Watson Farley & Williams



Dispute resolution

Watson Farley & Williams has offices in Milan and Rome and practices all aspects of dispute resolution. Elvezio Santarelli heads the dispute resolution department.  

The team note their sector specialisms as energy, finance, transport and real estate and key clients for the firm include 333 Solar, Wise Energy and Jiangsu Zongyi Co.  

The firm’s casework highlights their strengths in the energy sector. The firm advised Belenergia, a Luxembourg solar energy company in international arbitration proceedings before ICSID Arbitration in a damages case arising from breach of the Energy Charter Treaty.  

Another case highlight saw the firm advise a group of over 50 companies in the renewable energy sector in administrative law proceedings to obtain the revocation of Law Decree 91/2014. The proceedings took place before the Italian Administrative Courts.