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Giuseppe De Palma

Giuseppe De Palma

Managing Partner for Italy

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Managing Partner for Italy
Giuseppe De Palma

Giuseppe De Palma is Managing Partner for Italy and specialises in acquisition finance, restructuring and project/export finance.

He has advised on groundbreaking domestic and international portfolio management transactions, restructuring project financings, leveraged finance on loan management/transactions, syndicated lendings and export credit transactions.

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Rome La Sapienza (LL.D) 1991
  • Admitted as an avvocato in Italy 1994
  • University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College (LL.M) 1995
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1995
  • University of Rome La Sapienza (Doctorate in Laws) 1996
  • Partner since 2000
  • Member of the firm's Partnership Council 2012
  • Managing Partner, Italy 2014

Awards and citations

  • #2 Banking & Finance
    Chambers Global & Europe 2018
  • Spotlight Table – Real Estate Finance
    Chambers Europe 2018
  • Giuseppe De Palma is valued by clients for his "ability to find a solution that works for everyone."
    Chambers Global & Europe 2018: Banking & Finance – Italy
  • Leading Individual in Banking & Finance – Borrower side; Banking & Finance – Lender or Arranger side; Mentioned in Restructuring & Insolvency
    Legal500 2017
  • Leading Lawyer in Banking, Project Finance and Restructuring
    IFLR1000 2017
  • "A very knowledgeable lawyer who is very influential in the Italian arena and also a good team manager."
    Chambers Global & Europe 2017: Banking & Finance – Italy
  • "He provides very strategic guidance, finding satisfactory compromises while ensuring good relationships with the counterparty."
    Chambers Global & Europe 2016: Banking & Finance – Italy