In September 2014 the European Court of Justice ruled against Spain in a case which declared that the Spanish Inheritance Tax System is discriminatory to non-residents and contrary to European Law. This has lead to a change in the law and thousands of non-residents being entitled to a refund of the Spanish Inheritance they have […]
The question of whether Scotland will remain as part of the United Kingdom, following the Referendum on 18 September this year, has the potential to impact on the Scottish residential property market.
Is your Lawyer who they say they are? Recent enquiry highlights the need to exercise caution when instructing your lawyer. We were recently contacted by a gentleman (Mr X) who had been dealing with a “lawyer” in Spain in relation to an inheritance case. After entering into several email exchanges with the “lawyer”, Mr X […]
Finally buying your dream house in Spain is an exciting time, however the legal process can seem daunting. The more you know about the property and the legal process the better. Knowledge is power and ignorance can prove to be expensive! Below is a guide to ten basic steps that should be carried out before you complete your Spanish property purchase. […]
Worldwide Lawyers are excited to announce that we will be at A Place in the Sun Live which takes place at the NEC Birmingham on 3rd-5th October 2014. A Place in the Sun Live is the official exhibition of the hit overseas property TV show and is the perfect place to find your holiday home, investment […]