Martin Pugsley is a partner in the Corporate and Financial Services Department and head of the Italian office’s Banking/Debt Finance Practice Group. He practices in the area of English and Italian finance law covering both debt and equity transactions. His practice includes: project finance, particularly in the energy sectors; asset finance, particularly ECA-backed export finance; trade receivables financings (Law 52 securitisations); alternative investments; Euronext listings of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs); Italian real estate financings; Italian acquisition finance transactions; cross-border asset finance transactions. Martin is qualified in both England and Italy and is therefore able to provide common law jurisdiction clients with practical legal advice for investing in companies, assets or real estate located in a civil law jurisdiction.
Martin is ranked in a number of leading legal directories, including Chambers Global and Legal 500, and is also named as a "Recommended Lawyer" in Italy by Practical Law, having written their Secured Lending Handbook – Italy from 2008 - 2012.
Martin is fluent in English and Italian.