Lemme Avvocati Associati, deeply rooted in the juridical tradition of the capital, started in La Sapienza University palace, at the time seat of the University headquarters. In La Sapienza courtyard, where Borromini had obstinately built Sant’Ivo’s Church (in the catholic tradition, St Ivo is the protector of lawyers), in order to reproduce the elastic purity of the little façade of St. Carlino’s at the Quattro Fontane, the young Antonio Lemme, after having his studies with some of the most famous scholars of the time, took his degree in law.
Antonio Lemme established his legal practice in 1927, in Via Della Scrofa, not far from Sant’Ivo’s, that was now ceding its space to the growing university campus,. He would have soon moved there the core of his professional and domestic life. Throughout the after-war years, his constant professional growth lead him to deal with challenging cases, like the trial involving foreign exchange frauds, or the Wilma Montesi murder case.
During the sixties, Antonio Lemme’s son, Fabrizio, joined the firm. He had graduated cum laude in Economic Criminal Law, his thesis supervisor being Professor Giuliano Vassalli, with whom Fabrizio Lemme would have cooperated… (more)