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Lawyers & Notaires

English speaking Lawyers in France

Listing updated regularly 

This list is provided for the information of Australian travellers and those needing legal assistance in France. Every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy but it does not purport to be an exhaustive list. While every care has been taken in preparing this list, the Australian embassy in Paris cannot accept any responsibility for the ability or probity of the practitioners included, nor for the fees they might charge.
 

PARIS

French lawyers, or "avocats", may render legal advice on all matters, draft contracts, handle commercial dealings and may plead in civil, criminal and administrative litigation before the French Courts to which they are admitted. All the lawyers listed below have jurisdiction throughout France and may practice in any court in France.

 

LAFORGUE LAW OFFICE
Francis Laforgue
Employment & commercial litigation
2 rue du Cygne
75001 Paris
Tel. 01 71 19 98 69
Fax. 01 71 19 98 66
contact@laforgue-avocats.com
 www.laforgue-avocats.com

 

LEXCASE - Société d'avocats| (PARIS - LYON -MARSEILLE)
Understanding the naturalisation process in France

APPELBAUM Raphael
17 rue de la Paix
75002 Paris
tel: +33 1 40 20 22 22
www.lexcase.com

 

Alain CORNEC
Child Abduction and All matters relating to the Hague Convention on Child Abduction, Custody Matters, Family Law
26 Rue du 4 septembre
75002 PARIS
Tel. 01 44 05 04 00
Fax. 01 44 05 94 16

cornec@villard-avocats.com

 

Emmanuelle CERF
Avocat au Barreau de Paris
9, rue du val de Grace
75005 Paris
Tel: 01 43 29 24 93
Fax: 01 70 24 73 55
avocat.cerf@gmail.com
www.avocat-cerf.com

 

Florence MILLELIRE
Attorney at Law
Family Law and International family Law (Child Abduction and child Custody)
8 rue joseph Bara 75006 Paris
Tel: 06 62 74 19 77
Email: millelireavocat@gmail.com
www.millelirravocat.com

 

Alexander STELLER
Australian national practicing at the Paris Bar: Civil litigation, company creation, property (purchase, leases, etc.), family law, employment, penal law
85 rue de Rennes - 75006 PARIS
Tél. +33 (0)1 43 54 31 51
Fax. +33 (0)1 43 54 24 14
GSM. +33 (0)6 19 27 51 58
as.avocat@gmail.com

 

Cabinet POLIER 
Business & Corporate Law, Comercial Litigation, labour Law and personal Injury
81 rue de l'université
75007 Paris
Tel. +33 (0) 1 75 51 58 66
Mobile :+ 33 6 26 42 32 59
Polier.law@sfr.fr

 

Thierry BERNARDS
International league of law firms
156 boulevard haussman
75008 PARIS
Tel. 01 53 53 82 82
Fax. 01 53 53 82 80
tbernard@bernardsfirm.com

 

Calinaud David Avocats
Frédéric Calinaud / Guillaume David
Associate Member of the Law Society of NSW
French business law (Commercial law, corporate, M&A, employment law, litigation, sports law)
35, boulevard Malesherbes - 75008 Paris
Tel. : 01.83.75.33.00
Fax. : 01.83.75.33.10
frederic@calinaud-david.com
www.calinaud-david.com

 

 
BAKER & MCKENZIE
French Law Only: General Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
Laurent BARBARA
1, Rue Paul Baudry
75008 Paris
Tel. 01 44 17 53 00
Fax. 01 44 17 45 75
laurent.barabara@bakernet.com

 

KGA AVOCATS
BERGAUD Patrick
French law in English, and: Business and corporate law, commercial law, intellectual property law, tax law and commercial litigation
44 Ave. des Champs-Elysées
75008 Paris
Tel. 01 44 95 20 00
Fax. 01 49 53 03 97
p.bergaud@kga.fr

 

McNICHOLAS & LEFEVRE
French & UK Law: Company, employment, broadcasting, Commercial and Civil Litigation
7 rue auber
75009 Paris
Tel. 01 42 66 93 35
Fax. 01 42 66 93 32
pl@mcnicholaslefevre.com

 

REINGEWIRTZ, LINDON, KAUFMAN

Lindon Rachel
Specialists in Criminal law, Commercial & Real Estate Law, Immigration Law
Avocats au Barreau de Paris
Tel. 01 53 24 61 70
75009 Paris
3 rue Rossini 
rl@atticusavocats.com 
 

