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Allen & Overy LLP

Real Estate

1 ranked lawyersBand 1BelgiumEurope 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Allen & Overy is extremely well regarded by both investors and borrowers for advice on major real estate financing mandates. The law firm is also active for clients in acquisitions, leases and disposals, as well as issues regarding usufruct rights. The team frequently assists clients with cross-border transactions, as well as representing developers in public tender procedures and construction projects. It has a particular focus on office properties, as well as logistics assets and data centres.

Strengths

Allen & Overy draws praise for its strong market presence, with one source particularly noting: "I really enjoy working with the lawyers because they are very solution-oriented."

Work highlights

Advised Deka on the granting of an 18-year usufruct agreement to the European Commission in connection with the landmark 'The One' building.

Notable practitioners

Market-leading lawyer Rudy Dupont draws praise from a client for his ability to apply his market knowledge and demonstrate "good communication and a pragmatic approach." He assists both domestic and international investors with a variety of complex real estate acquisitions and divestments, often involving commercial property.

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Rudy Dupont
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