Who are we ?
Citizen is a French law firm registered with the Bar of Bordeaux, which handles complex international cases. Our niche positioning allows us to meet the legal needs of a private clientele that demands rigour, responsiveness and dedication. Our highly qualified team offers tailor-made services, adapted to exceptional situations.
We are fully client-focused and have two main objectives:
- To offer qualified services in international matters, particularly to Anglo-Saxon individuals and companies; and
- To offer entrepreneurs, traders and SMEs rapid support to develop and protect their activities.
The firm's expertise extends to the whole of France. In litigation, we plead before all Tribunals within the jurisdiction of the Bordeaux Court of Appeal. The firm practices both in French and English.
Areas of expertise
Author: Maître Simon Deceuninck is a lawyer at the Bar of Bordeaux. Summary: The author presents the subjective viewpoint of a French lawyer, concerning the phase prior to the signing of a contract for third-party funding of international arbitration proceedings. Abbreviation: In what follows, third-party funding or third-party funder will...Continue reading
Among the guiding principles of French civil procedure, respect for the adversarial process, i.e. the right not to be judged without having been heard or called upon to express oneself, is central. Contradiction (or the adversarial nature of the civil trial) fulfils an essential role: it allows the parties to...Continue reading
If you do business in France, you have probably heard of “holding companies“. There are many reasons why this is a popular topic: whether it is to optimise the management of a group of companies or to facilitate reinvestment, it has many advantages. This management and investment tool is indeed...Continue reading
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