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Benjamin Bill

Partner

CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Cedex
France
Languages French, English, German, Italian

Benjamin joined CMS Francis Lefebvre on January 2018.

Benjamin has extensive experience in the work with clients on complex real estate transactions. He advises on a broad range of aspects related to it, including acquisition and disposal of real estate assets or companies, of French or pan-European portfolios, the structuring of projects with the creation of regulated and non-regulated investment vehicles and funds such as OPCIs and the acquisitions or disposals.

Benjamin’s work also covers property development transactions, commercial leases and real estate financing.

Benjamin’s client base extends private and public sectors and includes domestic and international investors, asset managers and property companies which he assists on national and cross-border real estate projects.

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Next generation lawyer: Real Estate

Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Next Generation lawyers: Real Estate

Legal 500 Paris 2019

Relevant experience

  • Herbert Smith Freehills, Paris (2008–2017)
  • DS&P (within NCTM studio legale), Rome, Milan, (2002–2006)
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Memberships & Roles

  • Member of Hauts-de-Seine Bar Council since 2018
  • Member of Paris Bar Council (2008-2017)
  • AJFA : Member of a franco-german law professionals’ association
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Publications

  • “Legal and tax guide for real estate”: overview of all the legal and tax rules that may apply to the completion of a real estate transaction in France
  • “Guide about energy performance of buildings, bilingual edition”, (French-German)
  • “Guide on commercial leases in France, bilingual edition”, (French-German)
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Education

  • Double Postgraduate Law diploma, Paris X University- Universität Potsdam (2002)
  • CAPA (post-graduate legal qualification required to practise as a solicitor or barrister in France) (2007)
  • German Bar  (2011)
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13/04/2022
LEG­AL 500 EMEA 2022
The 2022 edi­tion of the Leg­al 500 EMEA guide is out. We would par­tic­u­larly like to thank our cli­ents for put­ting their trust in us! Our law firm’s rank­ings in France, Al­ger­ia and Mo­rocco France...
17/03/2022
Cham­bers Europe 2022
The 2021 edi­tion of Cham­bers & Part­ners Europe guide has been pub­lished. We would par­tic­u­larly like to thank our cli­ents for put­ting their trust in us! Our law­yers’ rank­ings Bank­ing & Fin­ance: Fin­an­cial...
28/10/2021
CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ad­vised the DEKA Im­mob­i­li­en Group
CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ad­vised the DEKA Im­mob­i­li­en Group on the ac­quis­i­tion from TARA­MEA 2 of an of­fice prop­erty loc­ated at 17 av­en­ue Hoche in Par­is (75008).This prop­erty was (i) com­pletely re­struc­tured...
01/10/2021
CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ad­vised MEAG
CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre ad­vised MEAG for the off-plan ac­quis­i­tion from JB Dévelop­pe­ment of a partly re­fri­ger­ated stor­age ware­house with an­cil­lary of­fice and so­cial premises.The as­set, loc­ated near Ami­ens...
10/05/2021
CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre Avocats ad­vises Crédit Suisse As­set Man­age­ment (AM)
CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre Avocats has ad­vised Crédit Suisse AM act­ing for one of its ded­ic­ated funds be­sides Belvedere Cap­it­al (Silvio Es­tienne and Bruno Co­hen) for the ex­e­cu­tion of a lease for the sol­ar...
28/07/2020
Leg­al 500 Par­is 2020: our law firm’s rank­ings
The 2020 edi­tion of the Leg­al 500 Par­is guide is avail­able. We thank our cli­ents for their trust and sup­port!This year, our firm is ranked in 20 ex­pert­ise, in­clud­ing: 4 in Tier 1: Tax; Em­ploy­ment; Se­cur­it­isa­tion...
22/04/2020
Leg­al 500 EMEA 2020
The 2020 edi­tion of the Leg­al 500 EMEA guide is out. We would par­tic­u­larly like to thank our cli­ents for put­ting their trust in us! Our law firm’s rank­ings in France, Al­ger­ia and Mo­rocco France 4 in...
21/02/2020
CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre Avocats ad­vised MEAG
CMS Fran­cis Le­fe­b­vre Avocats ad­vised MEAG for the ac­quis­i­tion from BNP Pari­bas of a prop­erty com­pris­ing 5,734 sqm of of­fice areas loc­ated in Ly­on, by way of a sale & lease back. The firm ad­vised MEAG...
26/09/2019
Our real es­tate law­yers at Expo Real 2019
CMS part­ners spe­cial­ised in real es­tate & con­struc­tion law will at­tend Expo Real in Mu­nich from Oc­to­ber 7th to Oc­to­ber 9th.  CMS at the first European B2B pro­fes­sion­al fair in Real Es­tate Like every...
31/07/2019
Leg­al 500 Par­is 2019
The 2019 edi­tion of the Leg­al 500 Par­is guide is avail­able. We thank our cli­ents for their trust and sup­port!This year, our firm is ranked in 19 cat­egor­ies, in­clud­ing:5 in Tier 1: Tax law; Em­ploy­ment;...
26/04/2019
Leg­al 500 EMEA 2019
The 2019 edi­tion of the Leg­al 500 EMEA guide is out. We would par­tic­u­larly like to thank our cli­ents for put­ting their trust in us! Our law firms’ rank­ings in France, Al­ger­ia and Mo­rocco France 5 in...
04/03/2019
Real Es­tate trans­ac­tions in France: Leg­al and tax as­pects
Our law firm­'s com­pre­hens­ive real es­tate ser­vices Wheth­er you are look­ing to make an in­vest­ment, to de­vel­op prop­erty or to simply man­age your as­sets, we of­fer first-class real es­tate ser­vices. Our...