Carlo works extensively in the ambit of decarbonisation, leading operations at the forefront of the energy sector, with a particular focus on renewable and alternative energy sources.

He is the Head of Decarbonisation in Italy and a member of the Italian Energy & Utilities team. He specializes in regulatory, administrative and public law and has extensive experience in energy law (with a specific focus on renewable energy) and in the areas of public procurement, Public Private Partnerships (PPP), project finance transactions, infrastructure and environmental and public services law.

He acts for domestic and foreign businesses, public institutions and companies, banks, developers and international investment funds in developing, investing in and financing projects in the renewables and waste resource management/waste-to-energy.

Carlo supports the development of sustainable infrastructures, challenges connected to funding the transition to net zero carbon, the decarbonisation of transport and tackling the carbon challenge.

He has advised on numerous transactions relating to the financing and construction of photovoltaic, wind-powered, hydroelectric and waste-to-energy plant. He also advises on supply chain structuring, grid connection, power offtake and supply arrangements and renewable incentives.

His experience also extends to the broader implications of environmental law as applied to his practice including international transport of waste, contamination and product compliance.

Carlo has a decade of experience in the management of litigation before the Regional Administrative Court providing legal assistance in many administrative and public law matters.

He is regularly ranked by the main international directories and has been mentioned as a Rising Star in the Energy Sector in Legal 500 EMEA.

Carlo is admitted to appear before the Supreme Court of Cassation.

Carlo Gioffrè is an expert in the area of ​​administrative law and has proved to be of fundamental support both in the field of litigation and in the preliminary due diligence phase. He is very attentive to detail, precise, with a widespread and specific knowledge of the reference sector and with the solution always at hand, and yet with a unique humility. Legal 500

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

Decarbonisation is an important global aim and a strategic lever in Italy’s renewal and that of its role within the European Community. We are an active part of this ambitious project and assist companies on a daily basis in their transition to a more efficient and environmentally sustainable business model.


PV incentives: success before the Regional Administrative Court

Successfully assisted an agricultural company in its appeal against the Gestore Servizi Energetici - GSE's order to forfeit and repay the incentives granted to the client's photovoltaic plant.

Itelyum Regeneration S.r.l.

Advised the company, a leader in the circular economy, in its acquisition of 70% of the share capital of Castiglia S.r.l, a company providing integrated environmental protection and sustainability services.

Tea S.p.A.

Advising on the acquisition of Revere Energia S.r.l., from a group of three companies and holding an authorisation for the construction of a plant for the production of biomethane from OFSMW, which is currently being built in Mantua.

Ampere Project Holding 5 B.V

Advised the seller, a company managed by DIF Capital Partners,  on the transfer to Tages of a 10MW PV portfolio in Puglia.


Advised  Quercus Assets Selection Sarl,  a Euro 350 million investment platform, in the signature of an agreement for the incorporation of the limited liability company ERG Q Solar1, owned as to  60% by ERG and 40% by Quercus Italian Solar Fund, with the aim of consolidating the Italian photovoltaic market

Stretto di Messina S.p.A..

Advice in relation to the project for the realisation of the Strait of Messina bridge

Autostrade Centro Padane S.p.A.

Assistance in the financing for the completion and operation of the 'Autostrada A21' motorway

Foreign group of companies

Assisted a foreign group of companies in the acquisition and development of a portfolio of PV projects offered for sale by a German bank with total capacity of approximately 150 MW.

A-Gas International Ltd

Advised the client, a world-leader in the supply and lifecycle management of refrigerant and industrial gasses, and fire suppressants, on its acquisition of Safety Hi-Tech S.r.l’s reclamation business.

Acquisition of asset

Advised a French company in its acquisition of an asset comprising wind-powered plants located in Italy and abroad with total capacity in excess of 150 MW

Banking pool

Assisted in the project financing for the  construction of PV plants with total capacity of 35MW in the Puglia Region, with overall value of Euro 90 million.