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As part of our free services we are pleased to work with key English speaking partners who offer comprehensive and professional tax, financial and legal advice to our clients planning on buying a property in the South of France.

It is not always necessary for you to use the services of all or any of our partners, they are simply there should you need them.

At French Riviera Property Search we work with the following partners.


Every client has different banking and investment needs. At HSBC Private Bank we work with you to identify your goals and requirements, and create specific solutions that make the most of opportunities for you, your family and your business.

  • From our offices in Monaco we offer the following services:
  •  - Investment advice
  • - Specialist advisory services
  • - Trust and fiduciary services
  • - Finance & banking
  • - On-line services


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Maitre Agnes Proton was admitted to the Bar in Grasse in 1991 and offers our clients many years of experience of legal matters here in France. She is able to advise our clients on many complex legal matters concerning their property purchase on the French Riviera.


HENT law firm covers all areas of French taxation with cross border implications.
Based in Nice on the French Riviera, HENT is a multilingual international practice with Anglo-Saxon origins and provides services to both individuals and companies.

HENT provides a comprehensive service including:
  • - Restructuring of international assets and companies
  • - Assistance with VAT, transfer pricing and withholding taxes
  • - Assistance with taxes for expatriates, new residents and non residents  
  • - Assistance with French property purchase, selling and renting
  • - French tax return preparation and filing Company and business activity registration
  • - International tax and inheritance planning including assistance with wills
  • - Assistance with resolution of tax litigation issues
HENT’s goal is to develop lasting trustful relationships with its clients. Being a French law firm, HENT ensures independent, confidential, responsible and highly professional services to its clients.


Whatever your foreign currency requirements, whether you are transferring savings for your new life in the sun, investing in property abroad, making regular currency transfers overseas or needing holiday money each time you travel, we understand that you will want to get as much for your money as you can.
  • - Buying a home abroad
  • - Emigration
  • - Overseas Education
  • - Buying something special
  • - Regular Transfer Plans
  • - Online payments/transfers


As part of the Deloitte group of companies, In Extenso offer expert accountancy services to individuals and companies. There are 3 offices on the French Riviera and their services includes:

  • - Management and production of accounts for SCI companies
  • - Production of annual accounts
  • - Formation of companies
  • - Personal accountancy advice

In Extenso also have extensive international experience and are delighted to offer their services to those clients who are buying a property on the French Riviera.


Generali offer a complete range of insurance protection for you, your family and your home. French Riviera Property Services work extensively with their office in Cannes to offer clients a comprehensive insurance service including:-

- House and home insurance
- Health insurance
- Car and auto insurance

Protecting your property on the French Riviera is essential and Generali will ensure that you and your property are protected in the most appropriate way.



Maitre Darmon, based in Cannes is an English speaking Notaire and will deal with the purchase contracts when you are buying a property here on the French Riviera. The role of the Notaire is to ensure the legal security of the property purchase by drafting the contracts in accordance with your personal status and to ensure that you take full account of many complex legal issues that affect the purchase and sale of property here in France.

Credit Foncier Mortgage Specialist


Credit Foncier have specialised in offering mortgages for French proeprty purchase since 1852. The English speaking team will ensure that the mortgage for your French property offers you the most beneficial rates and of course is tax efficicent for your personal circumstances.



Monte Paschi is the oldest bank in the world and offer clients English speaking personal and business banking services, current and savings accounts and business current accounts. Many offices throughout the 06 (Alpes Maritime) region: Antibes, Cagnes-sur-mer, Cannes, Menton, Nice and Nice Massena.