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Filippo Brunetti

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Partner Administrative Law


Filippo provides litigation and out-of-court assitance in public contract law: execution of contracts and concessions of works, services and supplies; project financing. He assists clients with implementing and managing energy infrastructure projects and with related administrative disputes focussing on companies and public agencies. He also advises in the areas of gas, waste, water, transport services, health, pharmaceutical industry -interfacing with the National Healthcare System- and urban planning and environmental law and real estate.


Filippo Brunetti joined the Firm in 2001 and became a Partner in 2008.


Italian, English.


Member of the Rome Bar and admitted to the Supreme Court, Italy.


Graduated in Law, L.U.I.S.S. Guido Carli University, Rome, 1992; Postgraduate course, Administrative Law, University of Rome, La Sapienza, 1996.


Administrative and public law

Within: Administrative and public law

Chiomenti¬†distinguishes itself with its 'extreme competence, efficacy and ability to manage complex issues, which require a multidisciplinary approach‚Äô, and its ‚Äėability to engage in dialogue and negotiate with public administrations is at the top level in Italy‚Äô. The group was bolstered recently by several new arrivals, including senior attorney Katia Zulberti, who¬†joined the team in September 2017 from Nctm Studio Legale;¬†of counsel Loredana Giani Maguire, who joined in¬†in January 2018 from Studio Legale Scoca;¬†and of counsel Giulio Napolitano, who used to be a consultant for various firms and joined in October 2018. The ‚Äėexceptional‚Äô Filippo Brunetti, who has the ‚Äėability to quickly identify, with a flexible approach, business-oriented solutions in relation to complex issues‚Äô, and senior associate Alfredo Vitale¬†successfully represented Iveco Orecchia in a high-profile dispute before the European Court of Justice regarding the public tender for the supply of buses‚Äô replacement parts and the related interpretation of national public procurement provisions. Of counsel Francesco Scanzano¬†is also recommended.

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Industry focus: Energy

Within: Industry focus: Energy

The 'highly professional and customer-oriented' Carola Antonini¬†heads the energy practice group at Chiomenti, which is noted for its 'knowledge of the industry at an international level'. Corporate and M&A and banking and finance are the main areas of focus. The team advised Enel on multi-tranche bonds worth¬†$8bn issued by Enel Finance International for investors in the US. Other highlights include assisting¬†European Investment Bank with drafting and negotiating a¬†‚ā¨100m facility agreement with¬†Piemonte Savoia. Giulia Battaglia¬†, who leads the firm's finance department, is highlighted for her expertise in energy infrastructure and procurement. Beyond the team's strengths in corporate and banking work, clients also count on the experience of¬†Filippo Brunetti, who heads up the administrative law department. Also recommended are senior associates Alfredo Vitale, Marta Andreano¬†and Katia Zulberti. Former head of legal at Sanpaolo IMI Group (now Intesa Sanpaolo)¬†Marco Cerrittelli¬†joined the firm¬†in January 2019 and brings¬†project and infrastructure finance.

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Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Within: Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

The team at Chiomenti¬†provides 'commercially viable advice', with clients noting that it has 'particular expertise' in corporate and M&A, antitrust and litigation. In 2018, a highlight involved assisting Andrea Recordati with the sale of a¬†‚ā¨3bn¬†majority stake in Recordati to CVC Capital Partners. Elsewhere, a group led by Filippo Brunetti¬†and of counsel Francesco Scanzano¬†are advising Abbott on the award of contracts to supply the National Health Service's bodies with medical equipment.¬†Becton Dickinson and Zambon are also noteworthy clients.¬†Corporate and M&A specialist Luca Liistro¬†is a key contact.

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