In the area of Law, our lawyers offer specialised legal advice to companies, associations and individuals. They handle issues of administrative and employment law, as well as all immigration-related legal matters, for citizens of any nationality.CEL manages applications for the various types of residency and/or work permits issued by public administration. We also handle different applications for Spanish nationality and we provide legal advice on expulsion orders and refusals of entry to Spanish territory. We submit requests to delete criminal and police records, and we engage in other procedures including:
Residence cards for family members related to an EU citizen.
Residence permits granted in exceptional circumstances by the foreign nationals office (social integration, family ties…).
Residence permits for minors.
Residence and work permits for employed workers (concrete situations provided for in legislation relating to particular sectors, qualified workers, managers and positions of trust).
Modifications of residence and/or work permits.
Permits of stay for students.
Renewal of residence and/or work permits.
Applications for Spanish nationality (on the grounds of residence, option, naturalisation, statelessness…).
Legal aid at police stations at the start of expulsion proceedings, and legal representation throughout the whole administrative and/or judicial process.
Submitting appeals for redress or to a higher court to challenge administrative decisions to refuse an immigration-related petition.
Submitting administrative appeals before Dispute Tribunals to challenge decisions by the foreign national office to refuse petitions, or to challenge sentences passed by the tribunals themselves.
Comprehensive advice for foreign nationals on all procedures or incidents in their relations with Spanish public administration bodies, whether civil, criminal or commercial.