Manuel Garcia Pedregosa is a qualified lawyer and accountant and member of the Granada Colegio de Abogados. He has 23 years experience in private practice specialising in small and medium sized businesses and property law. He is partner in overall charge of the legal and accounting departments of ADVOCO.
James Baker is a Chartered Accountant who qualified in London in 1990. He moved to Spain in 2002 and is now registered as an accountant in Spain. He is in overall charge of ADVOCO’s client service, including management of the phone and internet services.
Advoco was formed in 2005 as partnership between Mr Baker and Mr Pedregosa to market and deliver the services of Inmobiliaria Y Asesoria GECASA S.L. to English-speaking residents of western Granada province. Over the next three years services were expanded to cover most aspects of Spanish law, personal and business tax, small business accounting and public administration.
In 2009 the partnership was extended with the addition of professionals from Cordoba, Marbella, Benalmadena and Almuñecar and new specialisms in property law, litigation and family law. A network of customer service associates was recruited to enable services to be delivered to English-speaking people across the three provinces.
August 2009: www.advoco.es goes live.