Nathalie Harrop, Avocat, is British but qualified as a French lawyer. She settled in Nice over 10 years ago with offices on 1 Place Magenta.

The lawyers of the HARROP FRENCH LAWYERS FIRM share a wide range of skills. Each lawyer specialises in various areas of Law such as Labour and employment law, Copropriété and construction issues; Family law and inheritance. 

Harrop works closely with each member of the firm. 

Julie DREKSLER  specialises in Labour Law and Employment Law for employees as well as on behalf of employers. 

Lucile GASNOT  joined the firm in 2020 after a first experience in a firm specialised in construction and real estate law and family law.

Laureline RUGO also joined the firm in 2020 but became a lawyer in January 2021. She specialised in business and corporate law as well as inheritance.


About Me

Nathalie C. Harrop is English native who qualified as French lawyer after reading law in Nice University and studying her Masters LL.M at Hofstra University School of Law, New York.

After passing the French Bar, she registered at the Paris Bar and worked for some of the leading law firms in Paris dealing with international law issues and transactions, working in the oil and gas field while developing her own clientele in more daily legal issues.

After a five-year Parisian experience, she moved back on the French Riviera to dedicate her experience to English speaking foreigners dealing with the French legal system on the Riviera.

Over the past ten years of practice on the Riviera, Nathalie has developed her experience in handling all types of legal issues as in Real Estate, Property, Construction, Corporate Law and International Family Law and Litigation.

This international background enables Nathalie C. Harrop to understand and offer legal advice tailored to your needs and prospects on the French Riviera, as well as elsewhere in France.

Her clients choose her because they know she understands their objectives and needs and offer them the experience, technical expertise, clarity of advice and commitment to get their deals done efficiently and effectively.

Nathalie C. Harrop works in cooperation with French lawyers who are all specialised in various branches of French law and with whom we elaborate the legal technics when the issue requires a highly level of technical expertise.

Her international experience enables her to offer you a tailored legal service.

Nathalie Harrop

Practice Areas

  • Wealth and Inheritance Law

  • Corporate Law

  • Family Law

  • Real Estate


Law School:

  • Nice University

  • Masters at Hofstra University School of Law, New York

Bar Admissions

  • Nice Bar

  • Aix en Provence Court of Appeal

Your Legal Team

Julie Dreksler


Julie DREKSLER, Lawyer registered with the Nice Bar, became a lawyer in 2003 at the age of 24.
She is a member of the AADPS (Association of Practitioners of Labor Law), DREKLSER intervenes in the context of Labor Law and more specifically on disputes between employees and employers (employment contracts...) and also follows the opening of insolvency procedure of the employer allowing employees to benefit from the intervention of the AGS (Association of the management of the insurance scheme for employees' claims).

DREKSLER also deals with divorce and separation law.

Lucile Gasnot


Lucile GASNOT qualified as a lawyer in January 2019 after several years of experience in a local law firm which specialises in real estate and construction issues. GASNOT joined our firm in February 2020 as a junior associate and has since proven her full dedication to our team. 
GASNOT also enjoys assisting victims and representing clients before criminal courts. 
GASNOT has won the 2021 prize of eloquence of the Nice Bar.
Laurine Rigo

Laurine RUGO

Laureline RUGO joined our HARROP FIRM back in October 2020. She took the lawyer's oath in January 2021 and has ever since proven to be fully dedicated to our clients. 
She specialises in business and corporate law as well as international inheritance and succession issues. 

Where We Are ?

Our offices are located in Nice at 1 place Magenta.

Nathalie C. Harrop is now registered with the Nice Bar and with the Court of Appeal of Aix en Provence.

Upon request, HARROP and her team can easily meet with clients from Menton to Saint Tropez and everywhere in between, including Monaco, Antibes, Cannes, GRasse Valbonne and Mougins.

She often travels overseas when needed abroad to meet with her clients.

What Is Our Billing Policy ?

Our firm charges 300 euros (excl. V.A.T.) per hour for work carried out. Your bill is therefore based on the amount of time spent on an issue. 
Success fees can be agreed under specific French legal conditions. 
In case of urgent requests, which disrupt the functioning of the firm, particularly outside of usual business hours HARROP & Associates charges an hourly rate of 500 euros (excl. VAT)

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