Eptalex attorneys offer legal advice in all aspects of complex real estate acquisitions, sales, development, financing as well as rental and leasing management. They work with clients to acquire real estate through innovative legal and financial mechanisms that comply with the relevant laws and regulatory requirements. Furthermore, they meet clients’ rental objectives by reviewing and drafting leasing and rental agreements and ensuring that they are tailored to the needs of our clients and meeting the requirements of the Lebanese rental laws.
Our attorneys also assist clients in developing business relationships with government agencies and public authority entities, and obtaining real estate acquisitions’ licenses, tax and fees exemptions, as well as zone permits and approvals from the government in an efficient and timely manner. One of our attorney’s most solid expertise is advising and representing clients in the delicate sector of administrative cases vis-a-vis the government and local municipalities, including expropriation and dispossession procedures and amnesty cases for infringement of local building regulations.
Our real estate attorneys are directly involved from the early stages of a construction project (all drafting, negotiation, certification and administrative activity) to the complex full bureaucracy of running a compound/building (electricity, water supply, working permits and relevant certifications), passing through the tax implications (payment of all dues, monitoring of fiscal exposure, innovative and convenient solutions to problems occurring in the course of the building management), all the way to the efficient ways of handling transfer and succession issues.
Our attorneys represent real estate developers, contracting companies, firms and investors and have specific experience with variety of property types such as office buildings, hotels, retail centers, and residential developments. They have significant experience representing clients before the courts in all kinds of real estate related disputes.