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9th Annual Real Estate Investments Conference: Networking with real estate lawyers, trends, opportunities and new frontiers

29 Mar - 31 Mar 2017

JW Marriott Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Speaker information

Philip Skinner


Phil is a partner in the Real Estate practice and leads the Office practice team and is a lead real estate partner in the Industrial practice team and in the Cross-Border practice team. Phil focuses his practice on the representation of owners, developers, investors, landlords and tenants in the acquisition, joint venture, development, financing and leasing of all types of commercial real estate, with a particular focus on office and industrial leasing, retail leasing, joint venture formation, representation of foreign investors, cross-border transactions, distressed real estate transactions, and on the development, financing and leasing of mixed-use projects, office and industrial buildings. Such work also includes the negotiation of build-to-suit leases and headquarters leases; the negotiation of joint venture documentation between developers and investors; the representation of developers on complex multi-property assemblage transactions; and the preparation and negotiation of complex declarations of protective covenants, operating agreements and reciprocal easement agreements. Phil is a frequent author and lecturer on topics including office and industrial lease negotiations, legal and business issues in mixed-use projects, joint venture formation, cross-border real estate transactions, distressed real estate transactions, the negotiation of brokerage and commission agreements, the negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, and commercial real estate industry trends, among other topics.