Sandra Cajal Martín

Sandra Cajal Martín


2002, La Coruña.


Programme in International Law. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. Nov. 2009 – 2012. Advanced Community Law Training Programme (ACLTP). College of Europe, Brugges, Belgium, 2005. LLM in European Union Law (specialisation in Business Law). Scholarship from Oficina Galicia Europa. Université Libre de Bruxelles, Institut d’études européennes, Brussels, Belgium, 2000. Law degree with specialisation in EU Law (dual degree in Spanish and EU law). Universidad San Pablo CEU, Madrid, Spain, 1999.


Spanish, French and English

Sandra joined B. Cremades y Asociados as an associate in September 2010. Prior to joining the firm, Sandra worked in the European Parliament and in the European Commission. Her practice focuses on EU law and international arbitration, with a particular emphasis on commercial arbitration, investment protection, and other specialist areas.

Professional experience

Sandra Cajal has extensive experience representing clients in international commercial arbitration and investment protection disputes. She has also acted as secretary to arbitral tribunals on several occasions. Sandra has participated in international proceedings under the rules of various international arbitration institutions, particularly the ICC, the SCC and ICSID.

Sandra’s experience has focused on the protection of foreign investment and commercial arbitration in a variety of sectors, including engineering, public works, oil and gas, and agency.

In addition to her arbitration work, Sandra provides counsel on EU law, with expertise in competition law, internal market and energy-related matters.

Prior to joining B. Cremades, Sandra held positions within EU Institutions, including serving as an advisor to the European Commission’s External Relations Directorate General and within the European Parliament Internal Politics Directorate General.

During her tenure at the European Commission, Sandra provided counsel on initiatives funded by EU programs and assisted with the preparation and review of EU External Action Regulations. At the European Parliament, she monitored financial and legal aspects of legislative procedures, including those related to the internal market and external relations. Additionally, Sandra assisted the European Parliament delegation in their legislative and financial negotiations with the European Commission and the Council of Ministers.


Protection of foreign investment in the EU.Coordinated by the “Institute of Legal Studies”, Salzburg (Austria). Juris Publishing (Yorkhill Law Publishing). Annual publication, first contribution in 2006.


Prize for the best legal research Raimundo de Penafort “Taxation of foreign investments in the EU”, 1998.