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King & Wood Mallesons

Real Estate

2 ranked lawyersBand 5SpainEurope 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Key lawyers at King & Wood Mallesons handle varied real estate mandates for a client list that includes well-known corporates and both international and domestic developers. The team advises on the development, leasing and sale of shopping centres or offices. It has experience in the acquisition of land for new hotels or logistics warehouses. It assists with the negotiation of construction contracts for sports venues or restaurants. The firm also assists corporate tenants and landlords with the negotiation of long-term lease agreements.

Strengths

"They identify any risks as early as possible and arrive with the solutions we can use to negotiate or renegotiate our position," states one client.

Sources praise the lawyers' ability to adopt "a broad commercial vision while safeguarding the client's interests."

Work highlights

Advised McDonald’s on various real estate acquisitions, construction mandates and lease agreements as part of the expansion of its franchises in Spain.

Notable practitioners

Candela Escribano is a crucial member of the firm's real estate team. She receives particularly strong feedback from both market commentators and clients for her technical expertise.

Sources say that José Antonio Calleja has a "great understanding of the real estate sector and is hard-working," adding: "He takes the initiative in recognising problems and separating them off so that they can be resolved." "He is technically excellent and has a fabulous business vision," remarks a second interviewee. José Antonio Calleja handles varied real estate mandates on behalf of corporate clients and property developers.

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Real Estate


Candela Escribano
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José Antonio Calleja
Band 3