Three New Associates Further Strengthen Litigation Team

11 March 2019

We are pleased to welcome three new associates to the firm to help meet the needs of a rapidly growing client base.

The addition of Cloé Fonteix, Elodie Bianchini and Nicolas Guillaume measurably strengthen our Criminal, Private Client and Employment Litigation teams.

Cloé brings her in-depth experience in criminal law and human rights gained in Paris at the prestigious law firm of Spinosi and Sureau. She will be working in the criminal law and human rights team led by Sophie Couturier focusing on international matters.

Elodie began her career in South East Asia in contract negotiation and then continued to develop her skills in litigation in Monaco and France. She has joined the Private client team focusing on International Private law and Banking and finance law disputes led by Valerie Zoccola.

Nicolas has a background covering labour and employee relations and business law. He joins the Employment litigation team led by with Valerie Mufraggi and will focus primarily on Employment matters and personal injury litigation claims.

We are confident that Cloé, Elodie and Nicolas will make significant contributions to the successes of our clients.

 Congratulations, and welcome to the team!


Arnaud Zabaldano once again highly ranked in the 2019 edition of the Chambers & Partners leading global guide to law firms

22 February 2019

The 2019 edition of the Chambers Global Guide, the highly regarded legal profession ranking report, recently recommended Arnaud Zabaldano as a leading individual in the Corporate/Commercial : Dispute Resolution sector. Arnaud was noted for being experienced « in a range of contentious corporate matters, liability claims in the financial sector and shareholder disputes » also acting « on white-collar crime mandates such as fraud cases ».

Acknowledged by sources as being “very sharp, very keen, motivated and up to date“.

The consistent recognition Arnaud Zabaldano receives from the Chambers and Partners annual Global guide reflects his consistent strive for quality and legal excellence within a global context.

Factors assessed in the Chambers’ rankings include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client services, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities valued by clients.



Zabaldano Law Office strengthens its Dispute Resolution team with the arrival of Arnaud Cheynut as Counsel.

21 January 2019

We are pleased to announce that Arnaud CHEYNUT has joined the office in Monaco as Counsel.

Arnaud has been practising law in Monaco since 2011, acting as Lawyer during the last 5 years. His appointment reflects the commitment of the firm to strengthen its Criminal Investigations and White-Collar Crime team.

He also has a wide range of experience advising companies and individuals in civil procedures and enforcement.

Zabaldano contributes to the Chambers Litigation and Dispute Resolution Global Practice Guide 2019

2 January 2019

Managing and Founding Partner Arnaud Zabaldano and Senior Associate Valerie Zoccola contributed to the Monaco section in the new 2019 Chambers Litigation & Dispute Resolution Global Practice Guide, a concise and pragmatic guide to the key features of different legal systems

The guide provides information about everything from statutes of limitations, to the requirements to commence proceedings, to how trials and appeals are conducted. It also covers topics such as pretrial proceedings and rules to award costs to encourage co-operation and settlement.

It also gives information about current trends in litigation, such as representative actions, punitive damages, litigation funding, injunctive relief, and alternative dispute resolution.

Zabaldano Law Office once again highly ranked in Leader’s League

27 March 2018

Once again, the French magazine Leader’s League distinguished Etude Zabaldano for its excellence in the Litigation & Competition Intelligence report 2018.

Listed among the leaders of the Monaco market, Arnaud Zabaldano is particularly noted for « defending international interests » in complex cases and recommended for « investigations and evidence-searching issues ».

Leader’s League provides rankings based on in-depth analysis, examined in terms of qualitative criteria. To accurately rank top firms, Leader’s League rankings compile advisors’ best practices in different area of business and/or specific field of speciality.



Zabaldano Law office strengthens its administrative team

23 March 2018

We are pleased to announce that Alexandra Veniat and Oksana Moskalenko have joined our administrative team.

Alexandra has been appointed as Office Manager. She brings with her considerable experience in both legal and administration areas. After taking her law degree, Alexander worked as a lawyer then continued in several positions in administrative and logistics management giving her current skills to enhance the operational effectiveness of our team . She speaks French and English.

Oksana has been appointed as Legal Assistant providing a variety of legal assistance and office support. After taking a law degree and a certificate as legal assistant, she worked for 4 years in similar positions. She speaks Russian, French and English.