Curtis Mallet-Prevost names new Milan chief

US firm Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle has appointed a new managing partner in its Milan office.

Galileo Pozzoli, an energy law specialist who focuses on oil and gas, will replace Michele Edoardo Tamburini, who has served as managing partner since 2007.

Pozzoli will begin his term on 1 May. He joined the Curtis ­Mallet-Prevost in 2002, making partner in 2008. He qualified in Italy and is also admitted to practise in New York.