Tobias Gries is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate practice. He has been advising domestic as well as foreign investors on real estate transactions and legal asset management for many years, especially with regard to hotels, hotel projects, micro apartment and serviced apartment houses, shopping centers and office buildings. His particular know-how lies in advising hotel investors and hotel operators on hotel acquisitions, operator and lease contracts and complex refurbishment and revitalization projects. He regularly advises clients within the scope of project management, in negotiations with authorities regarding the general framework of construction planning law, as well as the ongoing administration and management of hotel, retail, and office properties.
Tobias joined the firm in April 2007 and has been a partner in the real estate practice group in Berlin since March 2014. From 2001 to 2007, he worked as a legal assistant at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) in the field of European and Public International Law. Tobias passed his First State Exam at the Viadrina European University in 2000. Before passing his Second State Exam in Berlin in 2007, he was awarded the Master’s Degree at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Lund, Sweden, in the field of international human rights protection and international humanitarian law. He was admitted to the Bar in 2007.
- Recognised as a Recommended Lawyer by The Legal 500 EMEA for Real Estate in Germany (Deutschland), 2018
Tobias has authored several publications in European and International Public Law.
- “Global Office Asset Trends,” The Real Estate Finance Journal, Fall 2023