OLGA ARDERIU RIPOLL
Founding member of MDAT Advocats, she is a lawyer dedicated exclusively to criminal law since 1998. She is currently an elective member of the Board of Alter Mutua; Associate Professor of the Degree in Criminology at the Pompeu Fabra University and associate professor of the Master of Law at the University of Barcelona.
She 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). She is a “Master in Law” from the Higher Institute of Law and Economics os Barcelona (1997-1998) and she obtained a collaborations grant to carry out research work in the Department of Criminal Law of the Pompeu Fabra University in 1997.
She has been a tenured professor of Criminal Law at the School of Legal Practice of the Barcelona Bar Association (2008 – 2017) and also of the Master’s Degree in Criminal Law. She has been a speaker at the International Congress of Women Lawyers (2008). She has been teaching classes and confereces in various specialized courses and cycles, both in material Criminal Law and in Procedural Law, organized in different entitis and business and social organizations. Since 2003, she has been coordinating and presenting courses and events organized by the Criminal Law Section and the Women Lawyers Commission of the Barcelona Bar Association. She has been visiting Professor of the Official Master’s Degree in Legal, Forensic and Criminological Psychopathology at the International University of Catalonia (UIC), and she is the author of the Online Gender Violence Course 2011 organized by the ICAB and the Open University of Catalonia (UOC).
As a criminal lawyer, she is the author of articles published in the trade press and a regular speaker in the media at the regional and state level.
RAIMON TOMÀS VINARDELL
Associated lawyer at MDA Advocats. He has a Law degree from the University Pompeu Fabra and a postgraduate specialization in Criminal and Administrative Law at the School of Legal Practice of I.C.A.B. After working in the Bufetes “Pareja & Associats, Advocats” and “Cuch i Aguilera, Advocats” he professionally collaborates with MDA Advocats since September 2012.
As a criminal lawyer, he is the author of several articles published in specialized fields and provides criminal advice to different entities and business associations. He has also participated as a speaker in different courses and sessions organized by professional entities and corporations as well as has collaborated as An Adjunct Professor in the Degree in Criminology at Pompeu Fabra University.
IGNASI MARTÍNEZ DE DALMASES
Founder of MDA Advocats. Headed the law firm Dalmases Martinez, Advocats (2000 – 2007) which specialized in criminal law. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of Il.lustre Col.legi d'Advocats Barcelona (2005 - 2007) and member of the Board of Directors of the Mútua de Previsió Social dels Advocats de Catalunya, today known as Alter Mutua Abogados. He was also a member of the Governing Body of Iuristel, SA (2004-2006). He has a Master degree specializing in Criminal Law (UPF UB-1998-2000).
He pursued Doctoral Studies at the Department of Criminal Science and Criminology at the University of Barcelona (2000 to 2002) where he worked as an Assistant Professor. A founding member of the Societat Catalana de Victimologia (2004), he served as professor of Spanish Criminal Law at the University of Lyon (France) in the program DUDE (2002). He was also President of the Tribunal de las Pruebas para el Acceso Profesional de la Escuela de Práctica Jurídica de Barcelona (2006).
Since 2009, he has been holding conferences and participating as a speaker at specialized courses of criminal law organized by college centers and others organizations., and has collaborated with the Department of Work Sciences of the Faculty of Law at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona working as a visiting professor of Criminal Law.
As a criminal lawyer, he is the author of articles published in the trade press and has taken part in "Legal Breakfast" the Legal and Tax Supplement of the Business Gazette (Gaceta de los Negocios), among other contributions to the media at the regional and state level.
SERGI SANCHEZ FíGULS
Lawyer at MDAT Advocats. He has a Law degree from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He also has a Master’s degree in access to the legal profession from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Barcelona School of Management and another Master’s degree where he specialized in Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences from the Universitat de Barcelona and Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He is a lawyer at MDAT Advocats since September 2018.
As a criminal lawyer, he is the autor of several articles published in specialized fields such as “La Ley Penal”.
BEATRIZ MAYOL MÁRQUEZ
Lawyer. Obtained her Law degree from the University of Barcelona. She attended Doctoral studies in Criminal Law and Sciences at the same university, obtaining a scholarship in collaboration with the Department of Criminal Law of the Law Faculty (1996 – 1997) and an FPI research grant from the Generalitat de Catalunya (1998). She was granted the title of competent researcher (1997 – 1999) and made the dissertation “La omisión del deber de socorro agravada del artículo 195.3 del Código penal ” (1999). Her articles have been published in various journals.
She was a professor of Criminal Law from 1997 to 2005 at the Law School of the UB and taught the subject “Police application of criminal and procedural law” at the Escola de Policia de Catalunya (2003-2004). With a specialization in Gender Violence and Criminal Jurisdiction of Minors by the Consell d’Il·lustres Col·legis d’Advocats de Catalunya, she advised and practiced as a lawyer in “Martínez de Dalmases, Advocats” from 2004 to 2006. She did the Master in professional mediation at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2016). Since its foundation, she has collaborated professionally with MDA Advocats.