CMS takes 12-strong Herbert Smith Freehills real estate team in major boost for Paris base

HSF Paris real estate head Pierre Popesco and fellow partner Florence Cherel join CMS with two of counsel and eight other lawyers

CMS has boosted its Paris real estate offering with the hire of a 12-lawyer team from Herbert Smith Freehills’ (HSF) base in the French capital.

HSF Paris real estate head Pierre Popesco and real estate partner Florence Cherel are joining CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre, the French arm of CMS, along with two of counsel and eight other lawyers.

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