Pablo Santaella Vallejo

Pablo Santaella is a lawyer and business consultant graduated from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE). He is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.

Before joining López-Ibor DPM Abogados as Of Counsel, he worked in the legal department of several financial institutions and collective investment, pension funds and venture capital management companies.

Pablo specializes in commercial law and specifically in financial-regulatory law. He is an expert in banking regulation, collective investment institutions, pension funds, investment services, venture capital, payment services, electronic money as well as in all regulatory aspects related to financial products and the prevention of money laundering. He has more than 15 years of experience advising on financial services and venture capital, both to venture capital funds and start ups. (incorporation of financial institutions and investment vehicles). He advises national and international companies on corporate law. He is Secretary of the Board of Directors of several entities.

  • Degree in Law and Diploma in Business Consultancy from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE).
  • Executive Master’s Degree in Business and Finance from Centro de Estudios Garrigues.
  • Master’s Degree in Legal Practice from the Faculty of Law of the Complutense University of Madrid.

Spanish and English


Member of the Madrid Bar Association.