Lorenzo Parola


Lorenzo Parola is a partner in the Milan office and he is the Global Co-Chair of Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf’s Renewable and Clean Energy Industry Sector Group. He is one of the leading energy lawyers in Italy and is recognized as highly recommended lawyer in the energy sector by the Practical Law Company directory. He is qualified both as an Italian lawyer and as a solicitor of England and Wales.

He has assisted domestic and international corporates and private equity funds in project finance and M&A transactions, particularly in the realm of energy, renewables and petrochemical sectors. He has advised extensively on the permitting and regulatory issues related to the development of gas infrastructures and power projects, including biomass, photovoltaic, wind and geothermal projects.

He also has substantial experience in EPC contracts, tolling arrangements, power purchase agreements, long-term gas and hydrocarbons sales agreements, pipeline transportation agreements and physical and financial energy trading, including emission and green certificates trading.

He has been a visiting professor at the Master Course in Renewable Energy Law and Trading at MIP (Business School of the Milan Polytechnic) for the last five years.


  • Energy Code (Codice dell’Energia). This collection of laws and regulations related to the electricity and natural gas sectors is currently undergoing publishing.
  • “Development Of New Generation Capacity In The Italian Market And Tolling Structures (Sviluppo di nuova capacità di generazione nel mercato italiano e strutture tolling)”, L’Energia Elettrica, No. 1 (2005).
  • “Development Of New Generation Capacity In The Italian Electricity Market And Tolling Structures,” Energy Technologies From Italy 2004-2005, p. 65-69 (November 2004).
  • “Gas Sales Agreements (I contratti di somministrazione di gas naturale),” La Termotecnica (October 2004).
  • “Novelties Of The Edipower Tolling Agreement (Le novità del contratto di tolling Edipower),” Staffetta Quotidiana, p. 11 (September 20, 2003).
  • “Gas Sales Agreements, Take Or Pay And Project Financing (Contratti di somministrazione di gas naturale “take or pay” e “project financing”)”, Italian Legal Journal I Contratti, p. 195-204 (2002).
  • Italy: Databases – Legislation in C.T.L.R. 2000, 6(2), N17-18, Legal Protection Of Databases in www.internationallawoffice.com , (September 20, 1999).
  • The New Legal Framework For Tele-work in www.internationallawoffice.com, (May 5, 1999).


  • University of Turin, Master Degree
  • Catholic University of Milan, J.D.
  • University of Manitoba, Undergraduate Degree

Bar Admissions

  • Italy