Here we recognise 29 leading lawyers for their exceptional expertise in real estate and construction law. Their work includes advising and acting for clients on transactions, contractual issues and disputes, including litigation and arbitration.
Most Highly Regarded
Chiomenti receives three listings in this chapter.
Umberto Borzi ranks as one of Italy’s leading real estate specialists and is renowned for his deep expertise in joint ventures, private equity and acquisitions.
Patrizia Liguti possesses an enviable reputation as an “excellent lawyer” and “powerful negotiator”. Clients praise her “ability to outline legal concepts and issues in a concise manner”.
Luca Bonetti is held in high esteem by sources for his deep understanding of real estate transactions and related financings.
At Molinari e Associati, Ugo Molinari stands out as one of the foremost real estate lawyers in the country. He has extensive experience in real estate financing and M&A matters.
Alessandro de Botton is highly recommended for his excellent practice which sees him regularly advise domestic and international clients on real estate transactions and joint ventures.
Alessandro Balp at BonelliErede is hailed as “a real estate specialist” among market commentators who applaud his work handling significant acquisitions and development transactions across the sector.
At LawFed BRSA, Mauro Rubino-Sammartano is distinguished among peers as one of the leading lights for construction arbitration in the country.
At Studio Legale Mora & Associati, Giuseppe Broccoli is looked upon with enormous favour for his considerable experience handling high-value construction projects and disputes.
At Nctm Studio Legale, Luigi Croce receives effusive praise for his impressive practice, which spans real estate M&A, financing and private equity transactions.
Christian Mocellin stands out for his first-rate negotiation skills and the “excellent practical commercial advice” he delivers to clients.
Gabriele Capecchi at Legance Avvocati Associati is “highly recommended” for his profound expertise in handling sophisticated real estate M&A transactions.
Francesco Sanna at K&L Gates Law is well thought of for his sterling advice on development and leasing issues along with his expertise in construction contracts.
DLA Piper’s Olaf Schmidt enjoys an exceptional reputation for his work on corporate real estate and is highlighted for his strong ability to handle complex transactions.
Marzio Longo at Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria offers clients over 25 years of experience in real estate law and transactions, earning him praise as “a leading figure in the Italian market”.
At Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners Davide Braghini is highly regarded for his investment and development work across the real estate and construction sectors.
Rocco Ferrari at Gatti Pavesi Bianchi is held in high esteem by sources who praise his expert advice when it comes to real estate development and investment.
Shearman & Sterling’s Andrea De Pieri is celebrated as “very focused and proactive”, ranking highly for his “significant experience in different asset classes and ability to drive negotiations towards the client’s benefit”.
Federico Sutti at Dentons continues to draw praise for his expert handling of complex infrastructure and real estate transactions.
At Cocuzza & Associati Alessandro Barzaghi is a well-known name in the market for his first-class work assisting clients in development and leasing issues.
Claudio Cocuzza is esteemed for his significant experience handling high-value real estate investments and transactions.