MDAT Advocats Penalistes is a law firm devoted exclusively to criminal law, providing services throughout the Spanish state from its office located in the prestigious centre of Barcelona and Girona

MDA ADVOCATS provides legal counsel to individuals and legal entities in either a position of Defense or Prosecution, particularly in those proceedings for which criminal responsibilities and property derived from crime are to be clarified. At the same time, the firm’s consulting and advisory activity to public and private businesses and corporations with regards to “Economic Criminal Law” stands out through legal opinion reports and recommended action plans that are aimed at preventing criminal risks for their management and employees:  Corporate Defense.

The lawyers, Ignasi Martínez de Dalmases, Member of the Board of Governors of the Il·lustre Col·legi de l’Advocacia de Barcelona (2005-2007), and Olga Arderiu Ripoll, currently elected member of the Board of Alter Mutua, and who was a Deputy of the Governing Board of the Barcelona Bar Association (2017-2020) and also, Vice President of the Criminal Law Section of the Committee on Culture of ICAB (2008 - 2017), both with proven track records in the field of Criminal Law, founded the firm in March 2007, after succeeding "Martínez de Dalmases, Advocats” (2000 - 2007). Both members complements their professional activity teaching various legal courses, in addition to regularly presenting in television and radio programs to discuss and debate legal issues current in the press. Both partners belong to the virtual community PENALNET (Secure E-communications in criminal law practice), which has been designed exclusively for accredited criminal lawyers within the European Union.

The firm has a team of six lawyers, all highly qualified specialists in Criminal Law, an Administration department, and the technological media and materials necessary to deliver superior customer service, all of which can be personalized to you in English, French or Italian. In addition, the firm is able to count on the most prestigious evidence experts in the country.

As a contributing office of the Master of Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences of the Universities of Barcelona and Pompeu Fabra, with the Master of Law from the University of Barcelona and participant in the program “Stays in law firm practices” for judges in training from the Spanish Judicial School, MDA ADVOCATS is one of the reference firms in Barcelona specializing in Criminal law that is entrusted with criminal cases by the leading civil, commercial, family, divorce, labor, administrative and tax law firms it works with at the national and international level. In addition to providing its services to relevant companies and numerous public legal and administrative entities, accountants and renowned consulting firms, MDA ADVOCATS also has several signed referral agreements with statewide business and social organizations.

From a social perspective, regardless of the partners’ and team’s own activities, MDA ADVOCATS regularly participates in fund-raising events for charitable organizations such as the Fundació Ignasi de Gispert and the Fundació Jubert Figueras.