2 March 2016
Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) is delighted to announce that Rome shipping finance partner Furio Samela has been awarded “Lawyer of the Year – Shipping Finance” at the Legalcommunity Finance Awards 2016.
Now in its fourteenth year, the awards took place at the Diocesan Museum in Milan on Thursday 25 February, and showcased the talent of legal advisory professionals in the finance sector. Around 700 people were in attendance, among which general and legal counsel, bankers, financial advisors, press, and legal specialists from leading Italian and international law firms.
The nominees were assessed on various principles including legal, industry and technical knowledge, as well as professional standing amongst colleagues. Winners were chosen by an expert judging panel consisting of leading legal, banking and financial professionals in the Italian market.
WFW has also recently been awarded “Law Firm of the Year – Renewable Sector” at the Legalcommunity Energy Awards 2016.