Lawyer

Thomas GIACCARDI

Thomas
GIACCARDI

Thomas GIACCARDI

Thomas GIACCARDI

Defence Attorney
Founder


Thomas GIACCARDI founded Giaccardi Avocats in 1999. Since the founding of the firm he has focused on building deep relationships with his clients based on mutual trust. Thomas GIACCARDI offers a diverse skill set and though his contacts and relationships has the ability to mobilize resources in locally and abroad with partner firms.

He is at ease with complex transactions in business law. He handles long-term financing operations, creation or sale of banking institutions, and important real estate transactions. By applying a pragmatic and holistic approach, he can prepare the most optimal legal strategies for negotiations and litigation.

He holds a degree in Private Law from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, where he also studied psychology. He was admitted at the Bar of Monaco in 1999 and then became a Defence Attorney (avocat défenseur) before Monaco’s Appeal Court.

He was a Member of the Monegasque Parliament in 2003, and was involved in the Company Law reforms, and other numerous financial laws.

He is fluent in French, English and Italian.

Expertises
Business Law, Banking Law, Real Estate Law and Construction Law.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: tg@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Associates

Mélanie BASSANI

Mélanie
BASSANI

Mélanie BASSANI

Mélanie BASSANI

Associate

Mélanie BASSANI joined GIACCARDI AVOCATS in 2016. Drawing on her experience in legal and litigation services of several banks in France and in Monaco, she acts on many different issues that can arise in banking and financial law.  

Mélanie BASSANI holds a First Degree Masters in Business Law and Company Law from University of Montpellier I, and a Second Degree Masters in Litigation Law from University of Sud Toulon Var.

She is fluent in French and English.

Expertises
Banking and Financial Law.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: mb@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Erika BERNARDI

Erika
BERNARDI

Erika BERNARDI

Erika BERNARDI

Associate

Erika BERNARDI joined our firm in 2014 after several internships with us. She focuses on Criminal Business Law.

She holds a First Degree Masters in Business Law from Paris II (Panthéon-Assas), and a Second Degree Masters in Criminal Business Law (« fight against organised financial crime »).

She is fluent in French and in English and also enjoys speaking Spanish.

Expertises
Business Law, Criminal Business Law.
Contact

Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: eb@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Sarah BERTOLOTTI

Sarah
BERTOLOTTI

Sarah BERTOLOTTI

Sarah BERTOLOTTI

Associate

After working for several law firms in Italy, Sarah BERTOLOTTI joined GIACCARDI AVOCATS in 2015 to offer our clients the benefit of her Italian experience in counselling and litigation. Her expertise in business law enable her to work closely with the other associates on various legal issues.

She holds an italian Certificate of Lawyer's Professionnal Skill, a Second Degree Masters in Italian Law from University of Genoa and a Second Degree Masters Business Legal Counsel from University Nice Sophia Antipolis.

She is fluent in Italian, French and enjoys speaking English.

Expertises
Business Law, Criminal Business Law.
 
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: sb@giaccardi-avocats.com
 
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Aurélien BIANCHERI

Aurélien
BIANCHERI

Aurélien BIANCHERI

Aurélien BIANCHERI

Associate

Aurélien BIANCHERI joined our firm in 2015, after working for a private bank in Monaco. He mainly acts on matters pertaining to banking and financial law.

He holds a First Degree Masters in Business Law and a Second Degree Masters Banking and Financial Legal Counsel from University of Sophia Antipolis.

He is fluent in French, English and enjoys speaking Italian.

Expertises
Banking and Financial Law.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: ab@giaccardi-avocats.com
 
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Nathalie BLANGERO

Nathalie
BLANGERO

Nathalie BLANGERO

Nathalie BLANGERO

Associate

Nathalie BLANGERO specializes in family law ad is focused on divorces, litigation related to matrimonial property regimes, adoptions, etc. Her extensive experience enables her to handle perfectly Monegasque procedures and private international law cases.

She is a qualified law clerk.

She is fluent in French and in English.
 

Expertises
Family Law, Individuals Rights Law, Inheritance Law.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: nb@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Guillaume CARDOEN

Guillaume
CARDOEN

Guillaume CARDOEN

Guillaume CARDOEN

Associate

Guillaume CARDOEN joined Giaccardi's law firm in 2013 and is a senior litigator focused on business and commercial disputes. His diverse experience enables him to act on many different issues that can arise in business law matters. 

