A trusted Italian law firm.
Since 1887.


The Italian Lawyers of Studio Legale Metta, an Italian law firm, handle Italian legal matters for private and corporate clients from North America, the UK, Ireland, Australia and around the world.

Our English speaking Italian lawyers assist foreign clients with legal matters throughout Italy. Based on extensive international experience, our Italian lawyers have established proven procedures which enable clients to achieve extraordinary outcomes without travelling to Italy.

We are a boutique Italian law firm internationally recognized for real estate, cross-border successions, estate planning, visa, immigration, citizenship and Italian litigation 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.


  • 2 November 2019 - Very helpful advice regarding my son's Italian study visa and stay permit (permesso di soggiorno), as well as an added bonus of information about regaining my Italian citizenship. It is such a great service to provide easy to schedule phone consultations. Worth every penny. Thank you Nick!

    A. A., USA (from Google reviews)
  • 1 November 2019 - Like number of Americans my husband and I have recently moved to a beautiful country Italy! Like many of us, to do things right - Italian way, we needed directions, advice on immigration matters. After spending hours and hours on internet, gathering pieces here-there, we decided to get professional help from Studio Legale Metta - booked a phone consultation with Antonio Cammarano. Bingo! He was incredibly knowledgeable, forthcoming, attentive and professional, provided clear answers IN ENGLISH to all questions and concerns we had for all this time!!! From now on, if we'll need an additional legal help on immigration matters - we'll definitely go back to Antonio Cammarano! Not just that, we'd highly recommend Antonio to expats needing legal assistance on immigration matters. BRAVO ANTONIO!!!

    A.K., USA (from Google reviews)
  • 24 October 2019 - Very professional and highly informative providing practical actionable advice and comprehensive services in a timely manner. Nicholas Metta is a great source of information and experience, he has personal experience of Italian and US Immigration issues which makes his advice even more practical and effective. I have also found them to be highly responsive and attentive with a sense of urgency when appropriate.

    M.B., Greenwich, Connecticut, USA (from Google reviews)
  • 20 September 2019 - Very quick and easy process, Marco was very helpful and clear on instructions for getting my codice fiscale.

    E.Z., Hobart, Wisconsin, USA (from Google reviews)
  • 5 September 2019 - Perfect delivered on time. Would recommend them.

    G.G., Nazeing, England, UK (from Google reviews)
  • 5 July 2019 - Excellent service. Very quick, helpful and informative!

    C.F., Gloucester, England, UK (from Google reviews)
  • 4 July 2019 - Highly rated and respected law firm, offices in Italy, UK and USA.

    G. M.- H., Wyncote, Pennsylvania, USA (from Google reviews)
  • 2 July 2019 - A very professional company, asked for there express service and wasn't disappointed. A special mention to Mr. Marco Chirivì who was very efficient in providing me all the assistance required.

    B.G., Zabbar, Malta (from Google reviews)
  • 6 June 2019 - Thanks Marco, very efficient service and experience.

    J.G., South Africa (from Google reviews)
  • 4 June 2019 - Thank you for your assistance and professional advice on such a complex transaction. We have enjoyed working with you and your team and wish you all the best for the future.

    J., J. & S. E., Hampton Magna, Warwick, England, UK
  • 3 June 2019 - I used Studio Legale Metta to file a complicated succession of a property in my name in Italy. They managed the process in a very professional manner. I was given a full breakdown of the costs involved at the beginning and the entire process was stress free. I appreciated not having to travel to Italy and was able to successfully carry out all dealings via post and emails. I would highly recommend Studio Legale Metta to anyone with a property in Italy! A big thanks to Nick and Dario for their fantastic professionalism.

    T.A., London, UK (from Google reviews)
  • 25 May 2019 - I am happy to recommend the consultation service of the Studio Legale Metta. The printed information Mr Nicola M. Metta gave me access to was very helpful. I also had a 30-minute telephone consultation with him. Mr Metta’s English is impeccable, and the information and advice he provided me was clearly presented and very useful, as was the email resumé of the conversation he sent to me afterwards.

