Ignacio Sánchez | Madrid | Hogan Lovells

Ignacio Sánchez

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Ignacio Sánchez
Sanchez Ignacio
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Ignacio Sánchez was very good with my internal clients, he was human but also expert and reassuring. He mastered the file quickly and found good strategies. He was easy to work with and he got a great result for us.

Legal 500, 2022

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.

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"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

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 a 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.


  • Law Degree, Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Madrid


Recommended for White-Collar Crime

Legal 500 EMEA

Ranked in Corporate Crime

Chambers Europe

Ranked in Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime

Chambers Europe