RETURN TO PEOPLE

Head of Economic Crime

Education

Master of law from the University Complutense of Madrid (CEU, 1984)

 

Professional career

He belongs to the Prosecutor’s career since 1989
He worked as Prosecutor for the Economic Offences Section at the Prosecutor’s Office from the Superior Court from Madrid (1996-2003)
Member of the Special Public Prosecutors Office against Corruption and Organized Crime (2003-2005).
Appointed EU representative (Key expert) in the processes of incorporation into the EU of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Croatia (2013-2015)
Legal representative in Spain of the U.S. Security Exchange Commission (SEC)

Specialisation

Economic offences, crimes against the Treasury, intellectual and industrial property offences, subsidy frauds, land use and city planning and environmental offences, programs of Corporate Compliance

Teaching

Professor in post-grades programs in ICADE and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Director and Professor of the courses “the criminal instruction: inquisitive judge or judge of guarantees” (2013), “The law against corruption” (course 2014), and “The law against corruption II” (year 2015), in the Menéndez Pelayo International University in Santander
Director and professor in several training and specialized courses organized by the General Council of the Judiciary Branch, the Juridical Study Centre from the Judiciary Administration, Treasury School, Prosecutor Institute, Office of Tax and Revenue, Complutense and Francisco de Victoria Universities, amongst other institutions

Membership of professional bodies and associations

Madrid, Bar Association
International Barrester Association (IBA)

 

Languages

Spanish
English

Publications

«La prescripción como causa de la responsabilidad penal», published in Economist & Jurist, 2013
International Fraud and Asset Tracing, European Lawyer, 2009 and 2011
«El delito de defraudación tributaria: delimitación del elemento subjetivo del tipo», published in Diario La Ley, December 1st of 2005
«La prueba pericial de contenido económico en el proceso penal», published in Revista de Economistas Forenses, 2004
«Causas de exención y modificación de la responsabilidad penal en los delitos contra la Hacienda Pública», special edition of Gaceta Fiscal, 2000
«Los delitos contra la Hacienda Pública y la Seguridad Social desde la óptica del Ministerio Fiscal», outlined in Memoria de la Fiscalía General del Estado of 1997

Practice areas

Industries

Sports & Entertainment

Acknowledgments

  • 2019
  • 2018

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2008). Criminal Defense

Best Lawyers 2019 (since 2008). Litigation

Best Lawyers 2019. Corporate Governance & Compliance Practice

The Chambers Europe 2019. Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime

The Legal 500 2019. White-collar crime

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Criminal Defense

Best Lawyers 2018 (since 2008). Litigation

Chambers Europe 2018. Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime – Band 1

“He combines the strong skills of a good criminal lawyer with two other strengths: knowledge of how administrations function and a great ease of interlocution"