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Paolo has deep experience in the energy sector. Over the years, he has assisted, and continues to assist, the leading players of the energy market, providing strategic advice in M&A and broad-spectrum project finance operations.

Prior to joining the firm, Paolo led the Italian department of Energy & Utilities at a multi-practice global law firm and later he lead the Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance practice of an Italian firm.


  • Gas utilities and pipelines
  • LNG/NGLs
  • Energy and gas storage
  • Biofuels
  • Hydrogen
  • Corporate and mergers and acquisitions
  • Energy project development
  • Global energy and infrastructure


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in Italy, Energy Law, 2010-2024
  • The Legal 500 Europe Guide
    • Listed, Industry Focus: Energy 2020–2022 and 2024
    • Listed, Commercial, Corporate And M&A 2020–2022
  • Listed, IFLR1000
    • Highly Regarded - M&A, 2023
    • Highly Regarded - Project Finance, 2023
  • Legalcommunity
    • “Lawyer of the year – Oil & Gas” – Energy Awards, 2018
  • Member, Milan Bar Association, 1989-Present


  • Master in Law , Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, 1989
  • J.D., Milan Statale University, 1985
  • Italy
  • Italian, Native
  • English, Fluent