Welcome to the De Cotta McKenna y Santafé head office for the Canaries Islands.
Tenerife is the largest of the dramatic volcanic islands that make up the Canaries – the Spanish Autonomous Community with a population of over 2 million, that swells to over 12 million each year, thanks to the visitors that flock here to enjoy one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Monday to Thursday 10 – 17.30 – no siesta
10.00 – 15.00 Fridays
Gisele van Meer
Conveyancing partner of the firm for more than 15 years Gisele van Meer is acknowledged as one of the leading specialists in this field with a highly respected reputation in Spain.
Gisele has experience and knowledge of property matters such as contracts of purchase for off-plan properties, inland and rural properties, licensing for building projects and taxation of property.
As the partner in charge Gisele runs a very busy conveyancing department with a team of bi-lingual administrators and secretaries which is vital when dealing with a property purchase in Spain. Added to this is her ability to fluently speak 5 languages Spanish, Dutch, English, French and German. This is very helpful to clients buying in another country who need clear advice in their own language.
Giovanni Naranjo Segura
Giovanni is in the administrative department, helping part time to keep things running smoothly in the Tenerife office. He speaks English, Spanish and Italian.
He graduated in Advertising and Communications Sciences from the University of Costa Rica and then went on to live and work in New York, gaining expertise in the travel and tourism sector.
Giovanni has since lived and worked in Tenerife for over 15 years where he has developed his art career.
Lawyer & Office Director
Our multi-lingual team is headed by Vera Liprandi, a dual qualified Spanish (Abogada) & Italian (Avvocato) lawyer. Born in Turin, Italy, Vera studied at the city’s prestigious University Faculty of Law and then went on to take her Spanish Law Degree. This was followed by a Masters in European Union & European Communities.
This impressive academic & legal background is enhanced by genuine, in-depth experience in commercial, property, land, conveyancing & timeshare law as well as business and contract law in the Canaries, Spain & Italy.
Understandably, with this background, Vera is a linguist, having commanded 4 additional languages (English, Spanish, French, and German) to Italian, her mother tongue. You can contact Vera directly by e.mail at email@example.com
When unwinding, she practices Classic and Contemporary Dance and enjoys cinema, theatre, music and art.
Her legal team includes English and Spanish lawyers and a dedicated support team.
Avenida de Los Pueblos, Esq. Avenida Colón
Parque Residencial Villaflor
San Eugenio 38660
GPS:N 28 04 44.1 W 16 43 56.9
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