About Noël de Spéville

Noël de Spéville works to the exclusive needs of his clients in a clear, dynamic and constructive manner, offering independent advice on a specialist range of niche legal services in both England and France. His experience allows him to offer the highest standards of service for a range of individual, corporate, and international legal requirements


Born in Canada and now based in Ascot, Noël de Spéville is a freelance solicitor with over 20 years of legal experience including English litigation, French and English succession law, French property law, and cross-jurisdictional and European law involving England and France. He has helped hundreds of clients buy, sell, transfer, inherit or resolve issues relating to French property matters.

Noël de Speville is also a consultant with Business Lawyers Ltd through which he can offer a variety of other services.

French Legal Associates

Gilles d'Aigremont

Gilles d’Aigremont was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn in 1978 and later admitted to the French Bar (Court of Appeal of Paris) in 1992. His sphere of practice is French law, European law and private international law. He specialises in advising clients, both professional and private, in the field of French property and commercial law, French inheritance, business and property taxes, French inheritance law, and European Conventions and Regulations.

Support & Administration

Karen Grainger

With 20 years of accounting and legal accounting experience, Karen has provided accounting and financial support to Noël de Spéville for over 12 years.

Professional Insurance

Noël de Spéville Solicitors is a freelance solicitor, regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and carries professional insurance covering up to £1,000,000 per claim. Clients’ money is also compulsorily protected by the Solicitors Indemnity Fund.

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