Construction and Real Estate

Construction and real estate transactions are one of the most dynamic industries in the CEE region due to public as well as private investments. Our offices advise regional leaders in the field of real estate with legal services connected to the purchase of real estate and real estate projects (asset deal or sale and purchase of ownership interests or shares in companies owning respective real estate) including advice with financing (banking, funds, and other) and construction throughout the whole preparation and implementation phase of major public as well as private construction projects; including consultancy in the procurement process, setting up the contractual relationship with the investor (including FIDIC contracts); establishing joint ventures and SPVs; assistance with project financing; advising in related construction and other regulatory matters; setting up and negotiating contracts with subcontractors; claim agenda. We also represent our clients before the courts and in arbitration proceedings as well as with local authorities. 

Selected recent references:

  • (CZK) Long-term advice to a Czech Development Company- legal services connected with purchasing of real estates and real estate projects (asset deal or sale and purchase of ownership interests or shares in companies owning respective real estate) including advice with financing (banking, funds, and other); the majority of these projects involve hundreds of millions of Czech crowns; the team also prepared related contracts with suppliers of engineering and construction work;
  • (H) Advising a Czech company in the sale of its commercial property in Budapest (value € 1 Million).
  • (SK) Long-term advice to leading Slovak construction and mining companies in the implementation phase of major public highway construction projects, including construction of two road tunnels
  • (SK) Advising a leading Slovak construction company throughout the whole implementation phase of a sports complex focused mainly on international horse races covering an area of approx. 50 000 m2
  • (SK) Advising one of the biggest Slovak companies (with Czech ownership background) in a Slovak highway construction project, including the public procurement process
  • (SK) Analysis of the ownership transformation of an international investor  for public procurement purposes with scope of the impact on the process and fulfillment of the criteria of the highway project public procurement
  • (PL) Long-term advisory of Polish industrial construction company including contracts negotiation and litigation
  • (PL) Long-term advisory of Polish construction company  specialising in services for the commercial power generation industry
  • (BG) Advising a large Hungarian construction company and manufacturer of waste disposal installations over a dispute with a principal in Bulgaria