real estate

The legal assistance in this field is one of the top specializations of our law firm. The members of our team are constantly involved in legal assistance in projects having as object the development of retail centres, acquisition of lands and constructions, legal assistance for sale networks development, handling and negotiation of complex transactions involving partnerships for the financing, construction and joint exploitation of real estates, implementation of residential and depositing areas projects etc.
Our services in this field cover:

  • Legal due-diligence (title investigations, drafting of due-diligence reports detailing the key-findings, identification of risks, recommendations and strategies for the avoidance of such risks etc.)
  • Drafting of contractual documents (pre-contracts, contracts, framework agreements, association, construction etc.)
  • Legal assistance to real estate investment projects (financing schemes, including special mortgage credits, concessions, public-private partnerships etc.)
  • Follow-up of Real Estate publicity registration operations
  • Legal assistance to consolidate or separate plots of lands
  • Legal consultancy on urbanism-related issues (town-planning restrictions, technical and economical regime of Real Estate operations, approvals from the public authorities, review of building permits, including handling proceedings and formalities with the government authorities etc.)
  • Legal consultancy on construction-related environmental issues.

Below you can find details of some of our recent projects in real estate:

  • Assisting a French group in a business transfer transaction rated as one of the leading deals on the Romanian market in 2016, consisting in the acquisition of the commercial gallery of the biggest retail center from the south west region of Romania, through a business transfer agreement, from a company under insolvency procedure
  • Acting as legal counsel to a company from the real estate division of an international bank in the negotiation and conclusion of a forward-purchase transaction for the development of a retail centre
  • Assisting a local subsidiary of a French group in a Real Estate project (which includes the extension of a retail centre and the conclusion of legal deeds with a local public authority for the development of a new access to the retail centre)
  • Assistance provided to the local subsidiary of a French group in a real estate project which consists in the development of a sport retail centre
  • Continuous legal assistance provided to a company from the oil and gas distribution field in the process of developing its distribution network
  • Assisting a leading company from the FMCG retail field in a transaction involving the assignment of immovable assets for the development of another retail area on the site of an existing commercial centre
  • Assisting a joint-venture company established by a leading FMCG retail company and a real estate developer for the conclusion of a partnership with local public authorities in view of development of accesses to a mall centre
  • Assistance provided to the local subsidiary of French investors in the sale of a car service centre
  • Providing day-to-day legal assistance to a bank in the process of selling immovable assets acquired in enforcement proceedings against bank’s debtors.