Jesús Ismael Moreno de Leija


Languages: English and Spanish.


He obtained his law degree from the Escuela Libre de Derecho (Mexico City) where he also obtained a degree as Tax Crimes Specialist, coursing graduate studies in criminal law at the Universidad de Sevilla, Spain.

He specializes in criminal law litigation and consulting. He was an associate member at Luengo Creel, where he worked from 2001 to 2009. In 2009 he founded his own firm, Del Río y Moreno de Leija Abogados.

He has acted as consultant in the elaboration of several criminal law frameworks for State governments.

He is a tenured professor in Criminal Law at the Escuela Libre de Derecho.

He is a member of Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados (BMA).

Relating to sports’ law, he has acted as legal counsel for sportsmen, professional teams and sports associations, representing them in several sports related litigations at the Comisión de Apelación y Arbitraje del Deporte (CAAD), as well as before federal courts in amparo proceedings.