French property and estates

If you are thinking about buying or selling a property in France you might be concerned about, how the process works, how you will overcome any language barriers and who will support you to act in your best interests.

Our French property and estates team is made up fluent French speakers and French nationals who specialise in various aspects of French property law and the UK tax system.

We can assist with cross-border issues that may arise through the loss of a loved one.

At Furley Page, we guide you through the complexities of French property law, break down the language barriers for you and provide you with expert legal advice in plain English.

Our French property and estates services

Our French property and estates services include:

  • Buying and selling a French property
  • English and French wills and succession planning
  • Estate administration and foreign assets
  • Gifts of French property
  • French property transfers on divorce
  • UK tax considerations on selling a French property
  • UK tax considerations in having a French property investment
  • UK tax obligations when living in France

French property

We can guide you through the process of buying and selling French property, liaising with the Estate Agent and Notaire (a public official who certifies legal documents) for you, and explaining in detail the legal documents you will need to sign.

UK taxes

We can advise you on your  UK tax obligations in respect of French property. We can also help you review your will to make sure that it reflects your wishes regarding the distribution of your estate on death. We do not advise on French taxes.

Wills

We can help you review your will to make sure it reflects your wishes regarding the distribution of your estate on death. We will also advise you on estate planning and UK Inheritance Tax where applicable.

French estates

If you are a beneficiary of a French estate, we can work with a Notaire for you to finalise the estate administration, advising you on how succession law applies.

How can we help you?

Choose Furley Page for French property and estates advice

When you choose Furley Page you receive professional advice from experts. Our goal is to make the task you are undertaking as easy and stress-free as possible.

For more information about our French property services contact Sharon Wilson-Dutin.

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