The Law Firm
ILOCAD (International Legal Office for Cooperation and Development) is a law firm founded and directed by Baltasar Garzón, a lawyer with a long and prestigious track record in human rights and civil liberties defence. He was the examining magistrate between 1981 and 2010, performing most of his work in the Spanish National High Court, particularly in matters concerning terrorism, crimes against humanity, organised crime and the fight against corruption.
Our firm is also made up of lawyers specialised in different fields of law with distinguished professional attributes and devotion to the defence of basic citizen rights in all of its spheres.
An innovative and multi-disciplinary law firm
ILOCAD is a modern and innovative law firm with a difference. It grows and develops through the guidance of Baltasar Garzón, who having worked as a judge of the first instance and examining magistrate holds a strategic view of defence. He believes in the interaction of people and in collaboration through inter-disciplinary teams, providing extra value to the legal processes. It is also pertinent to highlight his leadership in coordinating teams at international bodies such as the International Centre for the Promotion of Human Rights, category 2 UNESCO centre in Argentina; coordinating the international oversight committee that supervised the judicial reform of Ecuador; Consultancy services to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and Peace Support Mission in Columbia, among other responsibilities tackling corruption and defending Human Rights.
The firm works with a central commitment to clear, direct and ongoing communication with the client. ILOCAD offers legal counsel and strategic planning, development and implementation of legal proceedings both nationally and internationally.
ILOCAD is firmly committed to human rights and as part of its international endeavours it intends to actively join various international projects under the protection of prestigious private or public international bodies.
In this regard, ILOCAD takes part in pro-bono affairs as part of its social commitment, offering the public a channel to access these projects.
ILOCAD promotes equal treatment of men and women, as well as equal opportunities. It forbids discrimination based on race, colour, sex, language, religion, political stance or any other form of prejudice. On account of these beliefs, ILOCAD has signed and become an active member of the United Nations Global Compact.
ILOCAD is a modern and innovative law firm founded by Baltasar Garzón, that offers legal counsel and strategic planning, development and implementation of legal proceedings