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The Italian Lawyer blog: legal news, guides and updates

How to buy a property in Italy - a legal guide by real estate lawyers from the Italian Lawyer law firm in London
01
Jul

How to buy a property in Italy: a legal guide

Buying a property in Italy can be really exciting! However, the Italian property market may be confusing and complicated. The conveyancing process and its rules have their roots in the Italian cumbersome bureaucracy and could be very different from the system and the procedures you may be familiar with. This legal guide written by our...
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The Italian Lawyer - Employment law specialist - legal assistance for employment contract review when moving to Italy for work
06
Jun

Relocating to Italy for work? Secure your dream job with a contract review

Congratulations on getting a job in Italy! Moving to a new country for work is an exciting adventure, but navigating the legal and bureaucratic hurdles in Italy can be daunting. This article is specifically for you, an international professional moving to Italy for work. We understand that deciphering a new work environment, complete with unfamiliar...
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The Italian Lawyer divorce solicitors and family law get divorce registered in Italy
13
May

How to register your UK divorce in Italy, by our family law experts

If you are in the process of getting a divorce in the UK or wishing to remarry in Italy, you may be wondering how the legal process for registering a divorce in Italy works and what Italian divorce laws apply to your individual circumstances
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Legal help to obtain your Italian Digital Nomad Visa from the Italian Lawyer law firm
15
Apr

Italian Digital Nomad Visa: how can you get one?

Considering a life in Italy while working remotely? If you're a skilled professional with a flexible work arrangement, Italy's brand new Digital Nomad Visa program could be your gateway to la dolce vita.
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how to get your educational or professional qualification accepted in Italy
15
Mar

How do I get my qualification recognised in Italy?

Navigating the process of getting your foreign qualification recognised in Italy can be complex and involve intricate legal procedures. If you have obtaine your academic or professional qualification abroad, either in the EU or outside the EU, and are unsure of its applicability within Italy
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30
Oct

How to Become an Italian Citizen

The following is a brief Guide to obtain the Italian Citizenship that is a highly sought-after status for many individuals around the world. The most common paths to getting Italian citizenship and the requirements you need to meet are as follows: 1. Italian Citizenship by Descent (ius sanguinis) If you have Italian ancestors, you may...
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13
Oct

5 ESSENTIAL STEPS TO GET MARRIED IN ITALY FOR BRITISH NATIONALS

Planning to marry in Italy it is not so complicated as you might think. Indeed, there are no legal residency requirements for a wedding and the procedure for British citizens who live in the UK can be easily broken down into five steps as follows.   Time limit for paperwork process Do not start the documental collection...
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The Italian Lawyer Canadian property ban
22
Sep

CANADIAN BAN ON PROPERTY PURCHASES

A new Canadian ban on property purchases in force since January 2023 has imposed a restriction for foreigners who are willing to buy a residential property in Canada. Indeed, this newly introduced law prevents non-Canadians and foreign corporations from buying residential property in Canada for two years
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27
Aug

PROPERTY COMMUNION OF HEIRS

How to avoid a Court claim   What to do when a hereditary succession with no Will also includes real estate assets or the deceased has left ownership of the same property to several people? This is called as Property Community of Heirs as each heir becomes co-owner of a fraction of the property. It...
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13
Feb

Passport Renewal for Separated Parent

If you are a separated/divorced parent who is thinking of renewing or applying for a passport, this article may help you. Indeed, renewing a passport in the case of separated couples can often be a complicated affair as it requires a declaration of consent from both parents, especially in conflictual separations, where spouses are concerned...
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