Domenico Fanuele, managing partner of Shearman & Sterling’s Milan and Rome offices and the head of the Italian corporate practice, was named “Real Estate Lawyer of the Year” for the second consecutive year at the 11th annual Legalcommunity Corporate M&A Awards ceremony held in Milan on June 21. The nomination panel noted that Fanuele is a market leader in Italy for the number and size of deals in the real estate industry.
Legalcommunity is a specialized trade journal, with wide distribution among law firms, corporations, banks and the finance community, covering the Italian legal market. The awards recognize legal excellence in corporate transactions. The shortlist and the final award for each category were determined by Legalcommunity, together with a panel of general counsel of leading Italian companies, as well as professionals from the world of finance, business and communications, on the basis of deals completed and a survey with operators of the finance segment (including banks and corporate clients).