Real Estate

              Our Real Estate work includes advising on investment transactions, development projects, financing, asset management support, lease negotiation and drafting and related aspects. At DWF we also offer all kind of Real Estate related notarial services in our Berlin office.

              To find out more about our global legal services please visit our global site

              Whether working with investors, fund and property managers, owners, occupiers, developers, lenders and public sector organizations or banks, pension funds, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds, we provide locally relevant, cross-border expertise.

              We work across the whole spectrum of Real Estate services, from commercial occupier matters in the retail, leisure, hospitality, energy, manufacturing, telecoms, corporate private and public sectors, through to Real Estate transactions (and its structuring) supporting property development projects, finance, planning and investment. 

              Furthermore, we provide leading advice on all types of real estate disputes. And, through all this, we work hard to reduce risk and help you make smarter decisions.

              Everything we do is grounded in technical excellence and an understanding of your commercial objectives, its tailor made. We have a proven track record for providing decisive, sustainable solutions and for advising at a strategic level throughout the real estate life cycle, rather than simply fighting fires.

              List of sub sectors:

              • Real Estate transactions
              • Commercial development
              • Real Estate related dispute work (arbitration/litigation)
              • Real estate finance and recoveries
              • Investment for commercial property and housing
              • Acting for occupiers, owners, funds
              • Tax and corporate structures for property
              • Restructuring and asset management support
              • Property work for renewable energy sector

              "Falko and Oliver at DWF Germany have supported us through many of our real estate transactions. They are a competent and energetic team, they are both creative and extremely professional in their approach and I found their responsiveness and support to be most impressive. They are intelligent and provide critical and also the creative insight to the transactions, agreements were handled in a timely manner with the upmost professionalism. Overall, they are valued business partners, forward thinkers and trusted advisor and therefore we look forward to further successful future cooperation."
              Bert Knot | Vice President | Aspen Group

              "Dr. Falko Grauer and Oliver Bolthausen have been at the helm of some of our most important real estate deals and we are delighted at the support we receive from DWF’s entire team. They are personable and efficient in the work, we appreciate that DWF Germany makes every eff ort to make our matters top priority and takes a full-service approach to make sure we have all of our bases covered as we approach any given deal. The lawyers are intelligent and capable under pressure and we would highly recommend them."
              Shahar Kohavi | Business Development Manager | Goldenstar Properties BV

              Irene Schmid, LL.M. (Cambridge)

              • Partner // Civil Law Notary

              Michael Falter

              • Partner // Managing Partner (Germany)

              Oliver Bolthausen, LL.M. (USA), FCIArb (UK)

              • Partner // Executive Partner (Munich) // Global Head of International Arbitration & Disputes

              Heinrich-Peter Rothmann

              • Counsel // Ambassador (Retired)