Milan – LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary (“DLA Piper”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed two new partners, Guido Bardelli, one of Milan’s leading the town planning lawyers, and Alessandra Bazzani, a public law and regulatory lawyer specialising in public procurement and telecommunications. The two partners and four associates, Paolo Bertacco, Jacopo Recla, Gabriella Rondoni and Chiara Brunelli, join DLA Piper from Orrick. The existing public law team at DLA Piper comprises five lawyers, however with the arrival of the new team it will be one of the largest practices of its kind in Italy.
Guido Bardelli has extensive experience in environmental law; public works, services and supplies, building and town planning, local entities law, privatisation and transformation procedures for companies owned by municipalities, and civil services. He acts for several public entities and municipalities in the Lombardy region and holds a JD from Milan University (1983). Guido also is a professor of Administrative Law at Scuola Forense of Milan University.
Alessandra Bazzani’s practice focuses on building, town planning, environmental and local entities law, privatisation and transformation procedures of companies owned by municipalities, and expropriation by public entities. She also holds a JD from Milan University (1983).
Federico Sutti, DLA Piper’s Regional Managing Partner for Italy and member of the Global Board, commented: “The hiring of Guido Bardelli and his team is an important strategic for our growth in Italy, not only because of Guido’s experience and recognition, but also and foremost for the synergies with our real estate and PPP/PFI practices, which are among the strongest in Italy.”
The new team has significant PPP/PFI experience focusing on public works particularly in the hospital sector, which will complement the skills of the existing PPP/PFI team. Guido Bardelli will head up the public law team, which will be divided into sectors; Alessandra Bazzani will lead contracts, Giorgia Romitelli PFI and Giovanna Landi will lead the environment sector.