Milan – LAWFUEL – Legal News Network – DLA Piper today announced the appointment of Matteo Troni who has joined the real estate team as a partner. Prior to joining DLA Piper Matteo was the Italian General Counsel at Foruminvest, an international real estate development company.
Matteo is an experienced real estate lawyer who advises both property developers and institutional clients in domestic and cross border transactions. His particular areas of expertise include advising on joint venture acquisition vehicles, feasibility and structuring of development projects, and procurement and investment financing. Earlier in his career Matteo worked at Studio Legale Chiomenti and Freshfields, before joining DLA Piper.
Matteo has a degree in law from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.
Federico Sutti, Managing Partner of DLA Piper’s Italian offices, commented: “We are delighted that Matteo decided to joins us. This is a vote of confidence in our strategic orientation and for one of Italy’s leading real estate teams.”
DLA Piper’s real estate practice is considerable active as a result of growing interest from foreign investors. The team provides a full range of real estate transactional work, including real estate finance and taxation. Following Matteo’s appointment the team now has four partners and 14 fee earners headed by Olaf Schmidt.