Partner, LMS Legal LLP
Renato is a partner of LMS Legal LLP, London, where he focuses on EU, UK, Italian and global competition law and international arbitration.
Renato has served as arbitrator and acted as counsel in arbitrations under several arbitration rules, including the ICC Rules, the UNCITRAL Rules, and the CAM Rules. He is also an expert in EU, UK, Italian and global antitrust, with a strong focus on international strategic advice and arbitrations involving competition, regulatory and public policy issues. He advises major Italian and foreign clients on cartel investigations, abuses of dominance, regulated sectors (particularly telecoms and energy), State aid, and on antitrust, regulatory and data protection issues in the digital economy. In addition, Renato has a busy merger control practice where he regularly provides strategic advice on global deals as well as acting for clients in filings before the European Commission, in Italy, and in the United Kingdom. His industry experience covers various sectors including construction, oil & gas and infrastructure, M&A, digital markets and IT, transport, energy, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, financial services, manufacturing, heavy industries, consumer goods and retailing. He has deep knowledge of both common law and civil law legal systems, multi-disciplinary skills and a strong degree of cross-cultural insight that enable him to anticipate and manage risks in transactional and contentious matters across jurisdictions.