Who are we ?
CITIZEN is a French law firm registered at the Bar of Bordeaux. It has two main objectives :
- To offer qualified legal services in international matters, especially to British citizens living in France;
- To provide entrepreneurs, business people and craftsmen with quick and appropriate support for the creation, development and representation of their activities.
The firm can intervene directly before all Tribunals within the Jurisdiction of Bordeaux’s Court of Appeal. This includes : Bordeaux, Angoulême, Périgueux, Bergerac and Libourne. Beyond that, the firm’s area of intervention in consultancy extends to the whole French territory.
The firm practices both in French and English.
Areas of expertise
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You can get in touch with the firm via our contact form. You can also book an appointment directly, at the date and time that suits you best, using our online appointment service. All our contact details (e-mail, telephone, postal address and social networks) are listed on the “Contact” page.