Market leading, cross-practice advice
Our Real Estate sector group brings together lawyers from across Allen & Overy's network and practice groups with particular involvement from our real estate, real estate finance, corporate, tax, securitisation, capital markets, litigation, investment funds and restructuring groups.
Their expertise and strong team working enables us to advise on both domestic and cross-border deals involving real estate as an asset class.
We act for public and private companies, pension funds, investment banks and other financial institutions, private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, real estate funds, hotel owners and operators, retailers, public sector bodies, developers, unit trusts.
News & insights
Publications: 20 JANUARY 2020
In its resolution dated 20 November 2019, the Supreme Court concluded that an agreement must not provide for a contractual penalty in the event a party rescinds such agreement due to the other party’s failure to perform its financial obligation towards it (III CZP 3/19).Read more
News: 25 NOVEMBER 2019
Allen & Overy has announced that the sale and leaseback of Všeobecná úverová banka's (VÚB)'s real estate portfolio was successfully signed on 12 June 2019 and closed on 7 October 2019. Post-closing works will continue during 2020.Read more
Publications: 31 OCTOBER 2019
Focus: "Berlin Rent Freeze" and Real Estate Transfer Tax ReformRead more
Publications: 22 JANUARY 2019
The year 2019 will bring a number of new developments for the German real estate market: a tightening of the “rental price brake” (Mietpreisbremse), a changing political environment for housing investments in urban areas as well as developments with regard to the German real estate transfer tax.Read more
According to a real estate client: "Allen & Overy is characterised by a high degree of responsiveness and is able to develop pragmatic solutions under time pressure, even in complicated situations."
Chambers Europe 2019