FOREIGNERS AND NATIONALITY LAW

Rémy AMSELLEM has been practising immigration and nationality law in France since 2006. Our in-depth knowledge of French administrative practices, our intensive practice of the subject through the large number of cases successfully handled, as well as our proven working methods guarantee you an optimal treatment of your case, with the best chances of success.

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Our work culture is based on listening, rigour and technical excellence in the handling of each case.

Foreigners and Nationality Law

Our in-depth knowledge of French administrative practices, our intensive practice in the field through the large number of cases we have successfully handled, as well as our proven working methods, guarantee you...

Business and corporate law - Foreign investments in France / EU

Rémy AMSELLEM holds a Master's degree in Private Law, with a major in Business Law, and was trained at the Institut Supérieur des Affaires (MBA HEC-Paris). He advises you on Business and Corporate Law...

Labour law and international mobility

Our firm has a serious and proven practice in labour law disputes, most often on behalf of corporate clients who wish to entrust us with the defence of their interests in complete security in the event of a dispute relating to labour law.

Our activity mainly concerns disputes relating to dismissals and international labour mobility.

Civil, commercial and administrative litigation

Consult us and present us with the dispute you are facing, whether as plaintiff or defendant, in civil, commercial or administrative matters.

OUR ADVISORY SERVICES IN FOREIGNERS' AND NATIONALITY LAW

Thanks to our preliminary and preparatory intervention, our in-depth diagnosis and our sound advice, you will be able to submit to the French administration an application corresponding to the migratory status best suited to your personal situation, with complete and compliant documentation.

Applications for long stay visas

Before your arrival in France, we take care of the processing of your application from A to Z with all the French Consulates in the world: We handle any kind of long term visa application, our lawyers are highly specialized in Business and Professional immigration

Applications for the issue of a residence permit

After your arrival in France with a long-stay visa, we prepare and optimise your application for a residence permit at the prefecture of your place of residence (constitution and submission of the administrative file, conformity and completeness compliance checking, follow-up of the administrative instruction).

Applications for Change of immigration status

During your legal stay in France, your personal situation may change and consequently modify the qualification of your migratory status: student, private and family life, employee, sick person. Me Rémy AMSELLEM will provide you with his knowledge and experience to prolong your stay in France in the best possible conditions.

Applications for a certificate of French nationality (C.N.F.)

The acquisition of French nationality by descent requires expert advice, particularly with regard to the study of the chain of descent and the conformity of the civil status documents produced. Our expertise provides you with the security to submit an application that has a real chance of being successful.



OUR JUDICIAL SERVICES IN FOREIGNERS AND NATIONALITY LAW

Our team provides high-level legal services to represent you and ensure your defence before the French administration and the civil, administrative and criminal courts.

  • Order to leave the country OQTF/ Interdiction to return to French territory IRTF : Within a period of time which can be as short as 48 hours or as long as one month, you are ordered to leave French territory after having received a refusal of residence from the prefectural administration. We mobilise at your side to lodge an application for annulment with the competent administrative court within the time limit, together with the documents collected. If necessary, we will plead your case in court to obtain the cancellation of the contentious prefectoral order.
  • Withdrawal of residence permits
  • Requests for repeal
  • Emergency administrative proceedings : suspension proceedings, freedom proceedings, useful measures proceedings
  • Refusal to issue a long-stay visa: The French Consulate of your place of residence abroad has rejected your application. We examine your case and advise you, if necessary, to lodge a compulsory preliminary administrative appeal with the C.R.R.V. (Commission de recours contre les refus de visa d'entrée en France) which will give its decision within two months. Then, if necessary, we will appeal to the Administrative Court of Nantes against the decision of the CRRV to confirm the refusal. Finally, an appeal may be lodged with the Nantes Administrative Court of Appeal.
  • Placement in an Airport waiting area : Your entry into France is prevented by the Border Air Police for reasons related to the regulations applicable to visa law, documentary fraud, political asylum, ... Our firm intervenes urgently to ensure your defence, by introducing the remedies provided for by the texts, before the judicial courts (Juge des Libertés et de la Détention, Cour d'appel de Paris) and the administrative courts (Tribunal administratif compétent). A hotline allows you to contact us at any time, for immediate intervention.
  • Application for annulment of a refusal or postponement of naturalisation: We can advise you on the appropriateness of an appeal and, if necessary, we will take charge of your appeal. Our firm has helped many clients to have the administration's manifest error of assessment admitted by the administrative court in Nantes. Do not hesitate to contact us for an initial diagnosis!
  • Refusal to issue a certificate of French nationality: Our firm will evaluate the scope of the refusal decision that was made against you, and then, if appropriate, will proceed by way of a writ of summons to the public prosecutor at the competent judicial court. This procedure requires proven experience and specialised technical skills, which we put at your service to offer you the best chances of success.

