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.


  • "Working on our behalf over in Northern Italy, in the Lugurian 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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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



SLM partner Nick Metta will present key aspects of EU – US Cross Border Succession rules to the Bucks County…


A group of experts in Italian financial planning shared a wealth of key information and insider tips…


On 26 and 27 September 2013 a group of experts in Bagni di Lucca and Umbertide will meet the local expat communities to discuss estate…

In this article I will talk about cross-border successions between the U.S. and Europe. I…


ITALIAN AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATE MAFIA CORRUPTION Practical information and solutions for Italian property investors.

SLM is pleased to host a free seminar to discuss the legal aspects of Cross-Border Inheritance matters and Estate…


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