Real Estate Law

Turn to us for comprehensive and clear legal advice on any real estate-related issue or transaction. With our long and diverse experience, we are able to meet both your domestic and international real estate legal needs, either as an investor or as a property owner.

We offer comprehensive
and clear legal advice on all
real estate-related issues.

What We Offer

Our Key Areas of Expertise

We specialise in the following real estate-related areas of law:

  • Acquisitions, dispositions, restructuring, related financing and cross-border transactions.
  • Notary public deeds, title transfers, building contracts, subdivisions and owners corporation.
  • Land use, construction and property development, planning applications and disputes.
  • Retail and commercial leasing.
  • Special procedures for private islands.
Our Associates

Given the complexity of real estate transactions we work 
with other professionals, including:

  • Land planners
  • Civil engineers and general contractors
  • Fund managers
  • Finance and banking experts
  • Tax advisors
Our Clients

Our clients range from private investors to real estate funds and foreign financiers interested in various sectors including:

  • Commercial, retail and industrial properties
  • Residential and landed properties
  • Hotels
  • Private islands

How We Can Assist You

  • Residential Real Estate

  • Commercial Real Estate

  • Construction and Engineering

  • Land Planning and Environmental Law

  • Real Estate Financing

  • Real Estate Funds and Joint Ventures

  • Real Estate Tax Issues

Advice on all aspects of residential property and strategic relationships.

Commercial cross-border transactions, establishment of investment vehicles and comprehensive, clear advice.

We offer advice on any construction, engineering and procurement issues.

We deal with all aspects of residential properties, including:

  • Lease, landlord and tenant matters.
  • Block and estate management.
  • Mixed-use buildings.

Our expertise also covers full legal support for the development, marketing and subsequent sale of residential assets in Greece.

Through our long-term involvement in high-profile projects in Greece, we have become one of the most well-established law firms in this area.

We have acted on behalf of a wide variety of property owners over the years, often with substantial real estate portfolios. So we are well trained to offer advice on all types of urban and rural land transactions:

  • Office buildings
  • Hotel units
  • Shopping malls
  • Industrial units
  • Agricultural land

We can assist you in establishing investment vehicles, including:

  • Real Estate Investment Companies (REICs)
  • Joint ventures
  • Partnerships

Whether you are a domestic or an international investor interested in buying or selling commercial real estate property in Greece, we offer you comprehensive and transparent legal advice.

Drafting of contracts and agreements

We offer you advice on any construction, engineering and procurement issues. Based on our extensive experience, we can assist you with negotiating and drafting:

  • Conventional building, engineering and construction contracts (FIDIC, EPC, etc.).
  • Development and funding agreements.
  • Infrastructure, energy and renewable energy contracts.

Pre-construction arrangements

We can offer you advice on any contractual arrangements before works commence on site, such as:

  • Letters of intent.
  • Memorandums of agreements.
  • Pre-construction service agreements.

We offer you advice on all aspects of land planning and environmental law, regulation and policy.

We work closely with you on any plans you may have for the development and use of land and buildings.

You will receive the right legal advice to ensure that your investment plan is successful.

Assistance for all types of financing

Whether you are a borrower or a lender, we can successfully represent you when it comes to real estate financing, including:

  • Secured and unsecured credit facilities.
  • First mortgage loans.
  • Sale and leaseback transactions.
  • Portfolio loans.
  • Mezzanine and preferred equity financing.
  • Collateralised mortgage-backed securities transactions.

National and international partnerships

We have forged the necessary partnerships at a national and international level, so we can handle your real-estate transactions as efficiently as possible.

Expertise on all types of real estate funds

Commercial property investment has gained a markedly higher profile in recent years, as markets have thrived and the range of investment vehicles has grown.

Whether you are a sponsor or an investor, we assist you to form or invest in real estate private equity funds, including opportunity funds and development funds.

You will receive advice on all aspects of real estate funds, including establishment, regulations and tax.

Tax-efficient plans

Take advantage of our expertise and invest in an income-producing real estate fund with a tax-efficient plan and a clear exit strategy.

Drafting of special arrangements

Your real estate transactions may increasingly involve sophisticated partnership agreements, complex equity participations, convertible or participating obligations and debt restructurings. Our financial advisors actively assist you in structuring and drafting these arrangements.

Whether you live in Greece or abroad, we can provide advice on:

  • Tax aspects of partnerships and real estate investment trusts.
  • Complex lending arrangements designed to attract foreign investments in local real estate or real estate investments by joint ventures and other entities.

Experience in Greek tax law

In Greece, local taxes on real estate significantly affect the structure of transactions. We have extensive experience in this area since we frequently act as counsel in major real estate transactions.