Ignacio Santabaya

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Ignacio Santabaya joined Pérez-Llorca in 2020 as Litigation and Arbitration partner, after nearly 20 years of his career spent in prestigious international firms.

Studies:

2012 Advanced Insolvency and Corporate Law Programme, IE Business School
2001 Master’s degree in Financial Markets and Stock Exchange, Instituto de Estudios Bursátiles
2001 Degree in Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
He speaks Spanish and English.

Experience

Ignacio has built his career in renowned international firms where he has advised clients from both Spain and abroad, in diverse sectors including construction, finance, pharmaceutical, energy, industrial, hospitality, gaming and the Internet.

His prior work has focused on civil, insolvency and contentious-administrative proceedings before various Spanish courts, including the Supreme Court, and on national and international arbitration, before courts such as the ICC and the ICSID.

Academic and Publishing Collaborations

Ignacio collaborates with the IE Law School as an assistant lecturer on the ‘Advocacy’ course for this institution’s Law degree. Likewise, he has lectured for the Master’s degree in International Law at the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) and for the Master’s degree in International Law for the Universidad San Pablo-CEU.

Additionally, Ignacio has published a variety of articles and works related to his practice area. Highlights include:

Consecuencias de la omisión o el incumplimiento de los pasos previos al arbitraje en el arbitraje de inversión, in “Anuario de Arbitraje 2019”, Civitas, Pamplona, 2019; with Mercedes Fernández.
Reconocimiento y ejecución del laudo frente a no signatarios del convenio arbitral. ¿Realmente queremos prescindir del acuerdo de arbitraje por escrito?, in “Reconocimiento y Ejecución de Sentencias Arbitrales Extranjeras en España y Latinoamérica”, Tirant Lo Blanch, Valencia, 2019; with Carlota Domínguez.
Eficacia del pacto de determinación del precio por experto independiente: naturaleza jurídica de la actuación del experto y posibilidad y alcance de la revisión del trabajo del experto por los tribunales, in “Anuario de Arbitraje 2018”, Thomson Reuters, Cizur Menor, 2018, with Carlota Domínguez.
La extensión subjetiva de la cláusula arbitral a sociedades no firmantes pertenecientes a un mismo grupo de sociedades, in “Práctica Contenciosa para Abogados 2016”, Wolters Kluwer, Madrid, 2016, with Carlota Domínguez.
El contrato de arrendamiento de local en centro comercial: vulneración de una obligación de no hacer y solicitud de cumplimiento por equivalente, in “Práctica Contenciosa para Abogados 2013”, Wolters Kluwer, Madrid, 2013, with Carlota Domínguez.
El contrato de gestión de establecimiento hotelero: diferencias con las figuras de administrador de hecho y del apoderado general de la sociedad, in “Práctica Contenciosa para Abogados 2012”, Wolters Kluwer, Madrid, 2012, with Carlota Domínguez.
La demora en la entrega de viviendas: consignación de fechas de entrega meramente indicativas, relevancia jurídica de la quiebra de la constructora y cuantificación de los daños indemnizables, in “Práctica Contenciosa para Abogados 2010”, Wolters Kluwer, Madrid, 2010.
Co-author of the chapter about Spain of “The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environment Law”, Global Legal Group Ltd., London (United Kingdom), in its 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 editions.

Professional memberships

The Madrid Bar Association (ICAM).
Member of the Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA)
Member of the Board of the Club de Derecho de la Construcción y la Ingeniería (CDCI).

Recognition

Ignacio Santabaya has been recognised in different legal directories including:

Who’s Who Legal: Recognised as ‘National Leader’ in the section ‘Iberia’ for the area of ‘Construction & Real Estate 2021’ .
Who’s Who Legal: Recognised as ‘Future Leader’ for the areas of ‘Arbitration’ and ‘Construction’.
Chambers Global: Dispute Resolution (Up and Coming).
Chambers Europe: Dispute Resolution (Up and Coming).
Best Lawyers®: Arbitration & Mediation, International Arbitration and Litigation.

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