Van Teslaar Sebastian Lawyers
Specialising in personal injury claims (people involved in car or motorcycle accident, physical assault, medical malpractice, work related illness claims)
32 rue le pelletier
75009 Paris
Tel. 01 44 90 02 22
Fax. 01 44 90 05 55
svt@vanteslaar.com
www.vanteslaar.com

 

Véronique CHAUVEAU
Child Abduction and all matters relating to the Hague Convention on Child Abduction, Custody Matters, Family Law
62 Rue de maubeuge

75009 PARIS
Tel. 01 55 42 55 25
Fax. 01 55 42 55 29
v.chauveau@chauveau-associes.com

 

Xavier CHABEUF
Legal Advice and Litigation : Civil Law (Contracts, property, Family law), Labor and Commercial law
50 Avenue de la Grande Armée
75017 PARIS
Tel. 01 56 67 09 24
Fax. 01 56 67 09 25
xavier.chabeuf@cardinal-avocats.com

 

CABINET FTPA
Alexandre Ebtedaei
Corporate Law, Labor law, Expatriation  issues
1 bis Avenue Foch
75116 Paris
Tel : 01 45 00 86 20
Fax : 01 45 00 85 83
email : aebtedaei@ftpa.fr

 

ALARIS (David HARTMAN)
Construction Law, Labor Law, Commercial Contracts, Business Law
6 rue Gustave Doré
75017 Paris
Tel : 01 42 67 38 67
Fax: 01 47 63 57 18
Mob : 06 13 02 20 29
bmdh-legal@gmx.com
www.alaris-law.com

 

Waheed Karl Lawyers
Specialist in Immigration
34 rue Henri Chevreau
75020 – PARIS
Tel. 01 43 66 94 27
Fax. 01 43 66 94 28
karl.waheed@karlwaheed.fr

 

OUTSIDE PARIS

 ALBERTVILLE

CARTILLIER CAPDEVILLE (SCP)
Maître Julien Capdeville
29, Rue du Vieux Pont
73200 ALBERTVILLE
Tél. 04 79 37 10 60 (9H-12H)
Fax. 04 79 32 87 98
scpcartillier-capdeville@wanadoo.fr

 

AIX-EN-PROVENCE

Fabien CORDIEZ
Dual Qualified- Avocat (France) and Solicitor in England and Wales 
Property law, service of legal documents abroad, inheritance law and wills
12 rue de l\'Ancienne Madeleine
13100 Aix en Provence
Tel : 04 86 68 89 68
cordiez@solicitor.fr

 

BEZIERS
Olivier Menut Avocat
16 rue jules ferry
34500 Beziers
T: +33467484958
olivier.menut@wanadoo.fr

 

BLOIS 

DEVOUARD Florence (05/11)
9 rue du Père Brottier
41100 Blois (60Km from Tours and Orleans)
Tel. 0254570303
Fax. 0254570300
devouard-avocat@wanadoo.fr
 

BORDEAUX

DELCADE (Delouis Lafourcade & associés)
Avocats & solicitors – French corporate lawyers - Company & tax law
78, cours de Verdun
33000 Bordeaux
Tel : 05-56-45-27-90
Fax : 01-78-76-75-44
contact@delcade.fr
www.delcade.com
 

CANNES

Robert H FLOYD
General and international Law
22-24, Bd Alexandre III
06400 Cannes
Tel. 04 93 43 32 56
Fax. 04 93 43 40 26
Robert.FLOYD@wanadoo.fr 

Me A. COVILLARD, Me E. BAROIN
Me C. M. RADTKE Lamy & Associés

Commercial, competition & distribution, corporate law and foreign investment, Business law
40 Rue de Bonnel Business law
064000 Cannes
Tel. 04 78 62 14 00
Fax. 04 78 62 14 99
info@lamy-associates.com
www.lamy-associates.fr
 

LILLE/ROUBAIX 

Samira DENFER
Résidence du Palais
57 B, Rue du Grand Chemin
59100 Roubaix
Tel : 03 20 65 28 42
Fax : 03 20 65 26 35
Mobile : 06 60 64 87 13
Samira.denfer@wanadoo.fr

 

LIMOGES

Frédéric OLIVE
French Law only: Criminal, Civil, Family and General
56, Rue Turgot
87000 LIMOGES
Tel. 05 55 33 90 60
Fax. 05 55 33 90 61
frederic-olive-avocat@orange.fr
 

