5 Practice Areas Real Estate Lawyers Need To Understand

Law360, Los Angeles (August 16, 2016, 5:34 PM EDT) -- Real estate lawyers are trained first and foremost to help their clients buy, sell, finance, lease and develop real property, but this practice area has in recent years broadened significantly, making it necessary to develop at least a rudimentary understanding of the other areas of law that often play major roles in deals.

While attorneys can and do rely on opinions from their colleagues in other practice areas, having a basic grounding in a few key areas can help get deals done more quickly and help lawyers steer clear of problems that might otherwise come up in negotiations.

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