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
The “Language of the Will” Case
The Cour de cassation just rendered a significant decision concerning the validity of wills under French law (hereinafter “The Language of the Will case“). This decision is of great importance for the estate planing of foreigners living in France. A few months only after settling in France, a German citizen,...Continue reading
How to Buy a Business in France
Entrepreneurship is usually associated with the creation of businesses. From the combination of a new idea, a specific talent, and a sense of adventure, a product, service or company is born. There is nonetheless another way to become an entrepreneur: buying an existing business. Owning your business and managing it...Continue reading
Buying a Property in France through a Société Civile Immobilière
Buying a property in France has traditionnaly been a topic of interest for UK citizens. Paradoxically, our uncertain post-Brexit / Covid-19 context seems to have renewed this desire for expatriation. Though it still exists, the classic retirement in Nouvelle Aquitaine plan has been enriched with projects of a new kind,...Continue reading
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