Nicola Saccardo is a partner of Maisto e Associati. He is based in the London and Milan office.
He graduated from the Bocconi University in Milan and holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Taxation from the University of Leiden (The Netherlands). He is admitted to the Italian Bar (he is also qualified as Italian chartered accountant).
He is a member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, as well as its vice President for Europe and Chair of its Tax Committee. He is an international fellow of ACTEC. He is a member of STEP and a member of the International Client Global SIG Steering Committee of STEP and of the International Client London UK Satellite SIG Committee of STEP.
He is ranked as leading expert in several legal directories, including Chambers High Net Worth, Legal Week Private Clients Global Elite and Citywealth Leaders list.
He is author of many publications on Italian tax matters and is frequent speaker at conferences. He leads the EU tax law course at the LL.M. of the King's College in London.
His areas of expertise include taxation of trusts, estates and HNWIs; estate planning in general; and international and EU tax law.