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France

Administrative and public law
Administrative and public law - ranked: tier 4

Lacourte Raquin Tatar

Lacourte Raquin Tatar has particular expertise in urban planning and development law. Headed by Vincent Guinot, the six-lawyer team is advising on some of Grand Paris' most ambitious development projects, as well as major office, commercial and industrial property development projects, including assisting with building permits. The practice is notably advising BNP Paribas Immobilier on the construction of a residential building above the ring road at Porte des Ternes in Paris, and Ceetrus on its participation in SNCF Mobilité's project for the redevelopment of Gare du Nord station.

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Banking and finance: transactional work
Banking and finance: transactional work - ranked: tier 4

Lacourte Raquin Tatar

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Mergers and acquisitions
Mergers and acquisitions - ranked: tier 4

Lacourte Raquin Tatar

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 1

Lacourte Raquin Tatar

Lacourte Raquin Tatar expanded its client base by gaining several new high-profile international clients which instructed it to work on top matters following the arrival of a number of key hires in 2017. The 30-lawyer team's impressive client base now includes several leading French and international investors and developers. It recently advised on numerous high-end investment transactions including assisting Hines France with the €600m acquisition of 114 Champs-Elysées (Apple's new head office and new European flagship store), BNP Paribas with the sale of Marché Saint-Honoré building, and Lagardère with the sale of Europe 1 radio station's historic headquarters. The team also advised on highly strategic property portfolio, M&A and partnership deals, notably in the context of the Grand Paris' new ambitious development projects. It assisted Tikehau IM with the conclusion of a partnership with Bouygues Immobilier regarding the Charenton Bercy site redevelopment initiative, as well as Oxford Properties with the sale of 49.9% of its Parisian portfolio. In other work, it also acted for Poste Immo on a lease agreement signed with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. JP Morgan AM and LaSalle are also clients. The experienced Jean-Jacques Raquin lead the practice. Other key names include Cyrille Bailly, Damien Grosse, Alexis Le Lièpvre, Emilie Capron and Guillaume Jeannet. Urban planning law expert Vincent Guinot, property finance partner Cédric Bonnet and tax partner Jean-Yves Charriau add complementary expertise.

Leading individuals

Jean-Jacques Raquin - Lacourte Raquin Tatar

Next Generation Partners

Guillaume Jeannet  - Lacourte Raquin Tatar

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Lacourte Raquin Tatar

Lacourte Raquin Tatar handles high-end tax work in the real estate sector, spanning sophisticated M&A and property asset transactions. The practice notably assisted Unibail-Rodamco with its acquisition of Westfield and the ten-lawyer team also handled the tax aspects of several of the market's largest property asset transactions including assisting Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield with the sale of the Capital 8 building, as well as Invesco Real Estate and La Salle with the acquisition of the landmark RTL building, and Poste Immo with the sale of a building on rue de La Boétie to BNP Paribas Reim. The team also advised on tax aspects of the firm's M&A transactions conducted for blue-chip French clients. It assisted Ivanhoe Cambridge with the €473m sale of a 4.2% stake in Gecina. The highly regarded Jean-Yves Charriau, as well as Julien Souyeaux and David Sorel are experts in the tax space.

Leading individuals: Property tax

Jean-Yves Charriau - Lacourte Raquin Tatar

Next Generation Partners: Property tax

David Sorel - Lacourte Raquin Tatar

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