José Antonio Sánchez-Dafos, a partner in the Corporate Department, focuses on private equity transactions and venture capital investments in Spain and Portugal as well as cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures.
Mr. Sánchez-Dafos regularly advises major global and local private equity funds and companies on transactions in the Spanish and Portuguese markets, with experience acting for both sponsors and management teams. He has developed deep experience advising clients active in the following sectors:
- Entertainment, sports, and media
- Hospitality, gaming, and leisure
- Life sciences
- Professional football (soccer)
- Real estate
Mr. Sánchez-Dafos previously served as Local Chair of the Corporate Department in Madrid. He is currently a member of the Technology Committee.
Ranked individual in Private Equity, Corporate, and M&A. Chambers Europe 2021
Commended as the second most active lawyer by M&A deal value. Expansion 2019