This year we highlight 39 renowned real estate lawyers who excel at advising domestic and international clients on transactional, financing, development and investment matters.
Most highly regarded
Gide Loyrette Nouel secures six listings in this chapter.
Frédéric Nouel stands out as “one of the very best real estate lawyers in France”, particularly for transactional matters.
Renaud Baguenault de Puchesse is highly sought after by investment funds and institutional investors for his transactional skill.
Stanislas Dwernicki enjoys a diverse real estate practice which covers financing, development and leasing matters.
Bertrand Oldra is endorsed as “a first-class lawyer with a market-leading team”. He is regularly involved in high-profile acquisitions, restructurings and property development matters.
De Pardieu Brocas Maffei impresses with three lawyers highlighted this year.
Peers credit Emmanuel Fatôme as “one of the top practitioners in the French real estate market”.
Pierre Gebarowski gains extensive recommendations for his 20-plus years of experience negotiating complex real estate acquisitions and financing matters.
Paul Talbourdet is revered for his leading work on real estate investment and financing briefs.
François Bonteil of Clifford Chance receives widespread praise for his first-rate advice on M&A and private equity deals as well as leasing and development issues.
DLA Piper’s Antonia Raccat is praised by respondents for her “strong legal skills”, as well as her “pragmatic and efficient approach” to investment and financing briefs.
Jean-Dominique Casalta with Allen & Overy is highlighted for his first-class real estate practice which focuses on acquisitions and portfolio restructuring.
Olivier Mesmin of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner is highly sought after by investment funds and institutional investors thanks to his strong reputation as a “well-known practitioner in the real estate tax field”.
Pierre Popesco is a seasoned lawyer with more than 30 years of experience advising clients on the full range of real estate transactions.
Françoise Maigrot of Linklaters is renowned for his “strong experience and great mandates on the investment side of real estate practice”.
From Paul Hastings, Jean-Louis Martin maintains a stellar reputation as a go-to real estate lawyer for top-quality investment advice.
Jean-Maurice Gaillard at Archers earns acclaim for his significant expertise in real estate investment and financing issues.
Franck Peter at White & Case comes highly recommended for his top-tier work advising domestic and international clients on the full range of real estate matters.
Jean-Jacques Raquin with Lacourte Raquin Tatar is highly regarded as “a senior figure of the real estate market” and “a truly top-notch lawyer”.
Jean-Yves Charriau is a distinguished tax specialist with a strong reputation in the real estate sector.
From Dentons, Pascal Schmitz is singled out for his extensive experience advising high-profile clients on real estate investment matters.