Lorenzo Parola is a partner at Paul Hastings and is one of the most prominent energy lawyers in Italy. Lorenzo is admitted to the Italian Supreme Court and as a Solicitor of England and Wales. Lorenzo has assisted domestic and international corporations and private equity funds in M&A transactions in the energy sector, with a particular focus on renewable enercy, and project finance. He has advised extensively on the permitting and regulatory issues related to the development of energy infrastructures and on contractual and regulatory aspects of energy physical and financial trading. He is recognized as one of the leading experts on energy law in Italy by various industry publications, such as Legal Community, Chambers Europe, Top Legal and Experts Guide. Parola also wrote several contributions on Italian and international reviews and he is a visiting professor for the Course in Renewable Energy Law and Trading at MIP (Business School of the Milan Polytechnic).