 LYON

Jean-Luc SOULIER
General and Corporate Practice, Member of World Law Group (incl. Minter Ellison)
Cité Internationale
34, Quai Charles de Gaulle
69463 Lyon Cédex 6
Tel. 04 72 82 20 80
Fax. 04 72 82 20 90
jl.soulier@soulier_avocats.com


Me S. WESLEY
Competition and consumer law, commercial and distribution contracts, Corporate, M&A, and insolvency, Information Technology and
contracts, employment law, private client, residential property, tax and matrimonial advice, dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration in all of the above fields
Hon. Legal Advisor to British Consul
COLBERT Avocats
139 Rue Vendôme
69006 Lyon
Tel. 04 72 75 76 22
Fax. 04 78 24 25 68
s.wesley@colbert-avocats.eu


Me T. HUGUES - COLBERT Lawyers
Full legal service offered by Colbert Avocats. Personal areas of specialisation: company law, (creation and administration), Family law
139 Rue Vendôme
69006 Lyon
Tel. 04 72 75 76 22 Family law
Fax. 04 78 24 75 68
t.hughes@colbert-avocats.eu
 

MARSEILLE/MONTPELLIER/NICE/SOUTH EAST FRANCE

Paule ACQUAVIVA
French & UK Law: Commercial, Family, Criminal, Tort, Labour & Transport Law
37, Rue Montgrand
13006 - Marseille
Tel. 04 91 33 56 51
Fax. 04 91 33 54 31
acquaviva.avocate@wanadoo.fr

Eric WITT - CABINET WITT
English and French Family Law (Adoption, Immigration, Marriage, Divorces)
119 rue du Paradis
13006 Marseille
Tel: +33 4 91 81 43 30
Fax : + 33 4 91 67 30 82
contact@cabinetwitt.fr
www.cabinetwitt.fr   

William Peterson - RINGLE, ROY & ASSOCIES
46 rue Saint Jacques - CS80006
13286 Marseille CEDEX 6
Tel. 04 91 53 70 56
Fax. 04 91 57 03 83
w.peterson@ringleroy.com
http://www.ringleroy-avocats.com/

 

Sophie BOTTAI
French Law Only: Criminal, Civil & Family Law and Litigation
2, Rue Edouard Delanglade
13006 - Marseille
Tel. 04 91 53 99 18
Fax. 04 91 53 99 71
S.BOTTAI@wanadoo.fr

BEDOIS BEKISSA lawyers (France Bekissa -Avocate à la Cour)
Corporate Law, International Commercial Law, International Contract Law, Transportation & Maritime Law, Business & Investment, Intellectual Property
429 rue de l'Industrie
34000 Montpellier
Tel: 09 77 19 95 00
Fax :04 83 33 67 57
contact@bedois-bekissa-lawyers.eu
www.bekissa-avocat.fr

Olivier  MINGASSON (Les Avocats du Thélème)
Litigation, Family Lax, Commercial and Distritution contracts, Corporate Law, M&A,
Insolvency procedures, Employment law, Bank & Insurance Law, Tax Law, Crimimal proceedings
500 rue Leon Blum
CS 39021
34965 Montpellier Cedex 2
Tel: 04 67 64 27 24
email: mingasson@avocatsdutheleme.com


Isabelle LAURENT
Avocat au Barreau de Grasse
78 Avenue Pierre Semard BP25256
Residence les Palmiers
06131 Grasse
Tel : 04 89 72 80 20
Fax : 04 89 72 80 19
isabelle.laurent@live.fr


Jerome ZUCCARELLI
Commerical, Property, International Law
8 rue de France 
06000 NICE
Tel : 01 93 16 28 75
Fax : 04 93 82 23 02
zuccarelli-avocats@wanadoo.fr

 

NORMANDY


David BOYLE
Legal Advice and litigation in French and Australian business, Criminal and Family law, International Law
43 rue de la Porte des Champs
27720 Angu (near Gisors/Rouen)
Tel: +33 9 60 44 35 42
Fax: +33 2 76 01 31 78
Boyle.avocat@gmail.com

 

PERPIGNAN

Andre Slatkin - Avocat au Bureau de New York
Commercial Law, contract law, tax law, litigation, international business law
36 bis Cours Francois Palmarole
66000 Perpigan
Tel : 04 68 51 64 51
Mobile: 07 61 30 54 45
andre.slatkin@slatkin.fr

