Gerard Serra

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Gerard joined Pérez-Llorca in 1995. As an expert in Real Estate and Corporate law, he has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate transactions (investment, development, sale, etc.). He is also well known as an expert in mergers and acquisitions.


1994 Masters Degree in European Law, the University of Liège, Belgium
1993 Masters Degree in European Studies, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
1992 Law Degree, the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
He speaks Spanish, Catalan, English and French.


Real Estate and Land Planning
Gerard deals with all aspects relating to real estate activities, a field in which he has proven experience as a result of his involvement in a number of the principal Spanish real estate deals in Spain in recent years. He advises both national and international clients in the development of property projects, which take many forms including shopping centres, apartment blocks, offices and hotels. His advice covers all phases of the projects, including town planning, development, construction and marketing. His advice also covers the legal aspects of project finance.

Corporate and Financial
Gerard has great expertise in this area, particularly in mergers and acquisitions. His clients include various private equity companies and private investors, for whom he works as their legal advisor with regards to their Spanish and international investments.

Academic and Publishing Collaborations

Gerard has wide experience of teaching and is often invited to speak at seminars and conferences.
He also frequently contributes articles to the legal and business press.

Professional Organisations

The Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB).

Gerard is included on the list of arbitrators of the Arbitral Tribunal of Barcelona.


Gerard Serra features in various legal directories such as:

Chambers Europe: Real Estate.
Legal 500 EMEA: Real Estate and Construction.
Best Lawyers®: Corporate and M&A Law, Real Estate Law, Project Finance and Development Practice, and Structured Finance Law.
Leaders League: ‘Real Estate’.


Financial Times Innovative Lawyers: Highly Commended “Innovation in Legal Expertise: Strategic Collaborations for Clients” (2016) (featuring a matter Gerard Serra advised on).
Best Lawyers®: Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year” (2021) in Barcelona.

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