This case was important, first our Spanish partners at M1 Legal won on the jurisdiction issue against the branch of the British company Diamond Resorts Europe Ltd.
Second, the judge declared all four contracts null and void. This includes also the first two contracts (2004 and 2011) that were substituted due to the last upgrade. The first two contracts were signed with two companies, which were absorbed by the British company Diamond Resorts Europe Ltd and the claim was against the branch – Diamond Resorts Europe Ltd Sucursal en España.
Since 2015, Spanish law rules that timeshare contracts must include information regarding the accommodation, what was purchased and when it can be used.
This means that it was quite a difficult scenario and the victory was a team effort from M1 Legal.
The court awarded £49,729 plus interest and legal costs.
A brilliant result for our Spanish partners M1 Legal.