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Introduction to cross-border Corporate Law: How Can It Benefit Your Business?

Are you an entrepreneur looking to expand into the UK or Spain, or perhaps involved in importing or exporting between these two countries? We are here to assist you. Navigating the complexities of cross-border company law can be challenging, particularly when your business operations span multiple countries. At Quabbala, with our office in London and deep roots in Spain, we specialize in bridging the legal and cultural gaps between both sides of the border, providing bespoke legal solutions for businesses operating internationally.


What is Cross-Border Company Law?

Cross-border company law involves the legal regulations and practices governing commercial transactions and business operations between different countries. It encompasses a wide range of legal areas, including corporate governance, taxation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, and dispute resolution.


Key Benefits for Your Business:

  1. Seamless Expansion:

Landing in a new market with unfamiliar rules can be overwhelming, but this is where our experience comes into play. With more than 10 years of cross-border expertise, our London office provides the essential framework to ensure compliance with local regulations. This helps you navigate the complex regulatory landscapes of both your home country and the foreign market with confidence.

  1. Legal Compliance:

Different countries have distinct legal requirements for businesses, particularly after Brexit. A thorough understanding of cross-border company law helps ensure your business meets all regulatory obligations, reducing the risk of legal disputes and penalties.

  1. Risk Management:

Operating in multiple jurisdictions exposes your business to various risks, including political, economic, and legal uncertainties. At Quabbala, we offer a unique advantage: our team comprises not only lawyers but also economists and accountants. This multidisciplinary approach is rare in the field of company law but essential for comprehensive risk management. Our integrated expertise helps you identify and mitigate these risks, ensuring your business remains resilient and adaptable.

  1. Efficient Dispute Resolution:

Disputes are inevitable in business. Quabbala has extensive experience in resolving disputes efficiently and fairly, often through negotiation, but also through international arbitration or mediation when necessary. This approach helps avoid lengthy and costly litigation. Understanding the interests of all parties is essential for bringing them together, and we excel at facilitating this process.

  1. Optimised Tax Strategies:

Taxation is a critical consideration for any business. Expertise in cross-border company and tax law enables you to develop tax-efficient structures, taking advantage of treaties and regulations to minimise tax liabilities and maximise profits. At Quabbala, we offer more than just legal advice; we are also accountants. Our multidisciplinary approach ensures you receive comprehensive and effective guidance.

  1. Enhanced Credibility and Trust:

Operating in compliance with international laws enhances your business’s credibility and trustworthiness. This is crucial for building strong relationships with partners, investors, and customers in foreign markets.

Our Expertise:

As a firm of lawyers, economists and accountants with a unique blend of British and Spanish expertise, we are ideally positioned to assist businesses operating between these two countries. We go hand in hand with your company from the very beginning to the end, whether you’re a British company looking to expand into Spain or a Spanish business entering the UK market. Our bilingual team provides comprehensive legal support tailored to your specific needs, and we also offer accounting services and expert advice on liquidation and restructuring situations. At Quabbala, we’re committed to ensuring every step of your business journey is supported with expertise and care.


Understanding and leveraging cross-border company law is paramount for any business aiming to flourish in the global market. By guaranteeing legal compliance, managing risks, and optimizing business strategies, you can unlock new opportunities and drive sustainable growth. Get in touch with our experienced team today to discover how we can support your cross-border business endeavors and assist you in achieving your international business goals.