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Lorenzo Ricchi

Associate – Corporate, M&A and Private Equity

Lorenzo strives to build genuine relationships with clients and to answer their complex legal questions by utilising excellent communication, negotiation and analytical skills. He efficiently advises people and entities on their business endeavours and finds ways to shape and structure businesses and ventures based on their owners' and investors' wants and needs.

Lorenzo’s expertise includes private equity, corporate restructuring, fund formation and management, general corporate matters, and capital markets.  

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Lorenzo worked for Clifford Chance US LLP, Chef’s Warehouse (NASDAQ: CHEF) and the World Bank Group (IBRD).

Lorenzo is admitted in New York and not admitted in Australia.


Private Equity; Fund Formation and Management; Capital Raising; Corporate; Corporate Restructuring



  • Juris Doctor – American University, Washington College of Law
  • Master of Laws – Georgetown University Law Centre
  • Bachelor of Laws – University of Reading
  • Admitted to practice in New York



  • Advised several private fund sponsors on the formation and management of their private investment funds.
  • Advised global investment management companies on their purchase of senior secured notes in private offerings.
  • Represented several U.S. Airlines and leasing companies in the sale and lease transfer of several aircraft.
  • Advised Preston Hollow Community Capital in its corporate reorganization and listing with the NYSE.