Lexidy was founded by Federico Richardson Alborna, an English-speaking lawyer in Spain registered with the Bar Association under number 40.082.

He is a passionate entrepreneur and a creator of change. At Lexidy, he manages customer relationships and coordinates commitments.



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We know that dealing with the laws and legal terms can be complex and difficult at times, even more so if you do not know the procedures of the country where you will be staying or investing your money. Our goal as English speaking lawyers in Spain is to help you save time and money.

Lexidy Law Boutique SLP is a law firm made up of young and experienced English speaking lawyers in Spain, trained in various fields and with extensive business knowledge that allows our lawyers to explain complex matters in a simple way. We have based our business model on making legal services more efficient and easier for everyone to understand, bearing in mind that legal advice is not something lightly. To ensure that we establish a reliable relationship with us as your English speaking lawyers in Spain, it is clear from our first contact to establish that trust.


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Meet the english speaking lawyers in Spain and Portugal who are transforming the industry

We value our employees and their professional trajectory. We truly believe that the key to success draws on broad cultural backgrounds, industry experience and networks to create the most powerful outcomes for our clients.

Federico Richardson


Federico has helped a diverse base of international investors to do business in Spain with extensive experience in structuring and managing business and projects in companies and real estate. He graduated in law from the University of Navarra and has participated in various companies that have shaped his vision and business skills. As the leader of our team of English-speaking lawyers in Barcelona, ​​he focuses on providing quality service to clients and coordinating firm commitments. Languages: English and Spanish.

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Christina Engebak

Managing Director

Christina is originally from Norway and has 15+ years of experience empowering high performance teams and digital models having worked in Consulting Services, Venture Capital, and High-growth companies. Having spent many years in the US and Latin America, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Finance from Boston College, USA and an MBA from IESE, Spain and in later years has set up and scaled businesses across industries. Christina's role at Lexidy as Managing Director implements Lexidy's vision to provide a superior legal service offering powered by technology, and ensures we reach our goals, run smooth operations and have satisfied stakeholders. Languages: English, Spanish, Norwegian.

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Barcelona Office

Laura Fusté

Head of Immigration Department

Laura is from Barcelona. She started her law career with a law degree from the University of Barcelona and since then she has been working in various law firms to develop her career. Laura had the opportunity to spend four months in Nepal as a volunteer, during her studies, which developed her interest in international relations and Immigration Law. Now at Lexidy, she is part of the Immigration Department. She is also a member of the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB). Languages: Catalan, Spanish and English.

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Jose García

Head of Tax Department

José is originally from Galicia, but has been living in Barcelona for the last 20 years. He studied Law at the Pompeu Fabra University. After that, he specialized as an International Tax Advisor, focusing on expat management. He loves helping people who come to Spain to make life easier for them. José has worked at law firms, Big Four, insurance companies, and pharmaceutical companies. Languages: English, Spanish and Catalan.

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Damien Marquet

Head of Corporate Department

Originally from France, Damien is a member of the French Bar and participates in the activities of the French Desk. He obtained most of his legal education in Montpellier and Paris, and later complemented a postgraduate degree in Spain. Upon completion, Damien moved to Barcelona and began working for a renowned Spanish law firm in the field of commercial law, contract law and international law. He has significant experience with start-ups specializing in new technologies, personal data and GDPR. Now Damien has joined our teams in Lexidy as part of the Corporate department. Languages: English, Spanish, French & Italian.

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Maximiliano Agazzi Paulet

Associate - Immigration Department

Max was born in Italy but has lived in Spain for over twenty years. He obtained his law degree from the University of Barcelona and since then has worked to excel as a lawyer and increase his experience. Max thinks the problem-solving aspect is the most exciting part of being a lawyer and he likes to help people. At Lexidy, Max's primary responsibilities are in the Immigration department, while also managing customer relationships. Languages: English, Italian, Spanish and Catalan.

