Private International Law
Conflict of laws, also known as “private international law” in civil law jurisdictions, governs the legal relationships between individuals in an international context. It addresses the questions of which jurisdiction’s law should apply to a given case, and which jurisdiction may hear a legal dispute between private parties.
Our team of senior professionals has significant experience in the following areas of expertise:
- Inheritance in an international context
- Divorce proceedings in an international context
- International contracts (such as the sale/acquisition of movable or immovable assets, the analysis of bank guaranties or loan contracts)
Our team provides legal advice as well as general support, such as coordinating the work of all tax and legal advisors involved worldwide.
Audrey is specialized in French and Monegasque Tax law. She has an extensive experience in personal taxation issue, Wealth and Estate planning. She also has experience in corporate taxation with respect to real estate & foreign investors. She notably advises private clients on all personal taxation, real estate purchase structuring, tax reassessment assistance, drafts Wills and provides advices and assistance to settlement of international succession.
Geoffroy has been practicing over the last 10 years within international law firms in Spain, France, Switzerland and Monaco. He advises family-owned groups and companies on mergers and acquisition transactions as well as joint ventures, growth transactions and restructuring. Geoffroy also specializes on family organization and trusts and estate matters and notably international marriage and succession planning.
Associate - Geneva
Specialized in French and International Taxation, David advises private clients on personal taxation issues, structuring and tax planning of cross-border estates.
He also assists clients in the structuring of their real estate investments and with their Private International Law issues such as gifts, inheritance and divorce in an international context.