Lawyer, Administrative Law – Energy, Litigation & Regulatory

Litigation Regulatory

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Litigation Regulatory




Milan, Italy

The role

Our ambition, your journey. 
Great opportunity to join our Litigation & Regulatory (Administrative Law – Energy) team in Milan. 

Join our team in Milan and you will be assisting Italian and international financial institutions and investors on administrative law matters related to the energy industry, public procurement, environmental, town planning, expropriation and pharmaceutical areas.

We thrive on complex clients’ challenges and deliver exceptional results to clients. We’re trusted advisors, innovators and game-changers, going above and beyond to accelerate growth and open new opportunities – the perfect place to develop and achieve your ambitions.

We do not set up upper or lower limits of PQE for our vacancies. However, we believe that candidates with solid background in administrative law, with a focus on the energy industry, are likely to have the right level of expertise to undertake the role.


  • Advising clients on administrative law matters
  • Advising clients on project financing transactions
  • Advising clients on contentious matters before the Regional Administrative Courts, Council of State, High Court of Public Waters, Supreme Court and Civil Courts
  • Advising clients operating in the real estate sector in relation to the development construction, acquisition and financing of large logistic and commercial centers
  • Engaging in the drafting, negotiating and reviewing of a wide variety of contracts memoranda and disputes related documents and conducting the relevant legal searches
  • Dealing with due diligence activities also supervising junior professionals


  • Qualified Italian Lawyer with strong academic background 
  • We do not set up upper or lower limits of PQE for our vacancies. However, we believe that candidates with solid background in administrative law, with a focus on the energy industry, are likely to have the right level of expertise to undertake the role
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills in English and Italian
  • Commercial, pragmatic and energetic mind-set
  • Demonstrate a desire to achieve excellence


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.


In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations


At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.


We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.


In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.