Ms Cristina Martorana > Legance - Avvocati Associati > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

Legance - Avvocati Associati
20121 MILAN

Work Department

Administrative Law - Energy, Project & Infrastructure - Environmental Law - Data Protection




Cristina Martorana is specialised in administrative and environmental law.
Thanks to a significant experience in the energy and infrastructure sector, she is a point of reference for environmental, administrative and regulatory issues.
She regularly assists Italian and foreign companies in relation to construction, acquisition or financing of plants that produce energy from renewable and conventional sources, network infrastructures, gas, district heating, waste to energy, PPA, trading as well as in environmental law, PPP and public procurement.
Joined Legance in 2019 as Head of the Milan based administrative energy team.



Italian, English, French


Member of the Milan Bar (Italy)


In 1993 Cristina Martorana obtained a Ph.D. in Civil Law at Università degli Studi di Pisa 
In 1990 Cristina Martorana graduated in Law, maxima cum laude, at Università degli Studi di Pisa, Pisa

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Industry focus: Energy

(Leading individuals)

Cristina Martorana - Legance – Avvocati Associati

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 > Administrative and public law

Legance – Avvocati Associati‘s administrative practice continued its expansion in 2020, with Maria Cristina Breida joining from R&P Legal to lead the environmental department. The wider administrative law team is comprised of several sub-groups. The real estate team is headed up by Giuseppe Abbruzzese, who also coordinates the town planning practice; and Cristina Martorana is the key name for the energy sector group. Alessandro Botto and Filippo Pacciani also lead the administrative law practice and have extensive knowledge of contracts, public utilities and tender procedures, both in and out of court. Food law is another area of expertise for the group, led by senior counsel Alessandra Palatini.