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
A Letter of Intent (LOI) is a document, written in the form of a letter or declaration, whereby its author informs the addressee of his genuine intention to enter into or continue negotiations with him. The LOI therefore formalises a willingness to enter into talks (within the meaning of Art....Continue reading
In our article dated 18 November 2021, Me Marie-Claude Bessout (former Notary) and I alerted our foreign readers to the consequences and uncertainties brought about by the “law against separatism” of 24 August 2021 with regard to international successions. We regretted that the wording of the new Par. 3 of...
In one of our previous articles, we presented the two main techniques for acquiring a business in France. Today we will approach this issue from the international perspective. In particular, we will give practical advice to foreign companies and entrepreneurs wishing to acquire a French on-going business (fonds de commerce)....Continue reading
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