Sara Sanz Castillo joined Uría Menéndez in 2013 and she is Senior Associate of the firm since 2021. In 2019 she was seconded to the Amsterdam office of De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek.
Sara has over 7 years of experience advising companies, as well as their directors and employees, in criminal proceedings dealing with a wide range of criminal offences (tax fraud, corporate criminal offences, offences against the environment and offences against workers’ rights, among others). In addition, she has experience advising companies in the development and implementation of compliance programs, as well as in the conducting of internal investigations (both with a domestic scope and multi-jurisdictional).
Sara is an associate lecturer on the law degree program of CEU San Pablo University, where she lectures on criminal procedural law.
Defense of companies and individuals in criminal proceedings, before the Spanish National Court and other criminal courts, regarding:
• Bribery acts
• Corporate tax frauds
• Money laundering