We here in Murlà & Contreras Advocats, S.L.P. speak English, French, Catalan and Castilian Spanish. Our experience, training and ability to speak other languages allow us to offer legal services to foreign investors who seek to establish companies in Spain, as well as people who wish to reside in Spain and access its labor market.
Our office has extensive experience in providing comprehensive service in legal consultations with our foreign clients, with responsibility, professionalism and empathy, as we have Latin American partners who know first hand the needs and concerns of immigrants in Spain.
In this way, our office truly takes the human aspect and our client’s priorities into account in the area of immigration law. We offer the following services:
Residence for citizens of the European Union and their family members
Residence for citizens of other States
Spanish nationality by residence
This form of acquiring nationality requires that the individual has resided in Spain for ten years in a legal and continuous form immediately prior to the request. There are cases where the required residency period is reduced:
Nationality for Spaniards by origin
The following are Spaniards by origin:
- Those born of a Spanish father or mother.
- Those born in Spain when the parents are foreigners if, at least one of the parents was born in Spain (with the exception of children of diplomats).
Nationality by option
The option is a benefit that our legislation offers foreign residents who are in specific conditions so that they may acquire Spanish nationality. The following individuals have the right to acquire Spanish nationality by this mean:
- Those individuals who are or have been subject to the custody of a Spanish citizen.
- Those individuals whose father or mother is Spanish and who was born in Spain.