Charles Destrée

lawyer, partner

Charles Destrée is an experienced lawyer in the areas where real estate law, banking law and corporate law intersect. He is a specialist in (re-)structuring and documenting financing arrangements and M&A in the real estate sector, structuring and restructuring real estate funds, sale and purchase of property portfolios and investment vehicles in various jurisdictions, as well as consultancy about the new AIFM directive. The clients he advises include financiers, property fund managers and developers.

Before joining Lexence he has worked for DLA Piper (lawyer, partner), ING Real Estate (general counsel), and has experience as a lawyer and solicitor in the Netherlands, Australia and Indonesia. After studying Dutch law at the University of Amsterdam, Charles was admitted to the Dutch Bar in 1994 and was sworn in as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2002.

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Chambers Global (2016) ranked Charles Destrée for Banking & Finance.