Carlo Montella is a partner at Orrick and global
Deputy Business Unit Leader of the Energy and Infrastructure practice. He is a transactional
lawyer with extensive experience in project development, asset acquisitions and
financings in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
Carlo is recognized both
nationally and globally among the highest level energy lawyers by Chambers,
Legal 500 and the most respected national legal tables which report that ”he
knows the market and the dynamics of a transaction very well. He knows the
business so he can mix legal and commercial advice” and that clients
describe him as “very smart and with extensive industry knowledge”.
Carlo leads a team that has been recognized as to deliver excellence in every
phase of a project and has been named Energy Law Firm of the year in Italy at the Legalcommunity Energy Awards 2018.
Carlo has strong expertise and
consolidated background in assisting international sponsors, multinational
energy companies, large private equity funds, project developers, borrowers and
debt issuers, investment banks and other capital providers and investors who
value his contribution thanks to his vast experience, practical know how and
willingness to go the extra mile for his client.
Carlo regularly advises on energy
sectors mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, development, structuring and
financing of large-scale energy and infrastructure projects, both in Italy and
internationally (including UK and Eastern European countries).
Carlo has a significant
experience in the electric power sector, wind, solar, biomass, geothermal and
other renewable energy projects and has also represented clients in
transactions involving electric power and natural gas transmission.
Carlo has advised clients on the most large-scale,
complex and high profile energy transactions in the Italian market and his
clients are among the most active energy developers and investors in the