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Real Estate & Construction

The legislation relating to real estate law and construction law is complex and evolving, which complicates the understanding of the obligations and opportunities for the multiple companies and stakeholders involved.

Both as an advisor in real estate transactions and in real estate litigation, BCF AVOCATS also assists clients in the field of construction and more broadly in urbanization.

As a member of the French Association of Lawyers in Real Estate Transactions (AAMTI), the lawyers of the firm are authorized to be agents in real estate transactions.

BCF AVOCATS intervenes in the following areas:

General real estate advice :

  • Real estate sales and acquisitions between individuals, professionals
  • Sale in the state of future completion
  • Real estate taxation
  • Advice on bank loans and conditions precedent
  • Commercial leases and residential leases
  • Commercial real estate: acquisition of buildings, creation of civil real estate companies or other dedicated legal structures.

Real estate litigation :

  • Dispute with a mortgage
  • Hidden defects
  • Rights of easements
  • Neighborhood disturbances
  • Right to enjoyment and free disposal of property
  • Dissolution of SCI

Construction :

  • Amicable and legal expertise
  • Biennial, ten-year, perfect completion guarantees
  • Contractual relations and obligations incumbent on the stakeholders (the contracting authority, the architect, the builder, the subcontractors, etc.)
  • Defects
  • Construction materials
  • Disputes relating to the execution of construction works


  • Disputes with a trustee
  • Exceptional condominium charges
  • Claims
  • General meeting’s disagreement
  • Designation of a temporary administrator
  • Disputes between condominium units

Urban Planning :

  • Pre-emption rights
  • Expropriations
  • Litigation relating to building or demolition permits