Based in Rome and Brussels, De Matteis Law is an international boutique law firm at the forefront of developments in technology.  


The firm has a highly successful practice in antitrust and regulation of payments in Europe.


We are currently focusing on:  


- PSD2

- Security and authentication (RTS on Strong Customer Authentication) 

- Open Banking, Access to Account (XS2A) and API

- Digital wallets and alternative payments solutions

- Virtual currencies (e.g. Bitcoin) and distributed ledger technology (DLT).  

- Interchange Fee Regulation (IFR) 


De Matteis Law represented Mastercard and contributed to its success in the landmark Italian interchange fee litigation.


Our team is very motivated and experienced in working with multinational organisations.  We have assisted leading multinational companies on antitrust and regulatory issues for more than  20 years.  


We work ethically, have a strict policy on conflicts and are committed to our clients. 


De Matteis Law is ranked in the major publications of the sector. 


The current environment has rapidly accelerated the trend towards digital payments.

We are looking for an Associate with excellent academic performance and a desire to specialize in EU payments regulation.

 Integritydiversity and creativity are the name of the game at De Matteis Law.


 Desired Skills and Experience

  • University degree in law with highest honors
  • Admitted to the bar
  • Specialized or desire to specialize in EU payments regulation
  • Experience in assisting multinational organizations
  • Mother tongue or excellent command of English (level C2 or C1)


Desired Personality Traits

  • Desire to help others
  • Team player
  • Conscientiousness
  • Open to constantly learning
  • Preferred age 30-35


We offer competitive salaries and an energetic, motivated and collaborative environment. We are interested in the success of our team and encourage individual development through constant feedback.


In particular, we offer:

  • Friendly and collaborative environment
  • Competitive salaries
  • Up to 3 month bonus based on performance
  • Working hours from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm


We are based in Rome and Brussels and have a highly successful practice in regulation of payments in Europe.


In particular, we advise our clients on:

  • PSD2
  • Strong Customer Authentication
  • Open Banking
  • Anti-money-laundering
  • Digital Identity
  • Blockchain
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cryptocurrencies 


Our clients are leading multinationals. Our mission is to do well by doing good