A valid contract requires voluntary offer, acceptance, and consideration Robert Higgs, Economist
MAIN RECENT EXPERIENCES - Arbitration Proceedings co-ordination
  • ICC Arbitration Proceedings – Paris,France – 2010, ongoing
  • ICC Arbitration Proceedings – Paris,France – 2012, Award rendered in 2014 with a major recognition
  • ICC Arbitration Proceedings – Paris,France – November 2007: Award rendered October 2012
  • ICC Arbitration Proceedings – São Paulo,Brazil – August 2009, Award rendered on January 2016
  • ICC Arbitration Proceedings – Santiago,Chile – June 2013, settled in 2014 with a major recognition
Alternate Dispute resolution
  • Paris, France, 2011. Status: Concluded in June 2012



Contract management

Project management

Commercial management

Energy management


  • Public courses
  • In-house courses
  • Co-operation with Universities

Ongoing Contract Management bi-quarterly course at LUISS Business School, Roma. Four editions delivered so far

Master in Energy Management for LUISS Business School, Roma

Nine day International Commercial Management Programme, successfully delivered to a Client in Italy

Over 110 days of courses successfully delivered.

Project Management

Project Management Services

Temporary management

2012-2013: Client Gazprom Neftechim Salavat (GNS).

We were entrusted by GNS to lead and coordinate the activities of the Legal Advisors (Linklater London), Advising Bank (ING) and Prospective EPC Contractor (Mitsubishi Heavy Industry, MHI) to finalize the EPC Contract relevant to the implementation of an Acrylic Acid Complex in Salavat, Bashkortostan, Russian Federation, in the framework of a Project Financing Scheme involving Russian and Japanese financing.

Our Services included:

Cost verification of EPC Contract Price

Leading the contract negotiations between GNS and MHI

Verification of all the Contract Documents for consistency with the other Project Financing Documentation

Project Management services after Contract signature up to December 2013

Project Set-up

Commercial consultancy

Assistance to the sales cycle

Business set up

Contract negotiations

Setting up a non recourse Project Financing scheme for a 512 MW Integrated GasifIcation Combined Cycle (IGCC) Project in Sicily. Full contract negotiation

Setting up of a limited recourse project financing scheme for a 400 MW combined cycle project in Voghera, Italy

Opening and managing a commercial branch in Abu Dhabi for a medium size Italy based engineering company

Opening a commercial branch in Abu Dhabi for an Italy based Technology Licensor

For investors

Due diligence

Merger & Acquisition

Non hostile takeover of a medium size company on behalf of a Saudi client. Closing in January 2012. Post closing management of the company (still ongoing)

Non hostile takeover of a medium size company on behalf of a Japanese client. Closing in 2013. No post closing management required by Client

Quoting of a major Italian EPC Contractor on the Milano stock exchange

The fellow that agrees with everything you say is either a fool or he is getting ready to skin youKin Hubbard, American humorist and journalist