Mr Alessandro Botto > Legance - Avvocati Associati > Rome, Italy > Lawyer Profile

Legance - Avvocati Associati
00187 ROMA

Work Department

Administrative Law - Energy, Project & Infrastructure




Alessandro Botto is a partner of the Administrative Law department. He has a strong experience in the contracts and public utility sector and he is also a major litigator.
Partner in Legance since January 2013
He was a member of the Consiglio di Stato, Rome (1994-2012).
He was Chief of staff or President of the Legislative Office of various Ministers. He was also a member of the Consiglio di Presidenza della magistratura amministrativa, Segretario Generale dell’Autorità per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni, and member of the board of the Authority in charge of supervising public contracts.
He teaches Public Contracts Law and Regulation at the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome since 2011. He has been elected President of the Regulations Board of IGI – Italian Institute of Major Infrastructures in 2015.


Italian, English


Member of the Rome Bar, Italy


In 1982 Alessandro Botto graduated in Law, summa cum laude, at Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Rome.

Lawyer Rankings

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.