Daniele Geronzi

Title: Partner
Office: Milan
Languages: English, Italian

Daniele Geronzi co-heads the Dispute Resolution practice. He has almost 20 years’ experience in advising leading national and international financial institutions and corporations on complex commercial, financial, corporate and insolvency litigations. He represents clients in court and in national and international arbitration, both institutional and ad hoc.

Daniele Geronzi has gained significant expertise in financial and cross-border litigation, with a focus on derivative transactions, where he has advised clients on several leading cases, as well as on securities litigation before Courts and Agencies (Consob and Banca d’Italia). He is an expert in energy litigation, providing assistance to clients on ordinary, provisional and arbitration proceedings covering a wide range of matters, including disputes on SPA, EPC and O&M contracts and underlying guarantees. He is an expert in aviation law, where he acts for global, leading aircraft lessors on contentious and transactional matters relating to their business relationships with major Italian airlines.

Daniele is also very active in the field of bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring law, advising leading banking institutions, investment funds and multinational companies on some of the largest extraordinary administration, bankruptcy and composition with creditors procedures. He successfully co-assisted a global, leading tobacco company in the first Italian class action brought by smokers. Prior to joining Legance,

Daniele worked for a leading international firm, in both their London office and Rome office. In Rome, he headed the litigation and insolvency practices. He was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2001 and is a Supreme Court barrister.

Daniele is mentioned in Chambers & Partners Europe 2020 as “highly skilled and knowledgeable lawyer” and is recommended in The Legal 500 (2018) as a “thorough legal professional”.

In 2019, as in the last years, Daniele Geronzi has been included in band A into the annual Energy and Finance Reports by Legalcommunity, as Partner operating in important Energy and Finance Dispute Resolution cases.

Daniele Geronzi is also mentioned in The Legal 500 as a Leading Individual, testimonials say “Daniele Geronzi has extensive experience in litigation. He is proactive, responsive and
commercially oriented, as well as extremely bright, fast thinking and knowledgeable on all technicalities of dispute resolution” (2020).