International Legal Services

International Legal Services

Our international property services are flexible and can be tailored to meet your individual requirements. They include:

Buying and selling

  • Instructing estate agents and advising on estate agency agreements
  • Advice on important things to think about before buying or selling
  • Comprehensive reporting on ownership and contractual issues, title and planning
  • Negotiating and amending international property contracts
  • Arranging and witnessing powers of attorney
  • Reviewing and reporting on international title deeds
  • Advising on international tax liabilities and ongoing financial commitments

Resolving disputes

  • Advice on resolving international property disputes
  • Registering charges on overseas property
  • Transferring property following divorce or buying out co-owners

 Planning estates

  • Advice on structuring the ownership of an overseas purchase
  • Post purchase inheritance advice
  • Foreign Wills
  • Advice on marriage contracts where possible (SCIs and PACS in France for example)
  • International tax advice, including wealth tax, gift tax and inheritance tax

Distributing estates

  • Administering estates with overseas assets
  • Certificates of English law (for recognition overseas)
  • Certificates of foreign law (for UK Grant of Probate)

Professional support

In addition to our other services, professional clients regularly ask us to

  • Provide expert opinions
  • Arrange title searches
  • Secure international assets
  • Carry out comprehensive due diligence on projects and partners
  • Draft and advise on commercial agreements


Brighton office

Tel 01273 775533

Eastbourne office

Tel 01323 730543

East Grinstead office

Tel 01342 310600

Forest Row office

Tel 01342 822112

Lewes office

Tel 01273 477071

Seaford office

Tel 01323 891412

Pulborough office

Tel 01798 875358

Storrington office

Tel 01903 743201

Gatwick office

Tel 0800 84 94 101

Primary Contact

Edward  Coxall
Edward Coxall


T | 01323 745628
E | email