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

Based in Leeds, Sarah Jane Tasteyre currently oversees JC Legal’s UK office, set up to meet the demands of an increasingly international region, with a focus on building professional networks with Asia, in particular Hong Kong and Malaysia.

Qualified in France in 2003, Sarah Jane has established herself as a reputable practitioner in cross-border family law, inheritance and probate between Hong Kong, France and the UK since 2015. She is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

With her global vision of family protection, Sarah Jane regularly works with family lawyers in Asia and Europe, advising private clients on complicated matrimonial issues and estate planning. Her extensive work experience in Hong Kong and in the UK brought her a good understanding of common law.

Publications

For foreign lawyers or expatriate families not familiar with French inheritance laws, but with assets…

Il fut un temps, pas si lointain où les cadeaux n’arrivaient «que» deux Il fois…

Facing the holidays under the threat of masks, hand sanitisers, and lockdown, it might be…

Les Fêtes de fin d’année sont un moment privilégié pour la famille au sens large….

The holidays are a special time for the extended family.  For some, it may be…

A l’approche des fêtes de fin d’années, il semble difficile pour de nombreuses familles de…

When dealing with French-Hong Kong cross-border marriages, the question that we get asked on a…

As people have been working from home for weeks now and with children being home-schooled,…

In the last few weeks, we have had an increasing number of requests relating to…

Kimberly Ann Dasse, avocate en droit de la famille basée à Hong Kong, a préparé…

Sarah Jane Tasteyre, a Registered Foreign Lawyer practising French law based in Hong Kong and…

Ces dernières années, le nombre croissant de couples français s’installant à Hong Kong avec leurs…

The increasing number of French couples settling down in Hong Kong with children or having…

When dealing with a cross-border probate case, it is important to understand what the foreign…

Cette semaine, Kimberly Ann Dasse, avocate en droit de la famille à Hong Kong et…

Kimberly Ann Dasse, a family law practitioner based in Hong Kong, and Sarah-Jane Tasteyre, a…

Vous envisagez de divorcer à Hong Kong : remplissez-vous les conditions? Contrairement aux rumeurs qui…