French Legal Advice

Obtain sound advice in English on inheritance, capital gains and a myriad of other French legal topics.

Clients often ask our opinion on matters such as structuring a property transaction for efficient inheritance, French contract clauses or capital gains treatment in France. While we are not able to offer in house French legal expertise, we have come across a number of French legal professionals over the years via our clients. France Home Finance can connect you with those legal professionals that received positive recommendations so that you can find the expert French legal advice in English that you are seeking.

Frequent topics include:

  • French inheritance law
  • French wills and testaments
  • Purchasing French property using an SCI (Société Civile Immoblier)
  • Recovering a deposit
  • French property title transfer
  • Tenancy issues

All of the intermediaries we will introduce you to have been tested and recommended by previous France Home Finance clients.


Jackie and Nigel Guegan, Jersey, Purchase of home in the Languedoc

"We have nothing but praise for you and your colleagues... we always knew that you had our best interest at heart..."

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Case Studies

Buying a Piece of France - Tax and Legal Need to Know, November 2015

Leigh-Alexandra Basha, international solicitor specilized in France, explains the latest tax, legal and accounting evolutions in French real estate :

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Tax & Legal Aspects of Buying a Pied à Terre in France

Leigh-Alexandra Basha, international solicitor and expert on French property acquisition, explains what you need to know:

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