Ignacio has extensive experience Spanish and foreign insurers and re-insurers in domestic and international insurance litigation and arbitration and non-contentious insurance in the D&O, FI and professional indemnity fields, in Spain and Latin America. In particular, he has handled major cases involving public offering of securities, directors and officers, financial institutions, auditors, insurance brokers, accountants and lawyers. Ignacio's experience also covers a wide range of reinsurance disputes. Ignacio has advised insurers in connection with the few class actions in the US against Spanish companies.
His practice also includes drafting and adapting insurance policies and reinsurance contracts to Spanish law.
Ignacio has written several insurance-related articles and books (co-author of the books “Ley de Contrato de Seguro: Jurisprudencia comentada” and “Directors´ Liability and Indemnification”).
Fluent in English and Catalan, he regularly speaks at seminars and conferences on directors and officers and professional indemnity insurance both in Spain and in the London market.
Ignacio is frequently recognised as a leading insurance and reinsurance lawyer in Spain. For example, he has been named the winner of the International Law Office's "Client Choice Award" for Spain – Insurance & Reinsurance for two consecutive years (2013-2014). He is also listed in Legal 500, The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers, and Chambers & Partners, which notes in its 2014 Europe edition that "market observers recognise him as a key player in the field." Most recently, Ignacio has been featured in Insurance and Reinsurance Expert Guides 2014.