BUSINESS AND COMPANY LAW - FOREIGN INVESTMENTS in FRANCE / EU

Rémy AMSELLEM holds a Master's degree in Private Law, with a major in Business Law, and was trained at the Institut Supérieur des Affaires (Master of Business Administration at HEC-Paris). He advises you in Business immigration law, Business and Company Law, but also in Trademark and Competition Law, franchise networks and selective distribution.

In particular, the firm offers a 360° service package for foreign entrepreneurs and business investors, within the framework of the Passeport Talent immigration program to France and similar programs for European Union countries :

  • Talent Passport - Enterprise creation
  • Passport Talent -Company takeover in France and Europe
  • In partnership with the pretigious M&A consultancy firm : ACTORIA International
  • Passport Talent - Economic investors
  • Talent Passport - European Blue Card

Our firm provides high value-added legal, strategic and operational services to its clients in the area of business and professional immigration.

Here are some examples of the migration programs we routinely handle for clients and international companies in the PASSEPORT TALENT migration category:

TALENT PASSPORT - ENTERPRISE CREATION

  • LONG STAY VISA AT THE FRENCH CONSULATE
  • 4-YEAR RESIDENCE PERMIT
  • MASTER'S DEGREE OR 5 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AS A MANAGER OR EXECUTIVE.
  • MINIMUM INVESTMENT OF 30.000 €.
  • NET MONTHLY SALARY IN FRANCE AT LEAST EQUAL TO 1171,34 €/MONTH (SMIC)
  • BUSINESS PLAN

TALENT PASSPORT - CORPORATE OFFICER

  • LONG STAY VISA AT THE FRENCH CONSULATE
  • 4-YEAR RESIDENCE PERMIT
  • MANAGER OR PRESIDENT OF A COMMERCIAL COMPANY IN FRANCE
  • MANAGER OR PRESIDENT OR EMPLOYEE FOR AT LEAST 3 MONTHS OF A COMPANY IN THE GROUP
  • GROSS MONTHLY REMUNERATION AT LEAST EQUAL TO 4563,65 €/ MONTH IN FRANCE

PASSPORT TALENT – ECONOMIC INVESTOR

  • LONG STAY VISA AT THE FRENCH CONSULATE
  • 4-YEAR RESIDENCE PERMIT
  • INVESTMENT IN FRANCE OF AT LEAST 300 K€ VIA A COMPANY IN WHICH THE INVESTOR OWNS AT LEAST 30% OF THE CAPITAL OR,
  • PERSONAL INVESTMENT BY ACQUIRING AT LEAST 10% OF THE CAPITAL OF A FRENCH COMPANY
  • COMMITMENT TO SAFEGUARD OR CREATE JOBS IN FRANCE WITHIN 4 YEARS

Our eXpert Law firm is the creator of the VISALEX-LAWYERS, network of European law firms from the TOP 100 in the "Business Immigration Lawyers" category.
Rémy AMSELLEM is also registered on the special list of "Avocats Mandataires en Transactions" « Transactional lawyers » with the Paris Bar Association.
This international structure within the European Union allows us to advise entrepreneurs, buyers and investors on the legal, strategic and operational aspects of developing and implementing their investment and business projects in France and Europe.
Our firm is also able to handle various commercial disputes falling under the jurisdiction of the commercial courts, and to defend your interests up to appeal.

LABOUR LAW AND INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY

Our firm has a serious and proven practice in labour law disputes, most often on behalf of corporate clients who wish to entrust us with the defence of their interests in complete security in the event of a dispute relating to labour law.

Our activity mainly concerns disputes relating to dismissals and international labour mobility.

CIVIL, COMMERCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE LITIGATION

Consult us and present us with the dispute you are facing, whether as plaintiff or defendant, in civil, commercial or administrative matters.