Sara Sanz | Madrid | Hogan Lovells

Sara Sanz

Senior Associate Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


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Sara Sanz
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Sara is a Senior Associate at our Investigations, White Collar and Fraud (IWCF) practice in Madrid.

Sara defends the interests of companies and their directives within judicial criminal proceedings. Her experience extends to cases of bribery offences, tax fraud, money-laundering and environmental criminal offences, among others.

Sara has participated in the performance of internal investigations, with domestic and cross-border scope. Her expertise in this area includes working at a top-level law firm in the Netherlands during nine months, where she advised companies in the conducting of internal investigations and subsequently defence of their interests before European and North-American authorities.

Over these years, Sara has also advised local and international companies in the development of their criminal compliance programmes.

Sara is a lecturer of Criminal Procedure Law at Universidad CEU San Pablo since 2020.

Representative experience

Defence of an infrastructures company against charges of corruption.
Advising a top-level financial institution in the conducting of an internal investigation.
Defence of the interests of an insurance company in criminal proceedings for potential fraud.
Defence of directors of an infrastructures company in a complex labour accident.
Defence of a company against charges of disclosure of business secrets.
Preparation of compliance policies and in particular, anti-bribery and anti-money laundering policies.


  • Specialisation in economic crime defence, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2015
  • Law and Business Administration, Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE, 2014