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About Paolo

Paolo is a banking and finance lawyer based in Paris. He specialises in shipping and export finance, project finance, restructuring, and acquisition finance.

Paolo regularly assists banks, financial institutions, export credit agencies and corporate borrowers in a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border banking and finance transactions, including the negotiation and drafting of a wide range of contracts. He is highly regarded for his expertise in complex multi-jurisdictional financial transactions, and he has developed an in-depth experience in the context of sovereign debt financing, where he has acted for lenders with respect to the financing of export credit supported financings in Africa, western and eastern Europe, and South America.

Paolo graduated in 2005 from Rome’s L.U.I.S.S. Guido Carli – Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali and he has been a member of the Rome Bar since 2008. In 2011 Paolo received a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Banking, Corporate and Finance at Fordham University School of Law, New York, where he was also a member of the Journal of Corporate and Financial Law. In November 2016, Paolo was admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales and in May 2019, Paolo was admitted to the Paris Bar.

He is a native Italian speaker and he fluent in French and English.