Nick Shrimpton

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08 Jan: Travel: Swapping quarantine for 72hr testing

For thousands of would-be UK travellers in search of Winter Sun, today’s news about testing before re-entry to the UK probably fell on deaf ears. We are not able to leave the country, so why the headlines about what’s changing to get back in! It’s a fair point, but there is a longer term aspect to this. Firstly, quarantine for travellers was a blunt instrument. You go away for a week and can’t leave the house for two! That was…

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01 Jan: Breaking: UK Drivers driving in the EU

A tweet send by Grant Shapps, UK Transport Secretary at 18:30 on New Year’s Eve. THe phrase better late than never springs to mind! Welcome news for UK drivers 🇬🇧 🚙. We’ve now secured agreement with all 27 EU Member States to recognise UK licences WITHOUT the need for an International Drivers Permit. From tomorrow, UK drivers can continue to drive in the EU without an IDP (once Covid restrictions lifted). — Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP (@grantshapps) December 31,…

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29 Dec: Travelling to the EU including Spain from 1 January 2021

Sun Lawyers has prepared a helpful note for UK citizens travelling to the EU including Spain from 1 January 2021. This note does not take account of any specific rules for travelling between Spain and the UK that relates to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Passport. On the day you travel, you will need at least six months left on your passport AND the passport may not be more than 10 years old. Healthcare. Your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) will continue…

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28 Oct: Moving to Spain after Brexit

Moving to Spain after Brexit Covid-19 and the fast-approaching end of the transition period make it an uneasy time for Brits keen to get on with a move to Spain, but the good news is there are ways you can give your relocation plans a boost even from the UK. Key to making a smooth move to Spain, both before and after the end of the Brexit transition period, is preparation, which includes signing up the right professionals. You’ll also…

Sun Lawyers Client Testimonial

21 Oct: Client testimonial

“We cannot thank Elena and the team at Sun Lawyers enough. From the moment we met Elena, she was professional, friendly and clearly had a huge knowledge of the buying process in Spain. This was our first purchase abroad (we are based in the UK), so for us, this was a big step we were taking and we didn’t have much of an idea of how the process worked in Spain. Elena was extremely helpful and prompt with any questions…

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03 Sep: Join our Webinar on 6 September

Buying in Spain – A Property Masterclass As part of the month long overseas digital property exhibition, Sun Lawyers is taking part in a Webinar this Sunday. There is a series of free online events running all day, organised under the well-known A Place in the Sun brand. At 11:00 for 45 minutes, Sun Lawyers CEO, Jose Maria Lomax will be explaining about, and answering questions on the process of buying a property in Spain 11:00 – 11:45 Offer –…

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02 Sep: Sun Lawyers takes part in first overseas digital property exhibition

COVID19 might have curtailed people’s ability to travel to Spain but it hasn’t diminished the desire for people to buy property there once the worst of the pandemic has passed. Were it not for Coronavirus, A Place in the Sun would be rolling out its Autumn live shows across the country. If course, that is not possible at the moment. So, under the banner, “The show must go on-line,” Sun Lawyers is participating in the first A Place in the…

Sun Lawyers Client Testimonial

01 Sep: New client testimonial

“Having found our dream property in Spain back in February, we were introduced to Sun Lawyers to act on our behalf. We could tell Sun lawyers were a long established company (35 years). We were introduced to a solicitor called Victoria. She explained everything clearly to us. The process, fees, setting up a bank account and direct debits etc. We strongly recommend you give your solicitor Power of Attorney. Without it we may have lost our dream home due to…