has a market-leading real estate offering, with an international multidisciplinary team of lawyers that can serve client needs globally across the real estate sector. The firm has more than 750 real estate lawyers operating in more than 40 countries around the world, serving clients in key real ... estate markets, with strongly established teams in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. DLA Piper works with clients through all stages of the real estate life cycle, including planning, acquiring, finding, developing, leasing, completing, trading and divesting. Working through this cycle, it offers the following services: financing; acquisitions and disposals; asset management; construction; cross-border investment; development; fund formation; joint ventures; leasing; litigation; planning, zoning and environmental issues; public private partnerships; REITs; restructuring; and tax. The team works alongside investors, lenders, developers and managers on every aspect of their real estate activities.