Benedetto La Russa

Benedetto La Russa

Partner

Benedetto

La Russa

Offices

  • Milan

Contacts

+39.02.721.571

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Benedetto La Russa advises clients on banking, finance, structured finance, and debt capital markets. He regularly advises Italian and international banks, financial companies, and investment funds on matters concerning securitisation and asset finance for both performing and distressed assets. Since 2009, he has been advising clients on the main issuance programmes for structured covered notes in Italy.
In the debt capital market sector, he has advised clients on hybrid, high yield, equity-linked, and exchangeable notes.
He has been ranked as a “Next Generation Partners” for debt capital market in prominent international legal guides such as Legal 500 and he has been awarded at the Top Legal Awards 2019 “Italian Lawyer of the Year Capital Markets Debt” and at the Legalcommunity Forty under 40 Awards – Italy 2020 “Lawyer of the Year Banking & Finance”.

Professional experience

Benedetto La Russa joined the Firm in 2005; he became Managing Counsel in 2019 and Partner in 2021. In 2006 he was a secondee at the Department of Fixed Income – Securitised Product Group of Morgan Stanley, London. In 2010 he completed Secondment at the Legal Department of Barclays Bank PLC, London.

Membership in professional associations

  • Member of the Rome Bar (Italy)

    2010

Education

  • Graduated in Law

    LUISS Guido Carli, Rome, 2004

Languages

Italian, English

Benedetto La Russa