United Law Company

Real Estate and Construction

ULC and affiliates represent national and regional real estate developers in all stages of the development process, from land acquisition and assemblage to the acquisition of development rights, forming joint ventures, preparing and negotiating contracts with architects, engineers, property managers, brokers and construction companies, and arranging for dispositions and permanent financings.

Our lawyers have represented developers, private owners, public owners, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, and sureties in many jurisdictions throughout the country and overseas. . Our expertise allows us to advice them in their roles as investors, developers, occupiers, borrowers, owners, funders or lenders. Our services in title investigation, purchase, sale and development of real estate have been used by a large number of developers of commercial and residential projects.

Our Real Estate practice provides advice on real estate matters to a wide range of clients. From mergers and acquisitions for commercial real estate and hotel companies, to the purchase, sale and refinancing of large office buildings, industrial properties and shopping centers, we are at the center of the real estate marketplace. In addition, we counsel domestic and foreign individuals and companies on secured lending transactions, public and private securities offerings, project financings, bankruptcies and restructurings that contain significant real estate components.

ULC’s in-depth knowledge of the construction process enables it to identify a broad range of legal risks and propose constructive ways of allocating those risks within the contract documents to protect the client’s business needs and expectations. When a building project leads to litigation, the Firm has the experience to successfully litigate construction matters for project owners, contractors, subs, suppliers, and sureties before competent forums including the courts of law.

With the commencement of construction, the Law Firm is focused on its goal to keep the client's project on track and to assure that all participants in the process fulfill their contractual and administrative obligations. ULC's experience in such areas as local permitting and building code enforcement, and workplace health and safety/ compliance can be critical when interacting with various government agencies on the local, provincial levels, and federal levels to facilitate job progress.

For clients involved in real estate transactions in Pakistan, ULC represents:

Banks, investment banks and other lenders in financing transactions secured by real estate, including acquisition, development, construction, long-term and project financing

Buyers and owners of real estate in negotiating financing commitments and in reviewing and negotiating real estate-backed loan documents

Buyers and sellers of commercial and industrial real estate in structuring transactions

Clients in due diligence investigations of proposed acquisitions and provide guidance with the myriad of regulatory approvals.

Condominium Associations in connection with commercial and residential condominium, cooperative conversions and multi-use condominium developments

Developers and real estate brokers in drafting, negotiating and resolving disputes arising out of real estate brokerage agreements

Landlords and tenants in office, retail, commercial and industrial lease transactions throughout the region and nationally

Owners and project developers in all phases of the land use approval process

Owners in all phases of construction projects, including negotiation of construction-related agreements and litigation

Sellers and buyers kind exchanges

Practice Spotlight:

Development and promotion of Real Estate

Development of Towns & other Mega Projects

Joint Venture Development

Lease and Sale Documentation


Registration of Conveyances

Regulatory compliance

Sale & Purchase

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