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Fairway A.A.R.P.I.
25 RUE MURILLO
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

  • Leases, Property Management & Co-ownership
  • Real Estate Transactions & Investments
  • Construction / Letting

Position

Franck was co-opted as partner in July 2019. He is essentially involved in real estate acquisition, promotion, building and negotiation of commercial leases.

Advising on all the legal aspects in relation with acquisition, cession and development (building, housing promotion) in all types of operations (offices, warehouses, malls, hotels, living facilities), Franck also regularly takes actions regarding real estate management and commercial leases.He particularly advises institutional investors, financial corporations, sponsors developers and French and international major users.

Career

Franck joined Fairway as counsel in September 2017. Formerly, Franck was counsel within the DLA Piper France LLP law firm Real Estate team for two years. He began his career in the real estate department of Gide & Loyrette Nouel between 2006 and 2011, before joining the real estate team of Lefèvre Pelletier & associates law office from 2011 to 2015.

Languages

French, English

Education

– Lawyer at the Paris Bar and at the New York Bar since 2006

– Master of law (LLM) – University of Minnesota School of Law (US)

– DESS of International  Business Law – Bourgogne University (Dijon)

Lawyer Rankings

France > Real estate

(Next Generation Partners)

Franck DenisFairway A.A.R.P.I.

Fairway A.A.R.P.I. is France’s leading real estate boutique. The firm houses a very large team, able to provide full-service real estate expertise, spanning real estate transactions, asset management, property finance, land development and construction, as well as property finance and tax. In addition, ancillary practices such as environment, litigation and urban planning are also available. The firm acts for a prominent and diverse client base, made up of many leading investors, developers, owners and large companies and deals with work pertaining to any type of logistic, commercial, office or residential asset. Recently, the practice advised on several headline transactions, including a landmark transaction in the retail area, as well as on several large logistic, residential and hotel portfolio deals. It also assisted a key client with leasing negotiations over large warehouse surfaces. The real estate practice is co-headed by the highly experienced Frédéric Lefébure and Aubry D’Argenlieu together with Emmanuel Cazin and the up-and-coming duo Neslihan Gabriel-Denizkurdu and Franck Denis. Other key members include David Franco, the head of the property finance practice, corporate practice head Pierre-Emmanuel Fonteilles, and tax practice head Emmanuel GaliferCloé Teisson, Cécile Peyronnet and Sébastien Sehili-Franceschini made counsel in January 2020. Counsel Nicolas Aynès, who joined from LPA-CGR avocats in June 2020, receives praises for his high-level litigation expertise.

 

Paris > Immobilier

(Les grands avocats de demain)

Franck DenisFairway A.A.R.P.I.

Fairway A.A.R.P.I. est la première boutique française immobilière du marché. Le cabinet abrite une très grande équipe, capable de fournir une gamme d’expertises complète, couvrant les opérations immobilières, la gestion d’actifs, le financement immobilier, l’aménagement et la construction, et la fiscalité. Il dispose aussi de plusieurs compétences complémentaires : droit de l’environnement, gestion du contentieux et droit de l’urbanisme. Le cabinet agit pour une clientèle diversifiée et de premier plan, composée de nombreux investisseurs, développeurs, propriétaires et grandes entreprises. Il traite l’ensemble de leurs dossiers et opérations dans les domaines de l’immobilier logistique, commercial, résidentiel ou de bureau. Récemment, le cabinet est intervenu dans plusieurs opérations de place ; il s’est notamment illustré par sa présence dans un deal particulièrement emblématique dans le secteur de la vente, ainsi que dans plusieurs grandes transactions portant sur des portefeuilles logistiques, résidentiels et hôteliers. Le cabinet a également assisté un grand client dans la négociation de baux concernant de grandes surfaces d’entrepôts. La pratique est codirigée par : les très expérimentés  Frédéric Lefébure et Aubry D’Argenlieu , ainsi qu’Emmanuel Cazin et le jeune duo prometteur composé de  Neslihan Gabriel-Denizkurdu et Franck Denis. Contribuent également : David Franco, qui est responsable de la pratique du financement immobilier, Pierre-Emmanuel Fonteilles qui dirige l’activité de droit des sociétés, et l’associé fiscaliste Emmanuel Galifer.  A noter: Cloé Teisson, Cécile Peyronnet et Sébastien Sehili-Franceschini ont été nommés counsel en janvier 2020 ; et l’arrivée du counsel  Nicolas Aynès (ex LPA-CGR avocats ) en juin 2020 dont l’expertise contentieuse est très estimée.

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