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Real Estate

We offer a global network of creative real estate lawyers experienced in handling all types and stages of real estate transactions.

Our clients choose us because they know we understand their objectives and offer them the innovation, experience, technical expertise, clarity of advice and commitment to get their deals done efficiently and effectively. We regularly handle transactions for the world's leading investment banks, private equity funds, hedge funds, pension funds, REITs and sovereign wealth funds.

Real estate deals are becoming ever more complex. Increasingly they are cross border, highly structured and involve sophisticated financing arrangements. Allen & Overy is ideally placed to advise on these sorts of transactions with our specialist real estate capability across all product lines, unparalleled reputation in finance and well resourced global network.

We advise on development and planning, projects and construction, large loan, mezzanine, A/B and preferred equity origination, loan workouts, NPL pool acquisitions, distressed debt acquisition (including loan-to-own strategies), investment, corporate occupation, tax, finance, securitisation, real estate investment fund formation, structuring and joint ventures, and complex real estate mergers and acquisitions.

We support our clients in their most important real estate projects on an international basis. With more than 90 partners and over 300 associates across our global network, we have both significant geographical reach and a wealth of real estate experience in the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.   

News & Insights


Publications: 21 DECEMBER 2020

Covid-19 Update: Gesetz zur weiteren Verkürzung des Restschuldbefreiungsverfahrens

Auswirkungen auf das Gewerbemietrecht

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retail property

Publications: 18 DECEMBER 2020

COVID-19 Update: Neuer Lockdown – Auswirkungen des Bund-Länder-Beschlusses vom 13. Dezember 2020 auf das Gewerbemietrecht

Am 13. Dezember 2020 haben die Bundeskanzlerin und die Ministerpräsidentinnen und -präsidenten der Bundesländer angesichts der aktuellen Entwicklungen der Covid-19-Pandemie erneut tiefgreifende…

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Escada store

News: 14 DECEMBER 2020

US-Investor übernimmt Vermögenswerte der insolventen ESCADA SE – Allen & Overy berät Insolvenzverwalter Gerloff

Im Insolvenzverfahren der ESCADA SE (ESCADA), mit Sitz in Aschheim bei München, hat Insolvenzverwalter Dr. Christian Gerloff (Kanzlei Gerloff Liebler Rechtsanwälte) mit einem US-Finanzinvestor eine…

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Publications: 27 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 Coronavirus: Auswirkungen des Covid-19-Gesetzes auf Mietverträge

Massive wirtschaftliche Auswirkungen auf die Immobilienwirtschaft

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