Head of White Collar Crime


Carlos Sáiz is partner and head of White Collar Crime at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo.

He is specialised in criminal litigation, economic offences, crimes against the Treasury, intellectual and industrial property offences, subsidy frauds, land use and city planning and environmental offences, and programs of Corporate Compliance.

Master of law from the University Complutense of Madrid, belongs to the Public Prosecutor’s career since 1989. He worked as Public Prosecutor for the Economic Offences Section at the Prosecutor’s Office from the Superior Court and was member of the Special Public Prosecutors Office against Corruption and Organized Crime, appointed EU representative (Key expert) in the processes of incorporation into the EU of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Croatia (2013-2015). He is currently Legal representative in Spain of the U.S. Security Exchange Commission (SEC).  Professor in post-grades programs in ICADE and he is also author in different legal specialised publications.

Carlos is acknowledged under the prestigious legal directories Chambers & Partners and Legal500 as one of the professional leaders in Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime and White-collar crime.

He has participated as author or coauthor in several specialised publications.

Membership of professional bodies and associations

Madrid, Bar Association no. 24338
International Barrester Association (IBA)




  • 2022
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019

Chambers & Partners Europe 2022. Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime

"Carlos has encyclopedic knowledge, and he picks things up as quickly as if he were part of our company"

Chambers & Partners Europe 2021. Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime

«Clients highlight his "clarity, vision and continuous help" during disputes.»

The Legal 500 2021. White-collar crime

The Chambers Europe 2020.Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime – Spain

"I like his approach, he is very humble, very helpful and has a lot of knowledge."

Legal 500 2020. White-Collar Crime

Lending Individuals

The Chambers Europe 2019. Dispute Resolution: Corporate Crime

The Legal 500 2019. White-collar crime