Filippo Ruffato

Title: Partner
Office: Milan
Languages: English, Italian

Filippo Ruffato is an experienced lawyer in Project Finance and M&A transactions, in the infrastructure, energy, gas and natural resources sectors.

Filippo assists lenders and sponsors in the context of financing and structuring of project transactions and regularly advises leading national and international operators in complex development, joint venture, acquisition and divestment transactions of renewable energy projects and plants for biogas, biomethane and biofuel production.

Filippo is mentioned by several directories as a go-to lawyer for energy and for project financing, both on the lender and sponsor/investor sides. Filippo has been identified by Who’s Who Legal’s independent research among the world’s leading project & energy lawyers for eight consecutive years and was also included in 2024 in the Energy section among the recommended professionals in the Italian market

Filippo is mentioned by The Legal 500 in the Banking & Finance Lender or Arranger side section and in the Borrower side section as follows “Filippo Ruffato displays the highest level of professionalism”.

Legal500 mentions him for the Energy section and testimonials say “Filippo Ruffato has excellent knowledge” (2024), “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”.