Celeste Mellone

Special Counsel



Celeste is a member of the Energy and Infrastructure Group.

Celeste is specialised in project financing and has considerable experience advising awarding authorities, sponsor companies, contractors and financial institutions on all aspects of projects and project finance work.

She is currently involved, inter alia, in project financing transactions in infrastructures and energy fields, focusing on renewable sources, with respect to corporate aspects, M&A, financing transactions and commercial contracts.

After graduating in Law from the Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II” (1998), Ms. Mellone attended a postgraduate course at the Università degli Studi di Bologna - SPISA (2000) and a postgraduate master at Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II” (2001) both in administrative and regulatory law area.

Prior to joining Orrick, she practiced at Italian and international law firms in Rome and London; and was seconded as consultant in the legal department of Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, Global Market.