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    We give impartial advice and we can be trusted … giving you peace of mind and making the process straightforward and stress-free.

    We know the business environment and local practice and place our local knowledge at your disposal. We react quickly and efficiently, alerting you to any out of the ordinary demands by the seller/buyer or legal irregularities affecting the property.

    We make it easy for you.


    We are English-speaking Spanish property lawyers specialised in Spanish property law

    Investment in the Spanish property market presents opportunities but also risks.

    Whether you are buying a house in Spain or thinking of investing in a repossessed property for sale in Spain, you will want to know, before you pay the deposit, the transaction costs, property taxes, notary’s and land register expenses, the procedure and pitfalls of buying a house in Spain and about local requirements such as a Spanish tax identification number (NIE).

    Mediterranean Sea, Mallorca

    Why choose Scudamore Law?

    We take the stress out of the transaction and put your mind at ease because we:

    • Inform you beforehand of the costs, taxes and procedure to be followed
    • Check the legal and planning status of the property
    • Identify risks and build appropriate protection into the contract of sale
    • Facilitate successful completion due to our ability to overcome sticking-points
    • Accompany you throughout the entire process
    • Place you on an equal footing with the seller/buyer

    We provide our services throughout Spain

    We have extensive experience in a wide range of property transactions:

    We ensure that the tax you pay is kept to a minimum

    We obtain “Golden Visas” and residence permits for non-EU investors and their families.

    • Purchase and sale of used and “off-plan” residential properties and business premises
    • Purchase of distressed or repossessed property for sale in Spain
    • Mortgages for Spanish property
    • Purchase of plots of land, engaging an architect and builder to build your own home
    • Negotiation and drafting of purchase/sale contracts, options for purchase contracts and contracts with the estate agents
    • Obtaining administrative licenses, permissions and energy performance certificates
    • Property development or refurbishment, drafting of contracts with the builders
    • Property rental and commercial leases, including related debt recovery and eviction proceedings
    • Property management contracts
    • Condominium and community of owners issues
    • Property holding companies: company secretarial functions, periodic/annual filings, employment obligations …
    • Spanish property taxes for non residents

    Buying property in Spain

    We assist you:

    • Legal assistance to clients buying ‘off-plan’ and second-hand properties from developers and private individuals
    • Property searches
    • Planning checks
    • Negotiations with sellers, intermediaries and banks, preparation of contractual documentation.
    • Completion before the notary
    • All matters necessary to register your title to the property in the land register
    • Contracts with intermediaries, property management contracts, leases and tenancies, condominium law
    • Spanish taxation in relation to the acquisition and ownership of property in Spain
    • Distressed or unfinished properties, obtaining the administrative licences and permissions needed, so as to allow the connection of necessary utility supplies and other administrative requirements.
    • Purchase of plots for building your own home, obtaining planning permission, refurbishments and building works
    • Obtaining residence visas for non-EU investors and their familie
    • Letting of properties under rental agreements

    Selling property in Spain

    We assist you:

    • Negotiations
    • The preparation of documentation required for the sale
    • Deal with any outstanding mortgage on the property
    • Answer the purchaser’s enquiries
    • The preparation of the deed of sale
    • Taxation, we can ensure that the tax you pay is kept to a mínimum and apply on your behalf for a refund of any withholding tax deducted from the price by the buyer and paid to the tax authorities.


    “I have been working with Scudamore Law for some time and find Jeremy and Jokin very responsive and easy to deal with. They have an excellent knowledge of the intricacies of Spanish law and I would recommend them to anyone seeking legal advice in Spain.”

    Ben Jackson

    Harvey Sutton, London.

    “Jeremy and his team handled our property purchase with a very high standard of professionalism and care. We were buying a property while being based overseas but they made the process smooth and stress free. We would not hesitate to recommend Scudamore Law.”

    Daniel and Melanie Thompson


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      Tel. UK: +44 207 097 5550

      Tel. Spain: +34 915 939 126