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Norton Rose Fulbright > The Legal 500 Rankings
Norton Rose Fulbright's Milan-based Arturo Sferruzza heads the Italian banking and energy teams; in recent years he has been particularly active in advising on the financing of renewable energy and infrastructure projects, both in Italy and abroad. Gennaro Mazzuoccolo is an energy and infrastructure and shipping finance expert, and Luigi Costa was made partner in 2020.
Norton Rose Fulbright's Italy team comprises experts in energy, shipping, infrastructure, telecoms and real estate-related financings. Advising on energy and infrastructure sector-related project finance, and export credit, international trade and shipping finance, Arturo Sferruzza leads the Italian banking and energy teams, which include project and shipping finance specialist, Gennaro Mazzuoccolo, and recently promoted Luigi Costa.
Other key lawyers:
Gennaro Mazzuoccolo; Luigi Costa
‘Competent, speedy and proactive in finding solutions to negotiations.’
‘They are very knowledgeable and helpful.‘
‘Competence and willingness to explain the reasons behind decisions.‘
‘Dedication, creativity and innovation.‘
‘The reference partners are absolutely reliable and the work team very prepared; the group’s availability and ability to foresee and anticipate clients’ needs are also very strong.‘
‘Flexibility and ability to manage complex situations in a balanced way.‘
‘Arturo Sferruzza is one of the best lawyers around in this area. He solves problems and always has a balanced approach. Great experience in cross-border transactions too.‘
‘Gennaro Mazzuoccolo is a highly appreciated professional, who is very competent, quick and available.‘
Norton Rose Fulbright's energy team in Italy is part of a large global network of advisers operating in the sector. The group is experienced in M&A and finance transactions in Italy and further afield internationally. In addition, it also assists Italian clients with international energy projects, particularly in relation to permits and authorisations, environmental and zoning law issues, as well as commercial contracts. Arturo Sferruzza, who heads up the practice, is known for advising Enel Group on a cross-border basis. In 2020, banking and finance lawyer Luigi Costa and administrative law specialist Ginevra Biadico made partner and counsel respectively.
Other key lawyers:
Luigi Costa; Ginevra Biadico
‘Luigi Costa is a highly trained professional’
‘Absolute availability of the team, prompt response and flexibility’
‘Luigi Costa is a tireless lawyer, always available at any time, always available with a solution. Ginevra Biadico: always prepared and impeccable in the relationship, the right support to dispel any doubts, historical memory in various acquisitions and very, very punctual and precise. ‘
‘360-degree knowledge of the sector.’
Silver Ridge Power
Blue Sphere Corporation
Italy > Employment Tier 4Norton Rose Fulbright's employment team in Italy, which is part of a much larger global practice, has significant knowledge of the financial services, energy, life sciences, food and consumer goods sectors. It covers the gamut of contentious and non-contentious issues for clients, with recent work covering matters arising from the Covid-19 pandemic. Practice head Attilio Pavone has been particularly active in advising on policies and contracts for remote working, workplace health and safety and data protection in relation to contract tracing. Giorgio Manca joined DWF as a partner in 2020 to head up its employment practice.
‘Resourcefulness, excellent cost/benefit balance’
‘Attilio Pavone has extensive knowledge of several sectors and demonstrates speed and completeness of support’
Norton Rose Fulbright's longstanding Italy practice has significant sector expertise in energy, insurance and financial services. Clients also benefit from its team of administrative lawyers, who advise on urban planning, energy regulations and environmental law. Salvatore Iannitti is an insurance and re-insurance specialist.
Other key lawyers:
‘Strong ability to interact with the client company by offering training days on particular issues.‘
‘Great flexibility and availability.’
‘Salvatore Iannitti is an expert in insurance law and has a practical approach to problems.‘
Italy > Dispute resolution Tier 5
Norton Rose Fulbright is particularly well-known for its strengths in insurance-related disputes, including those concerning directors and officers (D&O) liability, as well as casualty, environmental and medical malpractice cases. In addition, its team advises on contentious matters relating to M&A, banking and insolvency, among other areas. Cecilia Buresti is the head of the practice.
‘Significant presence in the field of banking and financial litigation’
Norton Rose Fulbright > Firm Profile
The firm: Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 4000 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.
Areas of practice: Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through our global risk advisory group, we leverage our industry experience with our knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide our clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.
Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.
Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see nortonrosefulbright.com
Offices: We have offices in the world’s most important business, financial and regulatory centres and are active in strategically important growth markets. Our offices are located in Amsterdam, Athens, Austin, Bahrain, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Calgary, Canberra, Cape Town, Casablanca, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Durban, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, Jakarta (in association with Norton Rose Fulbright Australia), Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Mexico City, Milan, Minneapolis, Monaco, Montréal, Moscow, Munich, New York, Ottawa, Paris, Perth, Piraeus, Port Moresby, Québec, Rio de Janeiro, Riyadh (in association with Mohammed Al-Ghamdi Law Firm), San Antonio, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, St Louis, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Vancouver, Warsaw and Washington, DC. In Africa, we have alliances with firms in Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Zimbabwe
Number of partners (worldwide): 1,000+
Number of other fee-earners (worldwide): 2,000+
Total staff: 7,500+
Global key contacts
Financial institutions: James Bateson
Energy: Anne Lapierre and John Mauel
Infrastructure, mining and commodities: Nick Merritt
Transport: Harry Theochari
Technology: Nick Abrahams
Life sciences and healthcare: Stacey Martinez and Randy Sutton
|Financial institutions||James Bateson|
|Infrastructure, mining and commodities||Dirk Trautmann|
|Technology and innovation||Sean Murphy|
|Life sciences and healthcare||Huw Evans|
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