Our firm assists public and private players in the implementation of construction and public and private works projects, as well as in the operation and management of assets.
Wishing to provide them with quick and appropriate solutions, the Real Estate - Construction Division is made up of a team of lawyers and legal experts specialised and experienced in real estate law, construction law, environmental law and public law.
These dedicated specialists are true partners and privileged contacts who follow the different phases of construction operations and execution of public and private works, from land management to the completion of the works and then the guarantee periods after completion.
Our clients :
Local authorities / public institutions
Semi-public companies (SEM- Sociétés d’économie mixte) / Local public companies (SPL- Sociétés publiques locales)
Litigation in real estate sales - DÉCIDEURS MAGAZINE REAL ESTATE RANKING
Real estate transactions and investment - DÉCIDEURS MAGAZINE REAL ESTATE RANKING
Lease law - DÉCIDEURS MAGAZINE REAL ESTATE RANKING
Property taxation - DÉCIDEURS MAGAZINE REAL ESTATE RANKING
Urban planning and development - DÉCIDEURS MAGAZINE PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION
Property development - DÉCIDEURS MAGAZINE PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT AND CONSTRUCTION
Study and feasibility analysis of the project
analysis of urban planning documents and public easements;
assistance with procedures for modification/revision of planning documents;
analysis of property deeds: easements, contractual commitments;
assistance in the preparation of responses to calls for projects / calls for tenders.
Land and property management
preparation of land and property arrangements (land and property transfers/acquisitions; land and property exchanges; construction, long-term and commercial leases; authorisations for occupancy of public areas or land etc.);
negotiation and contracting;
Litigation in connection with preliminary sales agreements: non-performance of sales agreements, forced sales
preparation of an operational plan: planning permission, building permits allowing division, primary divisions, prior declarations, building permits, joint development zone (ZAC- Zone d’aménagement concerté) etc.;
financing of the operation and its facilities/taxation: urban partnership project agreement (Convention de projet urbain partenarial), land planning taxes;
constitution, drafting and validation of authorisation application files, contractual commitments, protocols, specifications, homeowners’ association (ASL- Association syndicale libre) statutes, etc.;
construction contracts: works contracts, property development contracts, etc.
assistance in the contractual set-up of the operation
assistance with contracting, drafting of contracts (company contracts with tailored special conditions (CCAP- Cahier des clauses administratives particulières) with or without reference to AFNOR standards, subcontracting contracts, construction management contracts, property development contracts (CPI- Contrat de promotion immobilière), delegated management contracts (MOD- Maîtrise d’ouvrage déléguée) and project management assistance contracts (AMO- Assistance à la maîtrise d’ouvrage)),
Drawing up public contracts (consulting on procedures and related litigation assistance: pre-contractual and contractual summary proceedings, Tropic/Tarn-et-Garonne remedy actions, etc.).
assistance in the event of claims during construction (additional works, execution difficulties, force majeure, unforeseen circumstances, extension of execution deadlines, delay, late payment penalties, abandonment of construction site, implementation of the guarantee holdback under the 1971 law, lifting of reservations).
litigation assistance and in the context of alternative dispute resolution (conciliation, mediation, CIRA…)
Assistance contentieuse et dans le cadre des modes alternatifs de réglement des conflits (conciliation, médiation, CIRA…)
development of the marketing strategy, negotiation, contracting (reservations, sales, sales before completion (VEFA- Ventes en l’état future d’achèvement), leases, volumetric aspects, co-ownership, housing estates…).
Liability and insurance
constructors’ liability, including prime contractors, and suppliers’ liability, amicable procedures for damage to works,