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Cristina Knupfer


Cristina Knupfer

Practice Areas

Internationalisation, Banking and Finance, Corporate law, Mergers and Acquisitions.


Cristina manages the internationalisation department of the Eptalex office in Milan, assisting large, medium and small companies in their internationalization projects.

Cristina has a deep knowledge of all the problems that companies face when they decide to expand their business abroad and, more specifically, in India, in the LATAM and MENA countries. She has assisted numerous companies operating in different sectors such as renewable energy, pharmaceuticals, food, manufacturing industry, etc.; and she participated in several complex M&A transactions with an important IP component. Moreover she regularly assists clients with the negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts with a particular focus on technology-rich sectors.

Cristina has contributed to several publications on internationalisation for Ipsoa, including investment e-books on India, Qatar, Uruguay, Peru and South Africa published by IPSOA-Gruppo Wolters Kluwer.


Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy, Master in Law and Finance of International Commerce, 2004.

Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, Law Degree, 1998.

Universitaet Hannover, Germany, Erasmus Scholarship, 1996 /1997.

She is a member of the Bar Association of Madrid (Spain) since 2000 and has successfully passed the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (2006/2007) in order to qualify as English solicitor. She is also admitted to the Bar Association of Milan (Italy) as Avvocato Stabilito.


Italian, English, German, Spanish.