SINCE 1985

We are a bilingual law firm located in the south of Tenerife with more than 35 years of experience in providing legal advice to both companies and individuals.


SÁENZ LEGAL, ATTORNEYS-CONSULTANTS, we are a law firm founded in 1985, made up of professionals who have more than thirty-five years of experience in the legal sector.

Law firm located in the South of Tenerife

From our headquarters in Tenerife, specifically in the town of Adeje, we provide assistance in any judicial district in the Canary Islands, also counting on alliances with offices located in Madrid and Brussels.

We are known for offering quality legal advice, both in the judicial and extrajudicial fields, under values ​​based on honesty and professional ethics, considering our clients as the central axis of our work.

Our way of working is based on direct, permanent, continuous and personal contact with the client, so that they are informed throughout the processing of their file. The quality of the services we provide, we consider the fundamental objective of our work, in order to guarantee the control, monitoring and the final result of the entrusted matter, minimizing the possible incidents that may arise and ensuring the correct provision of service to our clients.

In addition, we are members of LEGAL TOUCH, international law firm network, based in Madrid, Barcelona and New York.


Santiago Sáenz Pinto
Partner - Director of SÁENZ LEGAL,

Lawyer specialized in Civil Law, Private International Law, and Company and Bankruptcy Law.
SÁENZ LEGAL, ABOGADOS-CONSULTORES, we are a Spanish-English bilingual firm, specialists in advice from different legal branches, which allows us to take responsibility for the queries raised by our clients and obtain a complete knowledge of the case raised.


Civil Area

  • Family Law (Separations, Divorces, Unmarried Assemblies, Probate, Intested Inheritance, Declaration of Heirs, Disabilities, Family Mediation, Liquidation of Livestock)
  • Civil liability
  • Contractual breaches. Resolution or execution of contract and claim of damages
  • Urban and rustic leases: resolution of all the conflicts that they can provoke
  • Quantity Claims
  • Honorary rights, honor, privacy and self-image, or protection of other fundamental rights

Commercial Area

  • Design and constitution of corporate structures
  • Mergers, divisions and acquisitions
  • Dissolutions and settlements
  • Capital increases and reductions
  • Reorganizations, sales and business successions
  • Commercial contracting
  • Assistance and advice to corporate bodies
  • Assistance to members’ meetings, writing minutes, certifications and other social documents
  • Intervention in legal proceedings in defense of corporate interests
  • Corporate Expertise
  • Responsibility of social administrators
  • Banking Law
  • Industrial Property: Trademarks, Patents and Utility Modes
  • Intellectual property
  • Competition Law
  • Skills, reports and opinions

Real Estate & Urbanism Area

  • Promotion: negotiation and drafting of urban agreements and compensation boards
  • Advice to companies of the real estate and urban sector
  • Horizontal property and owner communities
  • Contracts: Rental and sale of real estate
  • Mortgage law
  • Civil and administrative judicial proceedings
  • Skills, reports and opinions
  • Management of Intermediation: Hotels, Golf, Shopping Centres, Buildings, Plots, Apartment Complexes, Partial Plans

Economic Penal Area

  • Economic crimes: misappropriation, fraud, falsehoods
  • Corporate crimes. Compliance
  • Money Laundering
  • Punishable insolvencies
  • Offenses against Public Treasury: tax offense
  • Crimes relating to the market and consumers, industrial and intellectual property
  • Skills, reports and opinions

Environmental Law

  • Crimes against the environment; subsidies
  • Advice to the company for the implementation of environmental quality standards and maintenance and updating systems
  • Environmental Audit
  • Reports and informs

Health Area

  • Advice of institutions and health professionals in professional responsibility
  • Comprehensive management of health responsibility processes
  • Procedural defence of Institutions and health professionals, in the civil, criminal, administrative, social and military before the Administration and the Administrative Courts
  • Legal coordination of health assessments
  • Management of extrajudicial agreements
  • Legal actions of counterattack against aggressions, insults or threats to health professionals
  • Advice on contracting health insurance policies
  • Management of health services
  • Pharmaceutical law

Tourism Area

  • Expert in tourism lettings’ advise
  • Tourist Contracts. Letting & Purchase contracts
  • Tourism investment advice. Mortgages, Loans
  • Defence in tourist fines
  • Processing tourist Licenses, of all types of establishments
  • Processing and Management tourist rentals
  • Tourism contract: Negotiation, drafting and signing of tourist exploitation contracts with TT.OO.
  • Timeshare Constitution
  • Cancellation timeshare contracts
  • Co-ownership in real estate

Administrative Area

  • Claims prior to litigation
  • Allegations and remedies
  • Disputes-Administrative Court Cases
  • Expropriations
  • Town planning

Arbitration Area

  • Legal opinions on arbitration matters
  • Expert advice to legal representatives in arbitral proceedings
We analyze your case to offer you
tailor-made legal advice.


Our latest blog posts
May 1, 2017

Recently, the High Court of Justice of the Canary Islands, TSJC, has annulled several precepts of said decree, specifically arts. "3.2", "12.1" "13.3" and the third sub-section of section IV of annex 2 of the aforementioned Decree. But this has been only “a battle”, since there are still four other contentious-administrative appeals pending before the […]

April 2, 2017

If you are a home owner, take a minute to check through our checklist below and avoid problems and delays when it comes to selling your property. These are the property documents and information that you must have when you legally purchase a property: TITLE DEEDS (COPIA AUTORIZADA DE LA ESCRITURA): many foreign owners confuse […]

January 2, 2017
The Code of good practice on “floor clauses”: Is the best solution to comply with the European Community Court judgment about it?

Given the lack of provision by banks to implement a mechanism to handle all claims of clients, the Government intervenes to find possible extrajudicial ways to comply with the ruling of the CJEU.

SÁENZ LEGAL, ABOGADOS & CONSULTORES, is a law firm that was created in 1985, although its members have prior professional experience in the legal sector of more than 20 years.
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