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Osborne Clarke to advise Milano Santa Giulia SpA on the infrastructure for the 2026 Milan-Cortina Winter Olympics


Written on 22 October 2020

The firm will advise on an estimated 75 million euros of building work including the arena connection infrastructures where many of the Winter Olympic events will take place.

Osborne Clarke in Italy has been appointed to advise Milano Santa Giulia SpA, the company responsible for building the arena connection infrastructures in in the Milan area where many of the 2026 Winter Olympic events will take place. The firm will advise on the public contract tender procedures as well as the building of the infrastructures, in what is one of the most important urban redevelopment projects at European level in the southern area of Milan.

The works will include a motorway junction on the City’s Eastern Ringroad, a new tram line that will connect the arena to the Rogoredo line M3 metro stop, the Forlanini line M4 metro stop, as well as other road works, including an underpass in the urban area to extend the “Paullese” Provincial Road. The works have an estimated total value of more than 75 million euro.

Osborne Clarke’s appointment was made following consideration of a number of leading national and international law firms.

Osborne Clarke’s public law team is led by Partner Giorgio Lezzi, who also heads the firm’s Infrastructure services department.

Ricardo Roversi, Managing Partner Italy said: “We are thrilled to be making a practical contribution to the success of the Olympics and to the redevelopment of Milan. Our appointment further cements the excellent reputation of our public law team, and it also builds on the wider work we have been doing in the sports sector.”