JURISDICTION

France

PRACTICE AREAS

Family Law Wills and Cross-border Probate
International Law

CONTACT

sarahjane.tasteyre@jcco-hk.com


EDUCATION

Certificate of Aptitude for the Legal Profession, Centre Régional de Formation à la Profession d’Avocat in Versailles

LLM in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, University of Évry Val d’Essonne

LLM in International Law, University of Nottingham

LLB in French Commercial Law and Diploma in Anglo-American Law, Paris Nanterre University

Sarah-Jane Tasteyre was qualified in France in 2003 and has been based in Hong Kong since 2015, specialising in international family law, succession and cross-border probate. With her global vision of family law, she regularly works with family lawyers in Hong Kong and France, advising private clients on cross-border matrimonial issues and estate planning.

Sarah-Jane started her legal career in France leading legal departments in charities and non-governmental organisations such as Amnesty International in Paris, providing legal advice to senior management on corporate governance, internal control, legacy and risk management as well as regulatory compliance.

Throughout her professional career as in-house counsel and in private practice, Sarah-Jane has developed an expertise in inheritance law, legacies and family law. Her extensive work experience in Hong Kong has brought her a good understanding of common law.

She has also been a member of Jurisglobal, a network of international lawyers, since October 2018, expanding the scope of jurisdictions where she assists French nationals and works with various lawyers of the network.