https://www.linkedin.com/posts/vera-liprandi-ba794223_house-hunting-in-the-canary-islands-a-villa-activity-6608267208110022656-PB21 The Partner at our Tenerife Office was interviewed recently by the New York Times. Vera Liprandi is a Spanish and Italian lawyer with considerable experience in conveyancing and commercial matters. De Cotta Law deals with all types of property
De Cotta partner Jonathan Sutton has been qualified as an English solicitor for nearly 20 years and has practised as a lawyer with De Cotta Law in Spain since 2005. This week Jon was sworn in as a Spanish abogado.
We are often asked by British citizens coming to Spain to buy property – Where do I pay my tax? The double taxation relief treaty between Spain and the UK is not an EU agreement and at least initially, will
This is an area that will remain unchanged post Brexit. The law that will govern succession and who will receive your assets on death will not change. The application of your law of nationality has been recognized and formalized in
The new law of 3/2019 for Urgent Environmental and territorial measures for irregular building in Andalucia has repealed the law of 6/2012 and the Decree of 2/2012. The previous law was widely criticised in rural areas where old buildings dating
Thomas Cook declared bankruptcy and many companies and businesses are affected. If you are owed money as a result of the collapse of the tour operator, your claim as a creditor needs to be registered correctly in the UK insolvency
Thomas Cook has finally declared bankruptcy and many consumers and travellers are affected. In particular many travellers who are still in the Canary Islands and consumers who have already paid for their trip but will not be able to travel.
The Double taxation relief treaty between Spain and the UK is not an EU agreement and at least initially, will not be affected by Brexit. It may be revisited in future years once the dust has settled on any deal
From 1st September a new law has come into effect about children leaving Spanish territory. It is particularly important where a child is not travelling with a parent. These security measures mean that any parent who wants their children to
In Spain there are many autonomous regions and inheritance tax allowances are different depending on the region where the inheritance assets are situated or where the inheritor is fiscally resident. If the inheritor is resident in the Canary Islands or
Spanish property values are increasing and if a bankrupt individual or an insolvent company owns assets in Spain it is a good time to place a charge on the property and to ultimately seek recovery for the bankruptcy or insolvency
The concept of a “matrimonial regime” is one that is not familiar to people from the UK. In Spain and many other European countries when people marry, they either elect or decide on a matrimonial regime or, in default, the