Property Conveyancing Solicitors in Canary Islands

Roper Lawyers is a well-respected firm of solicitors offering practical and expert legal advice on buying and selling property. We have been featured twice on Channel 4's A Place in the Sun and help people purchase property safely and easily with tailored conveyancing. Our solicitors are approachable and responsive to your needs and always strive to provide a high-quality legal service. No matter what sort of property transaction you’re looking to complete, our bilingual English/Spanish-speaking solicitors will guide you through the entire process from start to finish.

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Why choose us


We ensure the property has no debts, is properly registered, and all taxes are paid.


We believe communication is vital and keep you informed during every step of your property-buying journey.

Fast communication

No more bottlenecks and delays as we quickly respond to clients, the chain and situations.

Native bilingual

Olivier is native bilingual in Spanish/English, so he can speak the language most comfortable for you.


More than ten years of experience providing expert legal advice to ensure the home buying and selling process is hassle-free.

Registered lawyer

Olivier Roper is a member of the Lawyers Bar Association (Registration Number 507).


We always give honest and straightforward advice that serves your best interests.

Local knowledge

We are truly local and use our local knowledge of the property market to your advantage.

We pride ourselves in providing the best service

Louis Farrell

Firstly I am ing as a family of 4 who have just made our first move out of the uk and to Lanzarote. Olivier, Alexi and the team at roper lawyers genuinely made this possible for...

Ali Elliott

Olivier and Alexi at Roper Lawyers are absolutely fabulous, we purchased a house in Gran Canaria (so not just limited to Lanzarote) and the service we received was second to non...

Nick N

Myself and my partner purchased a property in puerto del carmen and wanted to use a local lawyer who specialises in property - After some research we chose Roper lawyers and wer...

Marek Wietlicki

Top legal service from Roper Lawyers. I would highly recommend them for professional help. As first time buyer of house in Spain, without knowlegde of Spanish language and local...

Gill Hough

Olivier and his team have just guided and supported us through the legal process of our first ever purchase abroad. The process was completely new to us and they were so patient...

ACS 72

A pleasure to do business with. We came across Roper Lawyers after the experience we were having with our now previous lawyer (taking too long to respond to email requests, not ...

David Malone

Excellent experience with Roper Lawyers. Purchasing a property in a foreign country can be an intimidating experience but Olivier and his team made it so easy with everything ta...

Tony O Driscoll

I recently purchased a property in lanzarote PDC old town and i decided to choose roper lawyers because they have extensive experience with dealing with property! Roper lawyers ...

Michelle Holton

A really friendly and very helpful, I would definitely recommend Roper Lawyers to anyone purchasing a property. Would absolutely use them again in the future.

Fiona Taylor

Fantastic experience, brilliant professional lawyer. I cannot praise Olivier Roper and his team enough. I found Olivier via google and whilst a little apprehensive about selecti...

Richard Burkmar

Excellent Service, helped us purchase our property from start to finish. A totally professional team that provided support and expertise to ensure that all requirements were ful...

Karen Wright

Excellent service from start to finish. Olivier and his staff were meticulous in their dealings helped enormously by being fluent in English and Spanish. Highly recommended

Paul Hurst

First class service from start to finish. Olivier is very friendly and professional and did everything he could to help us out with anything that we asked him. Would definitely ...

Anne Steele

Highly recommend Roper Lawyers Lanzarote. Olivier Roper provided first class legal services in order to secure my property in Lanzarote.

Billy Murray

Very profesional eficient service.Would recommend to anyone.

Gerard Kierans

Excellent and efficient service and responsiveness from Olivier and Alexi. Would have no hesitation in recommending Roper Lawyers for all your legal conveyancing requirements in...

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Purchase costs

The costs of buying a property in Lanzarote is in the region of 8% to 10% of the purchase price depending on the amount.

Public Notary

The Public Notary fee will depend on various factors. The amount is approximately in the region of 500-2,000 € depending on the property purchase price.

Land Registry

The Land Registry fee also depends on a number of factors and is approximately in the region of 350-900 €, depending on the purchase price.

Transfer Tax

Transfer tax in the Canary Islands is 6,5% of the purchase price and is paid directly into the Tax Authorities with no charges for the bank transfer.

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