Real estate

Our real estate department stands out for its leading practice with expertise not only in transactions, but also on all core real estate matters such as compulsory acquisitions, zoning and infrastructure.

In addition to our comprehensive experience with property transactions and rental and development, our team of specialists include specialists on tax law and corporate matters, all working to find solutions for our real estate customers. 

Our lawyers have experience with complex property-development projects, including the entire process from purchase of the property, through the development phase to rental and potential sale. 

We have for the last years experienced an increasing number of enquiries for assistance in cross-border transactions.

The team was extremely competent, very personable, commercial and focused on achieving the best outcome for the client.

Legal 500, 2022

We advice on

Property development

  • Structuring of ownership – risk management 
  • Tax and duty arrangements 
  • Property organisation (conversion, subdividing, etc.) 
  • Issues relating to regulations, planning law and construction law. 
  • Right of ownership and boundaries, rights of use, neighbour relations, etc. 
  • Expropriation and appraisal 
  • Transport: road and railway development 
  • Infrastructure (roads, water and sewage) 
  • Development and option agreements 
  • Environmental protection and pollution 
  • Licences and public permits 
  • Dispute resolution and litigation 
  • Public–private collaboration on the purchase, development, rental and management of schools and other public institutions 

Property transactions

  • Negotiations of purchase contracts 
  • Due diligence 
  • Financing 
  • Setting up structures 
  • Optimisation of tax and duty-related matters 
  • Settlement 
  • Lease contracts 

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