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Our Real Estate and Construction practice, with more than 40 professionals specialising in property law, is one of the largest and experienced 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.

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 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 and English.


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19/01/2023
CMS ad­vises EBRD on ma­jor loan to Ser­bi­an ma­chin­ing man­u­fac­turer
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised The European Bank for Re­con­struc­tion and De­vel­op­ment (EBRD) on a EUR 10.8 mil­lion loan to Ser­bi­an com­pany Stax Tech­no­lo­gies (Stax).Stax is a man­u­fac­turer of pa­per...
05/12/2022
EU Com­mis­sion pro­poses to mod­ern­ise product li­ab­il­ity rules for green and...
Cur­rent product li­ab­il­ity rules, based on the 85/374/EGK Product Li­ab­il­ity Dir­ect­ive (PLD), are nearly 40 years old and no longer suit­able for the mod­ern di­git­al age. Among oth­er things, the PLD is un­cer­tain...
28/10/2022
CMS ad­vises SINO-CEEF on the con­struc­tion and sale of a photo­vol­ta­ic plant...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised a com­pany from the SINO-CEEF group on the con­struc­tion and sale of a port­fo­lio of photo­vol­ta­ic plants with a total ca­pa­city of 51 MW - to a con­sor­ti­um of two Chinese...
17/10/2022
Private Ren­ted Sec­tor: a new as­set class in CEE
We are pleased to present the ‘Private Ren­ted Sec­tor: a new as­set class in CEE’, a re­port pub­lished by CMS in co­oper­a­tion with CBRE.
27/09/2022
CMS Ex­pert Guide on Private Ren­ted Sec­tor leases in Po­land
I. Trans­ac­tions 1. What are typ­ic­al struc­tures of trans­ac­tions con­cern­ing PRS pro­jects? We con­sider for­ward-fund­ing as­set deals as the most com­mon trans­ac­tion struc­ture for PRS pro­jects. Usu­ally, a...
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13/09/2022
UPC Rules of Pro­ced­ure go in­to force with judg­ments to be made pub­lic
The entry in­to force of the Rules of Pro­ced­ure is part of the fi­nal pre­par­a­tions for the United Pat­ent Court (UPC), which is cur­rently ex­pec­ted to start work in early 2023. After the bod­ies of the UPC...
02/08/2022
Leg­al is­sues in the meta­verse / Part 4 - Ex­pec­ted im­pact of the EU Ar­ti­fi­cial...
Part 4 - Ex­pec­ted im­pact of the EU Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence Reg­u­la­tion, the meta­verse as a work­place In our first art­icle, we ex­amined the nature of the meta­verse, the shared vir­tu­al world. The emer­gence...
27/07/2022
Leg­al is­sues in the meta­verse / Part 3 - Data pro­tec­tion chal­lenges, the...
Part 3 - Data pro­tec­tion chal­lenges, the im­port­ance of cy­ber­se­cur­ity, ad­vert­ising reg­u­la­tion in the meta­verse In our first art­icle, we ex­amined the nature of the meta­verse, the shared vir­tu­al world...
19/07/2022
Leg­al is­sues in the meta­verse / Part 2 - Trade­marks and copy­right, NFTs...
Part 2 - Trade­marks and copy­right, NFTs and civil law prin­ciples in the meta­verse In our first art­icle, we ex­amined the nature of the meta­verse, the shared vir­tu­al world. In the meta­verse, trade in vir­tu­al...
04/07/2022
CMS ad­vises Tri­gea Real Es­tate Fund on the ac­quis­i­tion of a land­mark build­ing...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Tri­gea Real Es­tate Fund, one of the fast­est-grow­ing Czech funds, on an over Euro 100m ac­quis­i­tion of Mid­Point 71, an A-Class of­fice build­ing in Wrocław.Tri­gea Real...
01/07/2022
CMS ad­vises Xi­or on in­vest­ment in stu­dent hous­ing in Warsaw
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Xi­or Stu­dent Hous­ing, a Bel­gian own­er and op­er­at­or of stu­dent hous­ing in Europe, on the pro­ject in­volving the de­vel­op­ment of a stu­dent hous­ing in Warsaw. Xi­or formed...
01/06/2022
CMS Next
What’s next? In a world of ever-ac­cel­er­at­ing change, stay­ing ahead of the curve and know­ing what’s next for your busi­ness or sec­tor is es­sen­tial.At CMS, we see ourselves not only as your leg­al ad­visers but also as your busi­ness part­ners. We work to­geth­er with you to not only re­solve cur­rent is­sues but to an­ti­cip­ate fu­ture chal­lenges and in­nov­ate to meet them.With our latest pub­lic­a­tion, CMS Next, our ex­perts will reg­u­larly of­fer you in­sights in­to and fresh per­spect­ives on a range of is­sues that busi­nesses have to deal with – from ESG agen­das to re­struc­tur­ing after the pan­dem­ic or fa­cing the di­git­al trans­form­a­tion. We will also share with you more about the work that we are do­ing for our cli­ents, help­ing them in­nov­ate, grow and mit­ig­ate risk.To be able to provide you with the best sup­port, we im­merse ourselves in your world to un­der­stand your leg­al needs and chal­lenges. However, it is equally im­port­ant that you know who we are and how we can work with you. So, we in­vite you to meet our ex­perts and catch a glimpse of what is hap­pen­ing in­side CMS.En­joy read­ing this pub­lic­a­tion, which we will up­date reg­u­larly with new con­tent.CMS Ex­ec­ut­ive Team