Barcelona City Council | Capital humàBarcelona City Council website

Home  > Job profiles

 

 Send

Enviar


Regulations

In compliance with Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, under the Personal Data Protection Act, we inform you that data collected will form part of an automated file, under the ownership of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A., with registered office at 162-164 Calle Llacuna, Barcelona, with the aim of managing enrollments and of informing of the company's activities and services within its field of action. You will be able to exercise access rights, rectification, cancel cancellation and/or opposition via written communication to the Legal Services of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A. at the aforementioned address.

 
Get to know this occupation

Description

The criminal lawyer exerts criminal law, carry a case and act in a court, representing and defending the interests of one or more persons who denounce or are defendants in criminal proceedings (acts comprised in a legal process), and guarantee their defense.
Criminal law covers all acts described as a crime or an offense in the Criminal Code, including: offenses against public administration, as influence peddling; economic crimes such as money laundering; or crimes against persons, as homicide.
The criminal lawyer can be private or "party", when is paid by a private client, or "trade", when is designated by a Bar Association and free for the person to be defended.
Criminal lawyers typically work as freelancers in law firms.

Tasks

The main tasks carried out by the criminal lawyer are:
  • Client assistance and advice at all stages of the criminal proceedings and acts: beginning, complaint/grievance, research/instruction, imputation, accusation, judgment and execution of judgment. This task includes client support during the trial, if necessary.
  • To find the most favorable and fair interpretation of the law according to the client¿s interests.
  • To present requests to search evidence and necessary resources according to the law, and to defend the interests of his client.
  • To develop specialized criminal dictums: criminal decisions and positions on a particular hypothesis.
  • To write criminal documentation: legal technical reports, responses to notifications, trial criminal instances, contracts, requests or complaints.

Quick access and copyright:

Centre per al desenvolupament professional Porta22
Convent de Sant Agustí
Ca n'Andalet

Barcelona Treball (Porta22)
+34 934 019 899
bcn.cat/treball

Barcelona Activa Headquarters
Llacuna, 162-164
08018 Barcelona
+34 934 019 777
bcn.cat/barcelonactiva

Generalitat de Catalunya
Unió Europea FEDER
Unió Europea FSE