VÉRONIQUE CHAUVEAU & ASSOCIÉS,
A STRONG TEAM AT YOUR SIDE

This partnership was not formed by chance. The three partners know each other well, sharing a respect for the ethics that govern the legal profession and the same vision of family law, placing the interests of the family and the children first.
At Véronique Chauveau & Associés, our focus is on teamwork, each person bringing her own expertise, offering genuine complementary skills and full support for our clients.

VÉRONIQUE CHAUVEAU

PARTNER LAWYER

Languages: French, English
Email: v.chauveau@chauveau-associes.com
Tel.: +33 (0)1 55 42 55 25

Lawyer at the Paris Bar since 1984, partner-founder of the law firm in 2016

Prior to founding Véronique Chauveau & Associés, Véronique founded the CBBC firm in 2010. She is a specialist in family law, personal and property law, and criminal law. Former secretary of the Conférence du Stage (barristers association), winner of the Concours International de Plaidoiries (international competition for barristers), Véronique is a member of Avocats sans Frontières (Lawyers without Borders) and in this role defended both offenders and victims before the Rwandan courts following the genocide.

For over 25 years, she has represented numerous parents whose children have been the victims of cross-border parental abduction. She has worked as an expert for the court of New York (on request from the US State Department) and also in Dublin, London and Istanbul. She has also worked as an expert for the European Union on a mission to Moscow, lending assistance with implementing the Hague Conventions of 1980 and 1996, and collaborating on a manual intended for judges, legal officers and legal professionals in Russia.

Véronique has an undergraduate diploma in Philosophy from the University of Lyon (1972) and a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne (1984). She is trained and has given training in collaborative law and has followed a reasoned negotiation course at Harvard. She has trained judges at the Judicial Schools in Paris and Bucharest, as well as colleagues in France and other countries.
She is the author of two books: “Le droit de la famille”, in collaboration with Hélène Poivey-Leclercq, Lawyer at the Paris Bar, published by Le Seuil, and “Ruptures”, Autrement collection.

JENNIFER TERVIL

PARTNER LAWYER

Languages: French, English
Email: j.tervil@chauveau-associes.com
Tel.: +33 (0)1 55 42 55 25

Lawyer at the Paris Bar since 2011 and partner in the firm since 2018

Jennifer began working at CBBC in 2010 on international family law, then set up her own law firm in September 2014. In 2018 she joined Véronique Chauveau & Associés

In parallel, she has worked as an assistant lecturer and lecturer, since 2013 and 2014 respectively.

During her career, Jennifer Tervil has acquired expertise in property law, international law and criminal family law, so she is able to offer you specific, expert advice, whatever your problem.

Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Paris II – Panthéon-Assas (Master’s degree in Notarial Law in 2007 and Comparative Family Law in 2008). She has worked in the Prosecutor’s Office for children and adolescents at the Paris Regional Court and has deputised at the criminal bar. She is also trained in Collaborative Law.

HANSU YALAZ

PARTNER LAWYER

Languages: French, English, Turkish
Email: h.yalaz@chauveau-associes.com
Tel.: +33 (0)1 55 42 55 25

Lawyer at the Paris Bar since 2012 and partner in the firm since 2018

Hansu began working at CBBC on international family law in 2011. In January 2015 she set up her own firm and in 2018 she joined Véronique Chauveau & Associés

At the same time, she was assistant lecturer then lecturer in international law in 2000 and 2001 at the University of Villetaneuse, Paris VIII, then in 2015 and 2016 at the University of Créteil, under the supervision of Stéphane David.

Hansu Yalaz began her career as a legal expert in victim support associations. Firstly, from 1996 to 2001, she worked in the ELELE association with young women who were victims of intra-family violence and forced marriages. Then, from 2001 to 2009, at the CSMEE association, she supported parents who were victims of international parental abduction, in particular to countries outside the Hague Convention. 

She was also appointed by ministerial decree to the Board of FASILD to fight against discrimination. 

Drawing on this experience of international family law, in 2012 she began her career as a lawyer. Her varied career experience gives her a general and specific overview of each situation. Her complete and very accurate analysis will answer all your questions.

Hansu has a degree in European law and international law from the University of Paris V René Descartes.

She is also trained in Collaborative Law.

MORGHÂN PELTIER

LAWYER

Languages: French, English
Email : m.peltier@chauveau-associes.com
Tel.: +33 (0)1 55 42 55 25

Lawyer at the Paris Bar since 2019

Originally from New Caledonia, Morghân has worked at the French Office for EU law, private international law and civil mutual assistance of the Ministry of Justice. This Office is the central French authority under the Hague Convention of 25 October 1980 in regard to the unlawful international removal of children.
She has also taken part in negotiations of European settlements and international family mediations. In 2019 she joined Véronique Chauveau & Associés.

Morghân Peltier was trained at a family law firm, which has given her a pragmatic approach to cases and she has therefore acquired multiple skills in family law and international law.

Morghân is a graduate of the University of Montesquieu – Bordeaux IV (Master’s degree in general private law, international and European law) and obtained the CAPA (certificate of aptitude to practise as a lawyer) in 2018.

CLÉMENCE SCHEEL

ASSISTANT

Email : secretariat@chauveau-associes.com
Tel.: +33 (0)1 55 42 55 25