Elena Busson


  • M&A and corporate law, including:
    • extraordinary transactions
    • acquisition of shareholdings
    • transfer of business
    • shareholders’ agreements
    • joint ventures
    • company reorganizations
    • debt restructuring through conversion into equity/quasi equity
  • Sector specific expertise: energy and infrastructures, including:
    • airports
    • toll roads
    • gas storage facilities
    • gas and electricity distribution networks
    • fibre-optic networks
    • transmission towers
  • Private equity

Foreign Languages: English


  • Member of the Energy & Ecological Transition Focus Team
  • Member of the Infrastructure Focus Team
  • Member of the Luxury Focus Team
  • Member of the Private equity Focus Team
  • Made partner in 2016
  • Joined BonelliErede in 2007


  • Member of the Italian bar
  • PhD in Criminal Law from Florence University
  • Law degree from Florence University

Knowledge Sharing

UK Supreme Court confirms rift between England and France on law governing arbitration agreements

In the absence of an express choice of law governing arbitration agreements, which law applies and why does it matter? The UK Supreme Court recently dealt with this question in the Kabab-Ji case and reached a different conclusion than the French Court of Appeal. Our

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Investing in non-core infrastructures

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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BonelliErede wins two awards at the TopLegal Industry Awards 2017 - 19 May 2017

BonelliErede was crowned “Infrastructure Firm of the Year” and “Biomedical Firm of the Year” at the 2017 TopLegal Industry Awards held on 18 May. In crowning the firm “Infrastructure Firm of the Year”, the judging panel crowned the firm “Infrastructure Firm of the Year” based on …

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BonelliErede announces two new partner promotions: Elena Busson and Manuela Malavasi - 22 December 2015

BonelliErede has new partners: Elena Busson and Manuela Malavasi. Elena Busson, 38, joined BonelliErede in 2007. She specialises in corporate law and M&A, with a special focus on energy and infrastructure. Elena is a member of the Energy & Infrastructure Focus Team. Manuela Malavasi, 39 …

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