Firm Profile > Norton Rose Fulbright > Milan, Italy

Norton Rose Fulbright
PIAZZA SAN BABILA 1
20122 MILANO
Italy

Banking and finance: Borrower side Tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright is particularly experienced in the energy, shipping, infrastructure, telecoms and real estate sectors. The firm's administrative lawyers support the banking practice with regulatory aspects, while its global network means the Italian practice can advise Italian and international clients on cross-border deals. Arturo Sferruzza advises on project, acquisition, commodity and asset finance, and Gennaro Mazzuoccolo is a shipping and real estate finance expert. Counsel Luigi Costa  is noted for project and acquisition finance, corporate lending and refinancing.

Practice head(s):

Arturo Sferruzza

Testimonials

It has fantastic project finance experience and is devoted to its clients.

The team is very well aware of what is going on in the market and is active on the most important deals.

Arturo Sferruzza is a great lawyer.

Key clients

Enel Green Power

Tages Capital

Sonnedix

Bilcare

Enertronica

Amaranto Holding

Blue Sphere Corporation

Renvico

ContourGlobal

Silver Ridge Power Italia

Invesco

Banking and finance: lender or arranger side Tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright is especially focused on the energy, shipping, infrastructure, telecoms and real estate sectors. The firm's global network enables the Italian practice to advise Italian and international clients on cross-border banking and finance transactions. Arturo Sferruzza is noted for project, acquisition, commodity and asset finance; and Gennaro Mazzuoccolo frequently leads on shipping and real estate finance transactions. Counsel Luigi Costa's practice includes project and acquisition finance, corporate lending and refinancing.

Practice head(s):

Arturo Sferruzza

Key clients

UniCredit

Deutsche Bank

Intesa Sanpaolo

Santander

DNB Bank

Banca MPS

BNP Paribas

ICICI Bank

BPER

EIB

Banco BPM

UBI Banca

Société Générale

Credit Agricole

SACE

Banca IMI

Industry focus: Energy Tier 3

The energy team at Norton Rose Fulbright handles a range of matters covering banking, public law, corporate and employment, drawing on its international reach to serve its Italian clients across borders. The department is led by Arturo Sferruzza, an expert in the renewables sector and specifically construction and engineering, operations, energy storage, power purchase and power trading as well as commercial and regulatory issues. His energy M&A projects are often award-winning transactions.

Practice head(s):

Arturo Sferruzza

Testimonials

‘They are very well aware of what happens in the market and active on plenty of deals. High experience in the sector, high technical and cultural preparation.’

Key clients

UniCredit

Deutsche Bank

Intesa Sanpaolo

Santander

Banca MPS

BNP Paribas

BPER

Enel Green Power

Tages Capital

Sonnedix

Enertronica

Blueshpere

Amaranto

Marseglia Group

Silver Ridge

Dispute resolution Tier 4

With a strong focus on insurance-related litigation, Norton Rose Fulbright's dispute resolution team is led by the highly regarded Cecilia Buresti, who works with associate Lucia Salerno. They are both described as 'fantastic lawyers'. Beyond insurance claims, the department also deals with civil, commercial and financial cases.

Practice head(s):

Cecilia Buresti

Testimonials

‘Client focused, experienced, nice to work with’

‘Cecilia Buresti has solid experience and gives clear advice. Piermaurizio Tafuni is a young professional with high potential.’

‘Pragmatism and business acumen coupled with significant legal skills; friendly style of communication and flexibility when it comes to fee arrangements.’

‘Constant availability, professional approach.’

Key clients

Markel

AIG

Swiss Re

Chubb

AmTrust at Lloyd’s

Beazley

Brit Insurance

CACIB

Navigators Insurance

MS Amlin

Employment Tier 4

In the employment sphere, Norton Rose Fulbright handles matters relating to corporate governance, dismissals, trade unions and transactions. The team's substantial track record also includes restructurings at managerial level, for example transfers of entire groups of managers and remuneration policies. Team head Attilio Pavone is particularly active for consumer credit firms and financial services clients.

