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A company that helps you make important life decisions in another language.


SpeakTheSame is a Canadian international consulting and language services company founded in Prince Edward Island, Canada, in 2019, with a representative office in Marseille, France. 

We are a team of consultants with knowledge and experience working internationally with French Notaires, and assisting people of different nationalities who are inheriting or wish to acquire or sell property in France.


Whether you require general information, research on a specific foreign situation or complete assistance in French, English of German, our team is here to help you. 

We conduct research and reviews into various fields of knowledge, economic activity and across international legislation, to help people, families, businesses and organisations make their own informed decisions and safely cope with their legal, cultural and linguistic needs throughout the legal process.

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Co-Founder & General Manager

Successions & Property Ownership in France Consultant

Dorothée has over 15 years experience as a French Civil Notaire in partnership, assisting expatriates and international clients.

Languages: French, English and German. 


Diplôme universitaire de droit notarial International (Professional graduate degree in international notarial law) 

Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3.  France - 2023

Diplôme Supérieur du Notariat (Higher Notarial Diploma)

Université Aix-Marseille III. France - 2002

Maîtrise en linguistique anglaise ( MA Linguistics in English)

Université de Paris Nanterre. France -1991

Diplôme de traducteur interprète en allemand et en anglais (Diploma of  Translator/Interpreter for German and English.) 

ISIT (Institut Supérieur d'Interprétariat et de Traduction) France - 1988 



 Co-Founder & President

Serge has over 20 years of international experience in the management, the design and implementation of business operations and corporate initiatives involving legal and regulatory requirements. 

Languages: French and English. 

Education :

Master 2: Droit et Fiscalité de l’Entreprise (Masters in Commercial, Corporate & Tax Law.)


Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise- 1999 (D.J.C.E) (Company Lawyer Diploma)

Université  Aix-Marseille III. France. 1999.

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