    W.L., Florence, Italy
  • 22 May 2019 - Studio Legale Metta is wonderful!!! They help people in the States with legal matters in other countries. They have an excellent understanding of how things are done in the US and in Europe that helped guide us in the right direction. They understood that the legal action we were forced to take was more an affair of the heart then of finances and were very understanding. They helped us stay calm and do the right thing even though we were emotionally upset. Our case was in Italy. Everyone we spoke with could switch between English and Italian seamlessly to give us a better idea of what was taking place. We worked with many people in their office and everyone was of the same accord. Service and treat the client honorably and with respect. Nick, Antonio and office staff thank you again for your excellent service and commitment to your clients. We highly recommend Studio Legale Metta!!!

    F.C., Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA (from Google reviews)
  • 21 May 2019 - Professional, efficient, well organised.

    J-D.B., Le Bugue, France (from Google reviews)
  • 17 May 2019 - Nicola Metta provided us with superb legal guidance, excellent communication and a creative approach to our immigration needs. Nick met our needs with personal care and a genuine concern for our long-term well-being. Thank you Nick.

    F.G., Zebbug, Gozo, Malta (from Google reviews)
  • 3 May 2019 - Thank you to Marco for helping us procure our tax identification number (codice fiscale). I already signed up for a Trenitalia card! Studio Legale Metta has been, and continues to be an invaluable resource in our navigation through the process of acquiring residency in Italy. Joe and I cannot thank them enough!!

    E.P., Southampton, New Jersey, USA (from Google reviews)
  • 2 May 2019 - Working with Nick on elements of my visa application proved invaluable. He offered insight and practical information that I never would have known on my own. There are many layers to the visa application process and tapping into his knowledge base has been extremely helpful.

    G.S., Portland, Maine, USA (from Google reviews)
  • 25 April 2019 - We came across Studio Legale Metta on the internet while in the process of buying a property in Puglia. Nick and his team saved us from buying two properties that didn’t have correct paperwork and finally with our “third time lucky” purchase. Since then they have supported us to ensure we stay up to date with property ownership requirements and are always there for us. They are an invaluable part of our Italian journey.

    N.W., Ballyroe, Ireland (from Facebook reviews)
  • 25 April 2019 - Being based in Australia we required assistance with the Italian legal system. Nicola was of tremendous assistance by email and phone, he answered all of our questions and provided some very helpful advice and tips to assist us. His services are highly recommended.

    B.W., Victoria, Australia (From LinkedIn reviews)
  • 20 April 2019 - Studio Legale Metta provided me with outstanding, accurate, and timely legal assistance without requiring me to make an unexpected trip to Italy. Mr. Chirivì was exceptional and I intend to call on him and the firm again for additional assistance in the future.

    J.N., Woodbridge, Virginia, USA (from Google reviews)
  • 12 April 2019 - Thank you so much! So happy with your service, really appreciate it.

    N.T., New York, USA
  • 4 April 2019 - Altogether an excellent service. Friendly, professional and efficient. No nonsense or hidden charges, excellent communications. A thoroughly modern business, geared for and embracing modern times yet giving a welcoming human touch. I would entrust them for my future dealings.

    D.P., Kirkby, England, UK (from Google reviews)
  • 29 March 2019 - I'd like to thank you for the quick and very professional service you have provided. I would highly recommend your services.

    D.P., Kirkby, England, UK
  • 13 March 2019 - I am so happy I found this agency. I was having trouble obtaining a codice fiscale since my birth name and married names are different. The NYC Italian consulate was no help but Studio Legale took care of everything quickly and easily! They were very responsive and easy to get in touch with as well! I would definitely use them again if I had need to!

    L.M., Lynbrook, New York, USA (from Google reviews)
  • 12 March 2019 - Thank you very much for your service, I will recommend you to family and friends.

    H.K., Newcastle, England, UK
  • 11 March 2019 - Tutto ben fatto! Gioia and I wish to thank you and every one at Studio Legale Metta for having handled this last transaction so smoothly. We appreciate all that you have done. With our best wishes.

    G.P. & R.C., Emerson, New Jersey, USA
  • 9 March 2019 - Nick was very helpful in assisting me with rental contract questions. He put my mind at ease. His experience with the Italian legal system, real estate, and expectation management has allowed me to move forward with an effective and legal plan.

    E.H., Etters, Pennsylvania, USA (from Google reviews)


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