Ospina Abogados has signed Juan Antonio García Jabaloy (pictured) as a new partner.
By this appointment, the firm headed by Juan Gonzalo Ospina incorporates the former prosecutor of the Audiencia Nacional and, to date, of counsel at DLA Piper.
García Jabaloy joins the firm as a partner in the Economic Criminal and Compliance area, one of the specialities that the firm wants to promote as part of its growth plans.
Between 2006 and 2012, he was head of the spanish delegation of Eurojust, where, among other functions, he chaired the working group created by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and Eurojust, and was a member of the working group of that body for the design of the future European Public Prosecutor’s Office.
During his time as a prosecutor at the Audiencia Nacional, from 2004 to 2016, he participated in the investigation of numerous proceedings relating to economic crime and, previously, he was a prosecutor at the High Court of Justice (TSJ) of the Valencian Community and the TSJ of Catalonia.
“His hiring offers us an enormous opportunity for growth, in our aim to be on a par with the best criminal law firms and to position ourselves as a benchmark firm in the field of economic criminal law,” said Juan Gonzalo Ospina.