Raphaëlle Svara is a partner at CMS Monaco. She is co-head of the private clients team.
She acts for natural persons, family offices, trusts and foreign private entities in general, advising and representing them before both civil and criminal courts in Monaco. She specialises in family law, private international law, and estate planning and personal tax law.
Raphaëlle’s practice focuses on national and international divorces and successions, wealth planning in private international law matters, legal protection of adults and minors, and patrimonial organisation.
Her other area of expertise is private tax law, in which she supervises all the patrimonial tax issues.
Prior to joining the firm in 2016, she worked at law firms in Paris, São Paolo and Monaco, and at the UN.
Raphaëlle is recognised as a leading lawyer in Monaco by prestigious international directories such as Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500.