Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2010, Counsel Loris Marghieri heads the real estate practice of Gide Casablanca office where he moved in 2015 after five years spent in Paris as a member of the Real Estate Transactions & Financing practice group.
Loris specialises in real estate law and advises a broad panel of domestics and international operators on all aspects of real estate transactions and on all types of real estate assets (industrial, office, retail and shopping mall, hotels, logistics, residential, data centres, etc.) in Morocco and more broadly in west Africa.
He is mainly involved in acquisitions and disposals of real estate asset (externalisations, share deals, asset deals), real estate financing, construction operations and large scale development projects as well as in the drafting and negotiation of lease agreements for tenants and owners alike.
Loris has developed a strong expertise in Built-to-Suit transactions and off-plan leases. He also regularly assists owners and operators in the context of tourism and hospitality projects with the preparation and negotiation of hotel management contracts.
In recent years, Loris has also been involved in the structuring and creation of Moroccan OPCI.
Loris is listed as "Leading Individual" by Legal 500 EMEA 2022 and ranked "Band 2" by Chambers Global 2022 for construction and real estate.
« Counsel Loris Marghieri leads the team, advising domestic and international operators in Sub-Saharan Africa on all aspects of real estate transactions, particularly in regard to real estate finance and property development. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2023 - Morocco - Tourism & Real Estate
« Casablanca-based Loris Marghieri advises on a high volume of transactions, most notably those involving the construction or sale and purchase of retail, office and hospitality properties. He is also well versed in management agreements and refinancings. Strengths: "He is very business- and risk-oriented. He is very available and client-oriented too." »
Chambers Global 2023 - Real Estate & Construction
« 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
« Casablanca-based Loris Marghieri advises on a high volume of transactions, most notably those involving the construction of retail and multi-use properties. He is also well versed in management agreements and refinancings. "He is a great lawyer: correct, efficient and responsive." »
Chambers Global 2022
« I worked with a team from Gide Cuatrecasas Casablanca led by Loris Marghieri. The team was outstanding, really dedicated and available to help meet its clients’ needs. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
« Loris Marghieri is dedicated and very professional. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
« Dedicated and very professional' counsel and real estate specialist Loris Marghieri leads the practice. ‘I worked with a team from Gide Cuatrecasas Casablanca led by Loris Marghieri. The team was outstanding, really dedicated and available to help meet its clients’ needs. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021 | Tier 1 - Leading Individual
« Loris Marghieri is a rising talent who advises on a high volume of real estate transactions, most notably involving the construction of retail and multi-use properties. He is also well versed in management agreements and refinancings. »
Chambers Global 2021 | Up and Coming
« Gide Cuatrecasas Casablanca has the only fully dedicated real estate team in the market, with four full-time real estate lawyers, who provide 'advice tailored to the particular needs of the company'. Counsel Loris Marghieri leads the practice, which handles every stage of construction projects. The group also advises on the sale and acquisition of large-scale real estate projects, particularly off-plan developments, and also assists with the negotiation of lease agreements. »
« Counsel Loris Marghieri, who did most of the work for us, was especially responsive, always available, very quick and proactive, with excellent English and French. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2020 | Tier 1 - Next Generation Partner