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Pascal Schmitz specializes in real estate and real estate finance. As a partner in our Real Estate and Private Equity practices, Pascal works with investors on a variety of real estate transactions.

With more than 20 years of experience, Pascal represents clients in all aspects of commercial real estate and real estate finance, including corporate and investment property acquisitions and disposals, acquisition financing, and joint ventures.

Pascal is also specialized in real estate funds structuring (inter alia OPCI).

Pascal also has extensive experience in all areas of property management issues, such as commercial leases, development agreements and construction law.

Pascal advises German, French, European and U.S. investment funds on transactions throughout France and the region. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute's French chapter.

Every year since 2007, Pascal has been ranked by Chambers Europe as a Tier 1 Real Estate lawyer. In addition, Legal 500 EMEA named him a Leading Individual in France Real Estate, 2014–2016. He also received recognition in Best Lawyers in France for 2015–2016, as well as in Euromoney's 2013 Best of the Best Guide.

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"A good negotiator who always defends our interest well."


Chambers Europe, quoting a client

"Great knowledge of the business and market practices."


Legal 500

Tier 1: Real Estate


Chambers Europe, 2007 to Present

Leading Individual: France Real Estate


Legal 500 EMEA, 2014–2016

Best Lawyers in France


2015–2016

Best of the Best Guide


Euromoney, 2013

Matters

Advised Deka Immobilien Investment in a complex transaction where Deka was vendor but also investor (value €320 million).

Advised Orion Capital managers in the sale of the Domus shopping center to Catalyst.

Advised RTL group on the sale of its headquarters.

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Advised Deka Immobilien Investment in a complex transaction where Deka was vendor but also investor (value €320 million).

Advised Orion Capital managers in the sale of the Domus shopping center to Catalyst.

Advised RTL group on the sale of its headquarters.

Advised Compagnie de Saint-Gobain on the sale and lease-back of its headquarters.

Advised BlackRock Real Esate Fund on the sale of a large mixed-use property (office and retail) called Le Madeleine in Paris.

Advised Stam Europe in the sale of an OPCI owning a large real estate portfolio to Northwood.

Advised Stam Europe in the setting-up of two real estate funds with Helaba and Aimco.

Matters

Advised Deka Immobilien Investment in a complex transaction where Deka was vendor but also investor (value €320 million).

Advised Orion Capital managers in the sale of the Domus shopping center to Catalyst.

Advised RTL group on the sale of its headquarters.

See more
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Matters

Advised Deka Immobilien Investment in a complex transaction where Deka was vendor but also investor (value €320 million).

Advised Orion Capital managers in the sale of the Domus shopping center to Catalyst.

Advised RTL group on the sale of its headquarters.

Advised Compagnie de Saint-Gobain on the sale and lease-back of its headquarters.

Advised BlackRock Real Esate Fund on the sale of a large mixed-use property (office and retail) called Le Madeleine in Paris.

Advised Stam Europe in the sale of an OPCI owning a large real estate portfolio to Northwood.

Advised Stam Europe in the setting-up of two real estate funds with Helaba and Aimco.

"A good negotiator who always defends our interest well."


Chambers Europe, quoting a client

"Great knowledge of the business and market practices."


Legal 500

Tier 1: Real Estate


Chambers Europe, 2007 to Present

Leading Individual: France Real Estate


Legal 500 EMEA, 2014–2016

Best Lawyers in France


2015–2016

Best of the Best Guide


Euromoney, 2013