Tempest is recognised as a leading law firm in Monaco by many external commentators, and is ranked in both Chambers Europe 2017, 2018 and Chambers Global 2018 for Monaco (Corporate/Commercial). It is described as: “ A well-known office for non-contentious work, with a diverse practice covering corporate and regulatory matters. Also particularly adept at anti-money laundering issues and the setting up of new businesses in Monaco.”
Chambers Global 2018 says Nathalie Tanzi has an excellent reputation in the market and is known for being "specialised in regulatory work for banks and financial institutions".
William Easun and Nathalie Tanzi are ranked as Notable Practitioners in Chambers Europe 2017 for Monaco (Corporate/Commercial/Wealth Management). Comments include:
“Known for handling regulatory matters, Nathalie receives impressive client feedback this year, with many commenting on her style as being very professional, whilst also clearly outlining her thought pattern for non-French speakers or legal brains.”
William is “particularly well known for his acumen in wealth management and advice to private clients. Market sources have commented that he is a very good operator.”
Nathalie Tanzi is a Ranked Lawyer Band 1 for Monaco in Chambers Europe 2017 and Chambers Europe 2018.
Tempest is also ranked in Legal 500 EMEA 2017 (Corporate/Commercial/M&A), which says that the firm “ has a strong reputation for Corporate, Banking and regulatory advice. UK qualified founding partner William Easun is recommended.”
Tempest is ranked in Legal 500 EMEA 2017 (Private Client), which says it “advises on estate planning and assists individuals with relocating to Monaco.”
William Easun is ranked as an Expert for Private Client in Who’s Who Legal 2016 and Who’s Who Legal 2017.
He is also ranked as a Leading Lawyer for Monaco by Citywealth, where he is described as a “stalwart of the Monaco legal community. He is extremely well-connected and a ‘go to’ professional for anyone in need of Monaco advice.” William is “one of the key players in the Principality, a seasoned professional of the utmost integrity,” according to the publication.
William Easun was named as a member of The Private Client Global Elite 2017 and again as a member of The Private Client Global Elite 2018, published by Legal Week; he is also ranked in Band 1 for Private Wealth Law-Monaco Chambers High Net Worth 2017 and Private Wealth Law-Monaco Chambers High Net Worth 2018
In 2018, Tempest was named Boutique Law Firm of the Year – Monaco by Corporate Livewire.
In the 2018 Legal 500 Europe Middle East, Africa directory, Tempest Legal is accredited to the following:
Corporate & Commercial: Tempest Legal is ranked and described as “advising financial industry clients on a wide range of non-contentious matters including incorporations, M & A and regulatory issues”
Private Client: Tempest Legal is ranked and “handles a diverse mix of private client matters with particular strength in wills and estate planning, residency issues and guardianship arrangements”
William Easun is described as a Leading Individual, and “is widely recognised as a market leader in commercial law matters”
Tempest experts regularly contribute to legal journals and other publications on matters relating to the Principality of Monaco. Some of our recent work includes –
- Banking & Finance (published by EPI Communication Monaco)
- LawInContext Country Report for Monaco (published by Baker McKenzie)
- STEP Yearbook (Thomson Reuters)
- European Cross-Border Estate Planning (Sweet & Maxwell)
- International Taxation of Low-Tax Transactions (Dennis Campbell)
- World’s Leading Financial and Trust Centres (Bloomsbury)
- Immigration Law Jurisdictional comparison (Thomson Reuters)
- Monaco Private Label
- The Trusts and Estates Expert Guide 2015 (Euromoney)
- Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Europe 2nd Edition - Monaco Chapter (Juris Publishing)