Alessandro obtained a J.D. magna cum laude and dissertation printing honours from the University of Turin, in 1997. He started his career in the Turin office of law firm Brosio, Casati e Associati. After the merger of the firm with Allen & Overy, he worked for more than 7 years at Allen & Overy in Turin and London. As from 2005 he works at Benessia Maccagno e Associati, independent law firm with offices in Turin and Milan, where he is a partner.