Alex Dolmans

Alex Dolmans

Partner, Madrid

Email alex.dolmans@​

Phone +34 91 349 82 76

Fax +34 91 349 82 01

LanguagesEnglish, Dutch, French, Spanish

Practice groupCorporate

"He is the kind of person to whom you feel comfortable handing over responsibility: he is practical, picks up on the things we won't have spotted and co-ordinates issues internally."

Chambers Europe 2016

Alex has over 20 years' experience advising clients on international projects in Spain. Representing the new breed of agile, multifaceted European professionals, Alex moved from his native Brussels to Barcelona in 1997 to start his career as an international lawyer in Spain. He relocated to Madrid in 2004 to join Hogan Lovells. Working in Brussels, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Madrid has enabled Alex to speak and work fluently in English, Spanish, French and Dutch.

Alex focuses his practice on international M&A, transactions and complex commercial projects. He has also represented clients in a variety of industry sectors over the years and  is particularly well placed to assist companies in the industrial, technology, e-commerce, retail, and life sciences field. 

He is also involved in our Pro Bono program. He represents Hogan Lovells on the Advisory Board of the foundation Youth Business Spain which he helped set up in 2014 with several Spanish NGO's, JPMorgan and Accenture.

Awards and recognitions


Recommended in Corporate and M&A Law
Best Lawyers


Ranked in Corporate / M&A
Chambers Europe


Ranked in Corporate / M&A
Chambers Europe


Ranked in Corporate / M&A
Chambers Europe

Education and admissions


Law Degree, Universidad de Barcelona, 2000

Postgraduate Law Degree, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1997

Law Degree, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven


Member of Advisory Board of Youth Business International (Spain)

Member, Management Board, Belgian Business Club of Madrid

Advisor in Foreign Trade (Spain) at the Belgian Embassy in Madrid

Dutch Business Club of Madrid

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Douglas on acquiring Spanish perfumery and cosmetics retailers "Bodybell" and "Perfumerías if" in two parallel transactions

Gordon Brothers on novel commercial agreements providing support to Spanish retail companies.

The listed European sustainable food company Wessanen on its acquisition of Spain's leading organic brands group Biogran.

Héroux-Devtek, Inc. on the acquisition of Spanish aeronautics manufacturer Cesa

A leading online travel group on various corporate and commercial matters in Spain.

International tech, ecommerce and sharing economy companies on Spanish regulations.

European and U.S. pharmaceutical and healthcare companies on transactional and commercial matters in Spain.

Latest thinking and events

Hogan Lovells Publications

A road map to successful life sciences transactions in Europe

Hogan Lovells Publications

A road map to life sciences M&A in Spain

Hogan Lovells Publications

Global retail industry from every angle

Published Works

M&A insurance in Spain Vozpópuli

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