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Property Lawyers Spain

Mission Statement

 The aim of Rafael Berdaguer Abogados is to assist clients in their needs from a legal and fiscal view point both in Spain and throughout the world.

For that we have a highly experienced team with a wealth of knowledge acquired during more than 30 years of practice who are extremely motivated and provide a service second to none.

We drive ourselves with passion and look for the excellence in any engagement we commit ourselves to, not leaving any client indifferent.

We are determined to be the law firm our clients can fully trust for their affairs in Spain and abroad.

About Rafael Berdaguer Abogados

Rafael Berdaguer Abogados Property Lawyers in Marbella was established in 1987, after founding partner Rafael Berdaguer spent two years in a London law firm.

Here he gained an in-depth understanding of the needs of International clients so is able to provide the services they require.

With 30 years of experience, integrity and results, the dynamic team of solicitors and economists at Rafael Berdaguer Abogados offers you a complete service.

Covering Property Law, Tax Advice, Divorce Advice, Will and Estate implementation and all legal representation.

The advice covers local, national and international services, specialising in the needs of foreign investors, whether in company or property transactions.

All associated legalities are also looked after, such as Wills, inheritance, taxation, accounting and bookkeeping, planning, land use and litigation.

The principal aim of every professional at Rafael Berdaguer Abogados is to give top quality, personalised service to each client.

Good communication between team members makes this possible and ensures that queries receive an immediate response.

Rafael Berdaguer Abogados is a founding member of IPG an international association of independent lawyers, accountants, tax advisers and other professionals who know each other well and co-operate to transact worldwide business cost-effectively and to the highest professional standards.

Rafael Berdaguer Abogados collaborates with the Law Faculty of the University of Malaga.

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Rafael Berdaguer Barbadillo

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Position: Senior Partner.


  • Real Estate Investment
  • Civil and Commercial Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Tax Law, Arbitration and Administrative Procedures
  • Litigation-administrative and Civil and Commercial Judicial.

Contact: T: +34 952823085 E:

Education: Law, University of Granada. Master in Tax Advice by the EADE School (Málaga) 1992.

Incorporation: Bar Association of Malaga, 1985.

Languages: Spanish, English and German 

Lourdes Hijano Utrera

Position: Senior Partner.


  • Procedural, Civil and Family Law.

Contact: T: +34 952823085  E:

Education: Law Degree, UMA. University Expert in Family Mediation, UNED. English Law for graduates in the Faculty of Law of Malaga. Member of the extrajudicial mediation service of the Marbella court. Member of the telephone service to the woman victim of domestic violence of the Diputación de Málaga. Lawyer in the cast of the Ecclesiastical Court of Malaga. Professor of family law in the Master of Law at the Faculty of Law of Malaga.

Languages: Spanish, English.

Charlotte Troemel

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Position: Economist, Associate.


  • Accounting and Tax Advice
  • Economic Advice and Taxation of Real Estate Investments in Spain.

Contact: T: +34 952823085  E:

Education: Economics and Business, University of Málaga.

Incorporation: Colegio de Economistas de Málaga, 1985.

Languages: Spanish, English and German.