WFW Partner Furio Samela named Italian Shipping Lawyer of the Year

2 March 2018

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) is delighted to announce that WFW Rome Partner Furio Samela was named “Lawyer of the Year -Shipping” at the Legalcommunity Finance Awards 2018, which took place in Milan on Thursday 1 March.

Furio Samela won the award in recognition of his “professionalism and reliability” and “excellent shipping track record in Italy”, as unanimously acknowledged by both his clients and peers. The expert judging panel comprised leading ship operators and financiers from across the Italian maritime industry.

This is not the first time Legalcommunity have recognised WFW’s shipping finance expertise, having named WFW  “Leading Law Firm for Shipping Finance” in 2017 and Furio as “Ship Finance Lawyer of the Year” in 2016.

In November 2017 Furio Samela was also named “Lawyer of the Year – Shipping” by Editrice Le Fonti.