Our
Team

Lionel Alvarez
Founding partner
Renaud Arlabosse
Founding partner
Rita Ferro
Solicitor
Sara RADAELLI
Solicitor
Amina BENLEBNA
Avocat collaborateur
Louise Gambarini
Solicitor
BG MAURIZI
Solicitor
Céline Castinetti
Solicitor
Anthony Kiernan
Of Counsel
Camille Marlier
Solicitor
Danielle Provost
Legal assistant
Beatrice Facchin
Head clerk
Emilie MARTINETTI
Legal Assistant

Mr Lionel Alvarez

Lionel studied law at the Faculty of Law in Nice. He obtained a diploma in advanced studies in private law with honours. Lionel was the top student for his year at university. Lionel then joined the South East Law School, the Bar of Draguignan in 1998 and completed his training in St Raphael at Hawadier Izard and partners Law firm. Lionel was "premier secrétaire de la conference du stage" (a prestigious award) and the following year, 2000, started up Alvarez & Arlabosse with his friend Renaud Arlabosse. Lionel Alvarez graduated in 2011 at the Faculty of Medicine of Lyon after a year of intensive study and he’s considered one of the best specialists in personal injury law in the South East of France. Lionel is now a member of the Bar in Toulon.
Practice areas or Specialities
Personal injury and Clinical negligence
Business Litigation
Property law
Diplomas - Academic certificates
Master Degree in Private Law (University of Nice-Sophia-Antipolis)
Master Degree in personal Injury (University of medicine of Lyon)
Specialist in personal injury and clinical negligence
Every problem has its solution.

Mr Renaud Arlabosse

Renaud studied law in Bordeaux, Aix en Provence and Paris, at the Faculty of Law Panthéon Sorbonne, where he obtained a diploma in advanced studies in international private law and international trade law. Renaud was the top student for his intake year for 2 consecutive years. He then joined the South East Law School and graduated as a lawyer with honours. Once again Renaud was the top student. Renaud started Alvarez & Arlabosse with his friend Lionel in 2000. Renaud has been a member of the Council of the Bar Association of Draguignan for 6 years. There he has responsibility for the development of new technologies. After extensive training, Renaud Arlabosse can act as a mediator, or assist clients in complex negotiations, from strategy definition to implementation and concrete follow-up actions taken on proven techniques basis. Renaud speaks fluent English. In his spare time Renaud enjoys sailing and rowing especially in competition.
Practice areas or Specialities
IT Law
Business Litigation
Mediation, negotiation & arbitration
Diplomas - Academic certificates
Master Degree in International Private Law (University of PARIS PANTHEON-SORBONNE)
Master Degree in IT Law (University of NICE-SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS) with honours
Master Degree in mediation (Business Law Institute – Aix en Provence) – Top student with honours
What I like the most is to build fair settlements.

Mrs Rita Ferro

Rita Ferro completed her law studies at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis where she obtained a diploma in advanced studies in international private law and international public law.  She then joined the South East Law School. It was there that she met her husband Renaud. Rita worked for Alvarez & Arlabosse for a while before starting a family but has continued the association with the practice and although she is a sole practitioner she will often be seen in the law courts of Southern France working for Alvarez & Arlabosse. Rita Ferro is a member of the Association of Practitioners in Family Law, an area in which she specialises. Rita Ferro speaks English and is fluent in Italian.
Practice areas or Specialities
Family law
Personal injury and clinical negligence
Diplomas - Academic certificates
Master Degree in personal Injury (University of medicine of Lyon)
Master Degree in International Public and Private Law (University of NICE-SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS)
Listening is essential for a better understanding.

Mrs Sara RADAELLI

Sara RADAELLI completed her law studies at the University of Statale in Milano (Italy) and at the University of Nice where she graduated in business law. Sara did her training at ALVAREZ & ARLABOSSE during her studies and is now a permanent associate lawyer. As an Italian, Sara’s is bilingual in French and Italian, and speaks fluent English.
Practice areas or Specialities
Business law
Diplomas - Academic certificates
DESS en droit économique des affaires (Faculté de Nice)
DU Avocature (Faculté de Toulon)
Defence is not only a job, it’s a passion

Maître Amina BENLEBNA

Amina BENLEBNA a effectué ses études au sein de la Faculté de Droit de TOULON où elle a obtenu un Master II en Droit processuel. Parallèlement elle a effectué un service civique volontaire et de nombreuses missions en milieu associatif. Elle intervient notamment sur le thème de la responsabilité des dirigeants associatifs bénévoles dans le cadre de formation à destination d’étudiants. Elle est entrée au Centre de Formation des Barreaux du Sud-Est en 2013 et a prêté serment en 2015. Au barreau de DRAGUIGNAN elle a collaboré auprès plusieurs cabinets. Ces expériences lui ont permis d’avoir une approche pluridisciplinaire du contentieux judiciaire.
Practice areas or Specialities
Business law
Diplomas - Academic certificates
DESS en droit économique des affaires (Faculté de Nice)
DU Avocature (Faculté de Toulon)
Vous apporter une défense de qualité au service de vos intérêts

Mrs Louise Gambarini

Louise GAMBARINI studied Law at the Faculty of NICE where she obtained a Master II in Fundamental Private Law with honors. She joined the bar in 2018 after being trained during her internship by Maître ALVAREZ and Maître ARLABOSSE. Louise is both French and Monegasque, and is therefore very aware of international law and more specificaly international family law. She's fluent in English and Italian, and plays competitive tennis at a very high level.
Practice areas or Specialities
Property law
Family law
Diplomas - Academic certificates
Master Degree in Private Law (University of NICE)
Analysis and demonstration are the best instruments to convince.