Practice head(s):

Attilio Pavone

Testimonials

‘Very professional; good ratio costs/benefits. Attilio Pavone has very high competence in labour legislation cases, in particular, he knows in detail specific sectors and peculiarities, which makes it easy to deal with complicated matters in a very effective and efficient way’

Key clients

Synlab

Laboratoires Svr Italia

Pernigotti

Sensient

IMI

Santander

Ales Group

Shell

Shiseido Group Italy

Mann + Hummel

Real estate and construction Tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright in Milan has an experienced and internationally active team, which is led by banking partner Gennaro Mazzuoccolo. The team not only assists investors and banks but is also able to attract clients such as energy and construction companies, developers and other businesses requiring early-stage advice when entering the Italian real estate market.

Practice head(s):

Gennaro Mazzuoccolo

Key clients

Santander

Enel Green Power

Tages Capital

Enertronica

Bluesphere

Amaranto

Marseglia

Silver Ridge

UniCredit

Ivesco

Generli RE

SwissRe

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 5

Norton Rose Fulbright fields experts in energy, insurance (including the warranty and indemnity provisions of M&A transactions), and financial services deals. The practice is supported by a team of administrative lawyers, who advise on energy regulations, urban planning and environmental law. Salvatore Iannitti is an insurance and financial services specialist.

Practice head(s):

Salvatore Iannitti

Testimonials

The team is well structured and every teammate fits perfectly within the group. They are capable of interacting with each other and through the different specialisations they have, the team is capable of delivering added- value solutions to issues and goals.

The individuals are great professionals, and always well educated and capable of representing clients’ best interests.

It is great for availability, speed and fast focusing of key points.

Key clients

Enel

AIG

Tages Capital

Sonnedix

Bluesphere

Synlab

Generali

Tokio Marine

AON

Zurich

ANV Global Services

Marseglia Group

Silver Ridge

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

Department Name Email Telephone
Financial institutions James Bateson
Energy Charles Whitney
Infrastructure, mining and commodities Dirk Trautmann
Transport Harry Theochari
Technology and innovation Sean Murphy
Life sciences and healthcare Huw Evans
Photo Name Position Profile
 Cecilia Buresti  photo Cecilia Buresti
 Luigi Costa photo Luigi Costa
Mr Salvatore Iannitti  photo Mr Salvatore Iannitti
 Gennaro Mazzuoccolo  photo Gennaro Mazzuoccolo
Mr Attilio Pavone  photo Mr Attilio Pavone
 Arturo Sferruzza  photo Arturo Sferruzza
Other offices : Amsterdam
Other offices : Athens
Other offices : Austin
Other offices : Bahrain
Other offices : Bangkok
Other offices : Beijing
Other offices : Bogotá
Other offices : Brisbane
Other offices : Brussels
Other offices : Calgary
Other offices : Canberra
Other offices : Cape Town
Other offices : Caracas
Other offices : Casablanca
Other offices : Dallas
Other offices : Dar es Salaam
Other offices : Denver
Other offices : Dubai
Other offices : Durban
Other offices : Frankfurt
Other offices : Hamburg
Other offices : Hong Kong
Other offices : Houston
Other offices : Istanbul
Other offices : Jakarta (in association with Norton Rose Fulbright Australia)
Other offices : Johannesburg
Other offices : London
Other offices : Los Angeles
Other offices : Luxembourg
Other offices : Melbourne
Other offices : Mexico City
Other offices : Minneapolis
Other offices : Monaco
Other offices : Montréal
Other offices : Moscow
Other offices : Munich
Other offices : New York
Other offices : Ottawa
Other offices : Paris
Other offices : Perth
Other offices : Piraeus
Other offices : Port Moresby
Other offices : Québec
Other offices : Rio de Janeiro
Other offices : Riyadh (in association with Mohammed Al-Ghamdi Law Firm)
Other offices : San Antonio
Other offices : San Francisco
Other offices : São Paulo
Other offices : Shanghai
Other offices : Singapore
Other offices : St Louis
Other offices : Sydney
Other offices : Tokyo
Other offices : Toronto
Other offices : Vancouver
Other offices : Warsaw
Other offices : Washington, DC
Other offices : In Africa, it has alliances with firms in Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Zimbabwe.