Lorenzo Clemente is a partner in the Real Estate Law Department of Garrigues, where he has pursued his entire professional career. He specializes in real estate contracts, providing advice on property transactions to developers and real estate companies as well as to investment funds and companies operating in other industries.
His areas of expertise include the transfer and acquisition of properties in competitive processes and in individual negotiations. In this connection, he has participated in numerous transactions for the sale and purchase of office blocks, shopping malls, hotels, building lots and industrial warehouses, as well as of property development and real estate investment companies.
Furthermore, he provides on-going real estate advice to developers, investors and agents in the real estate industry and to companies operating in, for example, the retail, hotel and construction industries.
Lorenzo has extensive experience in negotiating urban lease agreements, construction contracts, agreements with technicians (project management, engineering, etc.), real estate financing agreements, management agreements, marketing agreements and administration agreements.
He has managed processes for the legal regularization of properties belonging to different companies and has advised on the externalization of real estate assets and sale & leaseback transactions.
He has also worked with a range of financial institutions on processes to acquire properties as a result of refinancing or foreclosure and on the management of their real estate assets and divestment.
Lorenzo Clemente features in several directories such as Iberian Lawyer and Chambers&Partners, in the real estate practice area. He was part of the team of lawyers singled out for praise by Chambers&Partners, which described him as having a strong market reputation and an impressive client base, whilst one interviewee comments that “he's extremely efficient and solves all my problems”.
Regular speaker at seminars and conferences organized by the firm and several specialist centers (Cesine – Metros Cuadrados, Unidad Editorial, etc.).
He is a member of Madrid Bar Association.
Degrees in Law and in Business and Economics from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE E-3).
Numerous articles and publications including those published in the journals “Directivos Construcción”, “Contratación Inmobiliaria” (published by El Derecho), etc.