Criminal Law

Nicholas Lee, Palma

15/02/2019

Very good. Made me feel very comfortable in a difficult situation and helped me resolve the issue in a calm, efficient and cost effective manner. Highly recommended.

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Rhys Keely, Mallorca

29/01/2019

Rosa was very understanding and helpful in all matters. She explained everything and went above and beyond to assist. So lucky to have found her at a difficult time.

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Val, France

08/01/2019

Francisca was extremely helpful. We especially appreciated the clarity and sensitivity to our situation.

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Types of Criminal Proceedings in Spain: Juicio Rápido and Procedimiento Abreviado

07/01/2019
Types of Criminal Proceedings in Spain: Juicio Rápido and Procedimiento Abreviado

Juicios rapidos (fast trials) are proceedings that seek to accelerate the judicial process and work of the courts in certain types of criminal proceedings, in certain specific circumstances. A fast trial (JUICIO RAPIDO) can be completed in only a few hours in special courts known as ‘Juzgados de Guardia’ (Police Courts), which are a form […]

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Drink Driving in Spain: Margins of Error in Breathalyser Tests

15/12/2018
Drink Driving in Spain: Margins of Error in Breathalyser Tests

Punishments available to the Courts Article 379.2 of the Spanish Criminal Code states that anyone who drives a motor vehicle under the influence of toxic drugs, narcotics, psychotropic substances or alcoholic drinks shall be punished with a sentence of imprisonment for a period of between three to six months or with a fine for six […]

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Companies Liabilities for Employees’ Criminal Actions in Spain

11/12/2018
Companies Liabilities for Employees’ Criminal Actions in Spain

Following fundamental reforms carried out in 2010 and 2015, the Spanish Penal Code now attaches criminal liability to companies and other ‘legal persons’ for certain crimes committed either by it’s representatives or it’s employees. By this it is meant that, in such cases the company can be investigated , subject to precautionary measures (such as […]

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Samuel S Perrie, Scotland

20/11/2018

Great service, always very attentive communication, was excellent via email and Skype, always let me know what was happening stage by stage.

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David Grundy, UK

24/08/2018

Jose was very polite and we received an excellent service from him. Nothing was to much trouble and his communication was 2nd to none. Highly recommended!

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chobbs27 (Valencia)

08/03/2018

Needed help with a legal question about my business and Inma was just what I needed. Trustworthy, informed and keen to help.

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Martina, Plymouth

05/03/2018

Erardo was fantastic and helped immensely during a very difficult situation. He consulted with my lawyer in the UK and explained to her what needed done. Without him the situation would not have been resolved. He was very understanding and I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending him. Outstanding.

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John Wedlake, Murro de Alcoi, Spain

30/07/2017

Very satisfied with Jose-Antonio’s service, in particular I appreciated the completely honest appraisal of the situation. Will definitely use this service again.

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Gary Walsh, Malaga

05/06/2017

Alvaro saved me a lot if problems and was incredibly helpful!! I would recommend him immediately to any English that have an issue in Spain.

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Andriy Shevchuk, Ukraine, Lviv

05/04/2017

Jose Antonio is a very professional lawyer. He have very good experience and clear vision of case. Also digging deeply in all details. Very professional Lawyer.

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Harold Thomas, Manchester UK

13/01/2017

The help I received from Juan on behalf of my sister in law Sandra, was invaluable. He is an excellent professional who I can highly recommend, if I was ever in need of legal assistance in Spain he would definitely be the first person I would contact. Many thanks Juan for your help.

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Kenneth Madden, Gran Canaria

23/10/2016

Very professional, very helpful and always responded promptly to any queries I had.

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KSC, Ireland

18/10/2016

She was very helpful, always happy to assist. I was very satisfied with the service.

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Martin Rawlings, Baza

07/04/2016

I am very pleased with the time and trouble taken by Álvaro in advising me and acting on my behalf. His English was more or less fluent and I would definitely use his services again.

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New Spanish Criminal Code

29/06/2015
New Spanish Criminal Code

Article 33 of the new Spanish criminal code sets forth the 6 elements to be met by a Compliance Program established by a national or foreign company which would exempt legal entities from being held criminally liable.

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Changes to Rules on Driving Licences in Spain

26/05/2015
Changes to Rules on Driving Licences in Spain

…as of January 2015, non-Spanish EU citizens resident in Spain ought to obtain a Spanish driving licence if their current licence corresponds to any of the following descriptions:

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