Emmanuel Fatôme

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Emmanuel Fatôme has been elected "Best Lawyer of the Year 2022" in Real Estate & Construction during the 10th edition of the Palmarès du Droit.

LEGAL 500 EMEA 2021 / 2022 - Banking & Finance (Band 1) - Leading individuals since 2016

Emmanuel Fatôme is a key contact for real estate finance matters. (2022) “Emmanuel Fatôme is noted for his work in the real estate financing space” (2021)

LEGAL 500 EMEA 2016 / 2020 - Banking & Finance (Band 2) - Leading individuals since 2016

"Emmanuel Fatôme is a key name in the corporate finance and real estate financing market." (2020)

“Emmanuel Fatôme and [...] are highly rated” (2017)

“‘The ‘superb’ Emmanuel Fatôme is in charge of the property finance practice” (2016)

LEGAL 500 EMEA 2014 / 2015 - Banking & Finance (Band 2) - Recommended Lawyer


LEGAL 500 EMEA 2009 / 2022 - Real Estate & Real Estate Finance (Band 1) - Leading Individuals since 2011 & Hall of Fame since 2016

"acclaimed real estate lawyer Emmanuel Fatôme" (2022)

‘Emmanuel Fatôme is an excellent lawyer, sophisticated in his analysis and pragmatic in the implementation of his advice. A real dealmaker.’ ‘Emmanuel Fatôme is a great lawyer and an excellent negotiator. Emmanuel also know how to surround himself with very good associates.’ (2021)

"The team includes high-profile duo Emmanuel Fatôme and Paul Talbourdet who co-head the practice" (2020)

"The team is led by some of the country's most high-profile names including the "amazing and very practical" Emmanuel Fatôme whose "great commercial sens helps with solving issues". (2019)

"The experienced Emmanuel Fatôme, who is ‘superb for real estate finance matters’." (2016)

“‘Great specialist’ Emmanuel Fatôme” (2015)

“Emmanuel Fatôme delivers ‘remarkable work’.” (2010)

“[…] a ‘very smart and dedicated lawyer’.” (2009)

Chambers Europe 2007 / 2022 - Real Estate and Real Estate Finance (Band 1) Individual (Band 1)

Emmanuel Fatôme is lauded by clients as an "amazing lawyer, very hands-on," and "a very quick point of contact." He has prodigious expertise in both real estate transactions and financing mandates, often assisting clients with complex cross-border transactions. (2022)

Emmanuel Fatôme is a leading real estate lawyer who regularly assists with strategic acquisition and disposal transactions. He also advises lenders and borrowers on financing cases. His commercial acumen is noted by market commentators, with one saying: "He is really business-oriented and efficient." (2021)

Emmanuel Fatôme is one of the leading real estate practitioners, with clients reporting that he is "very knowledgeable and calm," before adding: "You feel like you're fully protected by a strong partner by your side."He handles a plethora of real estate matters, including sales, financing and leases. His clients include asset managers, developers, investment companies and banks. (2020) 

Emmanuel Fatôme is highly regarded for his expertise in both real estate transactions and real estate finance matters. He remains a popular choice for leading real estate clients including banks, asset managers and investment funds, as well as property developers. He acted for Altarea Cogedim on the sale of the office building Kosmo to Sogecap. (2019)

Emmanuel Fatôme is a leading market authority on real estate law and real estate finance. He advises real estate companies as well as banks and other financial institutions. One client comments: "He is really liked, he can negotiate in English and in French, he knows how to adjust and to put himself in the reach of the clients," adding: "He stays very available and accessible - it is good to have the partner in direct contact." (2018)

“Emmanuel Fatôme is a leading lawyer in real estate and real estate finance, noted for his "incredible reputation." He is also skilled in banking law and recently acted on a refinancing matters [...]” (2017)

“Emmanuel Fatôme is an exceptional real estate practitioner leading the field in financing projects and associated banking law. One client says: "He is excellent in negotiations; he has an M&A approach which gives you the whole panorama of your investment." His recent matters include the financing and structuring of the Muse Project, which involves residential, business and retail properties.” (2016)

“Department head Emmanuel Fatôme is an eminent real estate lawyer who is appreciated for his hands-on involvement in deals. He advises on real estate financing as well as major transactions such as advising the sellers of the EUR700 million disposal of the Beaugrenelle shopping centre” (2015)

“Head of department Emmanuel Fatôme receives praise from peers and clients alike for his abilities in this area. In the words of one interviewee, "he's hands-on, which we really appreciate, and he's really well known in the Paris real estate market; I think he is the best among the lawyers I know."” (2014)

