Gide's teams enjoy recognised expertise in the structuring of large-scale urban planning operations, development, construction and restructuring operations on all types of assets.
We act on all aspects of these complex operations, particularly:
Operations arrangement - Urban Planning
Command of tools used in urban planning and development operations (participation agreement, urban partnership project, joint development zones, etc.)
Analysis and advice regarding the legal organisation (size, co-ownership, independent property management association, etc.) and the land structuring (estate, planning permission allowing land division, etc.) of the buildings to ease their future use and sale/lease
Assistance in land control (negotiation of purchase deeds, contaminated soils issue, etc.)
Assistance and follow-up in obtaining the necessary administrative authorisations
Development - Construction
Selection of the type of contract most suited to the operation (Project Owner's Assistance Agreement, Project Owner's Representation Agreement, Property Development Agreement), general contractors, specialised contractors, etc.)
Optimisation of risk transfer between the various stakeholders in the operation (price and lead-time guarantee, criminal liability delegation, etc.)
Drafting and negotiation of contracts related to the design and construction of buildings (architect agreements, property development agreements, general contractors, macro-plots), etc.
Extremely well-regarded practice covering the full spectrum of real estate matters. Lawyers have expertise in construction and finance, as well as in development, commercial leases and litigation. Represents all types of clients including funds, financial institutions and developers. Clients single out the firm for its capacity to handle every type of matter, noting: 'Gide is able to cover all types of legal issues from real estate to tax and corporate.' Another client praises the lawyers' reactivity: 'Very strong team always available to support you.' Further clients comment: 'Strong depth of know-how and expertise in the various real estate specialisations.' Chambers Europe 2017
Gide Loyrette Nouel ‘provides outstanding legal and business-oriented advice that shows high responsiveness and understanding of clients’ needs’. The ‘large and available’ team of almost 40 lawyers has full-service expertise, spanning investments, portfolio deals, finance, tax and property fund matters. Legal 500 EMEA 2017