Mrs Valerie ZOCCOLA > ZABALDANO AVOCATS > Monaco, Monaco > Lawyer Profile

9 rue du Gabian
98000 Monaco

Work Department

Private international law, Family and inheritance Law – Personal Status, Banking and Finance Dispute resolution,


Valerie Zoccola is Managing Associate in charge of the Private Clients department in Zabaldano Lawyers . With over 24 years of experience in Monegasque law, Valerie applies her extensive expertise to assisting private clients and ultra-net worth individuals as well as local companies, large international companies and financial institutions to tackle complex cases of both local and international dimensions. She works regularly in commercial and civil litigation as well as in divorces and successions with an international dimension. She also advises in financial and banking law and has gathered a strong expertise in handling portfolio mangagement disputes.


Valerie joined the firm in 2012 after having successively spent 13 years with another lawyer in Monaco as Senior Associate and Office Manager. She now runs the Private Clients team.


Bilingual French and English

Fluent German


Masters Degree in Business law and Postgraduate degree in Business and Economic law


Dog and nature lover, art and pottery

Lawyer Rankings

Monaco > Private client > Private client - Law firms

ZABALDANO AVOCATS’ signature focus on contentious work is reflected in its private client practice, where it is routinely engaged to handle cases involving family and inheritance law, recovery procedures, and trusts and estates issues. Firm founder Arnaud Zabaldano acts for a broad range of private clients — including business leaders, executives, family-owned groups and high net-worth individuals — and specialises in white-collar criminal law matters. Counsel Valerie Zoccola heads the department and contributes strong experience in international private law. Recently promoted partner Arnaud Cheynut is additionally noted for white-collar criminal law-related issues.