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English-Speaking Corporate Lawyers in France

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Our French and English-speaking partners in France can help you with the process of creating a company, being self-employed and more corporate-related matters. Don’t go to the process alone, and contact our experienced corporate lawyers now!

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Our world is becoming more and more complex but technology is helping it to feel smaller. As Corporate lawyers, we are here. Whether it’s to advise, assist or guide, we are here to help. 

With a deep understanding of the legal and regulatory landscape in France, our team of experienced corporate lawyers can help you navigate the complexities of starting, growing, or expanding your business in this country.

By hiring a corporate lawyer in France, you can gain a competitive advantage in this market and protect your business interests, while avoiding costly legal pitfalls and ensuring compliance with local regulations. Our team is committed to delivering results that exceed your expectations and helping your business thrive in this exciting and rewarding market.

Corporate services in France

Company Formation

Our English Speaking Partners in France will guide you through the company formation process and advise you about the most suitable legal structure for your business, taking into account details such as the size of the company, the number of shareholders, the purpose of the business, and other issues that will have an impact on taxes.

BRANCH OFFICE SETUP

French lawyers will help you launch a Branch Office of your business without you travelling to France. A branch office does not have its own legal identity, does not require a minimum share capital, and acts as an agent within the limit of the powers granted by the parent company. Setup a branch office efficiently with Lexidy.

SUBSIDIARY OFFICE

French office will act on your behalf to set up a subsidiary office of your company in France. Our services also include advice about the most suitable legal structure for your business, taking into account details such as the size of the company, the number of shareholders, the purpose of the business, and tax implications.

PURCHASE A COMPANY

Our multilingual experienced partners will guide you through the whole process, advising you on each step to perform the due diligence proceedings until everything is completed for your peace-of-mind. Our services include the following:

  • Advice on the definition of strategies in investment and disinvestment processes
  • Support and advice on business and asset purchase and sale processes
  • Legal and tax advice in respect of group restructuring
  • Conducting due diligence
  • Execution of association and cooperation agreements and structures (Joint Ventures)
  • Coordination of international M&A processes, including due diligence

SELF-EMPLOYED REGISTRATION

There are no requirements to show any business plans, or capital or prove any professional qualifications. Save time and money by registering as Self-Employed with our team of English-speaking Partners of Lexidy in France.

REGISTER TRADEMARK

A trademark is a sign that distinguishes one brand from another. Trademarks can be words, logos, devices or other distinctive features – or a combination of these. The trademark registration process takes from 5 to 10 months to complete if no oppositions are filed against your application.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The general corporate advice involves providing counsel on the following matters:

  • Drafting the Company by-laws
  • Advise on the most efficient and compliant corporate governance structure
  • Assistance at the shareholders and board meetings
  • Drafting of minutes and certificates 
  • Advice on the optimisation of distribution of dividends and interest payments abroad
  • Provision of Legal Advice on directors duties and liability, share dealings and corporate compliance, as well as company secretarial services.

OPEN A BANK ACCOUNT

Empower our English Speaking Partners in France to represent you in the opening of a bank account in your name, at a chosen French first line bank. The Power of Attorney can be signed in France but also at a notary’s office in your country. It contains advanced provisions to protect you. You choose when it takes effect and which powers/authorities to grant.

COMPANY WIND-UP

Voluntarily striking off or closing a company in France, for whatever reason, can be daunting if you are unaware of the potential steps or pitfalls involved. That is why it was strongly encouraged for clients to get early legal advice to avoid a later headache. French Lawyers will guide you through the process to have your company liquidated cleanly without leaving a trail of civil and/or possibly criminal liabilities behind you.

Eleonore Tavares
Head of Lexidy France

Eléonore Tavares de Pinho

Lawyer | Avocate à la Cour

Lawyer | Avocate à la Cour

Nour
Legal Trainee

Nour Rachidy

Julio Vero
Legal Counsel

Julio Vero

Hector Valero
Legal Trainee

Hector Valero

Sophie
Immigration Lawyer

Sophia Lassegue

Pauline
Legal Trainee

Pauline Flaviano

Eva Novoa Andino
Lawyer

Eva Novoa Andino

Head of Lexidy France

Eléonore Tavares de Pinho

Born in Senegal to Belgian-Portuguese parents and having lived for several years in various countries, Eléonore quickly became passionate about Immigration legislation. She graduated from the University of la Sorbonne and the University of Florence and obtained a five-year dual degree in Italian and French Law. As an attorney, she chose to work in Immigration Law in order to have real action on the field and help people fulfill their projects.  Deeply convinced that digital technologies can make law and legal services simpler and impact people’s lives in a positive way, Eléonore will always be looking for the most efficient way to meet your needs.

