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DLA Piper LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Excellent practice advising on a range of real estate mandates, with experience in both asset and share deals. Additionally specialises in lease agreements. Strong choice for complex, cross-border property transactions, in particular those involving Germany. Assists with a variety of asset types, including healthcare, hotels and office property. Recently active in the logistics sector. Client roster includes asset managers, investors and multinational corporates.

Strengths

One client reports of the bench: "They are very well coordinated and their advice is always proactive and solution-oriented. The quality across the team is consistent and high."

Another interviewee states: "If you have international investors you need an international brand. They are very pragmatic and effective."

Work highlights

Assisted Invesco with its acquisition of an office building let to the Milan Chamber of Commerce.

Notable practitioners

Francesco De Blasio is noted by market commentators as a "knowledgeableand a very good lawyer." A popular choice of counsel for real estate investment fund clients, he offers a range of advice on matters including redevelopment projects and acquisition mandates.

Maintaining his position at the forefront of the Italian real estate market, Olaf Schmidt is praised for his skills in cross-border acquisitions and project development matters. One pleased client says: "He has a stellar recommendation within the European real estate community and an enormous network. He is smart as a whip, and above all, he stays cool and logical even under fire."

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Real Estate

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

Via dei Due Macelli 66

Rome

Lazio

Italy

00187

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Italy

Real Estate


Francesco De Blasio
Band 3
Olaf Schmidt
Band 1