Eric Martin-Impératori has been a member of Gide's Real Estate Transactions & Financing practice group since 1990. He specialises in real estate and planning law, construction law, acquisitions and real estate project financing and commercial leases. Well-versed in all aspects of property deals, Eric Martin-Impératori has a wide experience, especially in large-scale projects: shopping centre and office building developments, from creation to completion and marketing.
He advises real estate investors on high profile projects: SILIC, Groupama Immobilier, Benson Elliot GCI, sovereign funds situated in the Middle East, MGPA but also operators such as SFR for the construction of its headquarters and Amundi SA.
His expertise on the various production phases of a building enables him to give precise advice adapted to each situation.
Eric Martin-Impératori is regularly ranked in the various international legal directories, such as Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Who's Who Legal Real Estate in France.
« Eric Martin-Impératori has remarkable knowledge of real estate and real estate financing, construction and town planning. He assists clients with project development, land management and commercial zoning. He has further skills in acquisitions and disposals of real estate assets, advising international investors. Clients describe him as 'user-friendly, commercial and responsive'. »
Chambers Europe 2017
« Eric Martin-Impératori’s impressive real estate practice focuses on planning law, financing and commercial leases. He is 'an excellent lawyer who has a real understanding of his field.' »
Who's Who Legal 2017
« Interviewees describe Eric Martin-Impératori as 'pragmatic' in his handling of leasing issues, town planning and construction matters, including contentious cases. His recent work has included financing and agreements with regard to project development and refurbishing newly acquired real estate. »
Chambers Europe 2016
« Eric Martin-Impératori, who is ‘an excellent technical lawyer with the ability to close transactions’. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2016
« Eric Martin-Impératori is respected for his handling of complicated real estate transactions. He is also noted for his role in major development projects and climbs the construction rankings as a result. For example, key recent instructions included advising Icade on the development of a mixed-use building, Mozart in the La Défense in Paris, valued at EUR450 million. »
Chambers Europe 2015
« Eric Martin-Impératori is 'always a pleasure to work with' and his experience covers a range of specialisms from real estate project financing to various production phases of a building - particularly in large-scale projects such as shopping centres and office building developments. »
Who's Who Legal 2014
« 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. [...] Key partners include: Frédéric Nouel, who gives ‘to-the-point advice’ and is one of the best in the field; Stanislas Dwernicki; Eric Martin-Impératori; Renault Baguenault, who is ‘dedicated to servicing his clients’; Bertrand Oldra, who ‘understands his clients’ needs and seeks to find solutions’; Christopher Szostak, who is ‘always available, gives detailed analysis and is able to handle the most complex transactions’; and Nicolas Planchot. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2017