Who are we?

Sue BusbySue Busby, the owner of France Legal, spent 12 years lecturing in English and European law.

She studied French law for several years and has a Masters degree in European law (specialising in French property, employment, company and contract law). A fluent French speaker, Sue owned a property in the Languedoc for 9 years.

Sue has been practising in French property law since 1997, first as French Law Executive at a firm of solicitors based in Ipswich and then Head of the French Law department at another firm of solicitors based in Ipswich, before starting France Legal. Sue also spent some time working in a notaire’s office.

Sue has an excellent command of technical legal French and a proven track record having successfully dealt with numerous French property transactions including purchases, sales, estate-planning, succession, company and divorce matters, since starting France Legal.

Sue’s approach is to look after her clients in a professional, competent and efficient manner throughout the process, providing the legal expertise and support needed so that the client has a smooth and trouble-free experience.

Bénédicte LeBlanc Morinière

Bénédicte LeBlanc Morinière. Bénédicte has a degree in French law, a postgraduate diploma in private French law (specialising in French Civil Law and French succession Law). She also has a master’s degree in maritime and shipping law.

Bénédicte is French and has been working in England as a French property lawyer since 2001 for firms of solicitors based in Suffolk (most recently Prettys Solicitors in Ipswich).  She is experienced in dealing with a wide range of French property related transactions. Bénédicte takes a pride in providing a competent, personal and efficient service to her clients.