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With over 18 years of experience in different fields, Mérita Legal is a benchmark in the Canary Islands in Real Estate Law and common property. We can advise you from a multi-disciplinary perspective on the sale and purchase of property, inheritance services, we can mediate in property management, rental, cession, etc. As a result of our experience, we can offer you the following services tailor made to your needs:


Thanks to the support of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), our firm of lawyers has optimised document management in its work processes with the implementation of a web app.

This technological innovation has enhanced the productivity and competitiveness of the firm by reducing the time taken and the complexity of filling in files and forms, enabling us to manage our ever-growing customer portfolio in a more agile and efficient manner.

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Integral legal advisory services, including a preliminary feasibility study of the purchase, cession or any other form of acquisition, drafting and supervision of private contracts, preparation of notarial deeds, legal representation during purchase/sale, acting on behalf of non-residents in tax matters, tax management.
Integral legal advice on European succession law, in collaboration with other firms in Sweden and Germany. From legal advice on drawing up your will, right through to the acceptance of the inheritance by the heir.

Advisory services and management in establishing companies. We have partners working with us to provide clear and efficient accounting for your company in your own language.

Advisory services in holiday lets: tourist management

We can advise you on the current legal situation and we can manage your entry into tourist management of properties, including studies and drafting contracts. We manage payment of taxes on the income arising from granting your property to third parties.

Advisory tax management services for non-residents: yearly taxes

Representation of non-residents in tax matters. We manage the payment of taxes for non-residents for you; we can file them and manage their payment.

Real estate law and common property

Legal advice on property rentals, both housing units and commercial premises, drafting and negotiating these contracts and filing legal actions. Legal advice on your rights and obligations as a member of a Householders’ Community Association, representation at General Meetings and filing legal procedures in matters of common property.

Mediation in bringing houses in-line with planning regulations: alterations, construction, etc.

We have a network of contacts to advise you on hiring professionals from the industry.

Financial advice

We can advise you on financing the purchase of your properties with the best banking products.

Banking arrangements: opening accounts, direct debits, etc.

We can arrange to open, manage, make payments and manage standing orders on bank accounts, and we can even close accounts for you.

Utilities and invoice management

We can help you register with utilities companies and arrange direct debit to pay your water, electricity, ADSL, bills, household insurance policy and change of ownership and arrange direct debit of the municipal rates.

Other fields of law

We work with other law firms to offer our customers integral specialist legal advisory services.


We have a team of specialists in different fields in the real estate industry. Check out the profiles of our team:

Dunia Cubas
Dunia Cubas
Director and founding partner of the law firm
The professional experience of Dunia Cubas Díaz, Lawyer and founder of law firm Mérita Legal, began in December 1999 with her membership of the Bar Association and the registration at the Las Palmas Bar Association. After obtaining her Law Degree from the Capital University, she began her career in Playa del Inglés where she developed as a multidisciplinary professional until 2007, in which she founded her own company.
Patricia Argüelles Höök
She manages the areas of acquisitions and sales, companies and inheritances, in Spanish, Swedish, English and German.

She handles accounting,  manages the areas of local administrations and householders’ community associations.matters .

Candelaria Afonso Perera
Candelaria Afonso Perera
She manages water, electricity and household insurance matters and performs secretarial and administrative duties.
Ingela Thunström
Ingela Thunström
She manages the areas of acquisitions and sales, inheritances and taxes, in Spanish, Swedish and English.


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