Our 70 partners and associates working exclusively in this sector offer an excellent comprehensive service. Our teams are market practice innovators and pioneers in operations involving a real estate aspect. To this end, they keep abreast of legal news and regularly conduct seminars on current hot topics as well as legal training sessions, and always anticipate the legal changes and the needs of our clients, with quality as a primary focus.
Thanks to our ability to act quickly and creatively for our clients and their projects, be they local or international, we have advised a significant number of financial institutions (banks, insurance companies, etc.), investment funds, land corporations, fund managers and asset managers, developers and construction companies, advisors and technicians active in the real estate sector, lessors and operators, and public bodies (State, local authorities, public institutions, mixed-economy companies, etc.).
We offer them advice and assistance on all types of real estate assets, whether for industrial, tertiary, residential or agricultural use, such as:
- Office buildings of all types (high-rise buildings, public-access buildings, etc.)
- Commercial assets (in particular shopping centres, hyper/supermarkets, retail outlets on ground floors of buildings and department stores)
- High-rise buildings, buildings open to the public
- Logistics platforms
- Manufacturing plants
- Leisure centres
- Farms, logging companies, winegrowers
- Healthcare institutes
- Wind farms, photovoltaic power stations
Impressive, sizeable real estate group particularly renowned for its expertise in transactions and finance matters. Also highly regarded for development issues, commercial leases and contentious cases. 'The lawyers have very good negotiation skills and are technically very inventive.'
'The team has experts on nearly everything and the lawyers are very precise.'
Chambers Europe 2016
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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I.’s ‘excellent’ practice is ‘responsive to clients’ demands’ and shows ‘sensible commercial acumen’. The dedicated 36-lawyer team has a comprehensive range of expertise. The practice assists a leading client base spanning listed European property groups, sovereign funds, financial institutions, developers and industrial companies. The firm advises on high-profile investment deals in the office and retail sectors, and also handles leasing and property development work. It assisted Goldman Sachs with the acquisition of La Défense’s Tours Pascal and advised L’Oréal on the negotiation of a lease for 12 office floors in the So Ouest Plaza tower. Key figures include ‘star partner’ Frédéric Nouel, Renault Baguenault, Bertrand Oldra, Christopher Szostak, as well as Stanislas Dwernicki, who demonstrates ‘a good understanding of business issues’, and Eric Martin-Impératori, who is ‘an excellent technical lawyer with the ability to close transactions’. Nicolas Planchot was made partner.'
Legal 500 EMEA 2016