Roberto Flammia


  • He takes the lead in coordinating matters managed from the Dubai office and involving other BonelliErede offices and other law firms in African & Middle Eastern countries for cross-border matters as required. This ensure that our clients obtain the renowned high-standards quality services they expect from BonelliErede in Italy and elsewhere.
  • Project finance with particular experience in:
    • construction, management, maintenance, financing and re-financing of renewable energy projects and infrastructures
    • risk analysis
    • due diligence
    • drafting and negotiation of project contracts and finance documents
    • assistance to banks, shareholders, borrowers and contractors
  • Management and coordination of multi-jurisdictional transactions involving various European, Middle Eastern, Far Eastern and South American countries
  • Corporate and Commercial contracts in various industries and different jurisdictions, with particular experience in the drafting and negotiation of supply, retail and distribution agreements
  • Settlement agreements in the context of commercial litigation and pre-litigation
  • Key sectors:
    • energy
    • infrastructure
    • engineering and construction
    • fashion and luxury goods
  • Foreign languages: English, Spanish and French


  • Joined the firm in 2011
  • Member of the Africa Team
  • Member of the Construction & Engineering Focus Team
  • Worked as an associate for a leading international law firm (2007–2011)
  • Seconded to the Beijing offices of Uría Menéndez (2015–2016)


  • Member of the Italian Bar, admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation and other Italian high courts
  • Member of the Madrid Bar (2005 – 2016)
  • Master’s in finance and banking from the University College of London
  • Law degree from the University of Perugia

Knowledge Sharing

UAE Cabinet reveals economic activities eligible for up to 100% foreign ownership

On 2 July 2019, the UAE Cabinet announced its decision regarding which sectors and activities would be included within the positive list referred to in the FDI Law, concerning Foreign Direct Investment, whose intent is to attract and encourage foreign direct investment by reducing the existing …

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UAE: issued new foreign direct investment law

On 30 October 2018, the president of the UAE issued the highly anticipated Federal Decree-Law No. 19 of 2018 concerning Foreign Direct Investment (the UAE FDI Law). This reform will simplify foreign direct investment, with the aim to boost the economy in the UAE region and will have an impac …

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3 Key decisions of the CJ that define the EU emission trading scheme

The European Court of Justice has recently issued 3 r …

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BonelliErede announces integration of regional law firm Tribonian Law Advisors - 11 June 2018

BonelliErede announced today the integration of regional boutique law firm Tribonian Law Advisors (TLA), based in the UAE and operating in Lebanon and Saudi Arabia through an international partnership. The integration comes as a strategic move to further boost the firm’s ambitions to expand i …

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BonelliErede boosts international footprint with launch of Dubai office - 27 November 2017

Major international law firm BonelliErede today announced the firm’s latest milestone in its international expansion, with the launch of a new office in the heart of the prestigious Dubai International Financial Centre. Combined with the recent openings in Cairo and Addis Ababa, the firm now …

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BonelliErede crowned “Law firm of the year Project Finance” at the 2017 Legalcommunity Finance Awards - 3 March 2017

Thursday 2 March: BonelliErede was crowned “Law firm of the year – Project Finance” at the Legalcommunity Finance Awards. The judging panel highlighted the team’s high credibility and ability to bring added value to deals, and praised their “extensive understanding of the market a …

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