Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2006, Nicolas Planchot specialises in real estate and planning law, construction law, acquisitions and real estate financing and commercial leases.
Well-versed in all aspects of property deals, Nicolas Planchot enjoys extensive experience on large-scale projects, in particular in public-private partnerships including real estate, shopping centre and high-rise building projects from creation through to completion and marketing. He advises leading companies active in the construction and public works sectors, institutional investors, investment funds, major operators and chains, as well as landholding corporations, management companies and financial institutions.
Recent experience includes advising on the refurbishment of the Parc des Princes football stadium, the financing of real estate developments around the French MoD’s new location, the sale to a sovereign fund in Middle East of a building located on the Champs Elysées for over 500 million euros, the structuring for an insurance company of three OPCIs to hold assets exceeding 600 million euros, and their sale to real estate investors.
« 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. The practice assisted AccorHotels with the disposal of an 85-hotel portfolio and advised BNP Paribas and CACIB on the €410m financing of the acquisition of Tour First in La Défense. 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