Gennaro Mazzuoccolo

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Gennaro Mazzuoccolo

Gennaro Mazzuoccolo

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Biography

Gennaro Mazzuoccolo is a banking and finance and projects lawyer based in Milan. His focus is the energy, infrastructure, shipping and real estate sectors.

In the energy field, he has vast experience advising on renewable energy (solar and wind) project financings and developments, including financings supported by the Italian export credit agency, SACE S.p.A., and other export credit agencies.

Within the shipping sector, Gennaro has extensive experience advising banks on ship and fleet financings. He also advises on vessel registrations, M&A and joint ventures, debt reorganizations and non-performing loan issues.

His work on real estate matters includes significant transactions in the hotel and leisure industry.

Prior to joining us in 2008, Gennaro worked in Milan and London for international law firms and as an in-house lawyer for an Italian bank.


Professional experience

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Law (Hons) Università di Napoli, 1999.

  • Avvocato, qualified in Italy 2002
  • Recognized in Maritime Law and in Project Finance and Development Practice, Best Lawyers (2022 – 2023)
  • Key lawyer, Banking and finance - Borrower side and Lender or Arranger side: Italy, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022
  • Key lawyer, Energy: Italy, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022.
  • Shipping finance: Italy, Chambers Europe, 2022.
    'Gennaro Mazzuoccolo is an esteemed lawyer who regularly assists banks with financing and debt reorganisation mandates in the shipping sector.'
  • Shipping Lawyer of the Year: Legalcommunity Finance Awards (Italy), 2019-2021.
  • Banking and finance - Borrower side and Lender or Arranger side: Italy, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2021.
    'Gennaro Mazzuoccolo is a highly appreciated professional, who is very competent, quick and available.'
  • Shipping finance: Italy, Chambers Europe, 2021.
    'Clients speak at length about Gennaro Mazzuoccolo, confirming that he is reliable, available and always ready to reply to our requests. He regularly assists banks with financing and debt reorganisation mandates in the shipping sector.'
  • Best lawyers, Finance and Transport Law, Milano Finanza Legal Awards (Italy), 2021.
  • Banking and Finance and Restructuring, TopLegal Banking & Finance Guide (Italy), 2021.
  • Banking and finance - Borrower side and Lender or Arranger side: Italy, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020.
    'a shipping and real estate finance expert … frequently leads on shipping and real estate finance transactions.'
  • Real estate and construction: Italy, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020.
  • Best Lawyers, Project: Milano Finanza Legal Awards (Italy), 2020.
  • Selected Lawyers, Finance: Milano Finanza Legal Awards (Italy), 2020.
  • Shipping finance: Italy, Chambers Europe, 2020.
    'Practice head Gennaro Mazzuoccolo is a problem solver … great experience in the shipping finance area. … He advises international and domestic institutions on a broad range of financing mandates.

Gennaro is co-author of numerous publications on banking and finance law, including the Italian chapter in the World Bank Doing Business Survey, 2009.

Gennaro is a regular speaker at conventions and seminars on project finance, energy law and shipping finance.

 

  • English
  • Italian