Allen & Overy announces the promotion of Paolo Nastasi to partner in the Corporate practice, effective from 1 May 2019. The announcement is part of a global partner promotions round of 34 lawyers, with a total of 16 of the firm’s offices represented.
Following the announcement, Stefano Sennhauser, senior partner of Allen & Overy Italy, commented: “This appointment confirms the growth trend of our Italian practice. Paolo has been in the firm since the start of his professional career and we are delighted at his appointment as, besides being an acknowledgement of his expertise, it is testament to our commitment to developing and nurturing our talented young lawyers”.
Paolo Nastasi, previously counsel in the Corporate practice based in Milan, joined the firm in 2007 immediately after his graduation from Carlo Cattaneo University. Paolo has over 12 years’ experience of M&A deals, including disposals and acquisitions of assets and shares, mergers, de-mergers and joint ventures in a number of industries, including financial institutions (e.g. NPL M&A related deals), private equity, real estate, energy, infrastructure and transport, and consumer goods.
“Since he joined Italian Corporate team, Paolo has demonstrated ability in managing complex deals and an out-of-the-ordinary talent in his relations with clients, meaningfully contributing to the growth of the Italian Corporate M&A department: with his appointment to partner we are confident that we will reach even more ambitious goals”, commented Giovanni Gazzaniga and Paolo Ghiglione, partners in the Italy Corporate department.