Maître BG MAURIZI

Benoit-Guillaume MAURIZI studied business and finance before graduating in Law at the University of NICE. He's keen on criminal law.
Practice areas or Specialities
Droit de l'audiovisuel et du cinéma
Droit pénal
Droit des affaires
Diplomas - Academic certificates
Diplôme de Comptabilité et Gestion
Master II Droit privé et Science criminelle
If a man fails to reconcile justice and freedom, then he fails everything.

Mrs Céline Castinetti

Céline CASTINETTI joined ALVAREZ & ARLABOSSE in 2017 after working for 10 years in an important law firm in Draguignan. She obtained a Master degree in Business and Banking Law delivered by the Faculty of Law of TOULON. Céline CASTINETTI is particularly in charge of our debt recovery department and she's competent in employment law. Céline also assists the partners with difficult cases.
Practice areas or Specialities
Debt recovery
Business Law
Employment law
Diplomas - Academic certificates
Master Degree in Business and Banking Law (University of TOULON)
Drafting a defence or a contract and securing the client’s interests; this is what I like in the job.

Mr Anthony Kiernan

Anthony KIERNAN is a solicitor, member of the Law Society of England and Wales for over 20 years. He is a specialist in family law and is now well known in the South of France as specialist in Anglo French family issues. Anthony KIERNAN runs a niche practice operating in London at Jacobs Allen Hammond, and has received permission from the French Legal Authorities to practice from a second office in the heart of the South East of France in Fréjus (between Cannes and St Tropez ) which opened as of 1st October 2007. Since opening his office, Anthony formed a good working relationship with Lionel ALVAREZ and Renaud ARLABOSSE. Although not a member of ALVAREZ & ARLABOSS law firm, Anthony is a permanent associate lawyer.
Practice areas or Specialities
International property law
International Family law
Diplomas - Academic certificates
Solicitor-Advocate
A niche practice with a big difference!

Mrs Camille Marlier

Camille Marlier studied at the Faculty of Law of Toulon and then at the Institute of Business Law in Aix-en-Provence where she obtained a Master II in International Business Law. She then joined a Parisian business school before joining the Bar in 2014. Camille has developed her skills in tax law with some of the best specialists of Aix-en-Provence and Marseille. She now holds a specialization certificate in tax law from the National Bar Council and is a member of the Bar of Toulon, where she sat up her practice. She works as a consultant at Alvarez and Arlabosse on tax issues.
Practice areas or Specialities
Control and tax litigation
Taxation of inheritance and inheritance
Taxation of companies and groups of companies
Diplomas - Academic certificates
Master spécialisé en droit et management international – HEC Paris
Certificat de spécialisation en droit fiscal – Conseil National des Barreaux
Master II Droit des affaires internationales – IDA Aix-en-Provence
DJCE, option International – IDA Aix-en-Provence
My role is to listen to you, to help you estimate risks and act accordingly.

Mrs Danielle Provost

Danielle Provost joined Alvarez & Arlabosse in 2007 having previously worked as an assistant in the construction sector. Danielle Provost  has a number of responsibilities but she is specifically  for diary management and client funds management for the entire team.
Practice areas or Specialities
Customers fund management
Management expertise
Diplomas - Academic certificates
Master spécialisé en droit et management international – HEC Paris
Certificat de spécialisation en droit fiscal – Conseil National des Barreaux
Master II Droit des affaires internationales – IDA Aix-en-Provence
DJCE, option International – IDA Aix-en-Provence
I like working as a team to continuously improve our organization.

Mrs Beatrice Facchin

Beatrice has more than 20 years experience in law firms.  She's a senior law clerk at Alvarez & Arlabosse. She is a valued member of the team.
Practice areas or Specialities
house foreclosure
voie d’exécution
Diplomas - Academic certificates
diplôme de l’Ecole Nationale de Droit et de Procedure
What I offer to our customers? Pugnacity, efficiency and support!

Mrs Emilie MARTINETTI

Emilie LONCKE joined us in 2015 after having spent part ofher career in luxury and prestigious hotels in the South of France. Emilie is in charge of the reception of our clients, the management of the organizer and the hearings, and animation of our website. She speaks fluent English.
Practice areas or Specialities
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Diplomas - Academic certificates
diplôme de l’Ecole Nationale de Droit et de Procedure
I really like being in contact and give satisfaction to our clients