By Anna Ellis •
Published: 21 Sep 2022 • 19:15
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Confirm that they are qualified, reliable and have experience operating in Spain.
For lawyers, check they are registered with the Law Society in the UK and confirm they specialise in international transactions.
If your lawyer is based in Spain, ask for their registration number and check that they are registered and practising with the local bar association (Colegio de Abogados).
You should also check that your lawyer has professional indemnity insurance and do not sign any papers or hand over any money until you have taken independent legal advice.
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Originally from Derbyshire, Anna has lived in the middle of nowhere on the Costa Blanca for 19 years. She is passionate about her animal family including four dogs and four horses, musicals and cooking.
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