Alvaro Cánovas García

Alvaro is a qualified Spanish Abogado and Registered Foreign Lawyer in England and Wales. He joined us in 2019. Alvaro is a senior associate in our Probate and Conveyancing Department.

He specialises in cross-border private client matters. His practice is focused on matters with an international element within the Spanish and English jurisdiction, acquisition and sale of properties, advice and prepare Powers of Attorney, Spanish and English Wills, Affidavits of Law for foreign proceedings in both English and Spanish, drafting and negotiating private contracts and Estate Planning including Inheritance Tax issues as well as Estate Administration through Probate or Intestacy.

Alvaro has a keen eye for assessing tax liabilities such us Inheritance and Gift Tax, Wealth Tax and Capital Gain Tax and ensures his advice is easily accessible and readily understood.


He has a degree in Law from the University of Murcia, and he is a member of the Cartagena BAR. He successfully concluded a Master’s Degree in Legal Practice from the University Camilo José Cela of Madrid. He is fluent in English and Spanish.


Before joining Alberto Pérez Cedillo, Alvaro worked as paralegal in the Probate and Conveyancing Department of a London-based firm.