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Arnaud Valverde


CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Languages English, French

Arnaud is an Associate in our Real Estate practice. 

He specialises in all aspects of real estate work, acting for both French and International developers, investors and corporate end-users. He has experience in real estate acquisition, lease and construction. 

Arnaud joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in September 2015.

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Relevant experience

  • Intern – Real estate department - Ashurt LLP (2015)
  • Intern - Corporate department - BSA Ahmad Bin
  • Hezeem & Associates LLP (2014)
  • In-house lawyer – Kaufman & Broad (2012)
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  • CAPA (post-graduate legal qualification required to practise as a solicitor or barrister in France) (2015)
  • Master degree in Real Estate and Construction Law,  Ecole supérieure de l’immobilier – University of Perpignan (2012)
  • Master degree in International Law, University of Strasbourg (2009)
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  • Member of the Hauts-de-Seine Bar Association (2015)
  • Chartered Surveyor - Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) (2020)
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  • Commercial real estate: a reminder of why landlords should keep evidence of all service charges and taxes  - cms-lawnow.com (October 2020)
  • Commercial real estate in France: how long can a tenant be held liable under a lease after its assignment? - cms-lawnow.com (May 2019)
  • Beware of Pinel Law pitfalls in France, expert warn, PropertyEU magazine (November 2015)
  • Focus on the specific rules governing property agents’ commissions in France, CMS BFL publication (June 2016)
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06 October 2020
Com­mer­cial real es­tate: a re­mind­er of why land­lords should keep evid­ence...
Since the Pinel law No. 2014-626 dated 18 June 2014 was en­acted, every com­mer­cial lease agree­ment entered or re­newed as of 1st Septem­ber 2014, must provide a pre­cise in­vent­ory of the cat­egor­ies of charges...
CMS ad­vising Apollo
A team from the CMS net­work ad­vised Apollo Glob­al Man­age­ment, Inc. on the ac­quis­i­tion of a sub­stan­tial por­tion of SPX FLOW, Inc.’s former Power and En­ergy re­port­able seg­ment.Un­der the terms of the pur­chase...
15 July 2019
CMS ad­vised Col­gate-Pal­molive on ac­quis­i­tion of Labor­atoires Filorga Cos­métiques
A CMS team cov­er­ing 11 jur­is­dic­tions, to­geth­er with Col­gate's US ad­visers, ad­vised Col­gate-Pal­molive in its ca. EUR 1.5bn ac­quis­i­tion of Labor­atoires Filorga Cos­métiques.Ori­gin­ally foun­ded in France...
CMS ad­vises Col­gate-Pal­molive
CMS team cov­er­ing 11 jur­is­dic­tions ad­vised Col­gate-Pal­molive, in its about EUR 1.5 bil­lion ac­quis­i­tion of Labor­atoires Filorga Cos­métiques, premi­um anti-aging skin care brand fo­cused primar­ily on fa­cial...
CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre Avocats ad­vises Whirl­pool
Gazeley, an in­vestor and de­veloper of lo­gist­ics ware­houses and dis­tri­bu­tion fa­cil­it­ies, re­cently signed a new lease with the ap­pli­ance man­u­fac­turer Whirl­pool for a 40,482m² lo­gist­ics ware­house loc­ated...
28 May 2019
Com­mer­cial real es­tate in France: how long can a ten­ant be held li­able...
The “Cour de cas­sa­tion” – the highest court in the French ju­di­ciary – has is­sued on 11 April 2019 an im­port­ant rul­ing on the joint and sev­er­al guar­an­tee between the as­signor and the as­sign­ee...
Real Es­tate trans­ac­tions in France: Leg­al and tax as­pects
Our law firm­'s com­pre­hens­ive real es­tate ser­vices Wheth­er you are look­ing to make an in­vest­ment, to de­vel­op prop­erty or to simply man­age your as­sets, we of­fer first-class real es­tate ser­vices. Our...
Real Es­tate trans­ac­tions guide for for­eign in­vestors
CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre Avocats is happy to an­nounce the launch of the first edi­tion of "Real Es­tate trans­ac­tion in France: Leg­al and tax as­pects" dur­ing the MI­PIM 2018.This com­pre­hens­ive guide cov­ers the...
Fu­ture de­fects may be covered by the build­ers’ decen­ni­al war­ranty
Art­icle 1792 of the French Civil Code sets forth that any build­er is li­able to the pro­ject own­er “for the dam­age, even when the same res­ults from a de­fect of the ground, that com­prom­ises the sta­bil­ity...
18 July 2017
Con­struc­tion news­let­ter | Ju­ly 2017
Ed­it­or­i­alThe di­git­al trans­ition: a chal­lenge for con­struc­tion law prac­ti­tion­er­sThe BIM (ab­bre­vi­ation of “Build­ing In­form­a­tion Mod­el­ing”) is a co­oper­at­ive pro­cess en­abling the vari­ous par­ti­cipants...
Con­struc­tion news­let­ter | April 2017
In most areas of law, a grow­ing con­cern for pro­fes­sion­al­iz­a­tion of par­ti­cipants can be noted. Con­struc­tion has not es­caped this trend.In this re­spect, for sev­er­al months now, the French le­gis­lat­or has...
Mersen trans­fers its Saint Loup de Naud site: CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre...
CMS Bur­eau Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ac­ted as coun­sel to Mersen (Euronext FR0000039620 - MRN) in con­nec­tion with the trans­fer to the Ger­man group Flohe of its busi­ness sec­tor op­er­at­ing at the Saint-Loup de Naud...