Areas of Expertise

The information below gives an indicative but not exhaustive list of the types of documents Jo translates:


Legal advice and opinions, press releases, brochures, prospectus’, correspondence, a wide range of marketing, HR and tourist documentation, internal journals, policy documentation, identity documents, professional certificates, CRB documents, French and European research grant applications (IUF, IFITIS, ERC)


Submissions, writs, professional opinions, settlement agreements, decisions, judgments, declarations of appeal, arbitration awards and agreements, expert reports, police reports, statements of case, attachment orders, letters of support in custody proceedings


Co-operation, preferred business partner, software licence, software support, services, framework, distribution and sub-contractor agreements, general or special terms and conditions of sale for various sectors (e.g. telecoms, software and banking services), commercial proposals, health product transport requirements

Intellectual Property   

Trademark reports, pledges of trademarks, statements of opposition, extracts from the international trademark register, trademark certificates, patent and trademark licence agreements

Corporate law    

Memo&arts, minutes, certificates of incorporation, resolutions, shareholder, business transfer, merger, warranty and agency agreements, put and call options, company in-house regulations, handbook of conduct of business rules, due diligence reports, SPAs, share loan agreements, delegations of power, due diligence reports

Employment law     

Dismissal proceedings, employment contracts, collective bargaining agreements, profit-sharing agreements, secondment letters, stock option and employee savings plans, redundancy schemes


Facility agreements, guarantees and charges, aircraft security agreements, framework facturing agreements, master agreements for the issue of bank guarantees, share plans, blocked shareholder's loans, portfolio transfer agreements, financial proposals, financial marketing documentation, financial statements, financial reports

Commercial Property

Business and sub-leases, prime contractor agreements, commercial leases, sellers' assignments of guarantee, lease termination agreements, specification sheets, tenancy and joint ownership agreements

Residential Property    

Home insurance contracts, tenancy agreements, inventories, utility contracts, general and special terms and conditions of sale, title deeds, notarial deeds, surveys, planning documentation, powers of attorney, preliminary sales agreements

European and ECJ

International letters rogotary, European arrest warrants, requests for mutual legal assistance, reports for the hearing, opinions of the Advocates General

Terms of Business - [PDF]

"A highly professional service - I would not hesitate to recommend Jo to any of my clients buying properties in France". 

S. Dilks - Head of French Property Services, Buckles Solicitors LLP