Paula is a qualified Spanish lawyer (‘Abogada’) in our Trusts, Estates and Private Client team, focusing on work which includes an international element.
Paula’s work includes:
drafting wills, valid both in the UK and overseas
cross border estate planning advice in connection with the EU Succession Regulation 650/2012 (Brussels IV) and Spanish succession laws
preparing affidavits of law to obtain probate in the UK
co-ordinating and assisting with the signing of foreign succession documentation
ensuring UK and overseas assets are distributed to the correct beneficiaries under the UK and overseas law
assisting in the administration of the estate for those that die with assets in multiple jurisdictions
A member of the STEP Cross-Border Estates Special Interest Group, Paula is a native Spanish and Catalan speaker who also assists other departments in matters with a Spanish connection.