“Robinhoodian” courts’ decisions on mortgage law in Spain

  • Sergio Nasarre-Aznar
  • International Journal of Law in the Built Environment, July 2015, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/ijlbe-01-2014-0006

Spanish courts on mortgage consumers

What is it about?

This article shows how certain Spanish courts have altered the law to favour vulnerable mortgage consumers.

Why is it important?

Certain courts have reacted distorting the law to the lack of measures implemented by the Spanish legislator to protect mortgage consumers since the beginning of the 2007 financial crisis.


Professor Sergio Nasarre-Aznar
University Rovira i Virgili

The article is relevant to show the "alegal" activity of some Spanish courts that consider legislation insufficient to protect mortgage consumers.

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