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Mónica Isern López

Associate - Lawyer Immigration Department

Mònica is from Barcelona and studied Criminology at the University of Barcelona and Law at the Pompeu Fabra University. Between the two university degrees, she spent a year in the United States as an Au Pair, having the opportunity to meet new people, another culture and improve her language skills. Since finishing her studies, he has been working in different law firms with English-speaking lawyers in Barcelona, ​​and has been a member of the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB), since June 2018. At Lexidy, he is part of the Department Immigration. Languages: Catalan, Spanish, English.

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Nina Bremi

Associate - LLM Corporate Lawyer Rechtsanwältin (Switzerland)

Originally from Switzerland, Nina obtained most of her legal education in Zurich and completed her university studies with an LLM from King's College London. She was admitted to the Zurich Bar Association in March 2018, after completing her legal training at a major Swiss business law firm. Having previously lived in Italy, the UK, and South Korea, Nina enjoys working in an international environment and is happy to support Lexidy Law Boutique with her legal experience. Languages: German, English, Italian, Spanish.

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David Planes

Immigration Lawyer

From Barcelona, David is currently studying for the Advocacy Masters after finishing the Law Degree at the University of Barcelona. He has studied for two summers in Cork and has also studied French for several years. His main interests are Cyber law as well as Data Protection and Intellectual and Industrial Property. Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English and French.

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Alejandro Cano

Associate - LLM Abogado (El Salvador) Real Estate Lawyer

Alejandro is a registered lawyer in his homeland of El Salvador.He obtained his legal education there and later complemented his studies with two Master’s degrees at the Université Catholique de Lyon, University in France, one in European and International Business Law and another in European and International Trade and Investment Law.Alejandro recently moved to Barcelona and joined Lexidy after an initial four-month training in 2019 and is part of the Real Estate & Litigation Departments while also assisting other areas.Languages: English, Spanish & French

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Neus Salazar

Associate - Corporate Lawyer

Neus is from Valencia and she studied law at the University of Barcelona. During this period, she was a part of the Erasmus program at Tor Vergata University in Rome for a year. She has been a member of the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB) since September 2019.Languages: Spanish, Catalan, English and Italian.

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Madrid Office

Antonio Torres Valdés

Head of Real Estate and Litigation Department

Antonio considers working with international markets to be the best part of being an English Speaking lawyer in Madrid. Allowing him to know people from all around the globe and enabling to learn different ways of thinking and reasoning. Antonio has a degree in law from the University of Navarra. At Lexidy, he is assisting the Corporate & Real Estate Department with special focus in Immigration Law. He also assists the French desk. Languages: English, Spanish & French. Contact him at

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Cristina Negro Vizoso

Associate - Immigration Lawyer

Cristina Negro Vizoso was born in Madrid, and studied Law Degree at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. During the last year of her degree, she studied Law at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. After getting her Advocacy Master and passing the national exam she became a Lawyer, and was admitted in the Madrid Bar Association in 2016. She worked for some years as a litigator and generalist lawyer at a Procedural Law Firm , getting to work in all kind of processes related to both national and European laws, and now she is eager to work on an international and young oriented firm like Lexidy. Languages: Spanish, English & French.

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Camila Brodersen

Senior Associate - Corporate Lawyer

Originally from El Salvador, Camila of Salvadoran and German nationality, obtained her Bachelor´s Degree in Law (LLB) in Spain at Universidad de Navarra. She focused on International Business Law and Anglo-American Law as minors. She has experience in the regulatory aspects of the renewable energies sector, and has been part of the legal team carrying out the Project Finance of the first commercial photovoltaic plant in El Salvador, Central America. At Lexidy, her main focus is the Corporate Department at the firm. Languages: Spanish, English and German You can contact her at:

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Héctor Lopez Vazquez

LLM Associate - Corporate Lawyer

Héctor is an Andalusian lawyer. In 2013 he obtained degree in Law at the University of Málaga. He moved from Brighton to Berlin where he completed a European Volunteer Service at the office of the ‘Neue Synagoge Berlin’. Héctor attended a Master in International Commercial Law at the University of Aberdeen whose School of Law ranked 5th in the UK. After graduating with Commendation he transferred to Madrid where he became a member of the Madrid Bar Association (ICAM). Languages: Spanish, English, German and Italian.

