Anne Francoise Durand, MLA, DEA, Av.

Spanish Consultant / Abogada

Anne- Francoise has been called to the bar in France as an Avocat, in Spain as an Abogado and is a Registered European Lawyer in Gibraltar. Following the completion of two Master's degrees in English Literature and Comparative Law, Anne-Francoise completed her Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies in European Law at the Centre de Recherches Européenes in Rennes, part of the prestigious French National Network of Research Centres. This 5 year degree includes research and is the French equivalent of a PHD.

Anne-Francoise assists our clients in Gibraltar in a wide variety of matters in relation to real estate, property purchases and sales, planning issues, and personal residency and tax issues which may affect clients residing or doing business in different European Union member states.

Anne-Francoise's educational and professional background allows her to simplify the many processes that might otherwise be complex or confusing for private and professional clients lacking a firm grasp of the various legal systems in which she has experience or a command of the relevant native language.

Anne-Francois has acted for our clients in various matters in Spain, France and Germany, with the assistance of local lawyers or notaries in appropriate cases.

In Southern Spain Anne-Francoise enjoys a good relationship with many of the Courts, local authorities and other legal offices, which enables her to simplify and expedite such processes as purchasing and selling property, changing residency, opening bank accounts, obtaining Divorces and preparing Wills and Powers of Attorney for use in Spain.

  • Qualifications and Memberships:
  • Maîtrise (Master's degree) in English literature. University of Rennes II (Haute Bretagne) (1988)
  • Maîtrise (Master's degree) in Comparative Law by the University of Nantes (1992)
  • Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies in European Law. Centre de Recherches Européennes de Rennes (1993)
  • Qualified as Abogado in Spain (1999)
  • Became a member of the Colegio Oficial de Abogados of Cádiz (2001)
  • Admitted to the Paris Bar (2009)
  • Gibraltar: admitted as a Registered European Lawyer (July 2012)

Contact: Telephone: +350 200 73900 Fax: +350 200 74072 E-mail:

About Phillips

Phillips Barristers & Solicitors was founded in 1990 and in the last 25 years has grown to become a respected medium size law firm based in Gibraltar. Our primary area of expertise is litigation, but we also act for clients in non-contentious commercial matters, shipping, and private client work, and other areas. Phillips LLP is registered in Gibraltar with Registration Number 00004 and with Registered Office 292 Main Street, Gibraltar. We practice in all the Gibraltar Courts: the Magistrates Court, the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, and in the highest court for Gibraltar, the Privy Council in London.... View More

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