"An excellent real estate practice, which always maintains the highest standards."Client, Chambers Europe

The real estate & construction practice group is highly regarded across CEE/SEE. It enjoys high visibility in the region's largest and most important transactions and development projects. The team advises clients on all legal aspects of their real estate business. The main focus of Schoenherr's real estate & construction practice is advising equity funds, investors and developers on the acquisition of real estate via asset and share deals, including tax structuring and financing; structuring real estate funds; and innovative capital markets transactions and restructurings; the development of real estate from permits and building contracts to lease contracts (design, construction and operation); sale and leaseback; claim management; real estate-related litigation; construction litigation and arbitration; joint ventures and PPP projects in connection with infrastructure; energy projects (solar parks, wind parks, photovoltaic plants); acquisition and development of agricultural land and forests.


  • acquisition/sale of real estate and companies holding real estate
  • project development
  • construction projects (FIDIC, EPC, design & build)
  • due diligence/title investigation
  • financing structures
  • structuring of real estate funds and real estate stock corporations
  • lease agreements
  • sale and lease back
  • claim management
  • contracts for architects, general contractors and builders
  • plant construction and building permits
  • land registry law
  • real estate-related litigation
  • construction litigation and arbitration
  • construction dispute adjudication and mediation
  • ppp projects in connection with infrastructure
  • energy projects (solar parks, wind parks, photovoltaic plants)