Jaime Alonso

Partner since 2013 ––– Madrid
Member no. 49036 of the Madrid Bar Association
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Jaime Alonso joined Uría Menéndez as a partner in 2013. He previously worked for Estudio Jurídico Rodriguez Mourullo, one of Spain’s most renowned criminal law firms.

Based in the Madrid office, he specialises in white collar crime and, in particular, crimes related to listed companies and financial markets, tax fraud, urban planning and environmental crimes, and criminal compliance (compliance programmes, anti-bribery compliance, internal investigations, etc.).

He has represented clients as a criminal defence lawyer in many of the most important white collar crime cases in Spain in the last fifteen years, including some of the most relevant in the following areas:

  • Tax evasion crimes
  • Offences related to financial and accounting matters involving listed companies
  • Fraud
  • Insider trading
  • Urban planning and environmental crimes
  • Offences relating to public servants and corruption
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  • Law Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 1989

Professional associations

  • Madrid Bar Association

Teaching activity

Jaime has been a lecturer on criminal law at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid since 1999.

He has taken part as a lecturer or speaker at numerous events, especially on matters related to tax fraud, money laundering, corporate criminal liability and the behavioural analysis of law.

Recent publications

  • Spain. The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations

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    Jaime Alonso, Sara Sanz. In The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations. T. II. Global Investigations around the World, 5th Ed. Ama A Adams (Editor), Michael Bowes QC (Editor), Eleanor Davison (Editor), Tara McGrath (Editor), Christopher J Morvillo (Editor), Judith Seddon (Editor), Luke Tolaini (Editor). London: Law Business Research, 2021

  • Jaime Alonso. In Cuadernos de Derecho para ingenieros. Reforma de la justicia. Román Escudero Gallego (Director), Santiago Martínez Garrido (Director), Jesús Remón (Coordinador). Las Rozas (Madrid): La Ley, 2017

  • Jaime Alonso. In Memento práctico penal 2017. Fernando Molina Fernández (Coordinador). Madrid: Francis Lefebvre, 2016

  • Jaime Alonso. In Anuario de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, n.º 18, 2014

  • Fernando Molina Fernández, Rafael Alcácer Guirao, Jaime Alonso, Silvina Bacigalupo Saggese, et al. In Francis Lefebvre, 2014