Real Estate and Construction

Typical areas covered

  • Title due diligence, acquisitions, sales, financing and development of residential, commercial and industrial property
  • Construction and infrastructure projects (including PPP) in particular in the transport, health care and energy sectors
  • Residential and commercial lease transactions
  • Taking and enforcing security over real estate
  • Real estate and construction-related disputes

Recent Representative Experience

  • Advising the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport on the legal aspects of the future acquisition of the National Football Stadium to be built in Bratislava by a private investor, and subsequently advising on contractual arrangements for such acquisition.
  • Advising client, one of the major Slovak banks, on a “build to suit” construction project of a new Slovak headquarters building, including due diligence, structuring of the project, drafting and negotiating transaction documentation with the developer.
  • Advising client, a local developer, on implementation of its residential project in the centre of the second largest city in Slovakia, including tendering and contracting the general contractor of the project, negotiating and execution of external financing documentation (including collateral), and preparation of contracts for the sale of apartments and commercial units to the clients.
  • Advising client, a member of a German group engaged in the automotive and food industry, on the lease of a production site of a total area of 60,000 sq m.
  • Advising client, a European supermarket chain, on a number of long term lease agreements.
  • Defending client, a leading Slovak construction company, in litigation involving construction defects claims.