Mr Alex Dolmans > Hogan Lovells International LLP > Madrid, Spain > Lawyer Profile

Hogan Lovells International LLP
28046 MADRID

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Alex has over 20 years’ experience advising clients on international projects in Spain. Representing the new breed of agile, multifaceted European professionals, Alex moved from his native Brussels to Barcelona in 1997 to start his career as an international lawyer in Spain. He relocated to Madrid in 2004 to join Hogan Lovells. Working in Brussels, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Madrid has enabled Alex to speak and work fluently in English, Spanish, French and Dutch.

Alex focuses his practice on international M&A, transactions and complex commercial projects. He has also represented clients in a variety of industry sectors over the years and  is particularly well placed to assist companies in the industrial, technology, e-commerce, retail, and life sciences field.


English, Dutch, French, Spanish


Member of Advisory Board of Youth Business International (Spain)

Member, Management Board, Belgian Business Club of Madrid

Advisor in Foreign Trade (Spain) at the Belgian Embassy in Madrid

Dutch Business Club of Madrid


Law Degree, Universidad de Barcelona, 2000

Postgraduate Law Degree, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1997

Law Degree, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Lawyer Rankings

Spain > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Alex DolmansHogan Lovells International LLP

Noted for its ‘professionalism‘, ‘availability‘ and ‘flexibility‘, Hogan Lovells International LLP has good experience in inbound and outbound transactions. The team has seen growth with the arrival of senior associate Enrique de Pablos from another high-ranking firm, and the promotion of corporate and M&A lawyer Eduardo Pérez to counsel and commercial law specialist Adrián Fernández to senior associate. In 2020 the firm launched its digital Covid-19 Solution, an AI-based tool to assist financial institutions in tackling the implications and risks posed by the pandemic; the toolkit helps clients deal with high-volume documents and identify issues. Alex Dolmans leads the corporate department and is recommended; private equity expert Graciela Llaneza also receives praise.

Spain > Industry focus: Retail

Hogan Lovells International LLP‘s consumer and retail practice group has a well-established stable of well-known clients, and has also recently won a number of new clients in the technology and sports apparel sectors. In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, the team has been busy advising on real estate and employment matters, though it also has a broad practice beyond these areas, and often advises on IP, M&A and consumer law. M&A partner Alex Dolmans leads the practice, which also includes Santiago Garrido, who specialises in regulatory and environmental law, and counsel Jon Aurrecoechea, who specialises in dispute resolution.