About Martin Hayes

Your Bilingual Dual Qualified Abogado and Solicitor in Valencia, Spain Martin’s primary focus is attending to the wide range of needs of his international clients. He actively assists international clients from first contact right through to the conclusion of the matter in question – be it at the closing of a property purchase at the notary or guiding them through the Spanish court system to obtain a successful judgement. Click here to contact him
5 10, 2016

Spanish Property Purchase in Valencia Spain

2019-10-02T15:33:42+01:00October 5th, 2016|Case Studies|

A Helping Hand in English - Legal Services in Valencia, Spain       We first met Martin when we were undertaking the purchase of our flat. He managed to complete the transaction within around 7 weeks, which is amazing considering we were based in the UK at the time and the Spanish bureaucracy. Post [...]

28 06, 2016

Brexit Spain – Advice for British Expats

2019-10-02T15:37:27+01:00June 28th, 2016|Articles|

The British ambassador to Spain Simon Manley, who is a most active user of social media, was quick to take to Twitter to explain what the outcome of the Brexit Referendum means for British expats living in Spain. Over the next couple of weeks we will be publishing a series of articles discussing Brexit [...]

28 09, 2015

Martin Hayes Addresses Dublin Solicitors Bar Association Conference In Madrid

2019-10-02T15:32:05+01:00September 28th, 2015|Articles|

Martin was delighted to be invited to speak at the DSBA's Annual Conference in Madrid. The event was a great success bringing together over 150 solicitors from the Dublin area from a broad spectrum of legal practice. Martin's address set out his experience as an Irish Solicitor taking the step of qualifying as a Spanish Abogado. He [...]

28 09, 2015

SWAN Partners included in Lawyers List Prepared by the British Embassy / British Consulate in Spain

2016-09-13T18:55:03+01:00September 28th, 2015|Articles|

The British Embassy/British Consulate in Spain published its updated List of lawyers in Comunidad Valencia, Murcia and Albacete communities in April this year. This list is  just for the convenience of British Nationals who may require legal advice and assistance in Spain and is not a list of recommended lawyers. It follows that the Embassy does not [...]

28 09, 2015

A Safe Path to Buying a Spanish Property

2019-10-02T15:32:42+01:00September 28th, 2015|Articles|

"Do As You Would At Home" - the Corner Stone of Our Buying Process  The phrase “Do as you would at home” is our maxim. A simple concept that can have profound consequences:- Would you do this in the same situation at home? Would you contemplate buying a property without a survey at home? Would [...]

7 07, 2014

A personal Experience – Our Property Purchase in Alcoy, Alicante.

2019-10-02T15:30:09+01:00July 7th, 2014|Case Studies|

A personal Experience - Our Property Purchase in Alcoy, Alicante. We greatly appreciate Martin Hayes, both on a professional level and as a person. He handled the purchase of our apartment in Alcoy, Alicante Province. We had bought off plan, but as the project was part of Alcoy’s urgently needed urban regeneration with local government [...]

7 07, 2014

Javea Calling…..my property purchase in Alicante, Spain

2016-09-13T19:30:24+01:00July 7th, 2014|Case Studies|

A Personal Experience I'd like to tell you about my experience buying a property in Spain with Martin Hayes. Having travelled all over Spain for a number of holidays since 2006 (researching areas to live) we decided that our holidays and future retirement plans will be in Javea, Alicante. In October 2013 I found the [...]

1 09, 2012

Purchase of our apartment in Alcoy, Alicante

2018-12-07T16:55:35+01:00September 1st, 2012|Case Studies|

The long of it – We greatly appreciate Martin Hayes, both on a professional level and as a person. He handled the purchase of our apartment in Alcoy, Alicante Province. We had bought off plan, but as the project was part of Alcoy’s urgently needed urban regeneration with local government guarantees, we felt reasonably secure [...]

1 09, 2012

A resident of non-EU country

2018-12-07T16:55:35+01:00September 1st, 2012|Case Studies|

When I decided to purchase an apartment in Valencia, I hired Martin J. Hayes as my lawyer because, as a resident of non-EU country, I wanted to ensure that the transaction will be done in proper way. But, what he did for me was beyond my expectations. Regardless of the importance of my matter (surely, [...]