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At CMS Pasquier Ciulla & Marquet, the ‘strong and experiencedChristine Pasquier-Ciulla heads the private client practice. Among the group’s highlight cases, it has advised on several high-value prenuptial agreements and multi-jurisdictional divorce proceedings.

Gordon S. Blair Law Offices’ well-established private client practice regularly advises wealthy individuals and international families on tax matters, estate planning, residency issues and private international law. Xavier de Sarrau is a prominent name for family governance matters and Gilbert Delacour is also recommended.

Gowling WLG’s Monaco outpost has a strong emphasis on tax matters and it also acts on trusts, estates and residency issues. Frederic Mege splits his time between Monaco and Paris and specialises in advising private clients on French and international tax law.

Clients highlight Donald Manasse Law Offices as the ‘easiest firm to work with in Monaco’ and say it provides ‘constructive advice and excellent value-for-money’. Matrimonial law, residence issues, tax and estate planning are all areas of expertise under ‘highly responsive’ name partner Donald Manasse.

Wealth management is a mainstay at Groom Hill Law Offices and the firm has a strong focus on advising high-net-worth individuals on estate planning, residency issues and business structuring. Founding partners Simon Groom and James Hill are ‘very good professionals’.

Tempest Legal Services handles a diverse mix of private client matters with particular strength in wills and estate planning, residency issues and guardianship arrangements. William Easun is the key contact.

The private client team at Zabaldano Avocat Defenseur is led by Arnaud Zabaldano and also includes highly-rated senior associate Valerie Zoccola. The group acted on several complex family law cases over the past year. Criminal matters, tax issues and employment are also strong areas of activity.

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