Prior to joining our firm, he worked for an international law firm in Beijing prior to joining a Monegasque law firm for five years. He also headed the European Legal Department for a Monaco-based agri-food group.

He holds a Magistère in accountancy, business and tax law, a DJCE (Diploma in Legal Advice for Businesses) and a Second Degree Master in Tax and Company Law from the University of Aix-en-Provence, and a LLM in Chinese and Comparative Law (Master at Laws - City University of Hong-Kong).

He is fluent in French and English. 

Expertises
Yachting, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Law, Contracts.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: gc@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Mélanie CROVETTO

Mélanie
CROVETTO

Mélanie CROVETTO

Mélanie CROVETTO

Associate


Mélanie CROVETTO joined our firm in 2015 after an experience at the legal department of UNESCO/Paris. She focuses on International Law.

She holds a Second Degree Masters in International Law from Paris II (Panthéon-Assas).

She is fluent in French and in English.

Expertises
Droit international privé, droit civil.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: mc@giaccardi-avocats.com
 
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Virginie DEMANGE

Virginie
DEMANGE

Virginie DEMANGE

Virginie DEMANGE

Associate

Virginie DEMANGE holds a key position in the firm and handles all court hearings. As a result of her knowledge of Monegasque procedures, judicial specifics, and enforcement mechanisms of judicial decisions, she provides the support that allows our associates to ensure the proper conduct of all trials. Her diverse experience in various law firms, particularly in a firm specialized in arbitration, is very useful.

Her sound accounting knowledge is also valuable in debt collection.

She is a qualified law clerk.

She is fluent in French.

 

 

Expertises
Civil Enforcement Procedures, Debt Collection, Hearings.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: vd@giaccardi-avocats.com
 
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Eva GROS

Eva
GROS

Eva GROS

Eva GROS

Former member of Paris Bar
Associate

Eva GROS joined GIACCARDI's Law Firm in 2016 to offer our clients the benefit of her experience in criminal matter.

Specialized in criminal defence, she worked for several law firms in Paris, prior to joining a Monesgasque law firm.

Eva GROS holds a Second Degree Master Expertise for criminal trial from the University Aix-marseille. She was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2011.

She is fluent in French and English. 

Expertises
Business criminal law, General criminal law.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: eg@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Patricia KEMAYOU MENGUE

Patricia
KEMAYOU MENGUE

Patricia KEMAYOU MENGUE

Patricia KEMAYOU MENGUE

Former lawyer of Paris Bar
Associate - Head of the Business Law Department

After spending several years in an international law firm in Paris, Patricia KEMAYOU MENGUE joined ABN Monaco Bank as an in-house counsel prior to joining our firm in 2001. Due to her legal and operational knowledge of the banking sector, Patricia KEMAYOU MENGUE is the preferred contact for professionals. Her integral knowledge of litigation enables her to  skilfully advise clients when negotiating and drafting international contracts. She heads the Business Law Department.

She holds a First Degree Masters in Business and Tax Law from the University of Bourgogne and a Second Degree Masters in Business Law from the University of Dijon. She was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1995.

She is fluent in French and in English and also enjoys speaking Spanish.

 

Expertises
Business law, Banking Regulations, Financial Law.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email : pk@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Rozenn LE BOHEC ICYK

Rozenn
LE BOHEC ICYK

Rozenn LE BOHEC ICYK

Rozenn LE BOHEC ICYK

Former member of Nice Bar
Associate - Head of the Civil Law Department


Rozenn LE BOHEC ICYK was a partner for nine years in a Nice-based law firm and joined our firm in 2009. She specialises in civil litigation.

Rozenn LE BOHEC ICYK holds a First Degree Master in Business Law and a Second Degree Master in Labour Law from the University of Nantes.
She was admitted to the Paris Bar in 1998.

She is fluent in French and in English.

Expertises
Civil Litigation.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: rl@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Benjamin LECLERCQ

Benjamin
LECLERCQ

Benjamin LECLERCQ

Benjamin LECLERCQ

Former member of Paris Bar
Associate

After several years working as a lawyer in Paris, Benjamin LECLERCQ joined our firm in 2014. He acts as a litigator and counsellor focusing on business law.

