Umberto Mauro is a banking lawyer based in Rome. He specialises in structured finance, aviation finance, securitisation and derivatives.
Umberto has specific expertise in public finance and has recently advised on carbon finance and climate change matters. He has been involved in complex domestic and cross-border finance transactions.
Umberto graduated in 1991 from Rome’s L.U.I.S.S. University and he is a member of the Rome Bar.
He is a native Italian speaker and he is fluent in English and Portuguese.
Rankings and recognitions
- Best Lawyers 2012
Umberto Mauro is named in the third edition of the Best Lawyers list for Italy in the practice area of Banking and finance. The directory can be viewed on: www.bestlawyers.com. Selection to Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review survey, comprising of more than three million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.
- Legal 500 EMEA 2012 (Banking and finance)
“Rome-based Umberto Mauro acts on aviation and structured finance.”
- Legal 500 EMEA 2012 (Capital markets (debt))
“Umberto Mauro is recommended.”
- Legal 500 EMEA 2011 (Capital markets (debt))
Umberto Mauro is “excellent.”
- Chambers Europe 2010 (Capital markets)
“Umberto Mauro now heads the firm's activities in securitisation work. … He is described as ‘precise, punctual, scrupulous and good at negotiating with the other side’."
- IFLR 1000 2010 (Structured finance)
Umberto Mauro is “known for his securitisation expertise.”
- Legal 500 EMEA 2010 (Banking and finance)
Umberto Mauro is “recommended.”
- Legal 500 EMEA 2010 (Capital markets/debt)
Umberto Mauro “is notable for his expertise in structured finance, securitisation and derivatives.”
- Legal 500 EMEA 2009 (Capital markets/debt)
“Norton Rose Studio Legale’s recommended structured finance expert Umberto Mauro, (whose experience includes advising Sorin on a €42 million revolving trade receivables securitisations), recently arrived from Macchi Di Cellere Gangemi.”
Memberships and activities
Umberto has published articles in Italian newspapers and journals on topics of structured finance and has appeared on television broadcasts to discuss legal and finance matters.