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Legance - Avvocati Associati

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Sizeable team offering comprehensive coverage of energy and natural resources issues, with skill in handling project finance, transactional and regulatory mandates. Impressive client roster comprises a range of international and domestic energy companies and financial institutions. Leverages the strengths of other departments in the firm to offer litigation and administrative support. Capable of advising on multi-jurisdictional deals.

Strengths

"The team is able to balance and understand business needs and particularities," affirms one client, adding: "They have a very fast response time."

Sources also describe the team's services as "very precise and accurate," one of them confirming: "I totally trust in their competencies."

Work highlights

Advised Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank on the EUR35 million refinancing of three 13 MW photovoltaic plants in Sicily.

Notable practitioners

Clients appreciate Cristina Martorana 's "understanding of technical and commercial issues and very high administrative law skills."She handles the administrative law aspects of energy M&A transactions in the oil and gas, wind and solar energy fields.

Filippo Ruffato assists clients with financing transactions in relation to photovoltaic portfolios. He is additionally experienced in handling M&A mandates in the energy sector.

Clients regard Monica Colombera as a "top M&A and project finance lawyer in the infrastructure space in Italy, always available and on the case."She has a strong track record on complex energy assets acquisitions, joint ventures and project finance transactions.

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Overview

The team has unrivalled experience in the infrastructure and energy sectors. 

The group experts regularly assist a full range of market participants, including sponsors, project companies, investors and lenders across all major areas and stages of transactions, ranging from the development and structuring phases of projects, to M&A transactions and financing of projects on a recourse and non-recourse basis, including debt capital market transactions. 

The team is one of the biggest in the Italian legal market and includes high profile experts in administrative and public law so to distinct the group for in depth risk analysis in complex due diligence. The group also benefits of strong capability of the tax department which supports the tax analysis in the due diligence phase as well as in  the definition of financing and acquisition structures.

Energy & Natural Resources Department

Legance - Avvocati Associati

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Via Broletto, 20

Milan

Lombardy

Italy

20121

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Italy

Energy & Natural Resources


Cristina Martorana
Band 3
Filippo Ruffato
Up and Coming
Monica Colombera
Band 1