Sheltered by the striking Sierra de Almijara Mountains, Nerja is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque coastal resorts on the eastern Costa del Sol. It is less than an hour east of Malaga capital by car and is close to Granada province, making it well positioned for the clients in eastern Andalucia.
Our Nerja office provides legal services to the significant international community based in the area including British, Irish and Scandinavian nationals.
Summer Hours (July & August):
Monday to Friday 08.45 – 14.45
Monday to Thursday: 09.30 – 17.30, no siesta
Friday 09.30 – 14:00
Licenciada en Derecho por la Universidad de Londres, también ostenta la Licenciatura en Filosofía y Letras de la Open University. Sandra Wrightson es Barrister miembro del Honorable Middle Temple desde 1997.
A partir de 1997 ha trabajado en la firma De Cotta McKenna y Santafé como Barrister académica asesorando sobre todos las materias de Derecho Internacional Privado. Con una experiencia de trabajo en España de más de 10 años asesora con regularidad sobre cualquier materia de Derecho Internacional Privado, con particular conocimiento y dedicación a los asuntos jurisdiccionales civiles y mercantiles. También trabaja estrechamente con Antonio Díaz en asuntos judiciales en España y en Inglaterra. Es especialista, por sus conocimientos y experiencia, en la industria del timeshare. En el 2001 fue designada asesor legal honorario del Consulado Británico de Málaga.
Sandra Wrightson se encarga también de elaborar Certificados de Ley inglesa a otros despachos de abogados españoles en una amplia variedad en el campo del Derecho Internacional Privado, el Derecho de Familia inglés y el resto de asuntos civiles en general.
Reyes Gómez Llorente
Reyes comes from Soria, a medieval city in Castilla y Leon, north of Madrid. Having studied law with Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) until 1999, Reyes went on to work for a major international law firm in Madrid for a number of years, gaining significant experience in a number of areas of law, including civil law.
Reyes has been working in litigation for the English speaking community for many years and has invaluable experience in making strong representation before the civil courts. She is a member of Reunite for Child Abduction cases.
After some months in the UK, she mastered her English, the beauty and climate of Andalucia and the province of Malaga, attracted Reyes back to Spain. Now director of De Cotta’s Nerja office, Reyes specialises in Family Law with both Spanish and international perspectives; Conflicts of Jurisdictions and the application of foreign law; civil law; as well as enforcement of debts etc. Reyes is registered number 5780 with the Málaga College of Lawyers.
In her spare time, Reyes enjoys a number of outdoor sports, reading and relaxing and socialising with her friends.
Francisco Javier Martín Martín
Francisco studied law at the Universities of Malaga and Granada before gaining valuable expertise in one of the region’s well known law firms. Registered with the College of Lawyers of Málaga number 5716.
He also spent a year with a law firm in Exeter, in the UK, to gain a genuine insight and understanding of English law.
With De Cotta law, Francisco is based at our Nerja office and specialises in Property & Urban Law; Criminal Law, as well as Inheritance & Probate.
His expertise in Commercial Law has led to his achievement of the title “Gestor Administrativo” – Company Administrator, for all legal aspects of commercial company administration. He has a strong background in criminal law including representing families of victims as well as defendants.
Francisco enjoys all types of out door sports in his spare time.
Thomas Gant Lopez
We have now extending our services to the Scandinavian community. Thomas Gant Lopez, is a fully qualified Spanish lawyer and uniquely placed to assist the Danish living on the Costa del Sol. Thanks to his Danish and Spanish background, he is multilingual, speaking English, Spanish and of course Danish and understands perfectly the legal needs of the Danish community.
For more information or a consultation contact him on 95 252 7014.
Naomi has been with the firm since 2002. She is your first point of contact at reception and can assist in the preparation of Spanish Wills and Powers of Attorney. One of her favourite things about the job is seeing former clients walk back through the doors, of which there are many.
When not working, Naomi enjoys writing articles for local magazines and running a popular dance fitness class in the winter months for the lovely ladies of Nerja.
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