- Capital Markets
- Corporate & Corporate Governance
- Intellectual property/Information technology
- Mergers and acquisitions
- University of Chicago, USA (LL.M., 2009)
- University of Milan, Italy (law degree, 2002)
- Italian Bar (2006)
- Cyprus Bar (2011)
Other professional qualifications:
- Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC): AML Examination (2020)
- Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment Financial Services Regulatory Framework: Advanced Examination (2018)
- University of Derby, UK (Postgraduate Certificate in Transnational Oil, Gas and Energy Law, 2014)
Lorenzo Toffoloni has an extensive experience in corporate transactions, merger and acquisitions, both local and international, and counseling clients on various daily corporate and commercial matters.
Prior to joining Andreas Th. Sofokleous LLC in 2011 as a partner, Lorenzo practiced law for eight years with one of the leading Italian law firms, where his practice focused on corporate and commercial law, corporate governance and M&A transactions. He was also seconded for six months in the legal department of the Italian office of one of the biggest provider of IT services in Europe.
After graduating in law from the University of Milan, he obtained an LL.M. from the University of Chicago Law School. After the LL.M., he also worked as a visiting lawyer in a medium size law firm of Chicago.
He has been admitted to practice law in Italy and is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association.
He is fluent in Italian (mother tongue), English and Greek.
«Lorenzo Toffoloni is adept at handling domestic and cross-border M&A as well as corporate transactions. Clients comment: “He always delivers top-notch advice, is always on time and is business-minded,” while other sources recognise his focus on advising Italian clients on their Cypriot legal concerns». Chambers & Partners Europe, 2015, Corporate/Commercial: Cyprus.
«Lorenzo Toffoloni has significant experience of corporate transactions and ongoing commercial matters. He is qualified in both Italy and Cyprus and frequently assists Italian clients with Cypriot corporate issues.» Chambers Europe, 2016, Corporate/Commercial: Cyprus.
«Clients appreciate Lorenzo Toffoloni’s clear approach to matters: “I like the way he drafts the agreements; the agreements he sends us are straight to the point. Other lawyers really overcomplicate matters sometimes. He is quite straight to the point, protective and simple as well which is a style that I like.” He is qualified to practise in Cyprus and Italy and often handles Cypriot corporate matters for his Italian clientele.» Chambers Global, 2017, Corporate/Commercial: Cyprus.
«Lorenzo Toffoloni of Andreas Th. Sofokleous LLC is admired by sources and described as “precise and with extensive experience on contract drafting.” He collects praise for his international experience and frequently advises foreign clients on local investments and corporate advisory matters» Chambers Europe, 2018, Corporate/Commercial: Cyprus.