AFP real estate team renders legal assistance in connection with the acquisition and development of the real estate, implying a wide range of services, from selecting the proper structure for potential investments, funding, acquisition, sale and leaseback, joint venture and development through to exit.
The legal advice includes inter alia performing legal due diligence investigations on ownership titles and permitting matters, transaction structuring and negotiating specific agreements (e.g. sale, lease, allotment, superficies, easement agreements), as well as implementing heads of terms, memoranda of understating and letters of intent.
Also, the real estate team devise a range of innovative structures to ensure that clients maximize value and enhance returns. In this regard, related legal services include drafting urbanism, administrative and civil law memoranda and permit matrixes on fire safety, urban planning, construction, and operational permits and analyzing Land Law No. 18/1991, Construction Law No. 50/1991, Urban Planning Law No. 350/2001, Fire Safety Law No. 307/2006, Law No. 10/1995 on quality in construction, Real Estate Publicity Law No. 7/1996, etc.
AFP team represents clients in a wide variety of real estate claims, including actions for property recovery, action in boundary demarcation, action in Land Book rectification, and action in cancellation of urban planning documentation and building permits.