- Practical Business & Commercial Legal Advice
- Registration Of Company name
- Experts In Commercial Reviews, Due Diligence & Litigation
At De Cotta McKenna & Santafé (De Cotta Law), we recognise the specialist needs of commercial clients. That is why we like to work as your business partner.
From practical business advice through to intricate litigation, we have the know-how to help you and your business.
For example, with both English and Spanish lawyers working together, we are able assist established UK businesses wishing to locate here in Spain. We can also advise on new company formation and structures both in Spain, the Canary Islands and England as well as register company names and advice on protection of your business interests.
We also have a strong record in successfully pursuing and enforcing UK commercial debts in the Spanish courts against property and assets in Spain.
We are experts in commercial litigation for small – and medium – sized companies including general intellectual property matters, bankruptcy work and the enforcement and recovery of debts. We also assist with property and share ownership and transfer issues and can advise trustees in bankruptcy.
Our commercial law in expertise also extends into the specialised areas of Timeshare including the specific area of credit provision: property ownership by companies as well as trustee ownership of company shares.
Through our long established business partnerships we can also obtain specialist accountancy and tax advice for our business clients.
Commercial property rentals – Update
The Royal Decree-Law 35/2020 has established the possibility for small and medium-sized enterprises and self-employed workers in Spain to request a rent deferral or a 50% rent reduction before 31/01/2021, if no agreement has been reached between the parties and
Employment issues and restructuring your business
Now that shops, hotels, restaurants and companies are opening up a restructuring of your business may be necessary. Understanding Employment law is more important than ever to ensure that you can continue to manage your business, whether this is a
Notary signings during the state of emergency
We have received many enquiries asking us if it is possible to sign a Notary deed during the state of emergency in Spain; following Royal Decree 463/2020 and according to the instructions given by the Ministry of Justice (Directorate General
Javier Florido appointed partner at De Cotta Law
We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new partner Javier Florido. With a wealth of experience in civil litigation Javier increases the range of services we can offer to private and commercial clients. Javier graduated in Law from the
Brexit – the legal effects
Like the many people who have lived and worked in Spain for many years I am disappointed by the outcome of the vote. However if Brexit does take place one can be optimistic about some aspects of the legal framework
Enforcing a European Judgement in Spain
In March 2002 a new European Regulation came into force in Spain – Reglamento (CE) 44/2001 del Consejo, de 22 de diciembre de 2000. This allows judgements and orders from other European courts to be recognized and executed in the
Launch of International House of Mediation
DE COTTA LAW join with Humphries Kirk solicitors to launch International House of Mediation Dorset and Somerset solicitors firm Humphries Kirk has launched an International House of Mediation service (EWIV) with an expert network of dispute lawyers in 10 member
Considerations for setting up a Limited Company
Setting up a Limited Company can be an option not just for the creation of a new business but also for the ownership of property. Should it be in the UK or Spain? What about training, property rentals and the
Sandra Wrightson, De Cotta Law appointed an Ambassador for TATOC
Sandra Wrightson of De Cotta Law is just back from attended the annual TATOC Timeshare Conference 2014 in England (7th to 9th March), where she was appointed an Ambassador for TATOC. The association was originally established to assist owner’s committees
How do you choose a lawyer in Spain?
Choosing your legal representative in Spain can be complex. You want some one that speaks your language and understands your culture but also you need some one who can work effectively in the Spanish legal framework. To help you make