Having understood that one of the major business engines currently driving the Romanian market is real estate, we have developed a specialized Real Estate team with lawyers dedicating 100% of their time to our clients’ real estate projects.
Our real estate lawyers handle, employing an inter-disciplinary approach, a wide variety of sophisticated transactions, covering the legal and regulatory issues in purchase and sale, property finance, leasing and concession, property insurance, public and private construction, public works, property development and investment, mortgages and other collaterals as well as recovery and security enforcement, joint ventures and leasing of all types of properties, especially residential and office projects.
The firm also has an active practice in representation of owners and lenders in complex real estate workouts and bankruptcy matters, and in handling the real estate components of major mergers and acquisitions transactions. Our lawyers are actively involved in all aspects of title clearing, the negotiation and preparation of documents and, when required, the prosecution or defense of foreclosure, bankruptcy and related litigation. We pride ourselves in shaping the best transaction to serve the clients’ interests.
|Scope of Practice|
|offering clients flexible and creative solutions to difficult problems across a broad range of transactions in the commercial real estate industry, including real estate private equity fund investments and formations; real estate operating company formations and investments including drafting and negotiation of joint venture, partnership and limited liability company agreements, investment advisory agreements, shareholder agreements and related documentation; single asset and portfolio acquisitions and dispositions; management, leasing and related operational issues including drafting and negotiation of leases, asset and property management agreements. |
|Real Estate Finance|
|secured lending transactions including drafting and negotiation of loan documentation and related advice on the real property law aspects of unconventional debt instruments and instruments securing their repayment; pre and post-bankruptcy strategy in connection with loan restructurings, workouts and acquisitions of non-performing assets. Advising on real estate secured lending and structured finance, both for lenders and borrowers; transactions involving conventional acquisition, term and construction loans, as well as more complex structures such as leveraged leases, commercial mortgage backed securities, individual and portfolio loan acquisitions and syndicated corporate credit facilities secured by extensive guarantees.|
|Corporate Real Estate|
|assistance on corporate acquisition and disposition transactions, related acquisition and financing issues, leasing, build-to-suit and other transactions for corporate real estate users of office, manufacturing and industrial properties; negotiation and preparation of complex shared-facility, reciprocal operating and other agreements required in the division of large manufacturing and industrial sites between multiple users.|
|Legal and Regulatory Services|
|framework and assessment of compliance in the application of real estate, corporate, securities, partnership and tax law to complex business transactions involving the acquisition, ownership, financing and operation of commercial real estate. |