The Legalcommunity Energy Awards 2015 name Catia Tomasetti Lawyer of the Year and award BonelliErede for its work on the Deal of the Year

Catia Tomasetti, partner in charge of the Banking & Project Finance team, was named Lawyer of the Year based on her experience and expertise in the sector, which are widely acknowledged and appreciated by the market. The judging panel also highlighted her recent appointment as president of Acea.

And BonelliErede received an award for the part it played in the deal between Italy’s largest independent infrastructure fund manager, a French electric utility company and an Italian utility in November 2014, which was declared Deal of the Year. The deal led to the creation of Italy’s third renewable energy operator with 600 MW installed capacity.

Co-managing partner Stefano Simontacchi commented that, “The awards we continue to receive for our work in the energy sector are testament to BonelliErede’s deep commitment to promoting an innovative approach to a strategic sector for our country”. He went on to add that, “Tailoring our services to client needs is a key priority, which is why we recently established a multidisciplinary Energy & Infrastructure Focus Team to provide targeted assistance to the leading national and international players in these sectors”.