Italy: Environment 2018

This year’s research identifies 14 leading lights in the field of environmental law. The practitioners listed here are highly recommended by peers and clients alike for their expertise in risk management, disputes, regulatory advice and compliance.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Antonella Capria Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners, Milan
2. Giovanna Landi Studio Legale Giovanna Landi, Milan
3. Eva Maschietto Studio Legale Maschietto Maggiore Besseghini, Milan

Independent firm Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners sees two top environmental lawyers from its Milan office listed here. 
Antonella Capria is widely endorsed as “a top name” in the market. She enjoys a superb reputation for her expertise in administrative and risk management matters, and is described by peers as “the benchmark of environmental lawyers in Italy”.
Teodora Marocco is a well-known expert in renewable energy projects and disputes. She has a strong regulatory practice spanning waste and water issues, and stands out as “a very good and technical lawyer”.

Independent advocate Elisabetta Cicigoi is a prominent figure in the Italian market and is well known for her phenomenal expertise in environmental protection and remediation. Clients speak highly of “her perfect knowledge of environmental law and her determined and clear approach”.

At Studio Legale Giovanna Landi in Milan, Giovanna Landi is highlighted as “a very strong practitioner”. She has vast experience in renewable energy and infrastructure projects and is commended for her excellent work in climate change.

Eva Maschietto, founding partner of Studio Legale Maschietto Maggiore Besseghini, enjoys “a very good reputation” in the Italian market. She is known for her expertise in environmental risk management and is well versed in a broad range of waste and renewable energy matters.

Clifford Chance Studio Legale Associato’s Aristide Police is described as “one of the main players” in the market for administrative and public utilities work. Peers say “he is very well prepared” for complex cases. 

Mario Bucello is a big name at Studio Legale Bucello Croci Piscitelli Viola. He is a well-known expert in administrative law and infrastructure projects, standing out for his “great experience in public and environmental law”.

At Bucchi & Micalella, founding partner Filippo Bucchi is a highly regarded administrative lawyer who draws praise for his intricate energy sector knowledge.

In Milan, Dentons Europe’s Federico Vanetti receives wide-ranging endorsements for his “great expertise in real estate and related environmental matters”. He boasts vast transactional experience and is regularly engaged as counsel in major development projects.

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