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Private Clients

In a context marked by the internationalisation of their assets, private clients expect thorough and efficient solutions that meet their needs in both national and cross-border context.

We are one of Monaco's largest law firms with strong national and international expertise in Private Clients law.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • International Private Law
  • Estate and inheritance law
  • Family law and matrimonial property settlements
  • Protection of vulnerable adults and their assets
  • Protection of assets
  • Parental authority and child protection
  • Immigration and residency
  • Criminal law
  • Tax law
  • Trusts

Most of our associates were trained abroad, and today we offer our clients solid language skills in nine different languages (French, English, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian and Arabic).

We have also developed our own international network of specialist firms and counsels, with whom we regularly work on cross-border cases, usually involving parallel proceedings in several different jurisdictions.

Market recognition:

Tier 1
Legal 500 EMEA: Private Client

"Highly efficient lawyers, accustomed to complex and international cases. Incredible team work capabilities, including with lawyers from foreign law firms. Strong dedication to clients and no ego – just skills, dedication, and results."

Band 1
Chambers & Partners: Private Wealth Law

"They are an excellent firm, they certainly do a brilliant job for clients. They are efficient in their delivery, they provide high-quality advice and their strategic input is excellent. They have a clear eye on strategy."


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International Private Law
We have a team specialising in International Private Law, particularly given the effects of the new Code of International Private Law instated by Law
Estate and inheritance law
Thanks to its extensive experience, our team of specialists in national and international family estate and succession law can analyse your personal s
Family law and matrimonial property settlements
With globalisation, family relationships are becoming increasingly international in nature, which is impacting family law as a whole and more specific
Protection of vulnerable adults and their assets
Life expectancy is becoming considerably longer each year, making it more likely that elderly adults will become incapable of effectively protecting t
Protection of assets
We have a team specialising in asset protection issues.Our areas of expertise include:Enforcement of foreign judgments, arbitration awards and public
Parental authority and child protection
Regardless of an individual's family situation (married, separated or remarried), parental authority will always be of the utmost importance.Parents h
Immigration and residency
Because of its unique economic, legal and fiscal environment, the Principality of Monaco offers its residents a secure and pleasant living conditions,
Criminal law
Our team has solid experience in criminal law, with a focus on the family criminal law, representing our clients' interests before the Monegasque auth
Tax law
Our team advises international clients on complex cross-border transactions.We are able to offer our clients in-depth knowledge of local particulariti
Our specialised team advises private individuals resident in or outside Monaco, as well as institutional clients, on various legal matters related to


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