The law firms RSGM Abogados and Vicente Tovar Abogados have signed a strategic alliance agreement with the aim of complementing their teams and increasing their national presence. As a first step in this strategic alliance, the retired magistrate Vicente Tovar joins the Madrid office of the firm as a partner to head the criminal law area at the national level. This move is part of RSGM’s growth strategy, which adds criminal law advice to its portfolio of services.
Vicente Tovar held the position of Magistrate for 20 years in different courts in Andalusia and Catalonia and, after practicing law in two well-known firms, he founded his own law firm. He holds a Law Degree from the University of Granada and a Postgraduate Degree in Corporate Criminal Law from the European University of Madrid. He has also been a professor in the first instance area of the Spanish Judicial School.
The new partner has been involved in numerous proceedings for economic or business-related crimes. Among others, he has advised in cases as relevant as the lawsuit against the Ruiz Mateos family for the scam of promissory notes, in the case of the ERE of Andalusia and in the lawsuit of the Black Cards.
“The incorporation of Vicente is the first step in an alliance that will help us consolidate the firm in Criminal Law. Vicente’s experience and extensive knowledge as a member of the judiciary will undoubtedly be of great value to our clients,” said Alejandro Rey, co-managing partner of RSGM Abogados.
For his part, Vicente Tovar emphasizes that his incorporation to RSGM Abogados as head of criminal law at the firm “is a personal and professional challenge which fills me with enthusiasm and which will help to consolidate my practice in Madrid”.