The Board of Directors of CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo have approved the appointment of Enrique Remón Peñalver as partner as of January 2021, thus bolstering the criminal law department.
Enrique Remón Peñalver has an excellent and recognised trajectory in the socio-economic Criminal field within the Public Prosecutor's Office, notably as Public Prosecutor of the province of Madrid and dean of the White-Collar Crime Section of the Province of Madrid Public Prosecutor's Office from 2016 to the present day. In this role, he has been responsible, inter alia, for the supervision and carrying out the investigation and prosecution of white-collar crimes, and of leading the Judicial Police assigned to this section.
Between March 2012 and September 2016, he was a Public Prosecutor in the Community of Madrid Public Prosecution Service, voluntarily assigned to the Provincial Public Prosecutors' Office as a prosecutor within the special service set up to tackle white-collar crimes. He previously held positions in the Technical Secretariat of the Attorney General's Office and in the provincial Public Prosecutor's offices of Valencia and Barcelona.
He is a recognised jurist not only for his professional career but also for his teaching activity at the Centro de Estudios Legales and ICADE, among others, and in 2018 he was awarded the Cruz Distintivo Blanco from the National Police and in 2007 he was given the Cruz de Primera de Raimundo y Peñafort.
Furthermore, he is the author of numerous monographs and articles on tax crimes.
Commenting on this appointment, Managing Partner César Albiñana, says: "we are proud that Enrique Remón, a professional of such impeccable profile and quality, with a clear career progression, chooses to join our firm. We are under no doubt that with leadership from Carlos Aguilar and Enrique Remón, our criminal law section will continue consolidating its role as one of the main departments of reference in Spain when facing complex white-collar crimes. Despite the difficulties 2020 brought with it, the news of this addition to our firm will close a magnificent year for CMS, marked by the incorporation of excellent partners, which will allow us to embrace 2021 with an unbeatable team of professionals.