Pietro de Libero

Chief Legal Officer

Pietro de Libero is Chief Legal Officer at GFH, where he is responsible for the Group’s legal activities relating to all general corporate, commercial and financing matters as well as managing relationships with external local and international counsel on issues pertaining to regulation, compliance and litigation.

He is a seasoned lawyer with more than two decades of experience in Europe and the GCC managing, coordinating and executing complex multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions, negotiating joint venture agreements, advising on company law and coordinating intra-group reorganisations.

Prior to joining GFH, Pietro spent 22 years at Baker McKenzie. He began his carrier at the firm’s offices in Milan, where he became a partner in 2007. He then relocated to Baker McKenzie’s Dubai office, where he served as a partner between 2013 and 2022. During his tenure at the firm, he was a leading member of Baker McKenzie’s Corporate and M&A practice and led the UAE’s competition law practice.

Pietro graduated summa cum laude from the Law School at Universita’ degli Studi di Milano. He is admitted to practice law in England and Wales, Dubai and Italy.