José de Bonilla Pella


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Specialist in white-collar criminal law with extensive experience in financial and capital markets offenses, tax fraud and money laundering.

José Bonilla has represented companies and individuals in complex criminal proceedings involving all kinds of multi-jurisdictional matters and a marked economic-financial component. He represents clients in cases of corruption, anti-money laundering, large-scale financial and investment fraud, use of privileged information and market abuse by Spanish and foreign listed companies. He has represented individuals and companies in relation to the criminal implications of tax fraud and has extensive experience in extradition processes.

He has led many internal investigations in companies, some relating to representing companies in criminal proceedings and others aimed at identifying those responsible for criminal behavior harmful to the company. He also advises large companies on matters relating to criminal regulatory compliance.

He lectures in the Diploma specializing in White-collar Criminal Law at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.


  • Diploma of Advanced Studies in Criminal Law
    Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2010

    Bachelor of Laws
    Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1989

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