Areas of practice

We represent domestic as well as foreign investors – private as well as institutional, developers, owners, real estate funds, financing entities, construction companies, general contractors, designers, real estate managers, and agents – on:

  • Transactions for purchase, sale, and utilisation of all kinds of real property
  • Credit structures, transactions involving leaseback and other leasing forms
  • Projects involving cooperative housing, condominiums, residential construction, hotels, industrial and office facilities, warehouses, stores, and shopping centres
  • Commercialisation of real estate developments, drafting and negotiation of lease agreements, real estate management
  • Tax aspects of real estate transactions
  • Risk assessment and minimisation
  • Negotiation of trade contracts, contracts for design, engineering, and finishing works
  • Complications arising in the course of real estate investments, such as liquidity problems or court disputes
  • Securing administrative permits for real estate purchases, construction permits, and occupancy permits
  • Environmental protection

GESSEL’s real estate practice is led by two partners with extensive practice in this field – Christian Schmidt, Ludwik Żukowski and Aldona Pietrzak.