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Lisbon Office

Gabriel Guimarães Barreto

Senior Associate - Head of Portugal Office

Gabriel understands that the mission of advocacy is to help people realize their projects. His focus is to help his clients to establish themselves in Portugal, since it is a promising destination for business and it enjoys an excellent quality of life. Gabriel has a law degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, and currently is a Master's Degree candidate of Corporate Sciences at the University of Lisbon. He has experience in studies and projects in the areas of entrepreneurship and corporate, real estate and immigration law.

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Barbara Franco

Associate - Corporate Lawyer

Barbara studied Law at University of Lisbon and she is specialized in Corporate Law. She is currently doing the Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance course at the University of Lisbon. In her early legal career, she practiced banking litigation, insolvency and debt recovery law. With a pragmatic attitude, she does not shy away from challenging projects and loves to keep on learning about business law innovation and implementation. Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, French.

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Bettino Zanini

Associate - Immigration Lawyer

Bettino is originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He has worked as an associate lawyer in Brazil, in litigation and consultancy, notably with civil law, real estate law, intellectual property law, and public law. He has a law degree from Pontificia Universidade Católica of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), he holds a specialist diploma in Public Law and Regulation from FGV – Rio de Janeiro Law School, and currently is a Master's Degree candidate of Administrative Law at the University of Lisbon. He has been a member of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) since 2011 and a member of the Portuguese Bar Association (OA) since May 2017. At Lexidy, he supports immigration and Corporate Departments. Languages: English, Portuguese & French.

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Carolina Sobrinho

Associate - Immigration Lawyer

Carolina is from Lisbon and studied Law at the University of Lisbon. She is specialized in Civil Aviation Law, but since her studies, she got more interest in Immigration Law. During her internship, she had the opportunity to work with the Immigration Law, especially the Golden Visa. During these years, she had the opportunity to do volunteering in Brazil, Portugal, and Africa, where she increased her interest in international law, immigration law, and human rights, with a special focus on refugee's rights. She is a recently aggregated Lawyer register at the Portuguese Bar Association, since August 2019. Languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish, and French.

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Marketing Team

Marco Aguirre Cobos

Digital Marketing Manager

Marco is originally from México and lived in Madrid, Dublin, New York and Barcelona. He has worked on multinational technology companies, focused on digital marketing and social media strategy; managing international projects and programs globally. Marco worked at Facebook Inc. for more than 6 years on the Global Marketing Solutions Team, providing support to the most important brands and agencies across the regions. He was part of the team who launched Instagram Ads on Latinamerica, implementing a scaled customer support service all over the markets. His expertise is on automation of processes, optimization of resources, and implementation of new technologies in global scaled teams. He speaks English, Spanish, and Italian.

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Andrii Yeshchenko

Marketing Intern

Andrii was born in Kyiv, Ukraine. After reaching the age of 17, he decided to explore the world and welcome changes in his life. He completed a BA in Journalism and Communication in Warsaw, Poland. He was an Erasmus alumni at the Howest University in Belgium, where Marketing became his passion. His passion to keep learning led him to Spain, where he is currently finishing a Master in Future Marketing. Andrew’s work is focused on people. He aims to apply direct and clear communication with people to bring more value to each shared message. Andrii speaks English, Russian, Polish, and Ukrainian.

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Javier García

Marketing Intern

Javier “Xavi” is from Barcelona and currently studying Business and Administration, at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona . He spent a year at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium, as an Erasmus student. This was an opportunity to meet new people, another culture and improve his language skills. He’s self-taught and proactive; he set-up an online business by himself. Xavi has experience in digital Marketing, Accountability and Finance. He is the link between the Marketing and Finance departments. He speaks Catalan, Spanish and English.

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Alejandro Mañes Andreu

Accounting manager

Alejandro is from Spain and recently finished a degree in Business Administration and Management at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He specializes in financial and management control. An organized, orderly, and analytical person who has a goal to contribute his knowledge to the current reality in which we live and achieve the desired successes. Alejandro’s fundamental values are work, effort, and perseverance. On the other hand, he is always in action, driven by curiosity and desire to know more.

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