Cristina Vidal

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Cristina Vidal is a Government Lawyer (Abogado del Estado), currently on leave, an activity which she has performed, among other destinations, before the Spanish National High Court, the Central Contentious-Administrative Courts, as head of the coordination of the AECID project for the creation of the State Legal Service in Uruguay and as Government Lawyer (Abogado del Estado) in the Legal Assistance Agreement entered into with SEIASA del Sur y Este (State-Owned Agricultural Infrastructure Company).

In 2010, she was appointed Director of the Litigation and Disciplinary Department of the CNMV (Spanish Securities Market Commission), where she also occupied the office of 1st Vice-Secretary of the Board. In 2013, she once again took up her work as Government Lawyer (Abogado del Estado) in the Sub-Directorate General of the Litigation Service of the State Legal Service, which she combined with work as Government Lawyer (Abogado del Estado) - Coordinator of the Legal Assistance Agreement with the CNMC (Spanish Market and Competition Commission).

In her latest professional stage she formed part of Barclays Bank, where she held the office of Head of institutional and litigation legal advice.

Cristina Vidal has formed part of the Board of Examiners for entry as Government Lawyer (Abogado del Estado) and the Board of Examiners for entry as Notary Public, as Secretary and Member, respectively.



  • Government Lawyer (Abogado del Estado), 2002 Currently on leave.
  • Law Degree, Universidad de Valladolid.



  • Lecturer on the Instituto de Empresa Course on Criminal Liability of Legal Persons and Legal Compliance, 2011
  • Lecture on the ICADE Practicum on the contentious-administrative process, 2009.
  • Courses on grants for civil servants of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation, 2009.
  • Lecturer-Coordinator of the course on Legal Assistance to the State and other Public Administration Services in Montevideo, 2009.
  • Work placement tutor for students from the Faculty of Social and Legal Sciences of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2008-2009.
  • Work placement tutor for students from the Faculty of Law of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2008-2009.
  • Lecturer on the Annual Training Courses for Newly-Appointed Counsels to the Spanish Government.
  • Training Courses on administrative procedure for Civil Servants of the State Administration in the Government Administration Office in Castille-Leon, 2003-2005.



Co-author of the Manual on Sanctioning Administrative Law, published by Aranzadi (2005, 2009 and 2013).



Madrid Bar Association (Colegio de Abogados de Madrid).