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Gema Gutiérrez Hernández (Associate Guernica) 37 Centre

Gema Gutiérrez Hernández is a Spanish lawyer, member of the Madrid Bar Association. She is currently specializing in Spanish Criminal Law, Human Rights and International Criminal Law.

Gema has experience in lawyering in Spanish Courts and advocate advisor in Criminal Law. She was deeply involved in the historic Jesuit Trial in Spain since 2014 to the judgment and conviction sentence in 2020, as assistant lawyer. Currently, she is mainly embroiled in a few Latin American projects at Guernica, one of them, focus in promote justice in Nicaragua.

​Her creative bachelor’s dissertation “Law and cinema. The humanitarian action at cinema: diplomatic solutions” was the origin of ‘LAW & KINO’: the first Spanish blog specialized in the relationship between Law and Cinema.

​Gema finished her Law Degree at the University Rey Juan Carlos I of Madrid in 2014 and completed her master’s degree in criminal legal Practice to qualify for the Bar Exam in 2015. In 2019, she finished her Master of Law (LLM) in Criminal and Criminal Procedural Law at the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid, paying special attention to recent criminal phenomenon, such as corruption, organized crime, high-tech crimes, white-collar crimes or restorative justice and transitional justice, as well as to expansion of abilities concerned the accusation instruments in these types of criminality. During her LLM, she has shown her aptitudes with a graduated thesis about transitional justice.

Before joining Guernica, she developed legal experience in both a Spanish law firm and the banking sector.