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Stefano Sennhauser



Sennhauser Stefano
Stefano Sennhauser



Stefano has over 25 years’ experience in banking and structured finance. He is widely acknowledged as a leading finance lawyer in Italy by the top legal directories and has advised on some of the largest Italian transactions in the market.

In the banking sector, he advises borrowers and lenders on a broad range of financing transactions, including general lending, leveraged and acquisition financing, real estate finance and project finance. In the area of structured finance, Stefano advises both arrangers, originators and issuers on many of the leading public and private securitisation transactions performed under Law 130 and Law 52/91 in relation to a variety of assets, on the establishment and amendment of covered bond programmes, and the issue of high yield debt and project bonds. He also advises lenders and borrowers on debt restructuring transactions and provides advice on regulatory and compliance issues applicable to the banking and finance sectors.

“Combines top-quality technical skills with a very practical and concise style.” Chambers Europe & Global 2022 (Banking & Finance: Italy)

“Clients value that he is straight to the point, commercial and able to find the right solution for both parties.” Chambers Europe & Global 2020 (Banking & Finance: Italy)

“One of the best lawyers in Italy: smart, straight to the point and commercial.” Chambers Europe & Global 2018 (Banking & Finance: Italy)

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Admitted as avvocato, Italy, 1995


JD, Università degli Studi di Milan, 1989

Master, Corporate & Securities Law, New York University, 1992