Best Marbella lawyers for real estate

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    As well as your real estate agent, one of the most important players, when you buy property in Marbella, is your lawyer. To ensure complete peace of mind, you’ll need a trained professional au fait with all aspects of Spanish property law and who will respect and protect your interests throughout the transaction. But how do you know which are the best Marbella lawyers for real estate? How do you choose the professional to guide you?

    The answer is actually easy – just consult our list of the best lawyers in Marbella and pick yours! We have years of experience in the market and have worked in tandem with many legal firms on the Costa del Sol. That means we have an excellent idea of who the best are.

    We know you can use and rely on any of the Marbella lawyers in our list and rest assured that your purchase will go ahead as it should, complying with all legalities. Putting the legal side into an expert’s hands means you can get on with the fun side of planning your move and choosing your furniture with complete peace of mind.

    Did you know? Unless you speak good Spanish, it’s a good idea to choose a lawyer who speaks your language. The property purchase procedure in Spain comes with certain complexities and you’ll understand them much better if your lawyer speaks the same language as you.

    Read on for our list of the best Marbella lawyers for real estate listed in alphabetical order.

    Amiuris Abogados

    Founded by Ana Mendoza, this law firm in Marbella offers a trio of services to foreigners. They include tax advice for residents and non-residents; real estate law including conveyancing; and aspects of civil law such as legal defence. Amiuris Abogados was established in 2002.

    Based in: San Pedro de Alcántara

    Languages spoken: Dutch/ Flemish, English, Spanish and French

    Andalusian Lawyers

    Founded in 1990 and run by José María Sánchez, Andalusian Lawyers specialises in real estate law particularly conveyancing (buying and selling) as well as tax advice for non-residents. The firm also offers legal advice on wills and inheritances.

    Based in: Marbella and Malaga

    Languages spoken: English and Spanish

    Did you know? The lawyer you choose should be a member of a provincial Bar Association in Spain (Colegio de Abogados in Spanish). Each member has a registration number and is protected by professional indemnity insurance.

    Balms Abogados

    Like many of the best Marbella lawyers for real estate, Balms focus on other legal specialities too. These include data protection and employment law. They also offer legal advice and assistance on fiscal and accounting matters for companies. The practice was founded in 1989.

    Based in: Marbella, Madrid, Vigo and Barcelona

    Languages spoken: English and Spanish

    Chacón Abogados

    Javier and José María Chacón founded their own law firm in 2000 and specialise in many aspects of Spanish law. They include real estate law, family law, civil and commercial litigation as well as banking law.

    Based in: Estepona

    Languages spoken: English and Spanish

    Did you know? Buying a property in Spain involves certain taxes and fees. Find out what they are.

    Cruz-Conde Asociados

    One of the longest established legal practices in Marbella, Cruz-Conde set up in 1979 and offer many services. They cover aspects of conveyancing, corporate law and maritime law plus assistance with emigration to Spain including Golden Visas.

    Based in: Marbella

    Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French, Norwegian and Russian

    Diana Zuuring Lawyers Marbella

    Diana Zuuring Lawyers Marbella offers a complete range of legal services and can help you in any area of Spanish law, from business law to inheritance tax. Clients, many coming from abroad appreciate the focused and dedicated legal services for real estate and buying a home in Spain.

    Based in: Centre of Marbella

    Languages spoken: Multi-lingual, including German, Spanish, English and Scandinavian languages

    Fontán y Zubizarreta

    The firm was established in Marbella in 1987 and specialises in non-resident law. Their team offers a range of services including real estate transactions, non-resident taxes in Spain and aspects of urban and civil law. They also offer advice on inheritance.

    Based in: Marbella

    Languages spoken: English

    Did you know? We have a long list of properties on the Costa del Sol. While you’re choosing your best Marbella lawyer for real estate, why not pick your property too? Get some inspiration for your new home in Marbella.


    An English-speaking practice with over 15 years in Marbella, this firm helps individual and companies invest in Spain whether it be in business or real estate. Their services include property law, civil litigation and immigration law.

    Based in: Marbella

    Languages spoken: English

    Did you know? Marbella lawyers generally charge 1% of the purchase price as their fees, although there’s usually a minimum charge such as €1,500.

    Manzanares Lawyers

    With over 20 years’ experience on the Costa del Sol, this legal firm focuses on several legal specialities. They include conveyancing and other aspects of property law such as construction law and mis-sold mortgage claims plus advice on wills and probate in Spain.

    Based in: Marbella and Alhaurín el Grande

    Languages spoken: English and Dutch/Flemish

    Martínez-Echevarría Abogados

    One of the largest law firms in Marbella, this practice was established in 1983 and now has a team with over 350 employees. As well as real estate advice, their services include a wide range of different areas such as REITs and corporate law.

    Based in: Puerto Banus, Marbella

    Languages spoken: Spanish, English, Portuguese and French

    Did you know? Each country has a unique process for buying property and Spain is no exception. Discover what the property purchase process involves in Spain.

    Professional Law International

    Originally founded in 2000, this law firm in Marbella has three fields of legal expertise. Real estate law and contracts are one as well as civil and criminal litigation plus fiscal advice. They can also obtain NIE and tax numbers for clients.

    Based in: Marbella

    Languages spoken: Spanish, English, Dutch/ Flemish and Swedish


    With over 30 years’ experience in legal matters, Vicox offers a range of legal services that include conveyancing and real estate law. The practice also focuses on aspects of digital law such as cryptotax and new technologies.

    Based in: Marbella and Malaga

    Languages spoken: Spanish and English

    Best Marbella real estate agent

    We know our list of the best Marbella lawyers for real estate guarantees you’ll find the best legal professional to assist you when you buy a property. But there’s no point having a lawyer if you don’t have a real estate agent to help you find that property!

    Like the lawyers in our list, at Realista we too have years of experience in the field and know exactly how to advise you on what to buy where. Allow us to help you find the property on the Costa del Sol for you. Please feel free to contact us. Happy to help!