French Real Estate Law

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Low cost and client orientated legal services. Paris-Riviera Leaseback Lawyers. We will make French Law understandable. Your first question by email or phone call/skype will be free of charge. 

Who are we ?

We are Paris born and raised, however are fluent English-speaking lawyers as we have travelled the world and used to live in Sydney.

We help clients mainly in Paris and on the French Riviera but we are also able to represent you all over the country

Members of the Paris Bar since 2003


Why choose us ?

We know what is feel like to be a “foreigner” and not understand a word of the situation

We answer our phone (and phone calls/skype are free!)

Your questions are answered directly by one of the Firms partners


Buying, Selling or renting property in France can be tricky and many issues can arise :

Breakdown of appliances before settlement

Rent review in France

Buying real estate in France: Preliminary agreements

Deposit after signing a preliminary agreement ?

What contract should my French lawyer review ?

Selling Real Estate in France

Choosing a Real Estate Agent in France

What kind of contract should I sign with the real estate agent in France ?

Eviction of a Tenant in France (unpaid rent)

Buying property in France that needs refurbishing

Real estate Latent Defects (hidden defects)

Can I terminate the lease ?

Lease back investments in France are complicated, there are specific considerations for French lease back investments :

Termination of a Commercial Lease due to unpaid rents

Termination of a Commercial Lease in France

Charges and Commercial Lease in France

Obligations of the managing/operating company

Responsibilities for lease hold repairs.

Selling a Commercial Lease in France

Legal solutions and Litigation in France

The notice period under the French Law

What should I do if my tenant in France is not paying rent ?

4 pitfalls to avoid when investing in a student residence

Trap: serviced residence rents which are too high

Service premises in a co-ownership


Please call us for more information.

We are a boutique law firm : your case will be taken care of by one the main partners, Adrienne Prot or Bruno Traesch.

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