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Website of Sean O'Connor, French Property Lawyer

We are French Property Law specialists.

Sean O'Connor is a Solicitor admitted to practice in England and Wales. 

Sean O'Connor & Co. is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under No. 111473.  We are a small, personal service firm consisting simply of Sean O'Connor and two Secretaries.  We specialise in French property, nothing else.

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Introductory message from Sean O'Connor

For approximately three years I was at one time a Legal Translator of the Court Reports from French into English at the Court of Justice of the European Union at Luxembourg.  I am a Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, and a Member of the Institute of Linguists.

I can help you on the following matters :

(a)  French property purchases, to include in particular the Preliminary Contract (Compromis de Vente) and the Deed of Sale (Acte de Vente), and all matters connected therewith.

(b)  French property sales, to include in particular French Capital Gains Tax and the French Social Charges.

(c)  French inheritances, to include in particular French Inheritance Tax and French Notarial Vesting Attestations.

(d)  Transfers of interests in a French property by one joint owner to another.

(e)  Disputes and contentious legal proceedings in France concerning French properties.

We aim, here, to provide a solid, sturdy, reliable and at the same time pleasant professional service.

We offer a choice of package fees or hourly rate for purchases and sales.  Package will normally be best for you.

Our contact particulars are as follows :

Telephone :  01732 365 378. 

Email :

Postal address : 54 The Drive, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2LR.

Kind regards,


15 June 2017

What We Do

Our full range of French law and French property legal services

  • Legal advice for French Property Sales and Purchases

  • French Inheritance Law

  • French Inheritance Tax

  • French Capital Gains Tax

  • Transferring and Dividing Assets

  • Winding up of Estates

  • Property disputes in France

  • French contentious proceedings

All our staff are bilingual

Click here for advice on Purchasing a French Property

Click here for advice on Selling a French Property

Click here to find out how we work

Click here for French Legal Issues to read our latest issues :

              1- French Inheritance Tax

              2- French Inheritance law

              3- The French Planning System

              4- The French Social Charges when you sell

              5- French contract law

              6- Trusts & France

Or take a look at our FAQ's

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