Andrea heads the banking and finance practice across Osborne Clarke's Italian offices.

He focuses his practice in advising both lending institutions and borrowers in real estate finance, project finance, acquisition finance and restructuring matters. He has relevant experience in the finance and restructuring & insolvency sectors and has represented banks, financial institutions and corporate clients in very high value and sophisticated commercial and industrial debt restructuring transactions. He also assists clients in turnaround transactions and in the preparation, negotiation, and implementation of corporate and debt restructuring plans. He has gained significant experience in restructuring structured finance debt (e.g. CMBS, REF, leverage financings).

Prior to joining OC, Andrea practised as a partner at a US firm, an Italian independent law firm and at another international law firm in Milan. He also spent a year on secondment at the international lending department of Barclays Bank PLC in London (2006).

In the 2017  Finance Awards organised by LegalCommunity, Andrea was awarded ‘lawyer of the year’ for Real Estate Finance.  Andrea is also ranked for Real Estate Finance in Chambers 2019.

Andrea Pinto has been recognized by Chambers Global as a leading individual for Banking and Restructuring:
“Andrea Pinto is highly regarded by interviewees: ‘Andrea Pinto is not only a good lawyer technically speaking, he is also good at providing commercial
advice.’ Another impressed source notes: ‘Andrea is very charismatic. He has a lot of experience and is a problem solver. He provides a strategic view
on the matter and can offer different solutions.'"