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Ignacio Sánchez


Ignacio Sánchez
English, Spanish
Practice Group

Ignacio is a vocational criminal lawyer who will go the extra mile by using creative alternatives, meticulous preparation and attention to detail. He has a wealth of experience on various commercial fraud matters, including fraud relating to banking, insurance, the Internet, insolvency, embezzlement and employees’ fraud.

Recognized for his significant experience in the Investigation, White Collar and Fraud practice, Ignacio advises and represents high profile clients in complex and sensitive criminal proceedings acting either as a prosecuting party or defence.

Ignacio also has experience in tax related crimes, money laundering and intellectual property crimes.

He also advices international and domestic companies in the development of corporate compliance programs. In addition, he conducts independent investigations on behalf of corporate boards and supervisory authorities to assess liability, determine implications and deal with authorities and agencies.

"He is a great trial lawyer, he has listening skills and ability to sympathise and identify the key points to use in a case".

Chambers Europe 2018

Representative experience

Court defense in a criminal lawsuit filed by the dwellers of houses near a major Spanish brewery in Granada on alleged noise nuisance charges

Conducting an internal investigation and representing the company (world's leading manufacturers of braking systems) in a subsequent criminal proceeding for anticompetitive practices and misappropriation.

Assisting one of the largest petrochemical companies on allegations of facilitation payments under Spanish laws.

Assisting a leading Spanish capital risk fund in an internal investigation and subsequent proceedings in relation with potential misappropriation and corporate offences.

Representing a leading automotive financial company in an internal investigation and subsequent criminal proceedings in relation with potential fraud committed by a car hirer.

Defending employee and directors of Spanish National Railway Administrator in criminal proceedings brought as a result of worst train derailment in Spanish history.

Representing several defrauded financial entities in criminal proceedings brought as a result of an accounting scandal involving a Spanish network provider.

Representing the leading Spanish beer brewing company and its top managers in criminal proceedings brought on potential crimes against natural resources and the environment.

Education and admissions


  • ICADE E0

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Madrid


Ranked in Corporate Crime

Chambers Europe

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