Lawyer, Administrative Law Energy

Litigation & Regulatory

Job Reference

220001I9

Function

Litigation & Regulatory

Category

Lawyers

Location

Milan, Italy

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY

Our platform, your impact. 

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.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 professional

ABOUT YOU

  • Solid background in administrative law gained preferably in a boutique or in a multipractice law firm
  • We do not set up upper or lower limits of PQE for our vacancies, however, we think that candidates having between 3 and 6 years' experience working in the administrative law sector, with a focus on the energy industry, are likely to have the right level of expertise to undertake the role
  • Excellent academic marks and admission to the Italian Bar
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills in English and Italian
  • Service minded, organized and able to meet deadlines
  • Positive mentality with a "can do" attitude
  • Demonstrate a desire to achieve excellence
  • Open to changing environment which requires daily learning

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers 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.

OUR VALUES

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

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

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 support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.

AGILE WORKING

We know 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.