Galileo Pozzoli is the office managing partner of our Milan office.

Galileo focuses on international arbitration and energy law in the oil and gas sector. He represents national oil companies, governments and state entities in all aspects of upstream oil and gas development and in investment treaty arbitrations.

Drawing on his energy expertise, Galileo has represented states and state-owned entities in arbitrations under International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) arbitration rules arising out of, inter alia, production sharing, joint operating agreements, concession agreements, licences and joint ventures.

Galileo’s breadth of energy experience encompasses the structuring and negotiation of cross-border energy transactions, including negotiating and drafting production sharing agreements, joint operating agreements, service contracts and contracts for the transportation and distribution of natural gas and oil.

Galileo has significant experience in the real estate sector, advising on a wide range of real estate matters.

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  • Fordham University School of Law, LL.M., 2000
  • University of Milan, J.D., 1999
  • University of Milan, Ph.D., Political Sciences, 1995


  • Italy, 2003
  • New York, 2002

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association


  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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  • Arbitration Lawyer of the Year Award at the 2018 TopLegal Awards

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