AEQUO ADVOCATS has a department
specializing in the defense of the client in any criminal procedure, both as
prosecution and defense, with remarkable expertise in matters of Economic
It also has a Company Criminal
Department which provides continuous criminal advice to the company, covering
all their needs, whether it is in matters where the company has been harmed by
a criminal action for which they are called to court, or as private prosecutor defending
the interests of the company and claim for damages suffered, and in cases where
the company, its board of directors, management or business administration have
Similarly, AEQUO ADVOCATS offers its customers the possibility of having
preventive criminal advice for their company. This means having the opportunity
to establish a protocol in order to neutralize potential criminal risks typical
of business activities by implementing the so-called "Compliance Program", that is, Crime Prevention Plan, whose content aims to provide the greatest
possible legal safety to the company, given the criminal liability of juridical
persons currently in force in the Spanish legal system.
Specifically, the practice areas of
the Department of Criminal Law include the following:
and general criminal defense in any criminal proceedings, such as:
- Crime against persons: injuries,
homicide, murder, etc.
- Crime of violence against women and
- Crime against honor: libel.
- Crime against sexual freedom: sexual
assault, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, etc.
- Crime against freedom: illegal
detention, kidnapping, threats, coercion, torture and against moral integrity.
- Crime against family rights and
duties: family abandonment, unpaid alimonies, child abduction, etc.
- Privacy Offences: discovery and
disclosure of secrets, breaking and entering.
- Crime against property: burglary,
theft, receiving stolen goods, damage, deceit, etc.
- Economic crimes: fraud,
misappropriation, falsehoods, corporate crime, money laundering, criminal
- Crime against public health: drug
- Traffic offenses: blood alcohol
level, speeding, driving without a license, disobeying authority, reckless
driving, and failure to provide assistance.
- Crime against the Treasury: tax
- Crime against social security and
the rights of workers.
- Crime against intellectual property.
- Crime against the environment and
- Administrative offenses: bribery,
prevarication, planning breach, influence peddling, embezzlement, fraud, illegal
negotiations, corruption, and infidelity in custody of documents.
- Crime against the administration of
justice: prevarication, concealment, false accusations and allegations,
simulation of crimes, perjury, obstruction of justice, professional disloyalty,
escape from prison.
- Crimes against public order: attacks
against the authority, resistance and disobedience, illegal possession, storage
and trafficking of weapons.
areas of expertise in which we provide advice on criminal matters include:
defense in criminal macro procedures with multiple injured parties.
- Reports and
verdicts in any area of criminal law.
accidents and civil liability.
- Prison Law
(Classification in grade, furloughs, sanctions, probation)
Criminal Law (international prison law, extradition, European Arrest Warrant)
- Advice on
Corporate Criminal Law (preventive defense and procedural advice on issues of
criminal liability of the company, members of the board of directors, managers
and administrators) and the preparation of the Compliance Program.
- Advice on
Corporate Criminal Law (preventive legal advice and procedural defense on
issues of criminal liability of the company, members of the board of directors,
managers and administrators) and the preparation of the Compliance Program.