Monica Colombera heads Legance’s Energy, Project & Infrastructure Group and is mentioned by the major league tables and legal directories. Monica is involved in the main transactions followed by the Firm. Monica assists lenders and sponsors in financing transactions and in the structuring of projects, and investors in acquisition and joint venture deals, both in infrastructure and energy sectors on a regular basis.
Monica is mentioned by many legal directories, The Legal 500 ranked her as a Leading Individual in the Banking and Finance (both lender, arranger and borrower sides) and in the Energy sections; IFLR1000 ranked her as a Market Leader for Project Finance and as a Woman Leader; Chambers and Partners describes her as follows: "She is a leader with undisputed experience in the energy sector and her force of persuasion and negotiation skills are some of her main strengths in M&A and financing activities", "very precise and understands the needs of the client", "she has a solution-oriented approach and she never gives up" (2020), “very knowledgeable, pragmatic and solution-oriented”, “a clever and dynamic lawyer with an excellent reputation”, “is always looking for the best solution for both parties” (2019), “she is very strong in negotiation, with an excellent commercial approach. She is a very talented lawyer” (2018), “clients appreciate her competence and excellent reaction skills. She was instrumental to success. She is absolutely one of the first choices for project finance” (2017), “clients respect her for her wealth of experience and her strong organisational skills” (2016), “an absolutely outstanding project finance lawyer with a broad and international reach” (2015), “she provides an in-depth service and is always very flexible and adaptive” (2014), “very smart and provides high-quality advice” (2013), “a leader in project finance, praised for her client-focused approach and pragmatism”, “undoubtedly one of the leading energy specialists” (2012) and praised for her “commercial nature and strength in negotiations” (2011).
Monica has been awarded as “Project Finance Lawyer of the Year” in 2017 and 2020, “Finance Lawyer of the Year” in 2018, “Energy Lawyer of the Year” in 2019 by Legalcommunity, and “Infrastructure Lawyer of the Year” in 2020 by TopLegal.