Ignacio Sánchez

Ignacio Sánchez


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +34 91 349 82 93

Fax +34 91 349 82 01

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

"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

Ignacio is the Head of our Investigations, White Collar and Fraud practice in the Madrid office.

Recognized for his significant experience in IWCF, Ignacio advises and represents high-profile clients in complex and sensitive criminal proceedings acting either as a prosecuting party or defense.

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.

Awards and recognitions


Recommended for White-Collar Crime
Legal 500 EMEA


Ranked in Corporate Crime
Chambers Europe

Education and admissions


Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Implementation of a Global Anti-Corruption Program for a leading financial entity in Spain and Mexico, in accordance with the ISO 37001 on Anti-Bribery Management Systems.

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

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

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

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

Defending top managers and directors of the Spanish National Railway Administrator in criminal proceedings brought as a result of the 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.

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