Construction & Engineering

Thanks to years of assisting the market’s key players – in Italy and throughout the rest of the world – we have a truly in-depth understanding of the sector. Clients call on us to assist on a wide range of projects, including for large-scale infrastructures, private-sector and public-sector civil engineering works, and industrial plants in the oil, chemical and energy sectors.

We can accompany you through all phases of your projects – be they in Italy or abroad: we provide coordinated assistance with the drafting and negotiation of contracts, project funding, organisation of the tenders, management of claims that arise during work in progress, and handling of litigation.

In Italy, we have unparalleled domestic and international experience in assisting contractors and principals implement projects, handle claims and settle disputes. Our team – many of whom are recognised leading experts in arbitration – are highly skilled at handling litigation concerning tender contracts and assisting clients in Italian and international arbitration regarding major works.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We offer comprehensive assistance for all stages of major public-sector and private-sector engineering contracts both in Italy and abroad.
  • We offer unique know-how, gained through years of assisting clients around the world.
  • We are a multidisciplinary team of professionals, each with a different professional background, who work hand in hand to provide clients high-quality advice in the following areas:
    • contract law
    • administrative law
    • banking and financial law
    • litigation and arbitration
    • environmental law


EPC contracts and indirect tax treatment in Egypt - 4 August 2020

What indirect tax aspects do non-Egyptian contractors need to consider in relation to Egyptian EPC contracts entailing services to be partially performed outside Egypt?

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First edition of the "Conditions of Contract for Underground Works" (FIDIC Emerald Book) - 28 November 2019

At the World Tunnel Congress last May, the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) launched the first edition of “Conditions of Contract for Underground Works”, commonly known as the Emerald Book. The Emerald Book is exclusively dedicated to the regulation of th …

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Investing in non-core infrastructures - 17 September 2018

Funds and other investors are hunting for opportunities off the most beaten tracks. Non-core infrastructures seem to be the latest gold mine, but what are they? Hospitals and private clinics, data centres, car parks, schools, etc. Our Energy and Infrastructure Focus Team teamed up with Inspi …

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Ethiopia pushes on public private partnerships - 21 May 2018

Ethiopia has introduced a legal framework for public private partnerships to facilitate privately financed projects to support Ethiopia's grows: a clear process for private parties wishing to invest in specific public project in Ethiopia is now set. More details are available

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BonelliErede expands its partnership: six new partners announced

On 17 December, BonelliErede’s partners’ meeting approved the promotion to partner of six of the firm’s managing associates: Livia Cocca, Francesco Casamassa, Gianpaolo Ciervo, Daniele Gambirasio, Giulio Mazzotti and Giovanni Minuto. Livia Cocca joined BonelliErede’s Milan office in 200 …

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BonelliErede announces seven new partners

On 2 February, the partners’ meeting approved the appointment of seven new partners: Riccardo Bicciato, Riccardo Bordi, Marco De Leo, Gabriele Malgeri, Nicola Marchioro, Augusto Praloran and Francesca Secondari. Riccardo Bicciato (45) joined the firm in 2010 and specialises in banking and fin …

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BonelliErede announces four new partners

On 17 December, BonelliErede’s partners’ meeting approved the appointment of four new partners: Giulia Bianchi Frangipane, Marco Adda, Stefano Brunello and Giuseppe Manzo. Giulia Bianchi Frangipane, 39, joined BonelliErede in 2005. She specialises in corporate law, with particular focus on …

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