"Deal maker" Emmanuel Fatôme receives widespread recognition and praise from market commentators, and sources appreciate both his legal knowledge and his business expertise. One client lauds him as "clever, responsive and proactive. He doesn't only answer questions passively, he gets very involved." (2013)

“The standout name on the team is the “very active and clever” Emmanuel Fatôme, unanimously recognised by sources as one of the top figures in the real estate field. He is renowned both for real estate investment and real estate finance work. Sources mention that “he is a pleasure to work with.” He recently acted for BNP Paribas on several financings, including that of an office complex to be developed by AXA/Sefri-Cime.” (2012)

“Remarkably active department head Emmanuel Fatôme is “a clear Band 1 lawyer on the real estate market," according to peers. He is perhaps best known for his real estate finance track record, but is also renowned for investment work. Clients say that he is “a pleasure to work with,” and applaud his “really business-oriented, positive style.” (2011)

“Partner Emmanuel Fatôme receives glowing feedback for his real estate finance practice.” (2010)

"Real estate guru Emmanuel Fatôme leads the group and helps fuel its reputation for technical solidity and reliable advice. He is described as “a fantastic deal maker who finds great solutions.” Fatôme is renowned for his dexterity in both investment and financing [...]" (2009)

“First-class lawyer” Emmanuel Fatôme focuses on real estate acquisition and financing and his clients enthused: “It’s greatly reassuring to have him by your side in negotiations.” (2008)

"Interviewees were full of praise for Emmanuel Fatôme and reported that “he’s simply the best for real estate finance and has an unmistakable presence on all the biggest deals”. Clients greatly appreciate his outstanding knowledge and his charming and constructive manner." (2007)

Who’s Who Legal 2014 / 2020 – Real Estate - Thought Leader & Recommended for France

"At De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, sources laud the “excellent” Emmanuel Fatôme for his adept handling of high-stakes financing and transactional work." (2020)

“Emmanuel Fatôme is a distinguished figure in the market and a highly respected practitioner. He receives widespread praise for his expertise in real estate finance and banking law, with a particular focus on urban planning and development” (2018)

“Emmanuel comes highly recommended for his work in real estate and associated financing matters; clients praise his “practical and diligent approach” (2015)

“Emmanuel Fatôme is a “true expert” in the field and is described by peers as a “go-to guy” for issues relating to the financing of real estate transactions”…”Emmanuel Fatôme is “one of the best” and counts Carrefour among his big-ticket clients.” (2014)

Chambers Europe 2016 / 2018 – Banking & Finance (Band 2) / Individual (Band 4)

Chambers Global 2016 / 2018 – Banking & Finance (Band 3) / Individual (Band 4)

"Emmanuel Fatôme specialises in financing and refinancing within the real estate space. His clients include key banks and real estate investment companies." (2018)

"Emmanuel Fatôme is an expert in real estate finance and gains strong praise for his activity in the sector. He is said to have "a real strength with regard to real estate developments and construction financing."" (2017)

"Emmanuel Fatôme is head of the firm's real estate finance group. Market commentators cite him as a "big name" on the Paris real estate scene." (2016)

Chambers Europe 2012 / 2015 - Banking & Finance (Band 2) / Individual (Band 3)

Chambers Global 2012 / 2015 - Banking & Finance (Band 3) / Individual (Band 3)

“The "excellent" Emmanuel Fatôme's primary focus is real estate finance. He advised BNP Paribas on the financing of SAS des Tours du Pont de Sèvres' redevelopment and restructuring of its office complex” (2015)

“Emmanuel Fatôme is described as "an excellent lawyer: he's available, reactive and understands clients' needs." His practice focuses on real estate finance.” (2014)

“Emmanuel Fatôme is described by a source as “one of the best lawyers in the country for real estate financing.” He represents an impressive spread of French and international financial institutions.” (2013).

“Emmanuel Fatôme is singled out as “one of the most prestigious real estate financing specialists in Paris.” (2012)

Best Lawyers France

Recommended in Real Estate Law since 2010, in Banking Law since 2012, in Finance Law since 2013 and in Investment since 2017

Emmanuel Fatôme received the Best Lawyers :

2018 Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” award in France

2018 Investment “Lawyer of the Year” award in France

2015 Finance “Lawyer of the Year” award in France

2011 Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” award in France

IFLR1000 - Banking & Real Estate

Ranked as “Highly regarded” lawyer in Banking & Real Estate since 2019