VÉRONIQUE CHAUVEAU & ASSOCIÉS,
A STRONG TEAM AT YOUR SIDE

This partnership was not formed by chance. The four 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.

After two years of studies in philosophy at the University of Lyon, Véronique studied law at the University of Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne (Master I Droit in 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, she has acquired an expertise in family law in order to offer you a specialised and precise analysis, whatever your problem.

For several years, and after her first professional steps in a notary’s office, she has been developing her activity in the field of estate law and inheritance law in order to assist you on these complex issues.

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.

She 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

PARTNER 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 and partner in the firm since 2022

Originally from New Caledonia, Morghân joined Véronique Chauveau & Associés in 2019. before becoming partner in 2022.

She 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 been involved in negotiations of European regulations and international family mediations.

These experiences have enabled her to acquire expertise in both private international family law  and domestic 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.

PATRICIA BODALO MUNUERA

LAWYER

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

Lawyer at the Paris Bar since 2011, Lawyer at the Madrid Bar since 2010

Patricia started her career in litigation in a Parisian law firm before working in the Register and Citizenship Department of the Spanish Consulate in Paris.

Early 2018, she joined a Hong Kong law firm dealing with international cases. These experiences allowed her to develop her skills in international private law and estate planning

In 2019, she joined the law firm Véronique Chauveau & Associés

She is mainly in charge of the firm’s cases with a patrimonial implication, especially in relation with Asia, the United Kingdom, Spain and Latin America. She works daily in three languages with international clients and expatriates.

Patricia holds a double Master’s degree in French and Spanish Law from the Universities of Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne and Complutense de Madrid. She completed her training with a Superior Diploma in European Union Law and Economics. She then became a lawyer at the Paris and Madrid Bars.

SARAH DULAS

STUDENT LAWYER

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

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Her advanced training in international law has been accompanied by several experiences abroad. Sarah joined Humboldt Universität zu Berlin to learn the fundamentals of German law, before completing her formation at the Faculty of Law of Laval (Quebec). She then completed a 6-month internship in Saarbrücken, Germany, in a law firm specialising in international business and labour law, while also attending the courses of the German Judicial College.

She joined the law firm Véronique Chauveau & Associés in 2022.

Thanks to her experience, Sarah benefits from a high-quality training which allows her to intervene in both domestic and international family law cases.

Sarah holds a Master I in International and European Law and a Master II in Transatlantic Relations Law from the Bordeaux Law School. She is trilingual in French, German and English.

MARIE-CARMEN CARBALLO

ASSISTANT - LAW CLERK

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

Marie-Carmen is French and Spanish and qualified as a law clerk in 1995.
She has worked alongside Véronique Chauveau since 2005.