Lawyer | Avocate à la Cour

Lawyer | Avocate à la Cour

Victoire is born and raised French, despite family from all around the world.
She graduated her Masters degree in international law and human rights law,
and believes she did not fall into Immigration law by accident. She is passionate
about helping others transform their dream to move to France into a project,
either professional or familial. She loves her crazy Paris city and the French
countryside, discovering new cultures, and showing off good old France.
Speaking: French and English.

Legal Trainee

Nour Rachidy

She was born and raised in France but is a dual national. From a young age she knew she wanted to become a lawyer. Nour studied private law in French university during my bachelor. Later she inroad in a Master Degree in which Nour studied International and European litigation law. She ended her master in Greece studying in an LLM of international Law. Growing up she was always facing various legal systems, procedure that immigrant go through in order to visit family, work, study. Nous is very comfortable talking and helping people legally or not in different language to make them feel helped efficiently. Speaking: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic.

Legal Counsel

Julio Vero

Born in Brazil, where I started my Law studies, changing to Law School in Portugal and got my degree from University of Porto in 2021. I got a Master’s  in European Law in Paris, at the University Paris 12. I have been having an enriching experience during my traineeship at Lexidy, where I get to complete with practical skills the knowledge I have acquired during these many years of  legal studies. What I like to do the most is reading and cooking. I am fluent in Portuguese, French and English, and I am currently learning German.

Legal Trainee

Hector Valero

Born in Valencia, Spain, he started a Double Degree in French and Spanish Law between the Universitat de Valencia and the Université Toulouse 1 Capitole. Along with this degree formation, he specialized in European and International Law in for two years, completing it with a Master Thesis about the Evolution of the concept of States Boarders in the light of Internet. During my Master’s degree, Hector was able to discover Immigration law through the lens of European and French Law. Throughout the internship at Legal Service at the European Parliament, he learned the practical side of European and Public International Law from the lens of creation and conclusion of International Agreements. Finally, his experience at M&B Avocats helped to develop the profile as a French and Spanish Law Jurist, knowing the insights and particular traits of both legal systems. Speaks: English, Spanish, French.

Immigration Lawyer

Sophia Lassegue

Sophia was born in Paris, France. She travelled the world, studied law and worked in three different countries: France, Argentina and Morocco. She passed the Paris Bar at the Faculty of Law of la Sorbonne. Sophia has experience in international, civil as well as immigration law, and joined Lexidy France in January 2024. She is fully dedicated to helping foreign clients establish themselves and their businesses in France, assisting them in either French, English or Spanish.

Legal Trainee

Pauline Flaviano

Pauline Flaviano is half-french half-hongkongese, and lived in both places. Her European law studies also allowed her to live in Spain for a year. Her European studies focus on the European asylum and immigration policies. Having lived in different countries and speaking multiple languages, she joined the Paris immigration team for her end-of-studies internship. Speaks: French, English, Cantonese.

Lawyer

Eva Novoa Andino

Eva is originally from El Salvador but has lived in France and Spain. She obtained a double degree in French and Spanish Law from the Université Toulouse Capitole I and Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, specializing in International & European Law, reflecting her keen interest in the intersection of legal systems across borders. She has obtained her Master’s in Access to the Legal Profession and is registered at the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB). Drawing from her diverse experiences in an international setting, Eva has cultivated a profound interest in international and immigration law. She speaks Spanish, French, English, and Portuguese and is currently learning Catalan. Eva’s extensive international exposure, coupled with her linguistic proficiency, positions her as a valuable asset for clients seeking comprehensive legal expertise in a global context. 

We are a group of French Partners with an international background and the ability to speak several languages. We have extensive experience in assisting foreign entities setting up their business in France, either through starting a new company or acquiring or merging with an existing business in France. Once the company is up and running, we also provide a variety of corporate governance services to ensure the Company, its Directors, and its Shareholders are compliant at all times with the Spanish Regulations.

French services are provided in the context of a collaboration between Lexidy and Ms Eleonore TAVARES, a lawyer registered in France.

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