Ignacio Ripol (Spain)

Ignacio Ripol is a lawyer and ADR practitioner located in Barcelona. He leads the Dispute Resolution Department at Grant Thornton’s office in Barcelona.

His professional practice as a lawyer is focused on commercial and business law. Ignacio has an extensive experience advising in international contracts, corporate issues and commercial disputes between Spanish and international companies. As a business lawyer, negotiator and dispute resolution practitioner, Ignacio has a wide perspective on the legal issues in which companies are involved. He has also developed a dispute management program and has a wide expertise in designing corporate compliance programs in organizations.

Ignacio is also founding partner and neutral at NEUTRALES, a dispute resolution company affiliated with JAMS International. NEUTRALES offers mediation suitable for commercial disputes by introducing highly qualified mediators and implementing a methodology for its success.
Beyond his professional practice as a lawyer, Ignacio has a Ph.D. in ADR from the University of Barcelona and is an active researcher on mediation and dispute management.

Ignacio is Lecturer of Negotiation, Mediation & Arbitration at the Univeristat Abat Oliva-CEU in Barcelona and has held many conferences where he served as a speaker. He is also academic collaborator at ESADE Business & Law School.

Ignacio is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in English.