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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

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Abu Dhabi, Bologna, Brussels, London, Milan, New York and 3 more

Antonella Capria

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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

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Environmental Law




Antonella Capria is the Head of the Environmental Law team. She has advised major Italian, European and US clients on environmental and administrative law issues, on corporate environmental policies, risk management as well as health and safety issues. Antonella also has broad expertise in the energy sector, advising clients in the development  of energy projects (fuelled by renewable sources and waste to energy), on environmental permits, environmental and electricity regulatory compliance, negotiation with public authorities, settlements and administrative litigation issues.
In addition, she has developed significant experience on permitting issues connected to the development of offshore terminals and energy and oil infrastructure projects.
Other areas of expertise include the implementation of the WEEE and ROHS Directives in Italy and compliance with the Emission Trading Directive. Antonella has written several books and numerous articles on EU and Italian Environmental law, environmental damage, land contamination, waste and wastewater management and packaging.
As a market leader in the environmental field, she has coordinated research projects for the European Union, the Ministry of Environment and the National Research Council. She has advised on numerous ground-breaking projects, among which the LNG Terminal project. She has also lectured  on  several post-graduate environmental law courses.


Italian and English.


Milan Bar


She graduated in Law from the University “La Sapienza” of Rome.


Administrative and public law

Within: Administrative and public law

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners’ team has a broad expertise in administrative and public law matters and regularly acts for clients in the financial and energy sectors, providing ‘high-quality’ advice and ‘timely support’. Environmental law expert and head of practice co-head Antonella Capria works closely with several oil and gas companies including Esso and Total E&P Italia, and fellow co-head Antonio Lirosi represents Manutencoop Facility Management in a dispute regarding the suspension of the exclusion measures from the healthcare and barracks public tenders as a penalty for its unfair competition practices in other tenders. The group also acted for ArcelorMittal in a dispute with local authorities and NGOs regarding the modification of the environmental permit for the steel plant Ilva. The highly regarded Maria Grazia Lanero and Giuseppe Velluto are also noted.

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