With a team of 50 lawyers who work with real estate transactions and other real estate legal issues on a daily basis, Mannheimer Swartling has Northern Europe’s largest group of real estate lawyers. The number of specialist lawyers gives the firm a unique combination of knowledge and experience, which benefits the clients’ businesses.
The firm's Real Estate group is operated with a clear industry focus. The Real Estate group brings together experts from all relevant legal fields. We have a comprehensive perspective of the real estate industry and can handle everything from the largest matters to daily advice on routine real estate matters. Our experience is that the client has many different factors to consider such as tax and financing issues, choice of transaction structures as well as planning and building permit issues. Issues relating to the environment and EU law are also dealt with. By using Mannheimer Swartling’s knowledge from an industry perspective, our clients are provided with tailored solutions at a very high service level.
The group's clients include real estate companies, property developers, real estate funds and other financial owners, state, municipalities and counties. We work with both small and large assignments. We adapt our team to the complexity and size of the assignment and choose the right team members with the right skills. By utilising the combined experience, our clients get more out of their transactions. With offices in several countries and a broad network, Mannheimer Swartling can offer legal advice over most of the world.
The group's lawyers assist the firm's clients in the following areas:
- Acquisitions and transfers of real estate companies and properties
- Stock market matters
- Structural issues
- Real estate development
- Real estate consortiums/Joint ventures
- Real estate financing and collateral
- Commercial rental law, leaseholds and sale and lease back
- Construction and projects
- Environmental issues
- Land parcelling, detail planning, building permits and infringement issues
- Disputes relating to real estate, construction, etc.
- Facility management
- Rights of use and other special rights
What others say
"A very strong team with a stable reputation." (Chambers Europe 2012)
"This substantial department is one of the very best in the country. With such a large team, the range of expertise available at this one-stop shop is broad, from construction matters to tax advice. The group also has strong international capabilities. It has worked on numerous high-value deals and recently advised on the construction, operation and financing of Stockholm County Council's new Karolinska Solna University Hospital." (Chambers Europe 2011)
“The lawyers provide an excellent service and are both technically and commercially minded. The calibre of the practitioners is the firm’s greatest strength.” (Chambers Europe 2009)
"In tandem with its highly rated construction practice Mannheimer Swartling’s real estate team is often involved in the largest real estate sale and purchase transactions in Sweden." (Legal 500 2008)
"This local giant bestrides the Swedish market and continues to make a strong impression on lawyers and clients alike." (Chambers Europe 2007)