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 Lawyers in Spain 

When the time comes to instruct a lawyer in Spain it can be hard to decide who to choose. Spanish lawyers have not always has the best reputation for their reliability and efficiency.

Without a suitable recommendation for a Spanish lawyer it is difficult to know where to start to make sure you find a reputable Spanish Lawyer who is right for you and your matter and who will provide good value.

Fortunately, we can help! We have provided some guidance below to help point you in the right direction about who to choose when instructing a lawyer in Spain. You can of course also just contact us for details of a recommended Spanish lawyer too!

DAN Property in Spain can put you in touch with a recommended English-speaking Spanish lawyer who will provide a non-obligation consultation and quote. Contact us on [email protected] to arrange an initial free consultation.

When deciding on a suitable Spanish lawyer to instruct you will need to check that your lawyer is:


You should check that your Spanish lawyer is registered with one of the colegio de abogados (Spanish bar associations). Bar associations in Spain are divided into different areas you will need to find out which of the bar association your lawyer is registered with so you can check this. Ask for a lawyers registration number and check it out before you proceed to instruct them.


You should check that your lawyer in Spain has professional indemnity insurance to cover the advice that they provide to you. You should also check that the insurance covers the value and type of transaction they are dealing with for you.


You will also need to ensure that the lawyer in Spain has experience and expertise in the area of Spanish law for which you require advice. For example, it may not be a great idea to have a property lawyer deal with your business deals and vice versa unless they have sufficient experience. Also, It is far better to use a country expert lawyer for Fincas and not a coastal lawyer as there are many local bylaws. The same goes for new builds. We can advise you on this further.

Speak Your Language

 Your Spanish lawyer should be fluent in your Language (unless you are fluent in Spanish) so that you will be able to understand the advice being provided.


 Are you able to find anyone who has used the lawyer before and can recommend their services? We obtain feedback from other people who have previously instructed Spanish lawyers to get their feedback and recommendations.


 It is important to make sure that your Spanish lawyer is independent and not connected to the estate agent or property developer (if dealing with a property transaction) or the other side.

We can put you in touch with an Independent Spanish lawyer who can assist with any of the following areas of law:

Spanish Property Law



Inheritance and succession Law in Spain

Spanish Business law

Spanish Contract Law

Law relating to Spanish Timeshare

Spanish Tax Law

Family Law in Spain

Debt Recovery in Spain, Disputes and other Litigation in Spain

Enforcing judgments in Spain

Our friendly and experienced team will be able to discuss your requirements with you and, if required, put you in touch with a suitable law firm in Spain to provide you with a no-obligation consultation and quote for their services.