Filippo Ruffato

Title: Partner
Office: Milan
Languages: English, Italian

Filippo Ruffato is an experienced lawyer in Project Finance and M&A transactions, in the infrastructures, energy, gas and natural resources sectors. Filippo assists lenders and sponsors in financing transactions and structuring of projects and assists investors in acquisition and joint venture deals, both in infrastructure and energy sectors on a regular basis.

Filippo is mentioned by several directories as a go-to lawyer for energy and for project financing, both on the lender and borrower/investor sides.

Filippo has been identified by Who’s Who Legal’s independent research among the world’s leading project & energy lawyers and, for four consecutive years, most recently also in 2020, Filippo was included by Who’s Who Legal: Energy among the lawyers specifically recommended for the energy sector in the Italian market.

He is also mentioned by Chambers and Partners Europe 2020 as Up and Coming lawyer for the Energy & Natural Resources (Italy) sector and by The Legal 500 in the Banking & Finance Lender or Arranger side section and in the Borrower side section he is mentioned as follows “Filippo Ruffato displays the highest level of professionalism”; moreover, in the Energy section, testiomonials say “Filippo Ruffato is absolutely outstanding as a lawyer in renewable and energy in general. He is available any time, a great negotiator and deal maker” (2020).

In 2019, Filippo has been shortlisted as “Innovation Lawyer of the Year” at the Legalcommunity Energy Awards and in the Legalcommunity Energy Report 2018, client’s quote says Filippo “is available, competent and client-oriented. He pays great attention to his clients”.