In Spain a lawyer is known as an abogado. It’s really important that you select a solicitor that is completely independent and working for you, and avoid using law firms that have been recommended by an estate agent or developer.
When buying property in Mallorca or conducting affairs that necessitate a legal expert, don’t be in a hurry to find one. Take your time, and always use a lawyer that is registered with the local branch of the Spanish law society (Colegio de Abogados).
When you decide to buy a home on Mallorca you will need the best legal advice available to ensure your purchase goes smoothly and without any long-term legal issues related to planning or title deeds. Here on abcMallorca you will find a wealth of valuable information related to the topic of moving to Mallorca, top 10 tips when relocating here, potential legal issues when buying a home on the island and lots more guide articles to avoid the common pitfalls.
Leading Lawyers on Mallorca
Ideally, you should enlist the services of a lawyer based on the island, with local knowledge. There are a number of highly reputable law firms in Mallorca, and many are English and German speaking. Ask around friends and trusted contacts for recommendations, and consider our list of tried-and-tested, experienced legal professionals.
Founded in 1993, the Palma-based Dolphin Asesores has earned a deserved reputation for excellence. Its three very experienced and qualified members not only steer foreign buyers through the property purchasing process in Mallorca, they also assist those looking to set up businesses on the island with in-depth company formation and follow-up services.
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For over two decades, law consultancy firm Dolphin Asesores has been providing solid support for foreign nationals making a successful life in Mallorca. […] Dolphin Asesores: Your tax & legal advisors
Bufete Staubach offers first-rate service in all areas of the law plus tax and accounting; bringing efficient ways of working to what can be a complex industry. This translates into personalised client care, fast, considered action on behalf of customers and a readiness to answer concerns with speed and diligence. It has five highly-trained lawyers, plus a dedicated tax advisor – and all are multilingual. The firm has offices in Bendinat and on Avenida Jaime III, central Palma.
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Bufete Staubach is one of the best regarded law firms in the Balearics. Why? Because it offers the kind of service International clients are accustomed to. […] Bufete Staubach
Located on Avenida Jaime III, Bufete Mercadal is known for its prowess in real estate law, including urban planning and building law. They have a department dedicated to property management for home owners’ associations, which takes care of everything from keeping a check on costs and services, paying regular visits and handling emergencies.
In addition, its members specialise in advising on family and inheritance law, and manage the legal side of companies in Spain.
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One of the top respectable lawyers in Mallorca is Bufete Mercadal, a firm whose founder has a distinguished legal training background, and long experience. […] Bufete Mercadal
Long experienced lawyer María Garau Juan specialises in tax and legal advice for non residents in Spain, help with real estate transactions and business support. At the central Palma office very close to Plaça d’España, María and secretary Judith Tavares offer dedicated service in Spanish, Catalan, German, English and French.
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María Garau is a respectable lawyer specialising in the areas of real estate, business and tax and legal issues for non-residents in Mallorca. […] Lawyer María Garau
This firm on Paseo Mallorca in Palma has a very international team; Spanish, German, English and Russian lawyers providing consultations in everything law related. They give advice on Spanish labour law for employers and employees, consult on tax and financial matters, cover all facets of real-estate law and carry out a host of legal administrative services such as official notary services.
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Extremely professional and personal, ETL Mallorca takes care of all aspects of tax, legal and accounting obligations here on Mallorca. […] ETL Mallorca
This multi-branch European company is not a law firm, but its specialist advisers hold deep knowledge in the areas of tax, pensions, investments and finances so that clients are able to maximise their position within the scope of the Spanish legal system. Working closely with well-regarded lawyers, they handle all aspects of financial planning for those living in Spain. Blevins Franks stays ahead of all changes and news in the complex world of Spanish tax law, and frequently publicise clear, up-to-date-summaries on the abcMallorca website.
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Blevins Franks Mallorca specialises in giving advice for tax-driven, wealth management investments. […] Blevins Franks Tax & Wealth Management Specialists
We hope you found this article about trusted lawyers on Mallorca useful in guiding you to make the important decision on which legal specialist best suits your needs.
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