This department covers all areas of Criminal Law.

Crimes against life

  • Homicide and variations of
  • Injury
  • Abortions and genetic manipulations

Criminal Law in family relations

  • Family conflicts
  • Proceedings for the protection of freedom and life in and outside the family.

Criminal Law in crimes against honour and freedom

  • Slander and libel
  • Crimes against freedom as well as sexual discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse
  • Coercion, threats, illegal detentions, kidnapping and all types of extortion

Criminal Law in Professional Activities

  • Professional negligence in the fields of medicine, construction, industry and other professional spheres

Criminal Economic and Banking Law

  • Fraud such as misrepresentation and misappropriated funds
  • Bankruptcy involving criminal negligence (fraudulent conveyance)
  • Crimes relating to intellectual and industrial property, the market and consumers
  • Bank fraud in obtaining credit or in its method of payment

Corporate Criminal Law (Company, Tax, Fiscal)

  • Crimes between majority and minority members, dummy majorities, unlawful administration, false accounting and fraudulent management
  • Money laundering with social security and public funds


  • Corporate compliance programs: internal mechanisms implemented by companies to detect and prevent criminal conduct from ocurring within the corporation

Criminal Employment Law

  • Crimes against workers rights derived from workplace accidents resulting in injuries or death, and conflicts between company and employee

Criminal Law related to Road Safety

  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Reckless driving resulting in physical or material damage

Environmental and Land-use Laws

  • Proceedings for natural resources and the environment relating to the protection of flora, fauna and domestic animals and noise pollution
  • Unlawful practices pertaining to the breach of land-use laws and historical patrimony

Criminal Law related to internet and e-mail

  • Protection of honour, privacy and the discovery and publicising of secrets, with special relevance given to the infraction of said rights via communication systems

Criminal Law related to Public administration

  • Influence-peddling, bribery, false testimony, perverting the course of justice, prevarication and all types of corruption in public administration