Hogan Lovells Hires Leading Environment Partner Santiago Garrido in Madrid
07 May 2013
MADRID, 7th May – Hogan Lovells has expanded its global environment practice with the hire of a dedicated environmental law partner, Santiago Garrido.
Santiago has more than 15 years' experience as a regulatory lawyer, specialising in energy, natural resources, health and environmental work. He was previously at Garrigues, where he led the environmental law department and previous to Garrigues he headed up the energy and environmental law department at Ernst & Young Legal.
Santiago has carved out a successful practice, providing legal advice to a high-profile client roster. Recent work has included advising the Spanish Association for the Management of Pharmaceutical waste (SIGRE) on regulatory and environmental matters as well as client Atlantic Copper regarding mining activities and the production of copper.
Commenting on Santiago's arrival, Agnes Dover, global head of Hogan Lovells' Government Regulatory team, said:
"Hogan Lovells has a strong global regulatory practice and demand for advice in the environment, energy, natural resources and health sectors is increasing. Hiring Santiago reflects our serious commitment to further developing our successful global environmental law practice and we are very excited that he is joining us."
Jose Luis Huerta, managing partner of the Madrid office, said:
"Santiago is well-known and highly respected in the Spanish legal market and we are delighted that he is joining us in our Madrid office which is going from strength to strength, with an impressive turnover growth of almost 10% in 2012."
Santiago Garrido said:
"Hogan Lovells offers an extremely attractive platform to develop a high profile, top performing and truly global environmental law practice. I am very pleased to be joining the team in Madrid."
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