Duvernoix Legal’s lawyers provide a full range of legal services in the field of real estate, starting with advising clients on specific issues and ending with the full legal support of development projects.
In particular, our services include:
- legal and organizational support of the projects related to the turnover of real estate, including support for infrastructure projects;
- structuring and maintenance of investment agreements, concession agreements, PPP projects;
- preparation of opinions on land and town planning law;
- legal support of the procedure regarding the formation of land plots and other real estate objects;
- advising on the transfer of land to another category and changes in permitted use;
- Due Diligence (legal risk assessment) in the acquisition of real estate;
- organization of state registration of transactions with real estate;
- litigation in real estate;
- legal review of draft local regulations, draft by-laws, participation in the preparation of the relevant draft acts.
Achievements of the practice
- Construction and Real estate: dispute resolution and consulting. Regional rating.
- Band 2. PPP/Infrastructure projects.
- In 2019, the real estate and PPP practice was included in Group 1 (gold) in the category of “Commercial Real Estate/Construction"
- In 2020, the real estate and PPP practice was included in Group 2 (silver) in the category of "Land law/Commercial real estate/Construction"
Some implemented projects in the field of support of real estate transactions:
- IC Holding: legal advice to the Turkish construction company regarding its participation in a tender for the construction of a section of the Western High-Speed Diameter. IC Holding was selected as the general contractor of the Northern Capital Highway Consortium. Full legal support for the construction of the WHSD section using PPP mechanisms;
- IC Holding: legal advice to the Turkish construction company on the construction of Pulkovo-3 airport using PPP mechanisms;
- IC Holding: full legal support for participation in the tender, subsequent legal support for the construction of the M-11 highway.
- Russian medical company: legal advice on the preparatory framework of a private concession initiative for the creation and operation of a health facility – an outpatient diagnostic and consultative center in St. Petersburg, including preparation of draft concession agreements, subsidy agreements and other supporting documentation (including preparation of a draft concession agreement, direct agreement, and other supporting documents);
- Russian developer: legal advice in the preparation of the concept of the project for the construction of the Promenade resort and recreation complex in the Kaliningrad region (using the mechanisms of a major investment project, SEZ);
- Russian developer: legal support in relation to the construction of an apartment complex in St. Petersburg;
- International agricultural holding: legal support of the project in the regions of land plots with a total area of more than 20,000 hectares.
- Major Korean developer: full legal support of the investment project for the modernization of a quarter in the center of St. Petersburg.
- Russian developer: legal support in relation to the construction of the apartment complex in St. Petersburg;
- Russian developer: full legal support on housing construction in St. Petersburg and the conclusion of an investment agreement with the city;
- Major Korean developer: legal support of the development project of the Korean investment fund for the modernization of a quarter in St. Petersburg.
- Court representation of the owners’ interests in the case of unauthorized seizure of land in Leningrad region.
- Legal support of the project to privatize land plots within the territory of St. Petersburg with a total area of up to 50 hectares for a large holding.
- Structuring the acquisition of the real estate of an industrial enterprise in St. Petersburg for the subsequent development of the territory..
- Representation of the major Korean investment company in the acquisition of a number of facilities in St. Petersburg.
- Preparation of the contractual basis for the construction project of a multifunctional complex in the Krasnodar region.