About Us

Who are we?

We are a bilingual, multidisciplinary, and digital law firm in Madrid, with a secondary office in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Our firm provides advice, defense, and other legal services, consulting for entrepreneurs, and other professional services to EU and non-EU citizens with personal and business interests in Spain, Portugal, and the United States.

Our experts have advised clients on Spanish and off-shore companies law, penitentiary law, private international law, immigration law, construction and property law, extradition law, contracts and obligations law, tort law, and financial instruments. All in both Spanish and English.

We operate 100% online. Our digital model allows us to provide our clients personalized, secure service wherever they may be, especially during these times of confinement and travel restrictions.

We are the first and only law firm in Europe to facilitate United States notarial services.

Our Team

Juan Carlos Grisolía

Juan Carlos is a partner in and administrator of Melcart Abogados. He possesses over 30 years of experience in advocacy and is specialized in civil and penitentiary law. He has experience teaching civil law and was a director of investments at a multinational bank. Juan Carlos speaks Spanish, English, and German.

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Roberto de la Canal

Roberto is a partner at Melcart Abogados. He directs all matters related to foreign clients and, as a former US notary public, he directs our online notary services. He has ten years of experience forming and administering off-shore corporations. Roberto speaks Spanish and English.

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Ricardo Iglesias

Ricardo is an associate at Melcart Abogados. He possesses 20 years of experience in advocacy, is barred both in Spain and in Portugal, and possesses a master's degree in construction law from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Ricardo speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

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Joanne Ortiz

Joanne Ortiz is an American consultant and financial administrator with years of experience in the trading of financial instruments in international markets. From her US fund, she helps our Spanish and international clients generate income from their assets. Joanne speaks English, Spanish, and German.

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Juan Ortega

Juan is our internal data protection advisor and director of IT. He studies law at the Carlos III University of Madrid, where he focuses on commercial law, private international law, and intellectual property. He is carrying out an internship in companies law and immigration law at Melcart Abogados. Juan speaks Spanish, English, and Portuguese.

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