Real estate

Magnusson provides legal advice related to all aspects of the real estate sector, including all issues concerning investments in real estate, sale, purchase, financing, development, letting and asset management of properties, and other day-to-day advice in the field of real estate law.

Our real estate specialists regularly advise developers, real estate investors, investment funds, tenants, banks, property managers, architects and construction companies, municipalities and other players involved in commercial, office, logistics/distribution and residential real estate projects. We have an extensive experience in advising owners of commercial and residential premises as well as commercial tenants. We also have significant experience in representing our clients in property related negotiations and court proceedings concerning e.g. rent levels, expropriation, matters involving zoning and local planning, and other matters in relation to planning and building laws. 

Whenever needed our real estate teams are supported by Magnusson’s attorneys specialising in related fields. In this regard we inter alia have an extensive track records in building international corporate structures involving real estate portfolios.

Being an international law firm, with offices in numerous jurisdictions, our real estate specialists are frequently engaged in cross-border matters. In major real estate transactions, or whenever else it is needed, our global team of real estate specialists work side by side across borders to ensure optimal service for our clients.

Our services include:

Development and construction

• Advice related to zoning, pre-development environmental duties, building permits and other sector-specific permits;
• Preparation and negotiation of construction contracts;
• On-going advice during the construction process;
• Negotiations with tenants.

Dispute resolution

• Representation of clients in real estate related dispute resolution, including disputes between general contractors and developers.


• Advising clients on real estate financing and financial restructurings.

Leasing and asset management

• Drafting and negotiation of lease agreements (in particular, for office, retail and warehouse projects);
• Asset management: legal assistance in keeping and increasing the value of real estate portfolios.

Real estate transactions

• Legal due diligence, and helping resolve identified issues;
• Optimizing structures for real estate transactions including cross-border structures, including corporate, tax, finance and other legal services required;
• Advice during negotiations and drafting of documentation;
• Advice on competition clearance;
• The team’s experience, versatility and size enable us to handle with equal care small, medium and the most complex and challenging transactions, involving banks, mezzanine financing providers, guarantors, and multi-person investors.



Mårten Tagaeus
Advokat / Partner T: +46 31 755 20 00
M: +46 727 07 09 01

Andrzej tokaj

Andrzej Tokaj
Adwokat / Senior Partner T: +48 22 257 83 00
M: +48 601 216 266