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- Cordiez & Co Solicitors' expertise encompasses all aspects of buying and selling property in France as well as dealing with French Wills and succession planning, and advising on the administration of French estates.
- Specialist legal services to non-resident customers and the international community in France.
- We are listed with the British, American and Australian Consultates in France.
French property law and French Inheritance law specialists
About Fabien Cordiez
Fabien Cordiez is a dual-qualified solicitor with over 15 years of experience. He is a member of the French Bar Association and a solicitor*, member of the Law Society of England and Wales.
Fabien trained as a 'Avocat' (qualified French lawyer) in France 1991 and was admitted to the Bar in 1994. He did his articles at Philippe Leleu's law offices, a renowned senior Counsel whom, since then, became chairman of the CNB, the French Law Society. Having subsequently practised French and English law, as in-house solicitor for Axa Insurance's UK operations, Fabien joined Browne Jacobson solicitors' London office in 1998. He subsequently became Legal Counsel for Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) in the City of London and Zurich. Fabien re-qualified as Solicitor of England & Wales in 2000. In 2002, Fabien set up his own practice in France and where he successfully developed a specialist French property law and inheritance law service. The Firm, which maintains strong links with fellow solicitors in the UK and Ireland, is entirely dedicated to helping non-resident customers that need assistance with French law. Read more The firm is recommended by the British, American and Australian Consultates in France.
Fabien is a co-founding partner of ECD Avocats & Solicitors, a dynamic team of French lawyers providing expert legal assistance to overseas-based customers and English-speaking clients established in France.
Impartial Legal advice
It is highly advisable not to simply rely on property agents, developers or the vendor's notary when buying property in France. Unlike these, we are totally independent, act solely for you and protect your interests throughout the sale. As licensed French lawyers holding professional legal qualification,we offer genuine legal representation in French conveyancing matters.
Bilingual, dual-qualified French and UK Solicitors
As licensed French lawyer holding professional legal qualification, we offer genuine legal representation in French conveyancing matters. Being a dual-qualified Solicitor, Mr Cordiez, together with his team, is ideally skilled to help you buy or sell property in France with confidence.
Wherever possible, we quote a fixed, all-inclusive one-time fee for our services. You can budget with confidence knowing that the fee quoted is fixed, no matter how complex the transaction may be.
Dedicated legal help
Our qualified lawyers will personally handle your case and keep you advised of progress as it happens. We help customers in a friendly, approachable way, whilst maintaining a professional approach.