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How do I verify a lawyer in Spain?

When seeking legal assistance, all the more so in a foreign country, it is normal to feel lost or overwhelmed. This, unfortunately, makes it all the easier for you to be tricked into paying fees to fraudsters who claim to be lawyers while lacking the proper training or accreditation. Here is what to look out for in order to avoid these scams. A large percentage of ‘fake lawyers’ are students with some understanding of the law but without a licence from the relevant Bar Association or ‘Colegio de Abogados’. Some are genuine lawyers who continue to practice despite being stripped of...

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Border workers and remote work

One of the main worries regarding the consequences of Brexit involves the thousands of people, such as lorry drivers, who work in countries where they do not live, so-called ‘border workers’. Now that free movement between the UK and EU no longer applies, these workers will have to follow a new set of rules in order to continue carrying out their job. The Withdrawal Agreement, signed between the United Kingdom and the European Union in January 2020, safeguards these border workers’ rights so long as they were in this profession before the end of the transition period on the 31st of...

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How long do you have to file company accounts in Spain?

The Spanish Ministry for Economic Matters and Digital Transformation (MEMDT), led by Nadia Calviño, has announced that it will be more rigorously enforcing punishment on so-called ‘zombie companies’ that do not file their yearly accounts with their Commercial Registries (Registros Mercantiles). Many of these ‘ghost’ companies, though they may outwardly seem to still be fully functional and profitable, in reality have no liquidity with which to continue trading and repeatedly default on their payments, leading to an accumulation of financial problems. This state of limbo allows companies to continue wastefully benefitting from EU subsidies and funds with no realistic hope of avoiding...

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Life after Brexit: why is so important to have a Spanish will?

Hundreds of thousands of Britons have decided to call Spain home. Many more own property in Spain. With the uncertainty surrounding the changes that come with Brexit, it is important to understand the rules that apply to you and how best to draft a will to ensure that your wishes are respected.The rules of inheritance in the EU are governed by the EU Succession Regulations, also known as Brussels IV. This applies to you whether you have Spanish nationality, property in Spain or your primary residence in Spain. Brussels IV says that the law that will apply to the estate...

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Consumer rights in Spain as a consequence of the coronavirus (COVID-19)

    In response to the situation caused by the declaration of a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) in relation to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the declaration of a State of Alarm by the Spanish Government, the General Secretary for Consumption and Gambling of the Spanish Government's Ministry of Consumer Affairs has implemented the rights that assist consumers in different situations caused by this health emergency that may be of interest to you: 1.- If your flight has been cancelled as a result of the declaration of a pandemic or flight bans imposed by the Government of Spain or any other...

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