Guillaume is a London-based French lawyer (Independent Juriste) specialising in French property law and other matters relating to acquiring and holding assets in France or subject to French law.

After working for law firms in both the UK and France, Guillaume set up his own niche practice in 2008 for clients with cross-border issues mostly between France and the UK. In August 2012 Guillaume moved his practice to Cubism Law and now manages the French Desk.

His experience in French notaires practices provided Guillaume with in-depth experience in various areas such as French real estate, including acquisition and sale of French property.

Focusing on anticipating matters and resolving issues for private individuals. Guillaume’s French Desk also advises and assists on wills, estate planning and probates, taking into consideration both legal and tax aspects on such matters.

Guillaume provides legal advice and assistance to private clients in cross-border matters including:

  • Purchase of residential and commercial properties in France and property management issues.
  • Estate and tax planning of individuals with assets in different jurisdictions, including France.
  • Complex probates and French legal and tax aspects of trusts.
  • Transfer of ownership of property following separation and divorce procedures.

Guillaume also regularly publishes articles on specialist websites (Click links to view):

Take advantage of the châteaux market plunge
Impossible division of property purchased with a tontine clause
Brief definition of the “new” floor area
Don’t let issues with your local farmer crop up
The gift that keeps on taxing!
Trusts in France and recent changes
The notaires’ tariff – A storm is coming?

Guillaume is a member of the Franco-British Lawyers Society.

You can find out more about our French Desk services here.