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María Jesús Hernández-Elvira

María Jesús Hernández-Elvira

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María Jesús Hernández is currently a Partner in the Litigation department at Andersen in the Barcelona office.

Previously, she was co-founding partner and head of the criminal area of CHR Legal until the firm joined Andersen in 2021. She has been a judge for more than 13 years and has worked in several international law firms such as Ontier or Rousaud Costas Duran.

She has more than 20 years of experience, in which she has specialized in economic criminal law and Corporate Compliance programs for companies.

Along with her specialty in Compliance, María Jesús is a specialist in reactive criminal law, specifically in advising and defending in court, as well as against investigations by the Public Prosecutor's Office, inspections by the AEAT or Social Security and SEPBLAC.

Academically, María Jesús is a professor of Civil Law II at the School of Legal Practice of Lanzarote and at ICADE, as well as a regular speaker at the Association of Economists of Catalonia.

She is also the author of several articles and legal publications for specialized magazines, and collaborator in the publication "Memento Concursal Francis Lefebvre 2015".


  • Degree in Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

  • Master in International Public Law, Master in Criminology and Master in Procedural Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

  • Official examination to the Judiciary for entry into the judicial and prosecutorial career

Academia and business

  • Barcelona BAR Association, ICAB


  • Spanish
  • English

Areas Litigation

Office Madrid

Telephone +34 931 311 444


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