To ensure that your company and all the individuals working in it maintain and promote the highest standards of legal and regulatory compliance, it is important to have a compliance officer working closely with the Managing Partner, the Board or the Risk Committee to ensure co-ordination and alignment with your business objectives and keep accountability in respect of all areas of risk.
We act as a first point of contact for internal risk and compliance queries. We address all areas of legal and regulatory compliance, including issues concerning the regulation of the firm, its international operations, its adjacent businesses, and its lawyers.
Specific legal, regulatory and compliance issues include: conflicts, sanctions, information security and confidentiality issues, market abuse, share dealing, outside interests, publicity, data protection, consumer legislation, audit letters…
A proactive compliance plan makes a difference as you demonstrate that you are always compliant, and have implemented the necessary resources. So you clearly demonstrate that you are legally reliable and therefore reduce your financial, legal, environmental, reputational and safety risks, with all the potential costs of non-compliance. Also, your executive management has full visibility of the current compliance state of the organisation.
We provide services of criminal law claims or defence against criminal law claims. We support the investigation stage and the trial proceeding of crimes of economic, property and life nature.
We provide advice and counsel in Criminal Law area, both at the preventive stages and at the investigation and trial stages.
An exhaustive analysis is required to ensure that the preparation of evidences, witnesses and judicial experts is well done. For this, it is of utmost importance your reliance and trust in our firm for a positive outcome.
Civil Law has been a central aspect of our legal expertise since the firm was founded. We provide advice and representation in general civil law matters, extends to all legal questions relating to contract negotiation, mal-performance in contractual relationships, and the contentious and non-contentious pursuit of civil law claims before the courts and arbitration tribunals.
Our clients are large and medium‐sized companies both domestic and international, private individuals, federal and state governments, public institutions, banks and insurance companies.
We emphasize frequent and responsive communication with the client about the facts of a case, the legal issues, various strategies and costs. We seek to handle cases realistically and pragmatically, and use alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration where feasible. We exploit fully our litigation resources, including round-table case evaluation with external support staff. In addition to acting as lead counsel on litigation matters for regular clients, we also serve as local counsel to law firms from outside Spain, and to firms that need local counsel in Spain.