ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES is a leading Firm in the Spanish Shipping, Transportation and Insurance and Reinsurance practice areas. This status has been confirmed over recent years by the most prominent international publications. ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES was established in Madrid in the 1990’s and has achieved recognition in niche practice areas traditionally dominated by foreign law firms. We have offices in Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao and correspondents in the main capitals. With the support of the insurance sector, both in Spain and abroad, shipowners, international operators and carriers; agents and marine terminals; shipyards; banks and financial institutions the Firm focuses its practice as leading Firm in this areas of law.

The Firm offers swift and quality services, always looking for the best result bearing in mind the cost and benefit of the legal action. Working closely with Universities offering courses in Maritime Law such as the Spanish Maritime Institute; and Fundacion Valenciaport, or the Nautical Faculty of Barcelona we are constantly lecturing in various masters in Maritme Law. The Partners of the Firm are Members of the Spanish Shipping Law Association, International Maritime CommitteeInternational Insurance Law Association, and the Spanish Arbitration Club among others.

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES advised Spanish Shipowners Association and the International Group of P&I Clubs in the process of enacting of the new Spanish Shipping Act.

Recognitions

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Legal 500_2017
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Latest news

Entry into force of the new Regulation of Yacht Chartering in the Balearic Islands

The local government passed last Friday 5 May new legislation that will regulate yacht chartering activities in the Balearic Islands [...]

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES hires partner Miguel Angel Serra to boost their yachting practice in the Balearic Islands

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES continues to strengthen its practice areas by boosting its yachting practice in response to increased demand in [...]

The Spanish Parliament failed to ratify the RD-Law to modify the regime for stevedores

The Spanish Parliament failed to ratify the RD-Law to modify the regime for stevedores The Spanish Parliament failed to ratify the [...]

A further decision by the Spanish Courts sets more clarity in relation to the validity of foreign jurisdiction clauses in bills of lading

A few months ago we wrote a comment on two recent decisions of the Courts in Valencia regarding foreign jurisdiction [...]

Seminar on “The International System of compensation for oil pollution damage” organised by ANAVE

On 17 January, ANAVE celebrated a seminar on the International System of compensation for oil pollution damage from spills of [...]

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES. Transformation and partner promotions

As of 1 January 2017, ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES will operate as a limited liability partnership with two additional partner, [...]

The Spanish Official State Gazette publishes the Ballast Water Management Convention adopted the 13th February 2004

On Thursday 22nd November the Spanish Official State Gazette (No. 282) published the Ballast Water Management Convention adopted the 13th February [...]

Christmas event of ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES

The traditional Christmas event held by ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES will take place at the Ritz Hotel in Madrid on 15th [...]

Maritime legal key issues. Interview of the Spanish Royal Maritime League to Eduardo Albors

Our Partner Eduardo Albors has granted an interview to the Spanish Royal Maritime League whereby he analyses a series of [...]

Christmas event of the Spanish Maritime Law Association

The Spanish Notaries Society will host the traditional Christmas event of the Spanish Maritime Law Association (AEDM) which will take [...]

ALBORS GALIANO PORTALES advises SUARDIAZ ENERGY SHIPPING in shipbuilding contracts of the first LNG Ready multi-purpose barge in Europe

Pedro Garaygordóbil (President of  ZAMAKONA YARDS), Juan Riva (President of SUARDIAZ GROUP) and Eduardo Albors, Partner of ALBORS GALIANO [...]

A hurdle in Brexit plan: British High Court rules that Parliament must vote to trigger the Brexit process

In a case brought by anti-Brexit campaign group, People's Challenge, and led by investment manager Gina Miller against the newly [...]

“Transport documents”, a lecture by Javier Portales at the III Maritime Law International Congress in La Coruña

The Faculty of Law of the University of La Coruña hosts on 3rd and 4th November the III Maritime Law [...]

Eduardo Albors, Javier Portales and José Manuel González Pellicer at the launching ceremony of the sail training ship “BIMA SUCI” at the Freire Shipyard in Vigo

The launching ceremony of the sail training ship “BIMA SUCI” has taken place today at the Contruccion Navales Freire Shipyard [...]

Numerous representatives from the Spanish Administration and institutions from the shipping and boating industry at the cocktail organized by ANEN within the Barcelona International Boat Show

Our partners Eduardo Albors and Javier Portales, together with Alfonso Ochoa, Senior Associate and head of the Firm’s office in [...]

New Executive Council of the Spanish Maritime Law Association. Our Partners, Eduardo Albors and Javier Portales, Chairman and member of the Council, respectively.

The elections of the Spanish Maritime Law Association’s (SMLA) Executive Council (EXCO) took place yesterday 6th of October during the [...]

Jurisdictional issues

  The Valencia Court of Appeal has issued two interesting Orders analysing the validity of foreign forum selection clauses embodied [...]

The Spanish Maritime Cluster commemorates the World Maritime Day with the meeting “Shipping, indispensable to the World”

On the occasion of the World Maritime Day, the Spanish Maritime Cluster organised one of its “Encounters with the Sea” [...]

The “MODERN EXPRESS” left the port of Bilbao

  After seven months from her arrival to Bilbao as the port of refuge decided by the General Directorate of [...]