Real Estate

Key contact(s)

Athena Law & Strategy advises clients on every possible aspect of real estate law (related to property management as well as corporate real estate), e.g.:

  • Negotiating and drafting purchase, sales and rental agreements for real estate;
  • Negotiating and drafting share purchase agreements for real estate companies;
  • Legal due diligence in the context of a sale or purchase of a property or real estate company;
  • Negotiating and drafting construction agreements, subcontractor agreements and architect agreements for property construction. 
  • Defending the interests of various actors active in real estate before all competent Belgian Courts (construction liability, tenant liability, soil pollution liability, etc.)
  • Athena Law & Strategy easily works together with other experts in real estate: e.g. property managers, specialists in construction techniques, specialists in soil exploration and surveying.
Credentials
  • Assisting Belgian insurance company with complete legal investigation (due diligence), negotiation and closing of a land purchase agreement and construction agreement for the new offices of their Antwerp headquarters.
  • Assisting Belgian insurance company on a new rental agreement for the relocation of their head office in Wallonia from Namen to Braine-l'Alleud.
  • Assisting a listed real estate investment company from 2008 until now in multiple cases relating to tenant liability and construction liability before several Dutch-language courts.
  • Assisting real estate division of a major Belgian bank from 2010 until now in several cases relating to tenant liability (including tenant liability for soil pollution in Wallonia).
  • Assisting a major Belgian company active in the pharmaceutical sector with the purchase of shares in a Brussels-based real estate company.
  • Assisting property developers in claiming sizeable penalties for delay from their contractor before the Brussels Court of Appeal.