Granada, in eastern Andalucía, is one of the most beautiful provinces in southern Spain. Home to the Alhambra, one of the greatest historical sites in the world, as well as the Sierra Nevada mountain range, including the highest peak in the Iberian Peninsula, Granada combines natural beauty with a rich cultural heritage.
De Cotta Law has maintained a presence in Granada for some years and continues to offer personalised legal services to international residents. Much of our activity is supported by the Nerja office and our senior partners, offering one of the most diverse and integrated English language legal service in the province.
Holds the Degree of Bachelor of Laws from London University and the Degree of Bachelor of Arts from the Open University. Called the Bar at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in 1997.
Sandra has over 15 year’s experience of working on all aspects of private international law and conflicts of laws. With a wide range of knowledge in insolvency, timeshare and litigation Sandra can provide a working brief or opinion which can help to find a solution to problems for both private and business clients.
Working closely with her Spanish lawyer colleagues Sandra has also established a very strong Family department which takes on divorce cases, Hague Convention cases and in particular those sensitive cases when one parent wants to change their country of residence.
In 2001 Sandra was appointed Honorary Legal Adviser to the British Consul of Málaga.
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.