White & Case
  Real Estate

For the better part of a century, clients have sought the guidance of White & Case lawyers to advise them on the entire spectrum of property issues. Whether in New York, where we have our origins, or in the farthest corners of the globe, domestic and foreign financial institutions, domestic and foreign equity investors, institutional investors, corporations, sovereign wealth funds , private equity real estate fund managers and real estate developers trust our real estate team to deliver creative, efficient solutions that fulfill their strategic and financial objectives.

With offices around the world, we are one of an elite group of law firms that provides a truly global offering of real estate expertise. Top-tier legal talent, teamwork and superior client service distinguishes us further, and, as a result, our track record is marked by innovation and precedent-setting achievements on behalf of some of the world's most notable businesses in the real estate sector.

We are the firm of choice for a number of real estate fund managers. Working in tandem with our tax lawyers, we garner acclaim for our capabilities in the real estate investment funds arena, particularly in executing cross-border fundraising. We are known for being innovative in our approach to the formation and structuring of funds as well as the ongoing real estate investment activity. Real estate companies and real estate financing providers trust us with their high-profile, time-sensitive and alternative-style real estate transactions because they know their business goals are our number one priority.

Access to Experience
With the skill and experience to advise you on the complete range of real estate-related matters across the globe, White & Case lawyers have been independently recognized for their real estate knowledge and client service in each region where we have offices—Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Latin America and North America. We advise on virtually every area of law that affects cross-border business and our knowledge, like our clients' interests, transcends geographic boundaries. Whether in established or emerging markets, our commitment is substantial, with dedicated on-the-ground knowledge and presence. Our lawyers are an integral, often long-established part of the business community, giving clients access to local, English and US law capabilities, plus a unique appreciation of the political, economic and geographic environments in which they operate. Wherever your next real estate opportunity or challenge might be, our offices around the world offer a proactive, cross border presence as well as the local market, in-depth experience you will need.

Full-Service Deal Management
As a single partnership, interdisciplinary teaming across offices and jurisdictions is second nature to our Firm, enabling us to successfully handle all aspects of the transaction process and to provide clients with rapid, comprehensive and integrated deal management. We counsel clients on all types of property matters, including those related to residential, commercial and mixed-use properties, hospitality and gaming, shopping centers, industrial developments, parks and public development. Our real estate team is relied upon to be a "one-stop shop" and to run deals wherever and whenever clients need us.

Our lawyers have the skill and experience to advise you on all facets of real estate, including:

  • Fund Formation and Investments
  • Joint Ventures
  • Cross-Border Transactions
  • Private Equity
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds
  • Distressed Debt and Equity Investments
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Sale and Leasebacks
  • Capital Markets & Securities
  • Hospitality & Gaming
  • Financial Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Financing
  • Leasing & Management
  • Securitization
  • REITs
  • Construction, Development & Projects
  • Litigation
  • Tax Structuring
  • Data Centers and Technical Real Estate