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Enrique Spanish LawyerOur Team

See below for detailed information about our team members.

Enrique Sanchez – Malaga Bar

Enrique is a British and Spanish Lawyer (Abogado). He qualified as an Abogado in 1998, since then he has remained on the Roll in the Law Society of Granada and then Malaga (Spain) and has been practising the legal profession in his own legal firm founded in 2002 by him. He specialises in Private clients, Sport Law, Contract, Company Law, Town Planning and Litigation particularly he has a wide knowledge in the whole process of buying/selling and leasing properties in Spain.

He has been working in the UK since 2007 with his Liverpool office and he is registered with the Law Society and as REL in EEP with the SRA. Now he has an office in Puerto Banús-Marbella, SPAIN where hecommutes all the time between the UK and Spain.

Enrique is also the current Hon. Consul of Spain for Liverpool (Merseyside, Lancashire and Cheshire) since 2011.

Professional Memberships & Additional Training

  • Master in Town Planning & Management from the Official College of Architects of Granada in 2004, endorsed by the Department of Public Works & Transport of Andalusia.

Enrique was the Lawyer of the Andalusian Board of Architects for 6 years (2002-2007), representing the Board in Court as Barrister when he has to. He left the Board when he went to work to the UK.

Professional Experience highlights

  • Dealings with important Premier league and la Liga football clubs to achieve signing of players. Legal advice. Legal reports
  • Dealings with high profile football players buying in Spain.
  • Purchase of €5M in Spain for a client.

Acting for a group of 50 investors who lost their deposits when buying a property off-plan in Spain and recovering their deposits plus interests through legal proceedings in Spain against the bank that should have protected those deposits.

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Pedro J Padilla – Granada Bar

Pedro is a qualified Spanish lawyer (Abogado) and represent the Firm in Court as Barrister. He qualified as an Abogado in 1991, since then he has remained on the Roll in the Law Society of Granada (Spain) and has been practising the legal profession. He specialises in Litigation, Private clients, Contract and Company Law.

Professional Memberships & Additional Training

  • Member of the Grupo de Abogados del Derecho de la Circulación (Law Group for Rights of Movement) and the Seguro del Colegio de Abogados de Granada (Law Group for the Insurance Counsel of the Bar Association of Granada).
  • Master in Town Planning & Management from the Official College of Architects of Granada in 2004, endorsed by the Department of Public Works & Transport of Andalusia. 
  • Town Planning and Real Estate Consultant for numerous property developers along the coast of Almeria.
  • Property Developer and Consultant for the Real Estate Company Exclusivas Ruví S.L. in El Ejido.
  • Member of the Group of Town Planning Lawyers of the Bar Association of Granada.

Professional Experience highlights

Acting for a group of 50 investors who lost their deposits when buying a property off-plan in Spain and recovering their deposits through legal proceedings in Spain against the bank that should have protected those deposits.

  • 1991- 2004. Collaborating Member of the Law Firm Domínguez González in Granada, devoting myself mainly to legal representation and assistance of various insurance companies, such as AXA SEGUROS S.A., (formerly UAP IBERICA) AEGON SEGUROS S.A., AYUDA LEGAL, INTER PARTNER ASISTANCE ESPAÑA, GESA etc. Main areas of responsibility consisted of preparing and submitting lawsuits and claims, attending Court hearings and being involved in all  in-court and out-of-court activities relating to my clients.
  • Town Planning and Real Estate Consultant for numerous property developers along the coast of Almeria.
  • I am the Legal Advisor to the Board of Compensation for the SUS-4-SM Sector as part of the Urban Development Plan of El Ejido (Almería).
  • Lawyer in charge of drawing up the Project for the Delimitation of General Systems included in the Urban Land Sector of the SUS-4-SM of the Urban Development Plan of El Ejido.
  • Legal Advisor to the cooperative Sotavento SCA.
  • Legal Advisor to Inversiones Inmobiliarias Costazayni on the construction of 16 homes in Elviria. Drawing up of contracts, liaising, representing and directly dealing with the local council, clients and lawyers.

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Bernice Northover – Paralegal consultant

Bernice has been working within the legal sector since 1984, and studied with the Institute of Legal Executives. Bernice predominately practiced Family Law and represented the Applicant in the cited case of Lomas –v- Parle [2003] EWCA Civ 1804 the Supreme Court of Judicature, in the Court of Appeal (Civil Division). Following a career break to raise her family, Bernice has been part of the team with Enrique Sanchez, Spanish Lawyers since 2011.

She is very professional and always there to help the clients in guiding them through Spanish law and systems.

Bernice has gathered along these years a vast experience in all the legal issues (cases) related to the real estate and in general Spanish Law.

She deals mainly with real estate cases, and in particular is involved with the following types of transactions:

  • Sale and purchase of Spanish properties
  • Dissolution of Partnerships
  • Inheritance, Wills and probate – including cross-jurisdictional issues.
  • Litigation

She has been dealing with important cases for the practise

Education:

Institute of Legal Executives – University of John Moore, Liverpool

Amanda Tozer – Paralegal consultant

Amanda has been working as translator, interpreter and language consultant for the last 15 years. She has experience in all sectors and industries but is specialised in the field of International Private Law, collaborating closely with The Hague Conference on Private International Law and the University of Barcelona (Law School).

Amanda lived for 12 years in Spain and her knowledge of the Spanish language and Spain’s culture and institutions make her an important point of liaison and communication between our UK and Spanish head offices.

Amanda provides administrative and communication support to all members of our team. She is fluent in Spanish, Catalan and English and deals mainly with the translation of official documents:

  • Birth, marriage and death certificates
  • Divorce decrees
  • Contracts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Wills
  • Legal Judgments
  • Degree certificates and official qualifications

Education:

BA Honours in Hispanic Studies – University of Liverpool

MA in Modern European Languages – University of Liverpool

PhD in Spanish Literature – University of Liverpool

Our Legal Team

We also have an extensive legal support team in both Spain and the UK.

Pedro Munuera – Alicante Bar

Lourdes Ruiz – Granada Bar

Alfonso Huici – Pamplona Bar

Virginia Sanchez – Pamplona Bar

Federico Carrizo – Malaga Bar

Alejandro Bellapart – Baleares Bar

Santiago Saenz – Santa Cruz de Tenerife Bar

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