SCP Morel dArleux, Hurel, Billecocq Notaires

Notary law firm located at St Germain des Pres, assists English speaking clients on a daily basis, with legal issues such as real estate transactions, estate planning, family law. A US law school graduate will handle your case and translation.

Because the SCP MOREL d’ARLEUX, HUREL, BILLECOCQ notary law firm knows that French law can be really confusing and hard to comprehend for one used to a common-law system, it is one of Paris most friendly law firm for English speaking clients.

The law firm, located in Paris 6ème, at Saint-Germain des Près, since the end of the 19th century allies the tradition and the strict deontological rules of the French notarial profession to the modernity of having an internationally oriented practice dedicated to its foreign clients.

Your case will be handled by Pierre-Alain CONIL, a fully fluent member of the law firm and one of the very few notary graduate holding a degree from a US Law School.

Thanks to the knowledge of the American law and culture he gained through the time he spent in Boston earning his Master of Law (LL.M.) at Boston College Law School, Mr Conil, registered at the US Consulate, is aware of the deep differences between our legal systems and will make sure to thoroughly explain our civil law principles when dealing with your legal concern.

Legal issues handled by the law firm include :

- Real estate transaction : buying or selling a real estate located in France, whether the property is situated at Paris or in other part of the country.

The steps of such a transaction in France, with the preliminary promise to sell, and the selling deed, will be fully described to you, with all the legal consequences attached. The opportunity of creating a corporation (Société Civile Immobilière – SCI – ) to buy the property will be discussed.

- Family law : drafting a marriage contract, handling a divorce case, determining your marital property regime under the rules of international private law are part of the core practices of the law firm.

- Trust and estate : handling inheritance cases with international components, drafting wills including the declaration of the law applicable to your succession.

- Estate and tax planning : Estate and gift tax advices in an international context. Determining the tax law applicable to a given situation by applying international tax treaties.

No official translator will be required, as all our communications will be held entirely in English and as the official deed will be orally translated to you during the signing meeting.

Contact information :

Tél. : +33 (0)1 42 60 34 60
Fax : +33 (0)1 42 96 38 47

Métro : « Rue du Bac » Ligne 12 or « Saint Germain des Prés » Ligne 4.
Parking : Saint Germain des Prés ou Bac/Montalembert