Pierre Popesco is a long-standing figure in real estate, hailed for the first-rate counsel he delivers to clients on complex real estate transactions.
Pierre joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 2018. He was previously partner in the real estate department of Herbert Smith Freehills office in Paris, which he created and directed over 12 years. Previously he was partner at Lefebvre Pelletier & Associés, a well-known French real estate boutique. Before, Pierre was the general counsel of Espace Promotion, Unibail’s subsidiary dedicated to the promotion of shopping centres. Prior to this, he spent five years as creator and director of a research centre specialised in development and construction law.
Pierre is specialised in all transactional aspects of real estate deals: partnership structuring, formation of investment funds, acquisition and sale of buildings and real estate companies, construction and real estate development operations, and commercial leases.
Pierre is a member of the GRI Club.
A native French speaker, he is fluent in English.