Real Estate Attorneys

The rapid growth of the Romanian real estate market comes along with many opportunities, but also with the great challenge of putting into play strategies that are creative and at the same time responsible and sustainable. To maintain a healthy competitive edge in this context, the setup of such strategies requires a very solid legal foundation.

We are driven by applying our professional skills and niche expertise in the real estate field to build together with our clients, step by step, coherent and viable strategies for the long term.

Why work with us?

Over 15 years of real estate expertise.

Our deep understanding of the Romanian real estate market is second to none. We provide tailored advice based on our real estate expertise and we help our clients identify and benefit from market opportunities.

Business mindset.

We provide refined and at the same time straightforward legal solutions to our clients. We prioritize our clients' needs and we have a strong belief that efficient delivery of smart solutions is key to their competitive advantage.

Proactive approach.

We understand the importance of our proactive role in the interaction with clients and we provide them with our full support in identifying opportunities and solutions that bring benefits on the long term. With a focus on solutions instead of theoretical risks, we deliver pragmatic, efficient and professional real estate legal services.

Predictable fees.

We understand our clients' need for predictability in terms of legal fees. Our extensive experience allows us to anticipate the volume and the complexity of the legal services that are necessary for reaching our clients' real estate objectives and needs. This enables us to offer services based on fair project pricing, rather than hourly rates.

What we are best at

Our practice is focused on the real estate sector. We offer our clients the full range of legal services, tailor made, in order for them to achieve their objectives in any type of real estate project.

We specialize in real estate investments and divestments, real estate development and planning, zoning, construction, real estate financing, letting, leasing, real estate asset management, real estate mergers & acquisitions, concessions, expropriations and environmental issues, public procurement and data protection.

We provide legal consultancy to a wide range of stakeholders from the real estate industry, such as: developers, investors, lenders, investment funds, banks, construction companies, brokers etc. We cover the entire range of legal services in real estate.

Our legal services

Real estate transactions
legal due diligence; data room organization; transaction documents; escrow agreement; negotiations and closing; pre/post-closing formalities etc.

Real estate development
structuring legal assistance; permitting/zoning and construction/handover assistance; contracting works/services; drafting sale/lease drafts package; negotiations with each final client; investment memorandums; land split and consolidation assistance; cadastral update assistance etc.

Real estate insurance
title and property insurance assistance

Commercial leases
lease drafting and mark-up; lease termination assistance; lease claims related assistance; negotiations and closing etc.

Real estate financing
documentation review; alternative financing assistance; negotiations and closing etc.

Real estate corporate
newco registration; shareholders agreement; headquarters relocation; share capital increase; shares transfer; change of directors; domiciliation; liquidation etc.

Construction
drafting construction contracts; construction claim related assistance etc.

Design
drafting design contracts; negotiations and closing etc.

Project management
drafting project management contracts; negotiations and closing etc.

Property management
drafting, negotiating and closing property management contracts

Real estate litigation
coordination of court or arbitral claims

Agency and brokerage
drafting, negotiating and closing agency contracts

GDPR services for real estate developers and project managers
audit; data protection policies and procedures.

Representative Projects

Over the time we have been providing legal support for some of the most important real estate developments and transactions in Romania.

Our expertise spans from offices to residential, from retail to hotels, from agricultural plots to forests, from warehouses to industrial developments, from infrastructure to historical monuments.

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What our clients say about us

Founder

Serban Patriciu

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LLB, Bucharest University, Faculty of Law, 1998

Member of the Bucharest Bar and of the Romanian Bars Association

Şerban has set up the firm in 2018, after coordinating, as partner, for more than 3 years the real estate department of the local White & Case office.

Şerban has in depth knowledge and expertise in the real estate field, advising developers, contractors, banks and institutional clients in various matters related to financing, acquisition, construction, development, sale or lease of various projects. He has provided legal advice in a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including sophisticated incorporation projects, corporate governance, companies' reorganization and liquidation and has been involved in major privatization projects in various industries.

Fluent in Romanian, English and French.

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Patriciu SCA

  • 112 Calea Floreasca, 1st floor, 1st District, 014463, Bucharest
  • +40 749 54 98 94