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
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Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. est une signature prestigieuse dans le domaine de l’immobilier. Le cabinet est en capacité d’offrir une gamme complète d’expertises à destination d’une clientèle de premier plan. L’équipe excelle dans la gestion d’opérations complexes et haut de gamme, notamment en matière d'investissement. Elle a récemment été impliquée dans de nombreuses opérations de place, portant sur des actifs ou des portefeuilles d’actifs immobiliers, notamment dans les secteurs du bureau et du commerce. L'équipe a également conseillé ICAWOOD dans le cadre du lancement du projet Arboretum ; campus innovant de bureaux et services bas carbone à Nanterre La Défense. Dans le secteur de l'hôtellerie, le cabinet a réalisé un deal marquant pour son client phare Accor qu'il a accompagné dans la cession de sa participation de 85,5% dans Orbis à AccorInvest pour un milliard d'euros. Enfin, le cabinet est pourvu d’une des meilleures expertises de financement immobilier du marché ; il assiste souvent des banques sur la structuration des plus importants financements du marché immobilier. Frédéric Nouel dirige la pratique, à laquelle participent également: Eric Martin-Impératori, Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse, Bertrand Oldra, Christopher Szostak, Hugues Moreau, Jean-François Levraud, Nicolas Planchot et Constantin Miliotis qui a été promu associé au début de l’année 2020. Kamel Ben Salah, Rémi Tabbagh et Laetitia Lemercier sont de grandes références pour les opérations de financement immobilier.
Legal 500 Paris 2022
Gide Loyrette Nouel is active across all stages of real estate projects, including transactions, investment structuring, due diligence reviews, documentation preparation, construction and regulatory matters. Assets of focus for the group include residential, office, hospitality, healthcare and elderly care services, logistics, retail and student housing. Marcin Muszel is the practice head and is supported by counsel Błażej Czwarnok and associates Rafal Osetek and Tomasz Roszczyc.
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Poland
Gide Loyrette Nouel‘s banking and finance team handles financing transactions, regulatory and retail banking issues, and it also advises on banking documentation on a day-to-day basis. Its clients include Polish and international banks and financial institutions, as well as insurance companies, private equity and mezzanine funds, and corporate borrowers with strong links with the French market. Practice head Paweł Grześkowiak has expertise in finance and banking law, and is active in secured and structured finance transactions. Marta Karmińska is sought after for advice on secured and unsecured financings, such as those involving syndicated finance, structured finance, LBO and commercial real property finance.
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Poland
Gide Cuatrecasas Casablanca has a team of four lawyers who together constitute the only dedicated real estate team in Casablanca. Led by counsel Loris Marghieri, who is assisted by construction, development and finance partner Jean-François Levraud and projects partner Wacef Bentaibi, the group frequently advises on the sales and acquisitions, off-plan developments and the negotiation of lease agreements, particularly in the tourism and hospitality sector.
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Tourism & Real Estate
The ‘highly responsive and dedicated team’ at Gide Loyrette Nouel A.A.R.P.I. provides counsel at all stages of the real estate value creation chain, from zoning permits and construction through to sophisticated and tax efficient investment vehicles. The setting up of joint ventures and share-deals, leasing matters, asset-management, structured financing, and downstream investments through both share and asset deals are other core areas. Frédéric Nouel leads a team of acclaimed real estate lawyers: Eric Martin-Impératori, Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse, Christopher Szostak, Hugues Moreau, Kamel Ben Salah, Rémi Tabbagh and Laetitia Lemercier. Antoine Mary was promoted to partner in July 2021.
Legal 500 EMEA 2022
Gide Cuatrecasas Casablanca is a pre-eminent law firm which is highly respected in Morocco. It is well known for advising on the sale and acquisition of real estate projects and the negotiation of construction agreements. The team is particularly active on real estate matters in the industrial and hospitality sectors, and can also call upon further expertise based in the Paris office of Gide Loyrette Nouel.
Chambers Global 2022 - Morocco
Gide Loyrette Nouel houses a noteworthy real estate team advising on transactions concerning a range of property assets, including hotels, office buildings and warehouses as well as care and retirement homes. The law firm also conducts joint venture exits among real estate developers and prepares lease agreements for commercial properties. The team is visible on deals relating to property assets in Polish regions. Its client roster includes real estate developers, investors and corporate entities.
Chambers Europe 2022 - Poland
Gide Loyrette Nouel has an extremely well-regarded real estate practice covering the full spectrum of real estate matters. Lawyers at the firm have expertise in finance, as well as in development, commercial leases and real estate funds, and represent all types of clients including financial institutions, retail chains and global investors. The team notably acts on pan-European and cross-border mandates and is visible in a range of sectors including retail, offices and hotels.
Chambers Europe 2022
Noteworthy team advising on transactions concerning a range of property assets, including hotels, office buildings and warehouses as well as care and retirement homes. Joint venture exits among real estate developers also form part of the firm's caseload. Visible on deals relating to property assets in Polish regions. Also prepares lease agreements for commercial properties. Boasts a client roster of real estate developers, investors and corporate entities.
Chambers Europe 2021
The impressive Gide Loyrette Nouel is ‘among the top law firms in Paris, comes first for large deals’, is ‘very professional, delivers on time, and gives good insights on the market’s latest developments’. The large 49-lawyer team serves many high-profile European listed property companies, French and international investment funds, developers, industrial operators, high end-users and lenders and is consistently involved in the market’s largest investment deals.
Legal 500 EMEA 2019
Extremely well-regarded practice covering the full spectrum of real estate matters. Lawyers have expertise in finance, as well as in development, commercial leases and real estate funds. Represents all types of clients including financial institutions, developers and corporates. Acts on pan-European and cross-border mandates. Visible in a range of sectors including retail, offices, hotels and logistic.
Chambers Europe 2019
Highlights included assisting AccorHotels with the spin-off of its business line HotelInvest; Norges Bank Investment Management with the €1bn share-deal acquisition of a real estate complex located at Place Vendome and rue Saint Honoré in Paris, which is the largest ever transaction by value on a single asset in Paris to date; and Union Investment Real Estate with the off-plan acquisition of the "Grand Central" building. The team also assisted Total with the off-plan lease of its new headquarters. The highly recognised Frédéric Nouel, Stanislas Dwernicki, Eric Martin-Impératori and Renault Baguenault de Puchesse head the practice. Other key names in the team include Bertrand Oldra, Christopher Szostak who ‘anticipates clients’ needs and is a very trustful and pro-business adviser that you are glad to have on your side at the negotiating table’, the ‘always available’ Hugues Moreau and Nicolas Planchot. The firm is also second-to none for property finance work: the team is ‘excellent, commercial and always finds solutions’ and includes two of the market’s most well-known figures, namely the ‘efficient, discreet and commercial’ Kamel Ben Salah, who is ‘extremely well connected and has strong negotiating skills’, and Rémi Tabbagh. Laetitia Lemercier is also involved.
Legal 500 EMEA 2019