He graduated from HEC Paris, and completed his law studies at Paris II (Panthéon-Assas). He holds a First Degree Masters in English Law from University College of London and a Second Degree Masters in Business and tax law from Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne).

He is fluent in French, English and Spanish.

                                                                                                  

Expertises
Intellectual Property Law, Business Law, Corporate Law.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: bl@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Thomas LETAILLEUR

Thomas
LETAILLEUR

Thomas LETAILLEUR

Thomas LETAILLEUR

Associate

Thomas LETAILLEUR was employed in several law firms in France and Monaco before joining our firm in 2007. He is a generalist lawyer capable of handling any litigation case. As an experienced litigator he works closely with the other associates in corporate, criminal, and civil law. His specialty is in public law.

He holds a First Degree Masters in Judicial Careers from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis.

He is fluent in French and enjoys speaking English.

 

Expertises
Public Law, Procedural Law, European Human Rights Law.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: tl@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Virginie MALNOY

Virginie
MALNOY

Virginie MALNOY

Virginie MALNOY

Associate

After working for several French and Monegasque law firms, Virginie MALNOY joined our firm in 2008. She advises on various corporate law matters such as, the incorporation of legal entities in Monaco and abroad, commercial agreements and financing. She also conducts due diligence for M&A.

She graduated from EDHEC and holds a Masters in European Business Law. She also holds a Masters in Corporate Tax Strategy from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis.

She is fluent in French and English.

Expertises
Corporate Law, Tax Law, Banking and Financial Law.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: vm@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Nathalie MARTELLI

Nathalie
MARTELLI

Nathalie MARTELLI

Nathalie MARTELLI

Former member of Paris Bar
Associate

Nathalie MARTELLI joined GIACCARDI's Law Firm in 2015. She is a senior litigator focused on civil and criminal business law disputes. 

She worked for several years in Paris, mostly in collaboration with lawyers at the Council of State and at the Court of Cassation, prior to joining a Monesgasque Law Firm.

Nathalie MARTELLI holds a Magistère in Business Law, a Second Degree Master in Business Law and a DJCE (Diploma in Legal Advice for Businesses) from the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas. She was admitted to the Paris Bar in 2004.

She is fluent in French and English, and enjoys speaking spanish. 

Expertises
Civil and Criminal Litigation.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email : nm@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Laurent MICOL

Laurent
MICOL

Laurent MICOL

Laurent MICOL

Associate

After working at HSBC Bank in Monaco and in the Insurance Industry at «Generali Assurances», Laurent MICOL joined our firm in 2006. He specialized in business law early in his career but then oriented himself towards real estate and construction law.

He has now become our real estate specialist and deals with rental agreements and condominium regulations. He advises the clients at the pre-litigation stage and his technical knowledge of construction enables him to be an efficient litigator.

He holds a First Degree Masters in Judicial Careers and a Second Degree Masters in Economic and Business Law both passed at the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis.

He is fluent in French and enjoys speaking Italian.

Expertises
Real Estate and Construction Law, Condominium Regulations.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: lm@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Nicolas PAREDES LAPORTA

Nicolas
PAREDES LAPORTA

Nicolas PAREDES LAPORTA

Nicolas PAREDES LAPORTA

Associate

Nicolas PAREDES LAPORTA joined GIACCARDI AVOCATS in 2015 after working as a lawyer for a Monegasque company. He mainly acts in Labour Law.

He holds a First Degree Masters in Economic and Business Law, a Second Degree Masters Business Legal Counsel, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Mediation from University Nice Sophia Antipolis.

He is fluent in French, Italian and English.

Expertises
Labour Law, Company Law.
 
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: npl@giaccardi-avocats.com
 
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Anne ROBERT

Anne
ROBERT

Anne ROBERT

Anne ROBERT

Associate

Anne ROBERT was a lecturer and a research fellow in France, at the Paris X-Nanterre University, and in Germany, at the Potsdam University and the Humboldt-University of Berlin.

Anne ROBERT joined our firm in 2014. She mainly acts in IT Law, International Law, and Public Law. She is also in charge of our publications.

