defending rights and civil liberties

Patricia Goicoechea García

Deputy Director

Patricia is a practicing lawyer, specialized in Public Law, and also works as a legal aid lawyer on criminal and gender violence cases. She holds a LL.M in European Law from the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris) and Law Degrees from the Universidad Complutense (Madrid) and from the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne. She has authored several articles and edited legal newsletters and comparative law reviews. Patricia has participated in legislative reform processes and submitted shadow reports to international organizations. She has contributed to and advised organizations and grassroots organizations on issues related to civil and political rights. Moreover, she is actively involved in organizations working on the rehabilitation of individuals incarcerated. She is a member, among other organizations, of Avocats sans Frontières International Legal Network.