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You Need A Reliable Algarve Solicitor That Helps Deal With All Your Legal Matters

Edificio Solimar, Fracao D, Res do Chao, Burgau 8650-111

Professional and experienced Solicitor

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Cardine Martins Solicitors is a dynamic full-service law office based in Burgau, Algarve specialising in a wide spectrum of areas. We meet the utmost satisfaction of clients by providing reliable, cost-effective and clear solutions within the legal framework.


We strive to maintain a close and long-lasting relationship with our customers through top quality services that are highly professional but personal at the same time. Our underlying vision is to achieve customer satisfaction with effective teamwork and unmatched expertise.


It is our mission to provide personal, bespoke services to ensure you receive sound legal advice for your case. As a small office, we are well positioned to offer individual services and face to face consultations to all our clients.

8 years of experience

Office open to the public since 2014


Solicitor's Bar No. 6692, Degree in Law


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Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Family & Juvenile Law

Divorce • Civil Partnership breakdown • Regulation of the exercise of Parental responsibilities • Co-Habitation disputes and agreements • Alimony processes • Juvenile and Child arrangements on separation • Financial applications for Child benefits • Assignment of the family house • Juvenile and Child Adoption • Preparation and elaboration of prenuptial agreements • Maternity/Paternity Investigation processes
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Labour / Work Law

Disciplinary Procedures • Unemployment, Redundancy and Collective Redundancy • Employment Contracts and respective alterations or amendments • Resolution/revocation of employment contracts • Advice and accompanying of all tending procedures regarding the establishment and of work related relationships • Unfair Dismissal • Advising and monitoring of all procedures towards the establishment and termination of employment • Support in situations of company re-dimensioning or downsizing • Elaboration of Information and Opinions • Sponsorship in judicial action • Labour Offences
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Penal Law

Criminal and administrative offences • Preparation, elaboration of criminal complaints • Monitoring court proceedings in the various procedural stages • Preparation of Claims • Provisions for change of coercive measures • Habeas Corpus (relief from unlawful detention) • Revision of convictions • Recourses and appeals to the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Justice and Constitutional Court • Impeachment of Offences
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Notary & Registrations

Deeds • Property Registration • Commercial Registration • Vehicle Registration • Powers of Attorney • Certification of Documents • Recognition of Signatures • Authentication of Documents • Certified translations of documents • Regularization of Tax/ Finances and Registering situations
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Succession Law

Wills and Testaments • Inventories • Succession and Heir certification • Asset sharing and Judicial and Extra-judicial processes • Prosecutions for the recognition of successors • Judicial consultations regarding succession rights • Legal advice in matters of Inheritance Law
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Commercial Law

Incorporation of Companies • Due diligence on acquisitions • Merging, separation, transformation and dissolution of Companies • Preparation, elaboration, negotiation and conclusion of contracts • Acquisition and control of Shares • Shareholder agreements, Changes in social pacts, transfer and/or disposal of shares and quotas • Commercial Transfers, Leasing and rentals • Distribution, agency, franchising and factoring contracts • Share Transactions • Debt Collection • Insolvency process and Company Recovery advice
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Administrative Law

Administrative Dispute or litigation • Public Contracts in General • Urbanism/Planning • Environment • Expropriations • Complaints • Hierarchical Resources • Guardianship or Tutelary Resources • Administrative Contracts and Public Procurement • Accompanying process for crimes related to the Treasury, Public Finances and Social Security
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Property Law

Property law • Conveyance Advice • Right of ownership of moveable or immovable property • Usufruct • Domicile, surface rights and usage rights • Building Leases • Easements • Timeshare • Habitation Laws • Right of Possession • Mortgages
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Rights of Duties Law

Purchases and Sales • Donations • Transfers of equity • Property Rentals • Urban and Rural Rentals • Leases • Loans • Building Contracts • Preparation, development and alteration of Contracts • Consultation and advice in the scope of pre-litigation and litigation
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Fiscal Law

Vehicle tax, property tax • Valuations • Capital gains tax • Cadastral matrix • Withdrawal of stay on proceedings • Opposition to reversals • Representation of clients in tax procedures and tax litigation • Corporate and Business restructuring and tax optimisation of national and international investments • Analysis and optimisation of fiscal operations of the financial sector and real estate sector • Gratuitous Complaints • Appeals to superior courts • Tracking economic crimes related offences • Fraud crime and breach of fiscal trust • Legal Offences
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Law Enforcement

Debt collection • Executive / Management applications • Foreclosures / Pawns • Terms of Sale • Auctions • Private negotiation • Withdrawal of stay on proceedings • Executive / Management Litigation
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Professional and experienced Solicitors

Why choose Us

Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Excellent Track Record

We have never been unable to resolve a situation for our clients

Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Transparent Fees

We will provide you with an estimate at the beginning of the process giving a detailed breakdown of costs

Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins

Unparalleled Customer Service

We provide constant communication throughout your process so that you are always kept in the loop

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Our clients' reviews

I can highly recommend Cardine... Professional, reliable and well-versed in Portuguese law and systems. I have been extremely happy with her services.
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins
Alyson Sheldrake
We used Cardine when we needed to get our wills written for our Portuguese property. She was extremely efficient and we were very pleased with the service.
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins
Alice Drabble
Cardine Martins is the font of all knowledge! From Wills, to property purchases, to planning applications, she has helped us with many different aspects of Law here in Portugal.
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins
Stephanie Gray
Vila do Bispo
We used Cardine a year ago - she is excellent all round. Cardine grew up in Coventry so her English is excellent which made us feel at ease as we could fully understand the whole process.
Algarve Solicitor Cardine Martins
Alan McNeal
We could not be happier with the legal service Cardine has provided us with. With flawless communication and a professional and proactive attitude, Cardine confidently guided us through the legal process of purchasing a property in Portugal, took care of all the necessary paperwork and accompanied us to the deed signing with the notary where she also acted as our translator. We highly recommend Cardine to anyone looking for a reliable solicitor.

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Contact Details

Address :  Edificio Solimar, Fração D, Rês do Chão, Burgau 8650-111
Phone : +351 967 550 485

Working Hours (by appt only)

Monday to Friday

9.00 – 13.00 & 14.00 – 17.00



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