With a European team of real estate lawyers and a global network of trusted local counsels, Crefovi is one of the few law firms capable of transatlantic deal-making.
Local resources. Global reach.
The global real estate industry is evolving in response to the changing needs of property investors and users. New investors are moving into real estate from other investment areas, bringing with them fresh ideas and diverse requirements. Property development in all sectors and asset classes are transforming skylines and landscapes in both mature and developing economies.
Recognising that real estate issues often require local resources and expertise in many other areas of the law, Crefovi builds cross-disciplinary teams according to clients’ needs. The team works effectively and efficiently across borders, jurisdictions and practice areas drawing upon expertise in specialty areas such as tax, litigation, insolvency and regulatory law.
Crefovi has a ‟Real estate” practice, which has been involved in numerous landmark finance, private equity and development transactions, advising on:
- mergers and acquisitions of real estate based businesses, and
- restructurings and workouts of troubled loans.
Recognised ‟real estate” industry expertise
London law firm Crefovi has a global team of lawyers representing financial institutions, master servicers and special servicers, private equity funds, investors and developers in a multitude of transactions with varied asset classes and industry groups involving:
- hospitality and destination resorts;
- healthcare facilities;
- mixed-use projects;
- multi-family housing;
- sports clubs;
- office buildings, and
- shopping centers and retail space.
The team’s lawyers are actively involved with the real estate aspects of public offerings, LBOs, multi-property mortgages and financings of multi-jurisdictional portfolios.
A global network
Clients praise Crefovi’s lawyers for their responsiveness & ability to understand the technical, business and legal aspects of each matter in relation to real estate, and come back, matter after matter, to be advised by them.
While London and Paris based, we routinely work across borders. The vast majority of our engagements are multi-jurisdictional. We are used to working in multinational teams, and rely on our network of specialist lawyers for support in other jurisdictions.
The team has therefore established an extensive international network of real estate contacts and a close association with other specialist lawyers worldwide. Our history of successes in high profile, politically sensitive matters reflects an ability to act swiftly and with the utmost discretion.