Olivier Roper

Property Conveyancing Solicitors in Lanzarote.

We pride ourselves by advising you with clear concise straightforward and trustworthy legal advice making the purchase of your property in Lanzarote a stress-free process with over 12 years experience.

Email us or call us on +34 928 97 42 41

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 a native bilingual Spanish/English speaking lawyer, 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.

Property conveyancing in Spain

Roper Lawyers is comprised of experienced property lawyers in Spain, providing expert legal services to clients looking to buy or sell real estate in this beautiful country. With our deep understanding of Spanish conveyancing laws and regulations, we can offer comprehensive support and guidance throughout the property transfer process. Whether you are a foreign investor or a local resident, each conveyancing solicitor in Spain from our team can ensure a smooth and successful transaction.

Navigating the complexities of property conveyancing in Spain can be a daunting task, especially for those unfamiliar with the legal system or buyers who need a mortgage from a Spanish bank to be able to purchase the property they prefer. Our team of highly skilled conveyancing solicitors in Spain possesses a wealth of knowledge to make sure that you can buy or sell your property without any issues.

We can offer specialised expertise and experience that another property lawyer in Spain may not know about. Our property lawyers in Spain specialise in real estate transactions, allowing us to provide you with tailored legal advice and services. We leave no stone unturned when it comes to property conveyancing in Spain. Our meticulous approach includes conducting thorough due diligence on the property, verifying its legal status, and identifying any potential issues or encumbrances. This attention to detail allows each real estate lawyer in Spain from Roper Lawyers to anticipate and address any concerns before they become major obstacles.

You can expect a notary to attend our meetings with each other - the notary plays a crucial role in ensuring the legality and authenticity of the documentation involved in property transactions. They verify the identities of the parties, review the contracts, and oversee the signing of the deed. Their involvement is paramount and is a key factor in helping you finalise any agreement. We recognise that each property transaction is unique, and our team includes Spanish and English-speaking Spanish property lawyers to help ease you through the conveyancing process.

Our non-native clients aren’t expected to be well-versed in Spanish conveyancing law, such as the contrato de arras or purchase agreement, which must be signed by both the buyer and the seller to show intent to purchase alongside the payment of a deposit. As well as helping our clients understand their contracts, our property lawyers in Spain also ensure that any taxes and fees payable are correctly and safely transferred to the relevant parties. Every part of your transaction will stay on track with property lawyers in Spain, from our initial consultation to the completion and registration of your property’s land.

It is crucial to seek the assistance of a property lawyer in Spain who understands international property transactions in the current housing climate. Let us handle the legal complexities while you focus on your property goals and enjoy browsing the available properties in Spain that could become your next project or new home. Contact our illustrious team of property conveyancing solicitors today to schedule a consultation.

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...

Ros Taylor

We have used Roper Lawyers for all of our house transaction over the last 12 years. They are responsive, supremely helpful and excellent legal advisors. I can happily recommend ...

Philippa Mclean

I spoke to Oliver, he was kind considerate and very helpful. After selling a property in Lanzarote I lost a lot if money and paid a fortune in Tax and fees. His advice was very ...

Cathy Thacker

We Can highly recommend 100%, the whole team were very professional from start to finish. We were updated regularly by staff what was happening, nothing was too much trouble a...

William Henderson

For the best quality service available in Lanzarote no pain or strain job done thanks. Bill

Kerry Burr

Roper Lawyers were thorough, helpful and easy to liaise with during our recent property purchase. Not speaking the language was not an issue as they speak good English and arran...


I bought a house in fuerteventura Corralejo with there assistance. It can be quite stressful to buy a house in the canaries because you're not familiar with the country, it's la...

Yvonne Blackburn

Helped us buy 2 Properties on the Island, knowledgeable and efficient, more than helpful. Would happily recommend to anyone and potentially use again

Kristy Brown

Very helpful, pleasant to speak too. Gave him a load of questions which all got answered. Would use the service again if needed.

Katherine Fahey

Fab company.. cannot recommend Alexi and team highly enough.From start to finish they are there for you and such a reputable company it's no wonder Kevin is so trusted and respe...

Gary Cobbing

We cannot reccommend Roper Lawyers highly enough, they made the process incredibly smooth and explained the rules and regulations very clearly. made purchaisng a property very e...

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.

Purchase with total security

Abogacia Espanola Consejo General
Ilutstre Colegio de Abogados de Lanzarote
University of Barcelona
Universidad de La Laguna