Partner Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse is a member of Gide's Real Estate Transactions & Financing practice group.
He has a proven track record in advising on the implementation of complex transactions (portfolio sales, sale and lease-back transactions, corporate deals, etc.) and in defending his clients in litigation.
He also regularly advises his institutional clients on the negotiation of commercial leases, and is called upon for construction operations (property development contracts, off-plan sales and leases).
Over the years, he has developed a French and international institutional client base (banks, insurance companies, investment funds, developers, etc.). In 2021, he led a transaction on behalf of an institutional owner for the sale of assets located in the Paris region, with a value exceeding EUR 200 million.
He is systematically listed among the best real estate experts by the international legal guides Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Who's Who Legal Real Estate in France. He was named "Lawyer of the Year 2012" in real estate law by the American magazine Best Lawyers in France.
« The strength of expertise in the team comes from Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse , who specialises in advising international investors with French transactions; Hugues Moreau; Christopher Szostak ; structured finance expert Rémi Tabbagh; and Laetitia Lemercier . »
Legal 500 EMEA 2023 - Real Estate
« Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse advises clients on a range of real estate transactions including office and logistics properties. Strengths: "He is one of the most talented lawyers I have ever met. He is extremely useful in negotiations, he is a doer and always tries to find solutions. He is also very calm, experienced and knowledgeable." »
Chambers Europe 2023 - Real Estate
« [...] 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: Stanislas Dwernicki, 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. »
Legal 500 Paris 2022 - Immobilier
« 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. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Real Estate
« Clients stress that Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse "has huge experience in the trading of properties and lease contracts." He advises clients on a range of real estate transactions including office and logistics properties. »
Chambers Europe 2022 - Real Estate
« Finally, the practice fields one of the market’s most renowned real estate finance expertise, often acting for banks on the structuring of the market’s largest financings. Frédéric Nouel directs the strong practice which also includes: Stanislas Dwernicki, Eric Martin-Impératori, Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse, Bertrand Oldra, Christopher Szostak, Hugues Moreau, Jean-François Levraud, Nicolas Planchot and Constantin Miliotis, who made partner in early 2020. »
Legal 500 EMEA 2021
« Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse is reputed among market commentators for his collaborative manner, with one saying: "It is pleasant working with him." He advises real estate companies and asset managers on complex office space disposals. »
Chambers Europe 2021