Firm Profile > Macchi di Cellere Gangemi > Verona, Italy

Macchi di Cellere Gangemi
37121 VERONA

Industry focus: Energy Tier 3

Macchi di Cellere Gangemi's energy and natural resources team has expanded from a focus on M&A and tax to also include regulatory and administrative capabilities. While advice on production plants, fossil fuels and renewables play a central role, Claudio Visco's team is increasingly involved in energy transportation and distribution deals, for example in concessions for gas distribution. Marco Sella is the key partner for power generation projects and the purchase or divestment of energy assets, while Francesco Piron is a  former consultant to the legislative and legal direction of the Italian Regulatory Authority for Electricity and Gas. Antonio Colavecchio joined as of counsel in 2019; Emilio Sani left to found Sani Zangrando.

Practice head(s):

Claudio Visco


‘Competence and depth of analysis, attention to the clients and their needs and ability to work in a team.’

‘Marco Sella is an exceptional person before a great professional, capable of giving advantageous solutions without ever putting his interest before that of the client. Reliable and transparent. Another very valid collaborator is Maria Lucia Tizzani, agile and smarth, focused on the result and ready to face any kind of unexpected event.’

Key clients


HERA GROUP SPA (Frullo Energia Ambiente, Hestambiente) and some other energy players

Hera Group

Building Energy S.p.A.

Nelsa S.r.l.

Società Gasdotti Italia SpA

Dispute resolution Tier 4

Macchi di Cellere Gangemi's disputes department is particularly active in cross-border disputes and in relation to extraordinary operations. Practice head Silvia Lazzeretti helps a diverse client base to resolve controversies in sectors including finance and energy - including oil and gas - often litigating to the highest judicial level. Another core expertise of the team is corporate litigation, with post-M&A arbitration a key part of the firm's portfolio.

Practice head(s):

Silvia Lazzeretti

Key clients

Coop Centro Italia S.p.a. and Cofin S.p.a.

Anna-Lena Philipson

Ryanair Dac

Man Truck & Bus Italia S.p.a.

Man Truck & Bus AG

Tax Tier 4

Macchi di Cellere Gangemi assists with complex international tax issues, including transfer pricing. The practice also has specific expertise in the oil and gas, e-commerce, automotive and computer technology sectors. Real estate transactions-related tax advice, private client issues and tax litigation have been areas of particular growth. Bruno Gangemi is a domestic and international corporate taxation expert, and Francesco Capitta has considerable experience of providing tax assistance to multinationals, private equity and real estate funds. Arnaldo Salvatore is an indirect taxation specialist.

Practice head(s):

Bruno Gangemi


It delivers perfect co-operation and very fast responses.

It has the ability to give super-personalised assistance directly through a partner.

The team dedicates the right practices with great ability and a focus on priorities.

It is liked for its stability, transfer pricing expertise, prompt response times, availability and clear communication.

It gives the responses that are needed and is receptive to differing viewpoints. The team also has skilled communicators.

The advisers pay great attention to detail and find suitable solutions. All their responses are explained clearly and thoroughly, with a good awareness of what matters to the client, first drawing the big picture and then entering into the details. It is also always appreciated that they respond to phone calls.

Each individual who forms the team provides his/her unique experience and they are all valuable, each in a different way.

Bruno Gangemi is a partner, who, thanks to his vast experience and deep knowledge of fiscal matters, is always capable of providing very-high quality advice.

Key clients

Shell Italia


Corum Asset Management

Certa Insurance

Airbus Helicopters





ALD Automotive


European Space Agency

Agilent Technologies

Compagnia Valdostana Acque

Ford Credit Europe


Action Park

MND Drilling & Service


MSX International




Telis Insolvency Administration

Administrative and public law Tier 5

Macchi di Cellere Gangemi has experience of a range of areas including energy, environmental law, public services and procurement, public transport, and aviation law. The firm frequently handles litigation concerning administrative and civil matters, with particular focus on incentive schemes for power plants. The practice is jointly led by Francesco Piron and Giannalberto Mazzei. Antonio Colavecchio joined in 2019 as of counsel.

Practice head(s):

Francesco Piron; Giannalberto Mazzei

Key clients

Hera Group S.P.A

Hera Group

Caviro Extra

Services Unindustria Multiutilities S.P.A

Ryanair DAC

Airport Marketing Services Limited

Autolinee Toscane (RATP Group)

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 6

Macchi di Cellere Gangemi's practice covers cross-border and domestic structuring of investment deals and acquisition programmes; due diligence, drafting and negotiation of investment, sale and purchase agreements; and assistance with corporate governance matters. Luigi Macchi di Cellere is a corporate governance, corporate restructuring and M&A specialist, and Claudio Visco focuses on oil and gas and energy-related M&A.

Practice head(s):

Luigi Macchi di Cellere; Claudio Visco


This practice is unique for competence, efficiency and capability.

The practice’s preparation, competence, experience, best practices and efficiency are all outstanding at this firm.

Key clients

Hong Kong Hanix United International Trading

Corum Origin SCPI

Solar Puglia II

Global Solar Fund

Airbus Helicopters

Veronagest Puglia


Bluenergy Group


Aptuit Italy

Renato Ciccarelli

Abg Systems

The firm: Macchi di Cellere Gangemi is an international professional association founded in 1986 with over 100 highly qualified professionals. The firm assists companies in relation to all matters under Italian, European Community and international law. In just over twenty years, Macchi di Cellere Gangemi has become a qualified partner of leading Italian companies and multinational groups. The firm has extensive experience in all areas of law, with global services incorporating different areas of expertise and a strong commitment in the corporate, tax and finance areas. In recent years, the firm has specialised in new areas of law, such as project finance, environmental and energy law.

Macchi di Cellere Gangemi has an office in Verona, in north-eastern Italy. Its presence in this area responds to the increasing demand for specialised legal advice originating from the growth of the local economy and the development of trade with the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

Areas of practice: The main areas of practice of the Verona office are aviation, energy, regulatory and administrative law, internationalisation of companies, litigation and arbitration, banking and finance and corporate and commercial transactions.

Department Name Email Telephone
Aviation Matteo Castioni
Banking, finance and debt restructuring Simone Rossi
Corporate and commercial transactions Simone Rossi
Corporate and commercial transactions Roberto Luzi Crivellini
Corporate and commercial transactions Giulia Verga
Corporate and commercial transactions Enrico Storari
Automotive Giulia Verga
Automotive Enrico Storari
Biotech and pharma Giulia Verga
Biotech and pharma Enrico Storari
Energy, regulatory and administrative law Francesco Piron
Energy, regulatory and administrative law Tiziana Sogari
Internationalisation of companies Matteo Castioni
Internationalisation of companies Roberto Luzi Crivellini
Litigation and arbitration Matteo Castioni
Mergers, acquisitions and private equity Simone Rossi
Litigation and arbitration Roberto Luzi Crivellini
Litigation and arbitration Giulia Verga
Litigation and arbitration Enrico Storari
Biotech and pharmaceutical Giorgia Guerra
Consumers and retail Giorgia Guerra
Automotive and e-mobility Giorgia Guerra
Litigation and arbitration Giovanni Bisazza
Corporate and commercial transactions Giovanni Bisazza
Insolvency and corporate reorganisations Giovanni Bisazza
Mergers, acquisitions and private equity Giovanni Bisazza
Number of lawyers : 94
at this office : 30
Other offices : Bologna
Other offices : London
Other offices : Milan
Other offices : Modena
Other offices : Paris
Other offices : Rome