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Rafel Mateos Poumián

Of counsel, Mexico City

Rafael Mateos joined VTZ as of counsel, and he has ample professional and academic experience in Mexican and International Criminal law.

Practice Areas

Criminal Law

• Financial Crimes
• Organized Crime
• Money Laundering
• Alternative Dispute Resolution

Experience

Rafel Mateos has extensive experience in financial and organized crimes, practicing in the public and private sector.

Our advisor has held high level public positions, where we highlight that he was the Head Prosecutor of the Organized Crime Investigation Unit, Resources of Illegal Source and Counterfeit Currency of the Federal Government (SEIDO, acronym in Spanish); Mr. Mateos last public position was as Head of the Decentralized Administrative Body Specialized in Alternative Mechanisms for Dispute Settlement in Criminal Matters of the Attorney General's Office (PGR, acronym in Spanish).

In the private sector, he has been an in-house lawyer of financial institutions as well as member of law firms.

Languages

Spanish, English

Education

Academic Degrees

Bachelor in Laws, Escuela Libre de Derecho.

Postgraduate studies in Criminology, Instituto de Formación Profesional de la PGJDF.

Postgraduate Studies in Public Administration, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Postgraduate Studies in Criminal Law in Salamanca, Spain.