María Teresa Fernández Mateos

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  • Spanish
  • English
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María Teresa Fernández Mateos



María Teresa Fernández Mateos is a Partner in the Litigation and Arbitration Department, where she has pursued her professional career since joining the Firm in 1989, first in Madrid and then in Valencia. She is also in charge of the Industrial and Intellectual Property Department in the Autonomous Community of Valencia.

She is a member of the Valencia Bar Association, having also been a member of the Madrid Bar Association.

Throughout the course of her professional career, as a member of the Litigation Department, she has taken part in key court proceedings, be they civil, commercial, arbitration or criminal in nature.

From the beginning of her career, she has specialized in intellectual and industrial property-related court proceedings, having taken charge of numerous processes in defense of the rights of renowned brands and major companies.

In the criminal procedure area, she is an expert in white-collar crime. She has a wealth of experience in the case management of litigation proceedings relating to crimes against the public finance authorities: asset-related and corporate crime, crimes against natural resources and the environment and crimes against the public authorities.

She is a key player in certain major proceedings currently underway in the Autonomous Community of Valencia.

She has been included in the 'Best Lawyers' directory in the sections on litigation and criminal defense.



Valencia Bar Association

Academic background:

Degree in Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1988).

Master’s Degree in Corporate Law from Instituto de Empresa de Madrid (1989).

Various specialist courses in Industrial and Intellectual Property Law, Unfair Competition, Advertising and White-Collar Crime.


She has taken part in numerous conferences and has written pieces on the subject of industrial and intellectual property (various seminars on these subjects organized by the General Council of the Spanish Judiciary, The State Prosecutor’s Service, the Police, the National Trademarks Association, etc.).

She has also spoken and published on the subject of white-collar crime.