Corinne Knopp

Corinne Knopp


Email corinne.knopp@​

Phone +33 1 53 67 47 19

Fax +33 1 53 67 47 48

LanguagesEnglish, French

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Corinne Knopp has “deep knowledge and is a great negotiator”. She handles real estate acquisition and sale and leaseback operations, as well as leasing mandates. She is particularly active in the hospitality sector.

Chambers Europe (France) 2019

Corinne Knopp heads the Paris real estate practice. She advises on real estate transactions, management and financing.

She advises on all real estate aspects (including all types of leases, particularly commercial leases and financial leases), acquisitions and disposals, portfolio transactions and sale and leaseback transactions.

She often advises on cross-border transactions, investment structuring and financing and has developed particular experience of hotel industry transactions. She also assists many corporations on their real estate needs and strategy.

Awards and recognitions


Recognized in Real Estate
Chambers Europe


Real Estate
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions


Master 2 in Tax and Corporate Law, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 1989

Master 1 in Corporate Law, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, 1988


Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI)

Member, Centre des professions financières

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Advising Prologis on the French aspects of the sale of a worldwide logistics portfolio.

Advising Colony Capital on the acquisition of a French property portfolio from EDF.

Advising General Electric on the sale of its worldwide real estate activity including a French portfolio of about 100 real estate assets.

Advising Covivio on the structuring and the acquisition of a German hotel portfolio.

Advising Hermes REIM on the acquisition of a 43 Metro Stores portfolio located in France, through the acquisition of an OPCI (a French REIT).

Advising Constellation on the acquisition (sale and management back) of InterContinental Paris-Le Grand (a 4 star hotel) operated by InterContinental Hotels Group.

Advising M&G property investment fund on the acquisition and financing of various real estate assets in France including a business park.

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