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Legal services are great!

 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...

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When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?

We would do better if we would have paid more attention to Benjamin Franklin…. The alternative dispute resolution ADR are mechanisms for the parties in conflict to resolve their differences and avoid going to court. Its effective, efficient and quick within family disputes, working relationship, and commercial agreements. In Spain, this...

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New ruling favourable for claims of mortgage costs

Recently we published an article with regards to court claims in mortgage expenses (Notary fees, Land´s Registry fees, Property Appraisal and management costs among others). Furthermore, a First Instance Judge from Alcorcon, (Madrid), has sentenced Bankia to refund all above mentioned mortgage set up costs including the Stamp Duty Tax which...

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#EmbraceSpain XXXVIX: Spain embraces the UK

Coinciding with King Felipe VI's visit to the United Kingdom, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and El País, the leading Spanish and Latin American newspaper, launched the Observatory of the Spanish Speaking World. The presentation and signing of the agreement took place on July 12th at...

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Owning Property in Spain is Taxing

It’s just a matter of time that UK expatriates in Spain receive a notification from the Spanish Inland Revenue (Hacienda); claiming unpaid taxes for the last four tax years (tax statute of limitation). By now, after having acquired your Spanish property, we are sure you’ll agree that the Spanish Tax Legislation...

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The Observatory of the Spanish-speaking World

The London School of Economics and the Spanish Leading newspaper in the world launch The Observatory Of the Spanish-speaking World   Coinciding with the Spanish king’s visit to the UK, The London School of Economics and Political Science and El País -Spanish leading newspaper in the world- launch the Observatory of the...

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XXI Century censorship and Qatar Crisis

In countries and times when communication is impeded, all other freedoms soon wither away. The discussion dies from starvation, ignorance of others' opinions becomes rampant, imposed opinions triumph. Intolerance is inclined towards censorship, and censorship promotes ignorance of the arguments of others and therefore intolerance itself. A rigid vicious circle, which...

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Floor Clauses: 11 most Common Asked Questions

If you are one of those that are doubting about starting a complaint for overcharged mortgage interest against your bank, probably, many doubts will arise before contacting a professional firm. The clients whom have deposited their trust in us, have already been answered with their bank claims queries. In Del Canto...

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Moderate business optimism before Brexit

Moderate business optimism before Brexit The Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain presents in the Joint Commission for the EU of the Congress and the Senate a survey on the Brexit made among its members. The Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain participated last May 17, invited by the Spanish Parliament,...

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On palaces and ashes

On palaces and ashes Our Managing Partner, León Fernando del Canto, has published in The Huffington Post a personal reflection on the transitivity of life and death entitled "Palaces and ashes". As an example, he uses Ibrahim's King of Balkh fable, from the VIII century (the old city of Bactria, currently...

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#EmbraceSpain XXXIII: Gibraltar is not Brexit bargaining chip

#EmbraceSpain XXXIII: Gibraltar is not Brexit bargaining chip The authorities of Gibraltar claim Theresa May’s protection against a possible "interference"of Spain and the European Union in the Brexit negotiations. UK political parties are tweaking their electoral machinery to prepare for the upcoming general election in June. The Tories and Labor have published...

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Gulf tax revolution: Qatar approves VAT bill

Gulf tax revolution: Qatar approves VAT bill Qatar has approved a bill for the implementation of VAT and other taxes in 2018. The rest of Gulf countries will also introduce measures of this type. The Qatari government has recently approved a proposal for legislation to introduce the VAT tax and another rate...

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#EmbraceSpain XXX: Expats as Brexit social problem

#EmbraceSpain XXX: Expats as Brexit social problem Expats rights are the social challenge of Brexit and it is already included in the British political parties’ discourse even before negotiations and elections start. This week at Del Canto Chambers we continue to work from our offices in the UK and Spain to strengthen...

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The City claims itself before Brexit

The City claims itself before Brexit Our Managing Partner, León Fernando del Canto, took part in the event #EmbraceLondon, held by the Spanish journal El País, last 19th April. The event was assisted by British and Spanish businessmen and politicians in order to discuss the post-Brexit United Kingdom and to claim...

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Spain to recover its political influence in the EU

Spain to recover its political influence in the EU The Spanish government is facing a new role within its EU partners by gaining its lost influence due to the Brexit and its recovery from the economic crisis. Spain is trying to recover its diplomatic and influential position inside the European Union which...

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#EmbraceSpain XXIX: Pragmatism as a solution to Brexit

#EmbraceSpain XXIX: Pragmatism as a solution to Brexit Businessmen and representatives of British and Spanish institutions agree that pragmatism is the best option for successful Brexit negotiations. At Del Canto Chambers we are back from the Easter break with a vortex of activity. Our Firm participated in the event #EmbraceLondon, the editorial...

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