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Umberto Mauro


Umberto Mauro


T:+39 02 8635 941

Rio de Janeiro

T:+5521 3616 6999

Umberto Mauro is a banking lawyer based in Milan. His practice covers structured finance, aviation finance, securitisation and derivatives. He also advises on restructuring and insolvency matters.

Umberto has specific experience in public finance and has recently advised on banking and finance regulatory matters. He has been involved in complex domestic and cross-border finance transactions.

Umberto graduated in 1991 from Rome’s L.U.I.S.S. University and he is a member of the Rome Bar.

He is a native Italian speaker and he is fluent in English and Portuguese.

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  • Publications
    • Contributed to “Banche Assicurazioni e Gestori del Risparmio”, writing two chapters entitled “Gli illeciti amministrativi previsti dal TUB” e “gli illeciti amministrativi previsti dal TUF”
  • Admissions
    Avvocato, qualified in Italy
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • Who’s Who Legal 2016
      Umberto Mauro is named as a leading lawyer in Italy in the area of Transport – Aviation Finance.
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2016 – Capital Markets Debt
      “Umberto Mauro assists beyond the expected standards.”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2016 – Banking and finance
      “Umberto Mauro is highly rated.”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2016 – Restructuring and insolvency
      “Umberto Mauro is a key figure.”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2014 – Banking and finance
      “Umberto Mauro is recommended.”

    • Legal 500 EMEA 2014 – Restructuring and insolvency
      Umberto Mauro is ‘a committed professional’
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2014 – Capital markets/debt
      “Umberto Mauro in Milan is well regarded.”
    • Best Lawyers 2014
      Umberto Mauro  is named in the fourth edition of the Best Lawyers International directory in the practice area of Banking Finance - Italy. View the directory. Selection to Best Lawyers International is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than three million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2013 (Banking and Capital Markets/Debt)
      “Umberto Mauro is recommended.”
    • Best Lawyers 2012
      Umberto Mauro is named in the third edition of the Best Lawyers list for Italy in the practice area of Banking and finance. The directory can be viewed on: Selection to Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review survey, comprising of more than three million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2012 (Banking and finance)
      “Rome-based Umberto Mauro acts on aviation and structured finance.”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2012 (Capital markets (debt))
      “Umberto Mauro is recommended.”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2011 (Capital markets (debt))
      Umberto Mauro is “excellent.”
    • Chambers Europe 2010 (Capital markets)
      “Umberto Mauro now heads the firm's activities in securitisation work. … He is described as ‘precise, punctual, scrupulous and good at negotiating with the other side’."
    • IFLR 1000 2010 (Structured finance)
      Umberto Mauro is “known for his securitisation expertise.”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2010 (Banking and finance)
      “Umberto Mauro is recommended.”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2010 (Capital markets/debt)
      Umberto Mauro “is notable for his expertise in structured finance, securitisation and derivatives.”
    • Legal 500 EMEA 2009 (Capital markets/debt)
      “Norton Rose Studio Legale’s recommended structured finance expert Umberto Mauro, (whose experience includes advising Sorin on a €42 million revolving trade receivables securitisations), recently arrived from Macchi Di Cellere Gangemi.”
  • Memberships and activities

    Umberto has published articles in Italian newspapers and journals on topics of structured finance and has appeared on television broadcasts to discuss legal and finance matters.