Mr Antonio Palazzolo > Legance - Avvocati Associati > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

Legance - Avvocati Associati
VIA BROLETTO 20
20121 MILAN
Italy

Work Department

Energy, Project & Infrastructure

Position

Partner

Career

Antonio Palazzolo has over 15 years of experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors. In particular in the infrastructure sector he has dealt with transports (motorways and light rail transport systems), car parks and hospitals, while in the energy sector he has dealt with renewable energy plants (wind, photovoltaic, waste-to-energy, hydroelectric, biomass and biogas) and charging systems for the electric vehicles. Antonio regularly assists leading national and international companies, investment banks and financial institutions in all phases of these deals (development and acquisition of projects, participation in tenders, due diligence activities, drafting and negotiation of construction and other project contracts and financial documentation), combining specific skills also in the regulatory, public and administrative law fields.

Languages

Italian, English

Memberships

Member of the Milan Bar, Italy

Education

in 2004 Antonio Palazzolo obtained a LL.M. at LIUC Università Cattaneo, Castellanza, Italy
In 2000 Antonio Palazzolo graduated in Law, maxima cum laude, at Università degli Studi di
Palermo

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Banking and finance: lender or arranger side

(Next Generation Partners)

Antonio PalazzoloLegance – Avvocati Associati

Legance – Avvocati Associati‘s sizeable practice covers leveraged, acquisition, mezzanine, project and real estate financing, along with debt restructuring. The banking and finance group is co-ordinated by Andrea Giannelli, while Monica Colombera is the energy, project and infrastructure practice’s lead partner. Also highly regarded are experienced partners Emanuele Espositi, Luca Autuori and Guido Iannoni Sebastianini, along with Filippo RuffatoGiandomenico Ciaramella and Giovanni SciroccoAntonio Palazzolo and Tommaso Bernasconi were recently made partners, while Francesca Brilli was promoted to senior counsel. Simone Ambrogi is an experienced counsel.

Italy > Industry focus: Energy

Legance – Avvocati Associati‘s team excels in undertaking finance transactions for lenders and sponsors, as well as advising on M&A, public law and regulatory issues, and also tax and white-collar crime cases. Its excellent reputation sees it generate a strong flow of work from companies operating in the oil and gas, renewables (particularly photovoltaic) and banking sectors. Monica Colombera, who heads up the practice, manages energy and infrastructure projects. Giovanni Scirocco has expertise in administrative and commercial law issues. In June 2020, the practice underwent significant expansion at associate level and banking and finance expert Antonio Palazzolo made partner. Environmental law expert Cristina Martorana is another name to note.

Italy > Banking and finance: Borrower side

Acting for public sector entities, corporations, private equity funds and real estate fund firms, Legance – Avvocati Associati covers leveraged, acquisition, mezzanine, project and real estate financing, and syndicated loans. Monica Colombera is the lead partner for the energy, project and infrastructure practice, and Andrea Giannelli heads the banking and finance and debt capital market departments. Other notable practitioners are Emanuele Espositi, Luca Autuori, Guido Iannoni Sebastianini and Filippo Ruffato, along with Giandomenico Ciaramella and Giovanni Scirocco. In 2020, Antonio Palazzolo and Tommaso Bernasconi were made partners, while Francesca Brilli was promoted to senior counsel.