Lawyer, Finance

Finance, Projects & Restructuring

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Finance, Projects & Restructuring




Milan, Italy

The role

DLA Piper thrives on complex challenges and delivers 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 project your ambitions and achieve your potential.

We are currently recruiting an ambitious Lawyer to join our market leading Finance team in Italy. 

We serve a diverse client base encompassing lenders and borrowers/sponsors, including investment funds, on all aspects of domestic or cross-border financing transactions, including real estate finance, acquisition finance and debt restructuring.

If you’re a bright and ambitious Italian Qualified Lawyer with experience in banking & finance transactional matters, and excellent command of verbal and written English (any other main foreign language would also be a real asset), bring your ambition, initiative and entrepreneurial mindset to a global business that’s redefining the possible.

Start your journey now. 

You will be working as part of our market leading team and will undertake a broad variety of work that will cover our core finance and restructuring services:

  • advising on a broad variety of financing transactions, including leveraged/acquisition finance, real estate finance deals and restructuring matters
  • engaging in the drafting, negotiating and reviewing of a wide variety of finance documents, including facility agreements, security documents and other ancillary documentation 


  • We do not set upper or lower limits of PQE for any of our vacancies. We have however giving an indicative PQE as an approximate guide for applicants. Candidates who have between 1 and 2 years PQE are likely to have the right level of knowledge and have gained the right level of experience needed to be able to undertake this role
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills in Italian and English
  • Provide a professional, quality service in a timely manner, and respond effectively to requests from internal and external clients
  • Commercially astute and stays current on key legal and business news
  • Excellent research, writing, and communication skills, with the ability to convey complex legal concepts clearly and effectively
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage multiple priorities under deadlines

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.