 

TOULOUSE

CALONNE & ADOUE-DUGAST Law Firm
Prune Calonne
International private law, Probate,Divorce, Real Estate...Employment Law and pension in Europe, Civil law,Insurance
117 route d\'Albi
31200 Toulouse
Tel : 05 34 30 51 33
Mobile: 06 74 16 11 12
scpcalonneadouedugast@hotmail.fr
www.cad-avocats.com

 

Alexandra BOCHNAKOVA
Private Law, French Property and Construction law, Commercial, Banking and Corporate Law
24 Grande Rue Nazareth
31000 Toulouse
Tel: 33 56121 2103
Fax:33 56112 4175
avocat.bochnakova@gmail.com

 

Karl Gregory Fuzel
Tax Lawyer
9 rue Matabiau
31000 Toulouse
Tel : 05 61 11 05 60
Fax: 05 61 11 05 67
avocat.toulouse@lawyer.com


 

 

ENGLISH-SPEAKING NOTAIRES

A French Notaire is a public official appointed by the Ministry of Justice, and not the equivalent of a notary public in Australia. Their functions include the preparation and recording of notarial acts (wills, deeds, titles, marriage contracts etc.), administration and settlement of Estates and holding wills.

 

PARIS 
 

FRANCOIS LEJEUNE NOTAIRE ASSOCIES
Property Law (Conveyancing & Commercial Property) Family Law (Tax & Estate planning)
10, Rue de L’Amiral Hamelin
75116 PARIS
Tel. 01 56 90 68 00
Fax. 01 56 90 05 05
standard.adl@paris.notaires.fr

 

CHEVREUX Notaires
Public Law, Real Estate Law, Trust and Estate, Family Law and International Estate Planning.

Angelique Devaux
55 Bld Haussmann
75380 Paris Cedex 8
Tel: +33 (0)  1 44 90 15 01
a.devaux@cheuvreux.fr
www.cheuvreux-notaires.fr/en

Bruno BEDARIDE, notaire
Real Estate, Estate Planning, Corporate Law, Foreign Investments, Tax law
7, place Vendôme
75001 PARIS
Tel: 01 47 03 32 84
Fax: 01 47 03 41 89
bruno.bedaride@paris.notaires.fr
www.bruno-bedaride-notaire.fr (French and English website)


Pierre-Alain CONIL, Responsable Droit et Fiscalité Internationale
MOREL d'HARLEUX, HUREL,BILLECOCQ NOTAIRES
Real estate, Trust and Estate, Estate Planning, Family Law,
15 rue des Saints Pères
75006 PARIS
Tel: 01 42 60 34 60
Fax: 01 42 96 38 47
scpsaintsperes@paris.notaires.fr
www.notaires-paris6eme.fr

 

NENERT & ASSOCIATES NOTAIRES
Property Law, Family law, Corporate Law, Building Law
38, Avenue Hoche
75008 PARIS
Tel. 01 5393 0202
Fax. 01 5393 0203
nenert.et.associes@paris.notaires.fr
 

VILLEMINOT-GION Anne & CHOLLET Daniel
Real Estate Law, Family Law
48 Avenue de la Motte Picquet
75007 Paris
Tel: +33 1 45 66 45 99
Fax: + 33 1 45 66 01 79
scp.avg.dc@paris.notaires.fr

 

LYON 
 

Office Notarial de St-Priest 
Me G. KAEUFLING
International private law, Property conveyancing, Investment, General legal practice
12 Bld François-Reymond
BP 274
69803 Saint-Priest Cédex
Tel. 04 78 20 11 03
Fax. 04 78 21 68 07
Office.notarial.stpriest@notaires.fr 

NICE 
 

Jean-François BRIZIO (Tel enquiries: Mon/Thur)
Conveyances, incorporation of companies, marriage contracts, wills, settlement of estates, estate planning
4, Place Franklin
06000 Nice
Tel. 04 93 88 93 86
Fax. 04 93 16 15 36
brizio-vautard@notaires.fr



Advice on specialist lawyers can be obtained from the Bâtonnier de l’Ordre des Avocats at the Tribunal de Grande Instance of each département.

You may be entitled to legal aide (Aide Juridictionnelle). This is means tested in France. You should contact the Bureau d’Aide Juridictionnelle at the Tribunal de Grande Instance: