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Real Estate

Hamilton’s Real Estate prac­tice as­sists prop­er­ty own­ers through­out the en­tire life­cy­cle of a prop­er­ty, from ini­tial ac­qui­si­tion to the fi­nal sale of prop­er­ties. The team ad­vis­es do­mes­tic and in­ter­na­tion­al re­al es­tate in­vestors and prop­er­ty man­agers as well as com­mer­cial ten­ants. The lawyers al­so as­sists oth­er par­ties in the prop­er­ty mar­ket, such as mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties, in­sur­ance providers, banks and oth­er fi­nan­cial in­sti­tu­tions.

The Real Estate prac­tice ad­vis­es clients on all re­al prop­er­ty-re­lat­ed mat­ters, in­clud­ing:

  • Property trans­ac­tions
  • Due dili­gence
  • Ownership struc­tures for re­al es­tate com­pa­nies
  • Development agree­ments and projects
  • Real es­tate pack­ag­ing
  • Joint ven­tures be­tween prop­er­ty own­ers
  • Lease mat­ters
  • Property lit­i­ga­tion in rent tri­bunals and courts
  • Construction mat­ters
  • Property man­age­ment agree­ments

Hamilton has ex­ten­sive ex­pe­ri­ence in as­sist­ing clients in com­plex re­al es­tate trans­ac­tions. The Real Estate prac­tice works close­ly to­geth­er with Hamilton’s oth­er prac­tices.

The Real Estate prac­tice has well-es­tab­lished con­tacts with lead­ing tax and oth­er ad­vi­sors in the re­al es­tate sec­tor, such as for­eign law firms, val­uers and tech­ni­cal con­sul­tants, which en­ables the team to ef­fi­cient­ly han­dle as­sist clients in cross-bor­der trans­ac­tions and oth­er com­plex mat­ters.