Legal Areas

Real Estate

"The team at BEITEN BURKHARDT offers exquisite advice that also goes beyond interdisciplinary Topics.", "The employees and partners are in no way inferior to their competitors when it comes to expertise and performance. With regard to rapidness and quality, these employees and partners outperform the competition."

(Legal 500 Germany 2020 and Legal 500 EMEA 2020)

We provide advice and support to vendors, purchasers and financing banks on the successful structure of their real estate transactions. Our experts specialise in all issues in connection with real estate transactions, including all aspects of the purchase, sale and financing.

  • Both asset deals and share deals fall within our purview, as do transactions involving single properties or portfolios, and sale-and-lease-back deals. 

  • We draft and negotiate the letter of intent and the sale and purchase agreement, and support our clients even after notarisation to ensure the smooth performance of the purchase agreement, including the transfer of ownership in the land register. 

  • We perform vendor or purchaser due diligence for our clients and examine and evaluate all legal and tax aspects of the real estate in question.

  • Our significant tax law expertise also allows us to advise our clients on the tax aspects of the acquisition and contract structures.

  • In addition, we provide advice on acquisition financing, refinancing and regulatory issues, as well as on the negotiation and form of the necessary easements and access rights, in order to ensure the successful implementation of the transaction.