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Can you confirm for me - are you looking to make/ redraft an English will, governed by UK law, despite living in France?
Thank you for the reply. Yes French law is very inflexible on this point!
There's a helpful summary of the position here which I hope will help: https://www.spectrum-ifa.com/wills-expats-france/
It's possible to have 2 wills, one for France and one for the UK assets.
Your UK will can be updated via a codicil, which can set out the changes you need to make, rather than having to redraft all over again.
If your UK and French assets do not compete, then a separate French will for the house and any savings held in France would then suffice. There is guidance on how to write this in the link above.
For a codicil to update your UK will, please see here: https://www.gov.uk/make-will/updating-your-will#:~:text=Making%20changes%20to%20your%20will,way%20as%20witnessing%20a%20will.
That was one question. Your other was for a conveyancer - for this you'll need to intsruct someone directly.
There are two options - search locally with the link here: https://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk/
Or use on of the larger national firms that offer a fixed fee package - you'll have to look via a search engine for this.
I trust that this is of use? Can I help further today?
My pleasure, very happy to help.
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