Paolo Zamberletti is a partner in our Corporate Practice in Italy. He has over 20 years of experience in M&A, joint venture and other corporate transactions, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, advising clients on regulatory matters and providing support to litigation teams in connection with a variety of corporate and energy-related disputes.
Paolo has in-depth experience in the energy sector, with particular focus on oil and gas, LNG and power and renewables with particular reference to solar and wind projects. He assists clients in drafting and negotiating long-term, take-or-pay LNG and gas sale and purchase agreements, LNG master spot agreements and EFET agreements for the sale and purchase of gas and power, and ISDA agreements, as well as advising on various other matters related to the trading of energy commodities.
Paolo also advises major operators in connection with price review cases under long-term, take-or-pay LNG and gas supply agreements, including advising in connection with price review negotiations, drafting settlement/amendment agreements and providing support to litigation teams in connection with relevant arbitration proceedings.
He has deep knowledge of the regulatory framework applicable to the gas and power sector in Italy and has repeatedly advised clients in connection with appeals against resolutions of the Autorità per l'energia elettrica il gas e il sistema idrico (the Italian energy regulatory authority) on a variety of power and gas trading, storage, balancing, transportation and distribution matters.
Paolo routinely advises industrial players, institutional investors and international organisations in a variety of M&A and joint venture transactions and corporate reorganisations. He provides assistance on both domestic and cross-border transactions spanning across a variety of industry sectors, including the energy, manufacturing, financial, healthcare and record management sectors.
Paolo is the author of several articles on energy matters, with particular reference to the oil and gas sector. He often speaks at conferences on energy-related matters, including the upcoming tenders for the gas distribution service in Italy. He co-authored the Italian section of the 2016 Chambers Oil & Gas Global Practice Guide.