• Shortly about us

    French lawyer and Counselor in France, property law and inheritance.

    Fabien Cordiez is a dual-qualified lawyer: An avocat (French lawyer and attorney) in France and a solicitor (UK Attorney, admitted, non-practising, of England and Wales.

    Cordiez & Co. have extensive specialist legal experience in advising English-speaking customers, especially American citizens, who need legal assitance or advice when buying or selling real-estate in France.

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    Our Services

    English-speaking French lawyers

    French property lawyers and attorneys

    Cordiez & Co. are bilingual French real-estate lawyers. The firm is a specialist legal practice established in 2002 by its principal Fabien Cordiez, a French lawyer with extensive experience in French Property Law and French succession and inheritance matters. The firm is part of ECD Avocats & lawyers, a dynamic team of bilingual qualified French Attorneys-at-law regulated by the French Bar Association.

    Being familiar with the Common Law as well as French law, we are ideally skilled to help you buy or sell real-estate in France with confidence.

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  • About us

    French property lawyers established in France.

    Dual-qualified French Attorneys

    As part of ECD Avocats & lawyers, a dynamic team of English-speaking qualified French attorneys-at-law regulated by the French Bar Association, we have acquired expert knowledge and experience in advising clients with all aspects of French real-estate law and inheritance law.

    Being accredited as Realtors and Agents, we act on behalf of property purchasers or sellers in French conveyancing matters. Our principal Fabien cordiez also often speaks at international conferences and acts as an expert witness in French law and gives evidence before Courts in the US, Ireland the UK and Canada.

      French property laws, French succession and inheritance law, French Will drafting.

      French real-estate law and French Inheritance law specialists

    • Cordiez & Co Attorneys' expertise encompasses all aspects of buying and selling real-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 US customers and the international community in France.
    • We are listed with the several major foreign consultates in France, including the US Consulate.
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  • French legal services

    • French property buying or selling
    • French leasebacks issues
    • French inheritance law, French Wills
    • Ownership structure and estate planning
    • French Landlord and Tenant laws
    • Cross-border insolvency law
    • Foreign Court Orders enforcement
    • French Title Deed Transfer
    • Mortgage foreclosure in France
    • Affidavits of French Law

    French property solicitors

    French real-estate property law

    We provide legal assistance with property purchase or sale. As your independent legal adviser we protect your interests.

    English-speaking French lawyers in France

    Trusts Wills & Estate, French inheritance law

    French inheritance law advice, drawing up of French Wills, tax considerations.

    French property lawyers

    Foreign Judgments & Court Orders enforcement

    - European Enforcement Orders
    - Recognition of foreign Court Orders in France.
    - Cross-border Insolvency law matters.
    -Charge registration on French real-estate property.

  • Contact Info

    Cordiez Advocates & lawyers

    12, rue de l'Ancienne Madeleine, 13100
    Aix-en-Provence, France

    Tel: +33 486 688 968
    Fax: +33 486 688 660

    US numbers:

    Tel.: (347)-746-8720
    Fax: (347)-762-0195

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  • Value-added services

    French lawyer and solicitor. Specialist in French property and inheritance law.

    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 fully licensed French attorneys-at-law holding professional legal qualification,we offer genuine legal representation in French real-estate purchase or sale matters.


    Bilingual, dual-qualified French Attorneys

    As licensed French lawyers holding professional legal qualification, we offer genuine legal representation in French conveyancing matters. Being a dual-qualified Attorney, Cordiez and Co. are ideally skilled to help you buy or sell real-estate property in France with confidence.


    Fixed fees

    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 attorneys 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.