Real Estate and Construction law

Our teams provide support to developers, real estate agencies, building and civil engineering companies, mutual insurance companies but also private individuals and private real estate companies on all issues relating to real estate and construction law. 

Real estate and construction law, a core practice area of our firms

Our lawyers provide contractual and legal advice to owners and builders at all stages of a building project.

Our commercial real estate advisory services also cover commercial leases, including:

  • drafting the commercial lease
  • renewal and transfer
  • uncapping
  • rent arrears
  • setting commercial rents

Our lawyers also assist their clients in all judicial phases of rental and co-ownership litigation, as well as in litigation relating to the sale of real estate.

The lawyers
in real estate and construction law

How we can support in real estate law for individuals and real estate companies

We also work with private individuals and real estate companies, particularly in the following areas:

  • residential leases: drafting, rent arrears, notices, pre-emption rights, etc.
  • setting up co-ownerships, general meetings, renewal of charges, compliance with co-ownership regulations, exiting the condominium, setting up homeowner not-for-profit organizations, etc.
  • public or private real estate sales, including promises to sell, acquisitions and sales, auctions
  • real estate investments, asset and company disposals
  • negotiation of land purchases, real estate agency agreements
  • real estate development
  • joint ownership (exit)
  • access to land
  • evictions
  • creation of easements
  • real estate tax adjustments (assessment of the market value of property, disputes with tax authorities)

And to go further…

Our teams also provide cross-functional advice on asset or portfolio acquisition/disposal, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, and refinancing operations such as sale and lease-back.

What makes us different

Multidisciplinary, our network of business law firms is interprofessional. We work in close collaboration with all the expertise present within the In Extenso group which allows our clients to benefit from a single, multi-interlocutor, to support them in their creation projects, development, management or transmission, whatever their sector of activity and the size of their company.

As a human-sized local network, our teams provide advice and litigation to all decision-makers, public authorities and individuals throughout France.



Much more than a network…

In 2023, In Extenso Avocats has 50 employees including 22 associate lawyers and 21 lawyers and lawyers in collaboration who accompany on a daily basis VSEs, SMEs, liberal professions, communities, associations and foundations, executives and individuals in advice and litigation.

Our law firms, multidisciplinary, intervene in social law, tax, business law, real estate, civil law and international law. Some of them have more specific activities in public law, environmental law, insurance law, sports law and hotel-tourism-restaurant law.


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In Extenso Avocats brings together legal advice experts around common values who help companies (VSE, SME, ETI and large groups), associations, foundations, liberal professions, public authorities and more broadly all decision makers, to secure, manage and optimize their activity. Our lawyers also intervene in litigation to ensure the defense of the interests of their clients before the courts and jurisdictions concerned. Consulting subsidiary of the In Extenso group, French leader in accounting for small businesses and SMEs, In Extenso Avocats is a network of interprofessional business law firms combining legal professionals and professionals of the figure for a 360° support of companies and individuals.

Multidisciplinary, In Extenso Avocats helps its clients, all sectors of activity combined in multiple areas of law such as business law, commercial law, tax law, labour law and social protection, real estate and construction law, urban planning and regional planning law, environmental law, public law, intellectual property law including certified expertise in GDPR, family and heritage law and international law. Our lawyers are also recognized as experts in specific sectors of activity such as hospitality, catering, tourism or sports.

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