Adriana de Buerba is the head of the white collar crime and investigations practice area at Pérez-Llorca. She joined the firm in 2008, after having worked as a public prosecutor for 10 years.
She acts as defence and private prosecutor, advising clients in criminal cases regarding a wide variety of corporate criminal offences. Adriana has a wealth of experience in transnational criminal cases, assisting both foreign and Spanish companies involved in transnational criminal investigations in Spain and abroad. She regularly works together with foreign law firms in the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Switzerland and other EU countries, in order to provide the appropriate multi-jurisdictional advice to her clients. She is also an expert in extradition, European arrest warrant proceedings and international mutual legal assistance mechanisms.
Adriana is a member of the Madrid Bar Association, the International Bar Association and the Anti-Money Laundering Committee of the National Council of Spanish Bar Associations. Adriana is an officer of the IBA’s Criminal Law Committee (www.int-bar.org/Officers/Index.cfm?unit=5_0_0_1_0).
Adriana is also an active member of the European Criminal Bar Association, where she takes part in the sub-association known as the European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers Association (www.efcl.eu) and the Anti-Corruption in Europe working group.
Adriana is also a member of the Spanish Criminal Lawyers Association (UEAP). The UEAP is a non-profit association that aims to promote the improvement of the protection of the rights of individuals before the criminal justice system.