Simmons & Simmons adds of counsel in Madrid

London-headquartered global law firm Simmons & Simmons has announced the incorporation of Ignacio Domínguez as of counsel in its Madrid office.

Posted Tuesday, April 20th 2021
Simmons & Simmons adds of counsel in Madrid

Ignacio is a finance lawyer who acts for international and local banks, corporates and investment firms on a broad range of cross-border financing transactions and financial regulatory issues, and his addition to the Madrid team brings additional expertise to the office’s financial markets group.

Ignacio has experience advising on the arrangement of international debt programs and bond issuances, and on a broad range of lending transactions, with a particular focus on real estate and trade finance. He regularly advises on secondary market loan transactions and has been involved in a number of restructurings and insolvencies

Ignacio also advises on the provision of cross-border financial services, investments in regulated entities, share disclosure and short selling rules and market conduct issues. He also has extensive experience in M&As, particularly in all matters related to private equity funds.

He joins the firm from Latham & Watkins, where he developed his professional career for almost 13 years, having previously worked at Clifford Chance and Freshfields.

With a degree in law and political science and administration from Spain’s Universidad de Salamanca, he also studied an LLM at Harvard Law School on a scholarship from La Caixa, and he is vice president of the Harvard Club of Spain.

He is president of UNICEF Madrid and has extensive experience in pro bono matters.

The signing of Ignacio Domínguez is the third major addition to Simmons & Simmons’ Madrid team in the last year, following the arrival of Raquel Ballesteros to the litigation team and Santiago Hurtado to the insolvency team.

In addition to Spain, Simmons & Simmons has a presence across Europe and the Middle East, Asia and the US.