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Real Estate

Poland

Our Real Estate and Construction practice, with 30 lawyers specialising in property law, is one of the largest among law firms operating in Poland. Our practice acts for a wide range of real estate investors, such as insurance companies, pension funds, property companies and property funds, as well as commercial and residential developers, in relation to a wide range of development projects. We also act for retailers and other occupiers of commercial, office and warehouse space.

The team is quick, effective, business-minded, flexible and proactive.
Chambers Europe, 2016

We assist our clients at every stage of the real estate investment process from preparing the investment through project execution, development and management to the sale. For over 20 years we have successfully developed our practice by gaining valuable experience in numerous projects and transactions on the real estate market. Our property lawyers enjoy the reputation of leading specialists in the region, advising in all aspects related to real estate.

We are consistently recommended by independent international reviewers (Chambers and Legal 500). Our services include: acquiring/selling properties, property investments, lease agreements, construction projects, development, property dispute resolution, finance and leasing, planning, and environment.  

Our team has a reputation as one of the leading real property practices in CEE with extensive experience in a number of issues related to the real property and construction sector.

We like the dependability and punctuality of CMS. We can also openly discuss any issues with the team and receive solutions and a comprehensive service.
Chambers Europe, 2016

We have excellent specialists in environment protection and a number of specialists who advise on the largest real property transactions. With in-depth knowledge of the commercial real property market in CEE we have advised on the largest real property transactions in the region.

Our lawyers specialise in providing advice to foreign investors, able to conduct negotiations and draft documents in Polish, German, English and Russian.

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30 October 2019
CMS ad­vised on the sale of the Renais­sance Plaza of­fice...
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In­tro­du­cing the FID­IC Em­er­ald Book
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17 July 2019
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Delay ana­lys­is un­der the mi­cro­scope: com­mon sense wins out over meth­od­o­logy
A de­cision of an Aus­trali­an court last month has con­sidered the evid­en­tial re­quire­ments for prov­ing delay claims in con­struc­tion dis­putes. The de­cision com­ments on the rel­ev­ance of the 2nd Edi­tion of...
15 July 2019
CMS ad­vises on the largest photo­vol­ta­ic pro­ject in...
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Quantum meruit claims after ter­min­a­tion: a chan­ging of the tide?
A de­cision of the Hight Court of Aus­tralia earli­er this week has held that resti­tu­tion­ary claims on a quantum meruit (i.e. reas­on­able price) basis by con­tract­ors after the ter­min­a­tion of a con­struc­tion...
25 April 2019
CMS ad­vises on one of the first pro­jects in Po­land...
03 Oct 19
Use of Dis­pute Boards: one of FIDIC's five Golden Prin­ciples
FID­IC has re­cently pub­lished de­tailed guid­ance as to the five “Golden Prin­ciples” first in­cluded with the FID­IC 2017 suite of con­tracts. These prin­ciples seek to identi­fy lim­its to the types of amend­ments...
April 2019
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25 Sep 19
The next step in LIBOR Trans­ition: LMA is­sues Ex­pos­ure Drafts
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11 April 2019
New Col­li­ers In­ter­na­tion­al and CMS re­port ex­poses short­fall...
25 Jul 19
De­cision re­gard­ing Po­lan­d's PPP mar­ket
On 12 Ju­ly 2019, the Coun­cil of Min­is­ters es­tab­lished a Gov­ern­ment Pleni­po­ten­tiary for the de­vel­op­ment of pub­lic-private part­ner­ships in Po­land. This func­tion was taken up by Deputy Min­is­ter of In­vest­ment...