Legal Services are great in the UK!
Del Canto Chambers was invited to participate to the presentation of the campaign “Legal Services are great” last 28th June at Lancaster House.
The event was hosted by the Rt Hon David Gauke, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice who together with other... Read More
According to VAT law, for a purchase document to be considered a full invoice it has to meet various requirements, some of them are complete tax data of supplier and customer, the invoice number and detailed VAT breakdown (see all requirements here). Having said this, it is just as common for... Read More
By Leon Fernando del Canto Gonzalez, Barrister, member of ICAM and the Bar Council.
March 2006 was a special month for me for I finally got qualified as a barrister in the United Kingdom in the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, and was the first Spanish lawyer to get admitted into... Read More
The legal profession, an essential part of the Spanish judicial system, seems to distance itself each day from the citizens. Using the infamous case #LaManada, of which I don’t believe we can add anything new about. From Del Canto Chambers, and foreseeing what is to come, we believe it is... Read More
About Youtubers Legal Issues. YouTube is the buzzword of today, a subsidiary of Google Inc. anyone can easily open an account and upload their audio-visual contents. The Partner Programs allow YouTubers to earn revenues via Google AdSense. There are basically few conditions that a YouTuber must follow.... Read More
The jury is still out
Laia Fernández, lawyer specialized bank claims at Del Canto Chambers, details in her article Who pays mortgage expenses – lender or borrower? The jury is still out published on 16th February 2018 in our partner website Spanish Property Insight. Laia describes how Spanish Provincial Courts are unifying... Read More
Spain is the most attractive European country for British investment
Spain is the most attractive European country for British investment according to the III Barometer on Climate and Outlook for British Investment in Spain; which took place last 15th February, hosted by the HE of Spain in United Kingdom, Mr. Carlos... Read More
Every day we wake up in the City of London and Brexit is still there. Like a bad dream that we just can’t escape. A nightmare for those who voted ‘no’ and for those in favour of leaving. Brexit has grown immovable, turned into a real monster, unfathomable and seemingly... Read More
This couple of months of the year have been very active at Del Canto Chambers. As political and economical situation is becoming more stable in Spain, after the Catalonian elections, where the pro-independence parties won the elections, it is clear that some changes will be needed in the Spanish Constitution... Read More
Many of yours might be thinking, whether at this stage, would be worthy to apply for a Permanent Residence Card or perhaps would be convenient to wait until the UK government clears up the horizon of the EU Citizens living in the UK.... Read More
As mentioned in our last monthly summary, Del Canto Chambers facilitated the agreement between Diario AS and E-Management Dar Al Sharq group, and the launching of what will become the largest Spanish sports digital platform in the Arab world. Last month took place the presentation of AS ARABIA “The Arabic... Read More
Global Analysis of Tax Treaty Disputes is a book that must be read. Eduardo Baistrocchi, author of this book and Associate Professor of Law in the London School of Economics LSE, reviewed with his collaborators around 1,500 cases, where Eduardo finally included in his book a ‘Global Taxonomy’ of 116 tax... Read More
A call for transparency in the legal sector Del Canto Chambers is working with the Bar Standard Board Pilot Scheme to promote transparency on fees, services and redress offered by legal providers.
This October the Bar Standard Board (BSB) has published its Consultation Paper in response to the Competition and Market Authority... Read More
Del Canto Chambers was invited by the Canning House to their conference ‘The Changing Face of the Media’ in Latin America, where speakers Mr. Graco Perez, International Relations Journalist in Honduras for the newspaper ‘La Prensa’, and Mr. Chumel Torres, comedian, youtuber, TV and Radio Host, explained the situation of... Read More
A hung parliament (#HungParliament) leaves Theresa May at the edge of the sword. Results in the UK elections boosted Labour Party with more than 30 seats. The UK Parliament majority (326 seats) leaves the Conservative Party, 7 or 8 seats short, this is what the Conservative Leader, Jeremy Corbyn quotes... Read More
Gibraltar calls for more support against interference from Spain and the EU
The Gibraltarian authorities ask the British government and the party of Theresa May for a greater commitment from London in supporting the Rock in the negotiations of Brexit.
Gibraltar's chief minister, Fabian Picardo, has called on UK Prime Minister Theresa... Read More
Pragmatism, mutualism and certainty is what the City of London needs on Brexit negotiations
Our managing Partner León Fernando Del Canto, (Del Canto Chambers) embraced the scope of a historical relationship between United Kingdom and Spain, as well as #EmbraceLondon as an open arm Worldwide Business City. The Business Breakfast organized... Read More
The Spanish Embassy in the UK will resolve Spanish residents’ Brexit’s doubts
The Spanish Embassy in the United Kingdom has opened a single window to resolve the Spanish residents' doubts about residence permits in the UK due to Brexit.
The Spanish Embassy in the UK has communicated through the web verne.elpais.com, the... Read More
The Spanish Embassy held a meeting on Brexit
“This is a historic moment from which there can be no turning back” said yesterday Theresa May in the House of Commons; few hours after her ambassador in the EU Tim Barrow gave to Donald Tusk; EU Council President, the letter which officially... Read More
The British government eases the inheritance tax regime Real estate wealth in the UK tends to concentrate generationally. The difficulties of young people's access to this market influence their taxation.
In the UK young people will inherit more but in more unequal conditions in the future. This is clear from a report... Read More
Gibraltar: the Brexit's territorial problem
Gibraltar advocates a distinctive agreement for the Rock and other British territories in the negotiations regarding Britain’s exit from the EU.
Gibraltar's Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, advocated in the British TV Channel “BBC” that the upcoming negotiations between London and Brussels to negotiate Britain’s exit from... Read More
British tax authority is targeting high-net-worth individuals in order to collect more taxes that patch the public deficit hole up.
The United Kingdom has an economic problem: in 2015 its public deficit reached up to 4.20 of GDP. To cover that hole is a priority for the State to regain income.... Read More
The British luxury housing market keeps increasing despite Brexit and the recent changes implemented by the government in the Stamp Duty Land Tax. The luxury properties’ selling in the United Kingdom (those worth more than one million pounds) has increased up to 12% in 2016 with regard to the previous year... Read More
Gibraltar, especially in the context of Brexit, is set out to be an important player in the field of Family Offices. Its tax regime is not the only advantage; its regulatory and banking framework withstand the tests of the OECD and the European Bank and regarding Brexit, having signed a... Read More