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Criminal Defence 2018-06-15T07:58:56+00:00

NATIONAL ACTIVITY

CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY

Fraud. False administration of property. Misappropriation of money and assets. Asset stripping. Concealment of assets and execution blocks. Damage to property.

CORPORATE AND PERSONAL CYBERSECURITY

Archive and computer storage media theft. Interception of communications and data. Unauthorised use of databases. Hacking, deactivation and damage of devices and IT systems.

COMPANY CRIMES

Corruption in national and international business. Discovery and use of trade secrets. Internal fraud. Search of premises. Crimes against employees and occupational safety.

PARTNER RELATIONS

Falsification of accounts. Engaging in conduct causing unfair prejudice. Falsification of majorities in resolutions. Denial of the rights to information, to control of the company and to pre-emptive subscription.

TAX CRIMES AND CRIMES AGAINST SOCIAL SECURITY

Tax crimes. Fraud against the European Union. Crimes and fraud against Social Security. Subsidy and benefit fraud. False accounting for tax fraud.

HONOUR, PRIVACY AND PERSONAL IMAGE

Defamation and libel. Discovery, disclosure and use of secrets. Release, distribution and use of private or intimate recordings. Publishing of judicial proceedings held in secret. Cyberbullying.

MONEY LAUNDERING AND RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY

Third-party money laundering and self-laundering. Intentional money laundering and negligent money laundering. Neutral transactions lacking criminal significance. Engaging in fraudulent asset transactions.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Perversion of justice. Breach of confidentiality. Bribery. Influence peddling. Embezzlement of public funds. Procurement fraud. Illegal tariff requests. Business transactions forbidden for government officials.

URBAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL

Illegal buildings. Urban prevarication. Jeopardising the historical and cultural heritage. Crimes involving contamination and exploitation of natural resources. Crimes against wildlife.

TRADEMARKS, INDUSTRIAL AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Unauthorised use of trademarks and designations of origin. Physical or digital distribution, unauthorised copying or use of literary, artistic and scientific works. Unauthorised use of patents or utility models.

MARKET AND CONSUMERS

Discovery, disclosure, dissemination and/or use of trade secrets. Insider dealing. Modification of security prices. Tampering with sporting events. Misleading advertising.

AGAINST THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

Legal prevarication. Concealment. False accusations and allegations. False testimony and perjury. Obstruction of justice. Breach of sentence. Arbitrary application of the law.

PRE-TRIAL INVESTIGATIONS

Expert investigations into the potential area of criminal activity in order to establish facts and pre-determine the evidence required to take the matter to court.

PECUNIARY RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STATE

Procedures to claim compensation from the State due to judicial proceedings that result in damage, miscarriages of justice for remands in custody and review of judgements.

ASSET INVESTIGATIONS

Identification and seizure of assets belonging to individuals and companies to guarantee the payment of and/or to settle the asset liability involved in proceedings.

APPEALS AGAINST AND ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGEMENTS

APPEALS AGAINST JUDGEMENTS

Appeals to the provincial courts, the Appeals Chamber of the National Court or the High Courts of Justice and appeals for cassation before the Second Chamber of the Supreme Court.

APPLICATIONS FOR CONSTITUTIONAL REDRESS

Applications for redress before the Constitutional Court to defend the fundamental rights of individuals and companies that are violated during criminal proceedings.

REVIEW OF JUDGEMENTS

Review by the Second Chamber of the Supreme Court of final judgements in light of new evidence presented, two judgements delivered for the same actions or due to the resolution of conflicting judicial matters.

PRISON

Legal advice on the prison treatment of individuals sentenced to imprisonment with a view to progressively review the classification and terms of release.

EXECUTION OF SENTENCES

Legal advice on the approaches towards the execution of alternative sentences to imprisonment, and their procedural management until the annulment of the criminal record.

CIVIL LIABILITY

Execution of sentences in matters concerning civil liability -compensation, moral damages, restitution, repair- with exceptions for crimes related to tax, social security and insurance.

INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY

CLAIMS BEFORE THE ECHR

Petitions for assistance submitted to the European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg) for the defence of fundamental rights violated by the State during criminal proceedings.

EUROPEAN PRELIMINARY RULING

Raising issues before the Court of Justice of the European Union to determine the interpretation of the EU regulation applicable to the criminal proceedings.

EU MEMBER STATES COOPERATION ON CRIMINAL MATTERS

European arrest warrants and requests for surrender, probation, European Protection Order, seizures, confiscations, European Investigation Orders, transfer of proceedings.

EXTRADITION

Legal proceedings to arrest and surrender individuals wanted by Spain from other States -Active Extradition-, or by other countries from Spain -Passive Extradition-, for both Spanish and foreign citizens.

LETTERS ROGATORY

Collaboration between States to practice aspects of criminal justice procedures in their territory such as subpoenas, wire-tapping, seizure of assets, covert investigations or the use of videoconferencing for witness testimony.

ENFORCEMENT OF SENTENCES IN OTHER STATES

Enforcement in Spain of sentences imposed on Spanish citizens by courts in other countries, and transfer of convicted foreign citizens to their countries to serve custodial sentences.

“Order as a control mechanism, technical excellence as a method to set better goals, and pragmatism as a formula to make this happen, form the backbone of our work”.

Joaquín Rodríguez de Miguel Ramos

D. Joaquín Rodríguez de Miguel Ramos
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