Anne ROBERT holds a First Degree Masters in Public Law and a Second Degree Masters in International and European Law of Economics Relations, both passed at the Paris X-Nanterre University.

She is fluent in French and enjoys speaking German.

Expertises
IT Law, International Law, Public Law.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: ar@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Sophie SCHUMACHER

Sophie
SCHUMACHER

Sophie SCHUMACHER

Sophie SCHUMACHER

Former member of Nice Bar
Associate
- General Coordinator

Sophie SCHUMACHER specializes in criminal law and criminal business law and is in charge of all money laundering matters. Other associates rely on her sound expertise in criminal law in order to anticipate potential criminal liabilities that could arise in a case.

She holds a First Degree Masters in Business Law and also one in Judicial Careers from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis and a Second Degree Masters in Business Law passed at Paris XII University.

She was admitted to the Nice Bar in 1997.

She is fluent in French.

Expertises
Criminal Business Law, Criminal Proceedings.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: so@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Olivier SEUROT

Olivier
SEUROT

Olivier SEUROT

Olivier SEUROT

Associate

Olivier SEUROT joined our firm in 2003. Thanks to his in-depth knowledge of the Monegasque various activity sectors, he may intervene in any litigation, especially in civil and commercial claims.

He early specialized in construction law, and in property expertises. Over the years, he has also become a preferred adviser for insurance companies in the fields of property, accidents at work and compensation for physical injuries.

He holds a First Degree in judicial matters from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis.

He is fluent in French and in English.

Expertises
Civil and commercial litigation, property expertises, insurance law, accidents at work.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: os@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Delphine SOLEILHAVOUP

Delphine
SOLEILHAVOUP

Delphine SOLEILHAVOUP

Delphine SOLEILHAVOUP

Former member of Paris Bar
Associate

After several years in a Paris-based law firm specialized in labour law, Delphine SOLEILHAVOUP joined our firm in 2010. Her past experience enables her to efficiently assist Monegasque companies for individual or collective disputes and in counselling. She deals with restructuring matters, social audits, employee representation and internal regulations.

She graduated from the University of Aix-Marseille III and holds a First Degree Masters in Private Law. After having prepared, in Paris Assas, the competitive examination for Judges, she was admitted as an attorney at Paris Bar in 2005.

She is fluent in French and English.

Expertises
Labour Law, Civil Law.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: ds@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Administrative Staff

Isabelle CINNERI DENHEZ

Isabelle
CINNERI DENHEZ

Isabelle CINNERI DENHEZ

Isabelle CINNERI DENHEZ

Personal Assistant to Maître Thomas GIACCARDI

Logistic Manager




Languages
French, English, Italian.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: ic@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Delphine MACÉ

Delphine
MACÉ

Delphine MACÉ

Delphine MACÉ

Administrative Assistant

Languages
French, English, Italian.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email : dm@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Hélène MOUCHET

Hélène
MOUCHET

Hélène MOUCHET

Hélène MOUCHET

Assistant to Business Law Department

Languages
French, English and Spanish.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: hm@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Véronique LONGO

Véronique
LONGO

Véronique LONGO

Véronique LONGO

Assistant to Civil Law Department

Languages
French, Italian.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: vl@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Mégane RICCI

Mégane
RICCI

Mégane RICCI

Mégane RICCI

Administrative Assistant

Languages
French, English, Italian.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: mr@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Laurence SCHENCK

Laurence
SCHENCK

Laurence SCHENCK

Laurence SCHENCK

Accountant
 

Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: ls@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Françoise TRAÏFI

Françoise
TRAÏFI

Françoise TRAÏFI

Françoise TRAÏFI

Assistant to Civil Law Department

Languages
French, English
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: ft@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Marie VERGÉ

Marie
VERGÉ

Marie VERGÉ

Marie VERGÉ

Personal Assistant to Maître Thomas GIACCARDI

Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: mv@giaccardi-avocats.com
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Cécile ZUNINO

Cécile
ZUNINO

Cécile ZUNINO

Cécile ZUNINO

Assistant to Business Law Department

Languages
 French, English, Italian.
Contact
Phone: +377 97 70 40 70
Email: cz@giaccardi-avocats.com
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