Claudio d'Agostino is Of Counsel in the Corporate practice, leading the "Asia Connect" project, helping Italian and European clients access DLA Piper's expertise in Asian jurisdictions.

Before moving to Milan, Claudio spent more than twenty years in Asia, assisting European and American companies in the manufacturing and commercial / retail space with development strategies in the area.

Claudio's main activities focus on consumer (products as well as services) and industrials sectors. As one of the first foreign lawyers in China, he has led the way for various international players in fashion, food, hospitality, industrials and chemicals sectors, implementing innovative solutions in jurisdictions characterized by complex and ever-evolving legislation.

His technical skills, pragmatic approach and expertise in facilitating the relationships between different cultures is recognised by clients and industry associations. Claudio regularly contributes to specialist or general interest magazines.