Famous Lawyers from Spain

List of notable or famous lawyers from Spain, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in Spain and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to Spain. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Spanish lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from Spain is included when available.

List includes José Canalejas, Miguel Delibes and more.

This historic lawyers from Spain list can help answer the questions "Who are some Spanish lawyers of note?" and "Who are the most famous lawyers from Spain?" These prominent lawyers of Spain may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Spanish lawyers.

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  • Albert Rivera Díaz, formerly named Alberto Carlos Rivera Díaz (born 15 November 1979) is a Spanish politician, who has been the leader of Citizens since July 2006. He is a member of the Congress of Deputies and a former member of the Parliament of Catalonia.
    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Catalonia, Spain
  • Alberto Aguilera

    Alberto Aguilera y Velasco (May 7, 1842 – December 25, 1913) was a Spanish politician and lawyer. He was Minister of Interior of Spain during the regency of Maria Christina of Austria and mayor of Madrid on several occasions between 1901 and 1910. He was originally a member of the Liberal Party and was chosen deputy in Congress by the district of Granada Province in the successive elections celebrated between 1886 and 1903. He was Spain's Minister of the Interior between March 12 and November 4, 1894, in a government presided over by Práxedes Mateo Sagasta.
    • Age: Dec. at 71 (1842-1913)
  • Carlos Luis de Funès de Galarza

    Carlos Luis de Funès de Galarza was a lawyer and the father of popular French actor Louis de Funès.
    • Age: Dec. at 63 (1871-1934)
  • Carme Chacón
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    Carme Maria Chacón Piqueras (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈkaɾmə tʃəˈkom piˈkeɾəs]; March 13, 1971 – April 9, 2017) was a Spanish lawyer, lecturer and politician who was Minister of Defence from 2008 to 2011 in the cabinet led by Spanish Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. Member of Spanish Socialist Worker's Party (PSOE) since 1994, she was elected member of the Parliament of Catalonia and Vice President of the Spanish Congress of Deputies, the lower house in the Spanish Parliament. In 2007, she entered the cabinet led by Spanish Prime Minister José Luís Rodríguez Zapatero as Minister of Housing. A year later, she became the first woman to take charge of the Spanish Ministry of Defense.
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Esplugues de Llobregat, Spain
  • María Cristina Almeida Castro (born 24 July 1944 in Badajoz) is a Spanish lawyer and politician. Cristina Almeida studied law in the Complutense University of Madrid and has been an active labour and feminist lawyer. Cristina has formed part of several political parties: the Communist Party of Spain (PCE), United Left (IU), New Left and the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE). Cristina has also written La mujer y el mundo del trabajo (1982) and as a councillor for the PCE in Madrid, became involved in the controversy surrounding the publication of "El libro rojo del cole."After her term on Madrid's City Council, she was elected to the Spanish Congress of Deputies in 1989 representing ...more
    • Age: 78
    • Birthplace: Badajoz, Spain
  • David Bravo Bueno

    David Bravo Bueno (born February 20, 1978) is a Spanish lawyer specialized in intellectual property rights. He is well known for his strong defense of the right to make a private copy of copyrighted works, as it is explicitly allowed by the Spanish legislation. He is often requested to participate in TV debates about so-called piracy and p2p file sharing.
    • Age: 44