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Civil and labour law


Civil law is the basis of all areas of private law. In most European countries civil law is embedded in civil law codes that include many rules that govern our daily life. Think of transactions like the sale and purchase of goods or real estate, rent, acquisition, mortgages, tort, product liability, incorporations, inheritances, consumer protection, contracting and many more issues.

When doing business or anything else in Spain, you immediately touch upon various aspects of Spanish civil law. To be prepared and to avoid unnecessary mistakes, we recommend that you contact a lawyer before you start any activity or enter into any activity.

Labour law also forms part of civil law. Due to its social impact, even beyond the interests of individual employers and employees, it earned a place as an independent area of law, characterised by its very specific rules and regulations.

You will get clear and straightforward answers to all your questions about Spanish civil law and labour law from our firm. For some labour issues we call upon external collaborators to provide you with the right solution.

Added value

The civil law practice is the core of almost every law firm. The same is true for De Haan Abogados.

We are used to working with different legal systems such as Spanish and Dutch law. Such expertise helps us to understand other legal systems and laws from which we have built experience.

If you have already run into trouble with civil law issues, our expertise and experience will help you in the best possible way. We attend in your native language.

If you do not succeed in solving an existing problem in an amicable way, De Haan Abogados will represent you in court in both Spanish and Dutch legal procedures.

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