Antonio Pedro Rodríguez Bernal
CEO at Rodríguez Bernal Law Practice
Born in Granada (Spain), on 15 December 1968. Practising Lawyer at the Málaga Bar (N. 4811)
Basic Education: History and Law Courses at University. Law Degree at Universidad de Córdoba (1992)
Postgraduated Studies: Master in Business Administration (MBA) at Escuela Autónoma de Administración de Empresas (Málaga), University Expert in Enviormental Law in UNED University, Madrid. (First Class, Ranked First in Class), Expert in Art Works Law, Tax courses, International Trade Courses, Insolvency Administrator, English Common and Equity Law (Introduction and Advanced) at UMA.
Doctorate Courses at Internet Multidisplinary Institute IN3 (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) “Law Transformations in Information Society” (First Class), Doctorate Courses at Department of International Law at UNED University, Madrid (First Class), Doctorate Courses at Univerity Institute General Gutiérrez Mellado, Madrid. International Law, Doctorate Courses at Department of International Law at Complutense University, Madrid. Researcher at this University.
Masters Diploma of Advanced Studies, International Law. European Union Law. Certificate of doctoral research aptitude; Masters Diploma of Advanced Studies. Dissertation title: “National Minorities in Central and Eastern Europe, European Union, and the Hungarian irredentism.”
He worked as Public Defender in these areas of expertise:
- Family Law.
- Administrative law.
- Civil Law.
- Criminal Law. Legal aid in all kind of crimes: summary offences (faltas), indictable offences (delitos graves o muy graves), offences triable either way (delitos menos graves.)
As private lawyer he works in all these areas and in Real Estate Law, Environmental Law and Cultural Goods.
Antonio Rodríguez Pedro Bernal is an experienced attorney in the criminal jurisdiction. He has sucessfully defended clients in crimes concerning alleged manslaughter and murder, against public health (drug trafficking), against property (theft, undue appropriations), against sexual freedom, crimes against the Spanish Historical Heritage and in all kinds of crimes and misdemeanours, both before the first instance criminal courts, provincial hearings, jury courts and the Supreme Court.
He also possesses great experience in Civil Litigation, Family Law, Administrative Litigation and Real Estate Law.
He is a recognised specialist in the law applicable to the art market, historical heritage and antiques. He has participated in numerous international transactions of valuable works of art both as a lawyer of the parties or of the participating dealers. He is frequently invited to radio programs or interviewed in the press to discuss current issues related to art law, historical heritage and antiques. He also acts as a Escrow Agent.
As a result of his doctoral thesis, he has solid knowledge of International Law and European Community Law. He also knows British Law, especially in the field of art, historical heritage and the antiques market.
He speaks Spanish (mother tongue), English (C1), French (C1) and Hungarian (B2).