White Collar Crime

“Hailed as the very best by many in the market, this domestic powerhouse specializes in employment, environmental and tax matters, acting mainly for defendant corporate entities.” (Chambers Europe)

“Glowing client feedback confirms this renowned Spanish firm’s leading position in the corporate crime field. Sources say: You can entrust any matter to this team.” (Chambers Europe)

Presentation

We have an outstanding team of lawyers specialised in white collar criminal defence. They include former judges and university lecturers, and all have a wide range of experience in defending companies and their directors before the criminal courts in Spain and Portugal.

We provide advice on:

  • Litigation - defending companies, their directors, representatives and employees at every stage of criminal proceedings (criminal investigation, trial and appeals) and at each level of the court system (first instance courts, criminal courts, provincial courts, high courts of justice, the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court).
  • Public prosecutor investigations – representing clients before the public prosecution office in investigations involving corporate and economic crimes, environmental crimes, workplace accidents and corruption.
  • Official investigations (pre-litigation defence) – reducing the risks arising from official investigations conducted by enforcement authorities such as tax authorities, labour authorities, environmental authorities, national competition authorities, national securities market commissions and central banks. 
  • Internal investigations and corporate fraud – discovery of unlawful conduct and asset trace and recovery through multi-disciplinary teams (including auditors, forensic investigators, labour and tax law experts, etc).
  • Compliance – how to improve internal crime prevention procedures.

We have represented a large number of directors and representatives of IBEX 35 and PSI 20 companies and multinationals listed on the Dow Jones, NASDAQ 100, DAX 30, CAC 40 or FTSE 100 indexes, before the courts, and have advised them on compliance and corporate fraud cases.

Contact Lawyers

Carlos Bueren
Partner Emeritus. Madrid office
carlos.bueren@uria.com / +34915860550
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Óscar Morales
Partner since 2009. Barcelona office
oscar.morales@uria.com / +34934165594
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Jaime Alonso
Partner since 2013. Madrid office
jaime.alonso@uria.com / +34915860550
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