This year’s research highlights 38 lawyers recommended for their astute handling transactions, regulation and litigation in the real estate sector.
Most highly regarded
Gide Loyrette Nouel see six lawyers ranked for their excellent work in the sector.
Frédéric Nouel earns effusive commendations for his exceptional experience in commercial lease negotiations and high-value transactions transaction.
Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse is hailed by peers for his notable experience advising on complex commercial real estate acquisitions and high-value transactions.
Eric Martin-Impératori is a “top-notch, highly experienced professional”, renowned for his expertise in large-scale real estate projects.
Stanislas Dwernicki garners extensive praise for his experience advising on the development, construction, acquisition and disposal of real estate portfolios.
Bertrand Oldra is well thought of among peers for his diligent handling of acquisitions and property restructuring for global and domestic clients.
Christopher Szostak excels in advising domestic and international clients on matters ranging from financing and project development to disposals.
At De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, sources laud the “excellent” Emmanuel Fatôme for his adept handling of high-stakes financing and transactional work.
Pierre Gebarowski has a “standout practice” advising national and international clients on acquisitions, developments and refinancing transactions.
Paul Talbourdet excels in commercial leasing and restructuring matters, with a strong focus on international work.
The “exceptional” François Bonteil at Clifford Chance is a leading name in the real estate sector, known for cutting-edge work on M&A, private equity and finance.
At Archers, Jean-Maurice Gaillard gains accolade as “an excellent lawyer with a strong institutional investor client base”.
Jean-Dominique Casalta of Allen & Overy is applauded for his impressive work on portfolio restructuring and acquisition financing for national and international investors.
At Dentons, Pascal Schmitz is hailed for his sharp-sighted commercial advisory service, covering sales, negotiations and OPCI set-ups.
Antonia Raccat of DLA Piper has a sweeping knowledge of real estate investment and financing, specialising in complex investment transaction work including joint ventures and acquisitions.
Fairway’s Frédéric Lefébure is a well-established name in the market, focusing on commercial acquisitions, development projects and lease negotiations.
The “exceptional” Olivier Mesmin of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner is commended for his deep expertise in tax advisory services for high-scale property developers.
Jean-Louis Martin at Paul Hastings excels at transactional work, offering investors and real estate bodies a portfolio of services including start-to-finish contractual agreement work and joint venture advice.
Pierre Popesco at CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats is a long-standing figure in real estate, hailed for the first-rate counsel he delivers to clients on complex real estate transactions.
François-Régis Fabre-Falret at LPA CGR Avocats is credited with strong expertise in real estate partnerships, forward sale agreements and commercial acquisitions.
Géraldine Piedelièvre is ranked for her exceptional contentious and non-contentious work, with impressive proficiency in litigious and advisory lease relationship management.
Lacourte Raquin Tatar’s Jean-Yves Charriau is widely acknowledged as a “statesman in real estate tax” by peers who compliment his complex transaction work and wide range of high-profile clients.
Jean-Jacques Raquin gains recognition for his sharp-sighted handling of development transactions, off-plan acquisition and lease advisory services.