Litigation

Debt Collection in Turkey

21/12/2018
Debt Collection in Turkey

Administrative & Judicial Processes Under the law relating to Turkish Debt Collection, a creditor is granted the right to collect its receivable in two ways: Debt Enforcement via Administrative Procedure Once the relevant administrative body has received the details of the claim it submits an order for payment to the debtor. If the debtor objects to […]

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Debt Collection

16/12/2018

No Win No Fee The Intelligent Debt Recovery Service provided by the English-speaking lawyers on the Advocate Abroad network allows you to take control and to begin the process of recovering outstanding debts in Spain – regardless of where you are located in the world. Furthermore, you can do so without having to make any […]

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Sham Naib, Callao Salvaje, Tenerife

18/05/2018

My lawyer Oliver was very helpful, always happy to assist. He professionally checked the law before dispensing advice.

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Joy Ellis, Sanxenxo

01/05/2018

Sabela was extremely professional in her dealings with us, very patient and understanding of the situation and gave very good advice and a good solution to our problem. She is bilingual. We feel very confident that she has dealt with the complaint against a third party and know that if we need any further assistance […]

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Patrick Martel, Canada

07/03/2018

For being in another country and all our back and forth communicating over emails .. I thought Rosa did a brilliant job. Thankfully she was able to help where no one else was willing ..

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Tomas M, Czech Republic

27/11/2017

My lawyer Marcos had sufficient English and couldn’t have done more to help. I would definitely use his services again.

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Richard McColvin, Velez Blanco

20/12/2016

The lawyers were very professional and approachable and spoke excellent English. I felt that they provided good value for money also.

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Marina Ristic, London

28/11/2016

Olga was responsive, understood the case and gave the right advice.

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Jill Clash, Lanzarote

13/09/2016

Found Erardo very helpful and understanding, felt very comfortable talking to him. Would definitely use his services again. Unfortunately after all the initial paperwork, payments, doctor and court visits the case was unable to go ahead as no-one was able to trace the owner of the premises where the incident occurred.

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Making Consumer Complaints in Spain – what are your options?

30/11/2015
Making Consumer Complaints in Spain – what are your options?

If an amicable agreement cannot be reached or if the solution offered by the company or professional is not satisfactory, then the customer can then submit a formal complaint via an Official Complaints Form

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Right to Receive Compensation after a fall in a Commercial Establisment

08/04/2015
Right to Receive Compensation after a fall in a Commercial Establisment

If you suffer an injury as a result of a fall in a shop or other commercial venue, you may be entitled to receive compensation. What are the rules that govern such awards? Read on…

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Non-Paying Customers in Spain

11/03/2015
Non-Paying Customers in Spain

What options are available to a company when a business customer in Spain fails to pay one or a number of invoices?

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€100,000 Negligence claim against Spanish Health Authority is Successful

13/01/2014
€100,000 Negligence claim against Spanish Health Authority is Successful

A patient who suffered continuing problems with a broken leg that was treated by a hospital managed by the Andalucian Health Authority (Servicio Andaluz de Salud) has won his claim for €100,000 in damages as a result of negligence in treating his injury. His claim was originally not recognised given that the claim lapsed and […]

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Consumer Protection Laws on Online and Telephone Purchases Strengthened

15/10/2013
Consumer Protection Laws on Online and Telephone Purchases Strengthened

The Spanish Cabinet has in the past week agreed on new legislation to be presented to Parliament for it’s approval that will strengthen consumer rights relating to contracts for the purchase of goods and services that are concluded at distance. A contract is said to be concluded at distance if the transaction takes place  either […]

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Bank liable for couple’s losses on high risk investments

24/07/2013
Bank liable for couple’s losses on high risk investments

The Supreme Court has upheld an appeal from the High Court in Valencia, ruling in favour of a couple who alleged that the respondent Bank has made high risk investments on their behalf even though they had specified that they wanted only low risk investments. BBVA bank was ordered to pay more than €290,000 to […]

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Bought a ‘lemon’ online? What are your legal options?

17/07/2013
Bought a ‘lemon’ online? What are your legal options?

Perhaps as a result of the crisis economica, and certainly due to the continuing proliferation of the internet, it has become more and more common for people to seek bargains online, often buying second-hand articles from their previous owner  – someone hoping to make some money out of  an unneeded or unwanted purchase or present. […]

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New Consumer Credit Law in Spain

27/10/2011
New Consumer Credit Law in Spain

Spanish Law 16/2011 came into force on 25th September 2011 and implements the new European laws with regard to consumer financing as per Directive 2008/48. The objective of the Directive is to ensure that there is more information, transparency and assistance for consumers with regard to offers for financing the purchase of products and services. […]

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Consumer Rights Relating to Internet Purchases in Spain

10/08/2011

Buying over the internet is a convenient form of purchasing an ever-increasing variety of goods and services. It can be even more convenient for non-Spanish residents who are unable to find a supplier of products or services they need in their local area in Spain. Of course, while many have a trouble-free experience, it is […]

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