to say thank you to Studio Legale Metta for being so professional and thorough from the beginning till the end. We wish you lots of success.
    C. & S. M., Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 25 March 2016 - "Thanks for your services. I am satisfied and happy of having contracted Studio Metta for purchasing a property in Italy. Everything resulted as planned."
       
    P.G. – Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • "I am very pleased with your service. You and your staff's performance was outstanding, and the service provided in keeping your initial assessment. Thank you very much, PS: If a request for a reference is needed you may provide my name."
       
    O.W., Manhattan, NY, USA
  • "Thank you for all of your very valuable services. We will definitely recommend you to anyone who may need your services!"
       
    MDA – Canada
  • 22 January 2016 - Thanks a lot you for your help and absolutely amazing job!!!

    G.L. – London, UK
  • "I was pleased with the level of service and professionalism I received from you and your team."
       
    A.P., New Jersey, USA
  • 27 September 2015 - "The completion for the Trullo went very well and we are now the very proud owners of a little piece of Puglia. We really Thank You for all your hard work in making it go as smoothly as possible. You have been fantastic during the whole process and we have been so impressed with how you have been so professional and available to answer our endless supply of questions. We are so pleased to have found and used your services and have no hesitation in recommending them to anybody who may be thinking of buying a property in Puglia. We thank your team of lawyers. We feel it worth mentioning they were all lovely, but the young lady really impressed us. Thank you again. We would love to meet you in person one day and hope this will be possible. Very kind regards to you."
        
    M.C. & M.C., Abu Dhabi UAE (from LinkedIn)
  • It has been a real pleasure working with your team regarding the PoA. I do appreciate your courtesy, your service and your efficiency. I am a member of an Italian-American club located in Jackson, New Jersey. I will definitively recommend your office and your services to anyone I know who would need help dealing with Italian legal matters and/or Italian legal documents. I will certainly keep in touch with your office if not for legal matters but certainly for sending you good wishes on holidays. Sincere thanks for your excellent work and diligence. Please accept my heartfelt regards.
        
    N.D., NJ, USA
  • "I would like to thank you and the rest of the Studio Legale Metta team who worked on my case. The quality of the service I received was excellent and I am extremely grateful. I am absolutely delighted. If it hadn't been for the help of Studio Legale Metta staff who dealt with my case over the past 19 months, I don't know what I'd have done. Wishing you all the very best for the future."
        
    N.P., Jersey, Channel Islands
  • "I am very happy that you where able to bring this real estate transaction together for me. At first I did not know what could happen in a property perches like this one. I am very grateful. You made this a very confident experience for me. I look forward to continuing working to one day building a dream home to retire in Italy."
        
    P.C., Hackensack, NJ, USA
  • "I might repeat myself, seen that this is the second PoA I requested, but it was and is a great pleasure working with you all. You are a fantastic team and you should be proud of it. Thanks for all you did to make this process as expeditious as possible. Mille grazie e Dio vi benedica."
        
    N.D., New Jersey, USA
  • "Thanks for this and all of your help.  You have been a pleasure to work with."
        
    M.L., Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • "Knowing you were there guiding us through the process and making sure everything was done in the correct way allowed us to buy our home in Italy when previously we had thought it impossible. With our sincere thanks."
        
    T.C. & G.C., Newcastle, UK
  • "Thank you so much for making this happen in such a short time. I wouldn't be able to make it all by myself considering how hard is to deal with Italy."
        
    C.M., San Francisco, CA, USA
  • "We appreciate you and your team and the manner in which you conduct business. I like the clear, detailed instructions about what we need to do, when and how. I also like your summaries of discussions. Helps a lot to remember things we have discussed on the phone."
        
    R.P., Lexington KY, USA
  • "Thank you so much for the wonderful news as well as your diligent work on this estate. You and your entire team are bona fide rock stars in my estimation. This Thanksgiving I am very appreciative to have you and your firm come into my life. If you only realized how much this has changed my and my sons' lives for the better. Thank you so much for your hard work."
        
    L.Z., Indiana, USA
  • "I'm writing to say thank you to you and your staff for your expertise and the excellent work in completing the succession. I have been particularly impressed that you were able to do this over the internet. Again many thanks to you and your team."
        
    M.B., Birmingham, UK
  • "I just wanted to send a note to you thanking you on getting the estate cleared up. Please have anyone contact me about your law firm . I would enjoy telling them that you and your firm are a very professional and make the communication between Italy and the USA a non issue. We were very pleased that after all that was used for taxes and fees the recovered amount was very acceptable and will make our life more comfortable. Thank you very much!!!"
        
    D.M., Illinois, USA
  • "Thank you once again, from all of us. We have been blessed by God to work with you. Truly. I wish you every grace and prosperity. Please pass on our gratitude to your incredible colleagues; testimony to the practice you have built."
        
    G.D. – Middlesex, UK
  • "I honestly cannot thank you enough for all your efforts with this case. It is truly appreciated and you will always come beyond highly recommended to any friends, family or associates who may ever require such services."
        
    E.C. – Sydney, Australia
  • "Professional, amicable, efficient, reliable, accessible - I am very happy with Nick Metta's services and highly recommend him as an attorney and legal expert, along with his company, Studio Legale Metta, in Bari."
        
    M.Z. – Zagreb, Croatia
  • "Nick is an exceptionally professional attorney, whose attention to detail is outstanding. His clear and concise explanation on each process he is working on for the client makes the usual attorney jargon easily understandable. I would not hesitate to recommend Nicola Maria and I will be continuing to use his and his company's services in the future."
        
    V.L. – Shoreham by Sea, UK
  • 14 May 2013 - "Working on our behalf over in Northern Italy, in the Liguria region, whilst I was in London, Nick offered consistent and accurate updates, worked tirelessly to answer endless questions and advice. And always with patience, understanding, sympathy and integrity. We achieved a great result and will always be grateful to Nick for his support and attention, all for such incredible value for money."     
    G.D. – London, UK (from LinkedIn)

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